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Source: Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)

Geographical Area: Germany

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Comment: 2018 to 2020 preliminary data.

The international organisations (custodian agencies) that are responsible for the respective SDG-indicator publish methodological guidelines for the calculation of the indicator - so-called global metadata.

Displayed here are the national time series that fit the global metadata best as well as their comparability with the global metadata. Please find further methodical and country-specific information of the time series in the related national metadata.

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Energy intensity measured in primary energy in relation to GDP

Comparability with global metadata

The time series is compliant with the global metadata.

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This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators. Global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Target name

By 2030, double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency

Indicator name

Energy intensity measured in terms of primary energy and GDP

Designated tier

Tier I

Custodian agency

International Energy Agency (IEA)
United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

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