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Transport by pipeline

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The division of Short Term Statistics, Department of Business Statistics
Henriette Erichsen
+45 3917 3039

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Transport by pipeline 2022

These statistics covers transport in pipelines and transport of oil and natural gas by pipelines, with figures from 1982 and onwards.

Statistical presentation

These statistics provides annual estimates of transport in 1,000 tonnes and million tonne-kilometers in pipelines by product, including including natural gas and natural gas exported, as well as crude oil incl. and excl. water.

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Statistical processing

Data for the statistics on pipelines are collected annually from enterprises with transport activities in pipelines in the Danish exclusive economic zone. Validation if done by checking for significant fluctuation in comparison to previous reported data as well as deviations compared to the production of oil and natural gas.

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The statistics is relevant in order to complete the transport statistics and monitor transport by all modes. The statistics covers the same overall variables as other transport statistics: transport performance, infrastructure and investments.

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Accuracy and reliability

The statistics is based on an exhaustive census with few and large enterprises and has 100 percent response rate. The transported amounts are coherent with the production of oil and natural gas.

Revisions in published data is rare and only occurs if reporting errors affects previous years.

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Timeliness and punctuality

The statistics are published between 250 and 300 days after end of reference year.

Since 2011 the statistics has been published at the preannounced time.

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The statistics are compiled in accordance with European guidelines and is comparable with statistics from EU.

A consistent time series exists since 1982.

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Accessibility and clarity

The statistics are published annually as tables in the online databank, Statbank under the topics of Goods transport and Traffic og infrastructure.

Selected tables are published in Statistical 10-year Review (in Danish).

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