In FOCUS / 2016-12-22
Fluctuations in energy prices
The strong fluctuations in energy prices have increased many users’ interest in reliable official data on the price development for various energy types. In this context, demand focuses on information showing the causes of the current price developments. This includes price indices at various stages in the economic and marketing processes regarding the different energy types. Such indices can be used to understand the price development, from imports of primary energy sources or their domestic production to the price effects for individual groups of final consumers.
The publication "Data on energy price trends" combines energy data from various price statistics of the Federal Statistical Office and the Statistical Office of the EU (Eurostat).