Balance of coal

Legal basis
Legal basis for conducting this statistical survey is the Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System "Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12".


Purpose of survey
Main purpose of this survey is to provide the annual data on the following: quantities of coal stocks at the beginning of year, achieved coal production, quantities spent for further production, quantities of stocks at the end of year and quantity and value of coal sold. The purpose of survey is to produce an annual balance of coal.

Coverage of survey
This survey covers all companies registered by the activity classification KD 2010 in the following sectors: B (Mining and quarrying), C (Manufacturing), and D (Electricity, gas, steam supply and air-conditioning), as well as parts of non-industrial companies engaged in the industry activity.

Data sources
The data source is annual questionnaire IND-21 for the data collection on annual production and consumption of coal for companies engaged in coal production, as well as regular statistical surveys in statistics of industry, transport, foreign trade, agriculture, forestry, and households.

Obligation to protect individual data
The data obtained from companies represent an official secret, and shall be only used for statistical purposes, and not published as individual data.

For more details on published data, methodology, and releases please see the sections below.

Data Methodology Releases