‹ IEO Home

International Energy Outlook 2013

Release Date: July 25, 2013   |  Next Release Date: September 2014   |  correction |  Report Number: DOE/EIA-0484(2013)

Regional definitions

The six basic country groupings used in this report (Figure M1) are defined as follows:

  • OECD (18 percent of the 2011 world population): OECD Americas—United States, Canada, Chile, and Mexico; OECD Europe—Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. Israel is reported in OECD Europe for statistical purposes. OECD Asia—Japan, South Korea, Australia, and New
    Zealand.
  • Non-OECD (82 percent of the 2013 world population):

- Non-OECD Europe and Eurasia (5 percent of the 2013 world population)—Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

- Non-OECD Asia (53 percent of the 2013 world population)—Afghanistan, American Samoa, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia (Kampuchea), China, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kiribati, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Niue, North Korea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Tonga, U.S. Pacific Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and Wake Islands.

- Middle East (3 percent of the 2013 world population)—Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

- Africa (15 percent of the 2013 world population)—Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, St. Helena, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

- Central and South America (7 percent of the 2013 world population)—Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent/Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uruguay, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Venezuela.

In addition, the following commonly used country groupings are referenced in this report:

  • Annex I Countries participating in the Kyoto Climate Change Protocol on Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, European Community, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.49
  • European Union (EU): Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
  • Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC): Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela.
  • Persian Gulf Countries: Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Natural Gas Production Regions:

-Arabian Producers: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.
-North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, and Western Sahara.
- East Africa: Comoros, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Reunion, Seychelles, and Tanzania.
- West Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, and Togo.
- North Europe: Austria, Belgium, Channel Islands, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.
- South Europe: Greece and Italy.
- Southwest Europe: Portugal and Spain.
- Andean Producers: Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru.
- Central America and Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Granada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts-Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent/Grenadines, Turks and Caicos Islands, and U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Northern Producers (South America): Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.
-Southern Cone: Antarctica, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
-Southeast Non-OECD Asia: American Samoa, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Kiribati, Laos, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Myanmar (Burma), Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Tonga, U.S.
Pacific Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and Wake Island.
-Central Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
-LNG Exporters (Non-OECD Asia): Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea.
-Non-OECD Europe: Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Ukraine.

Figure M1Map of the six basic country groupings