Carbon footprint of travel per kilometer in the UK 2023, by transportation mode

Carbon footprint of selected modes of transportation in the United Kingdom in 2023

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June 2023


United Kingdom

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* Carbon footprint of average passengers for: domestic flight = flight between UK airports; short-haul flight = international flights up to 3,700km distance; long-haul flights = international flights over 3,700km distance.

Passenger kilometer factors are used when single passengers are travelling by means of mass transportation (such as by train) and report emissions on a single-person basis, not for the whole vehicle.

This statistic uses original data from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and includes copyright material licensed under © Crown, the Open Government License v3.0

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