Nitrous oxide emissions from transport in the United Kingdom (UK) 1990-2017

This statistic shows the change in end-user nitrous oxide emissions from the transport sector in the United Kingdom (UK) between 1990 and 2017. As end-user calculations, these figures represent emissions from the energy supply as well as the direct emissions from transport. The levels of nitrous oxide emission remained mostly steady over this period at 0.2 MtCO2e.

Transport end-user nitrous oxide emissions in the United Kingdom from 1990 to 2017

Million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent
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Release date

February 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

MtCO2e - million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent (this method weights emissiosn by global warming potential).

The end-user calculation reallocates source (i.e. energy supply) emissions to the end user, thus the figures represent emissions from the whole chain rather than just direct emissions.

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