Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons)
CO2 emission from electricity production from coal in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions attributable to the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that CO2 emissions have initially decreased significantly, going from 187.5 million metric tons to 103.7 million metric tons in the first ten years. However, emissions have been volatile for the next years, eventually decreasing to 30.2 million metric tons in 2017.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons)
Emissions in thousand metric tons
201730,281.6
201637,831.8
201576,855.1
201494,201.5
2013118,761.3
2012125,876.7
201194,684.2
201094,281.4
2005118,046.6
2000103,704.1
1995130,600.1
1990187,536.5
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

Sector classification is based on the NACE code, which is the industry standard classification system for economic activities in the European Community.

CO2 emission from electricity production from coal in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions attributable to the production of electricity from coal in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017. It shows that CO2 emissions have initially decreased significantly, going from 187.5 million metric tons to 103.7 million metric tons in the first ten years. However, emissions have been volatile for the next years, eventually decreasing to 30.2 million metric tons in 2017.
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