Methane (CH4) emissions from the petrochemicals manufacturing sector in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons of CO2e*)
Methane emissions from the petrochemicals manufacturing sector in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of methane (CH4) emissions attributable to the manufacture of petrochemicals in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017, in thousand metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). It shows that methane emissions from this sector have decreased significantly over the years, falling from 181.1 thousand metric tons of CO2e in 1990 to 47.4 thousand metric tons of CO2e in 2017.
Methane (CH4) emissions from the petrochemicals manufacturing sector in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017
(in 1,000 metric tons of CO2e*)
Emissions in thousand metric tons CO2e
201747.4
201652.3
201540
201472.2
201377.4
201279.1
201164.5
201073.8
200577.5
200080.7
1995147
1990181.1
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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

*Carbon dioxide equivalent

Methane (CH4) is the second most emitted greenhouse gas in the world, following carbon dioxide (CO2).

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

Methane emissions from the petrochemicals manufacturing sector in the UK 1990-2017
This statistic shows the amount of methane (CH4) emissions attributable to the manufacture of petrochemicals in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1990 to 2017, in thousand metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e). It shows that methane emissions from this sector have decreased significantly over the years, falling from 181.1 thousand metric tons of CO2e in 1990 to 47.4 thousand metric tons of CO2e in 2017.
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