Carbon emission sources in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016, by sector

This statistic displays the sources of carbon dioxide emissions in the United Kingdom in 2016. The transport sector is clearly the biggest cause of carbon dioxide emissions in the country, making up over a quarter of emissions in 2016. 70 MtCO2e was emitted by cars.

Sources of carbon emissions in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by sector

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Release date

March 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

*Metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent

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