Carbon dioxide emission sources in the European Union (EU-28) 2017

This statistic depicts the share of carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union* in 2017, by source. The two main contributors to CO2 emissions were public electricity and heat production and road transportation. These had a combined share of 53 percent of the total CO2 emissions in the EU.

Share of carbon dioxide emissions in the European Union (EU-28)* in 2017, by source

Share of CO2 emissions
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Release date

April 2019



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Supplementary notes

*Includes Iceland
**Other is calculated by subtracting the presented categories from the sector total percentages are rounded and may lead to a sum higher than 100%

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