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

This statistic depicts the share of methane emissions (CH4) in the European Union* in 2017, by source. The main contributor to these emissions was the enteric fermentation - cattle sector, with a share of 36 percent. This was followed by anaerobic digestion, which had a share of 19 percent.

Share of methane emissions (CH4) in the European Union (EU-28)* in 2017, by source

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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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