Canada - Nitrous oxide emissions

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Canada was 23,448 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23,642 in 2005 and a minimum value of 9,452 in 1970.

Definition: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1970 9,452
1971 10,204
1972 10,633
1973 11,481
1974 11,426
1975 12,119
1976 12,776
1977 13,158
1978 13,657
1979 13,637
1980 14,464
1981 15,265
1982 16,070
1983 16,728
1984 16,949
1985 17,089
1986 16,579
1987 16,622
1988 15,539
1989 16,577
1990 16,999
1991 17,666
1992 18,090
1993 19,078
1994 19,334
1995 20,710
1996 22,037
1997 21,899
1998 21,960
1999 22,729
2000 22,481
2001 21,513
2002 21,555
2003 22,487
2004 23,246
2005 23,642
2006 23,456
2007 23,322
2008 23,448

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Canada was 6,431 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 55,758 in 1970 and a minimum value of 3,384 in 1971.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1970 55,758
1971 3,384
1972 3,698
1973 4,415
1974 4,722
1975 4,805
1976 5,015
1977 5,254
1978 5,705
1979 6,116
1980 6,394
1981 6,239
1982 5,818
1983 6,228
1984 5,870
1985 5,880
1986 5,824
1987 5,845
1988 6,216
1989 6,429
1990 6,286
1991 6,132
1992 6,294
1993 6,510
1994 6,829
1995 6,888
1996 6,980
1997 7,173
1998 7,270
1999 7,476
2000 7,522
2001 7,162
2002 6,896
2003 6,791
2004 6,658
2005 6,483
2006 6,419
2007 6,603
2008 6,431

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total)

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total) in Canada was 17.95 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 192.23 in 1970, while its lowest value was 9.76 in 1995.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions from energy processes are emissions produced by the combustion of fossil fuels and biofuels.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

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Year Value
1970 192.23
1971 10.86
1972 12.92
1973 14.23
1974 14.36
1975 14.43
1976 12.71
1977 13.45
1978 14.70
1979 12.18
1980 11.46
1981 10.97
1982 13.42
1983 13.37
1984 12.73
1985 12.50
1986 13.64
1987 13.95
1988 14.67
1989 10.48
1990 13.64
1991 12.69
1992 13.57
1993 12.87
1994 10.09
1995 9.76
1996 12.31
1997 13.31
1998 11.47
1999 14.50
2000 16.73
2001 18.89
2002 16.62
2003 14.97
2004 14.78
2005 16.42
2006 17.50
2007 17.98
2008 17.95

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Canada was 33,414 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 70,579 in 1995 and a minimum value of 28,617 in 1972.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management.

Source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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Year Value
1970 29,006
1971 31,161
1972 28,617
1973 31,034
1974 32,893
1975 33,307
1976 39,461
1977 39,061
1978 38,812
1979 50,218
1980 55,782
1981 56,884
1982 43,337
1983 46,596
1984 46,113
1985 47,046
1986 42,683
1987 41,906
1988 42,366
1989 61,339
1990 46,075
1991 48,305
1992 46,370
1993 50,588
1994 67,649
1995 70,579
1996 56,680
1997 53,892
1998 63,389
1999 51,567
2000 44,950
2001 37,921
2002 41,498
2003 45,348
2004 45,033
2005 39,480
2006 36,675
2007 36,715
2008 35,836
2009 33,142
2010 33,010
2011 33,278
2012 33,414

Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) in Canada was -27.48 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 53.18 in 1995 and a minimum value of -28.36 in 2010.

Definition: Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management. Each year of data shows the percentage change to that year from 1990.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

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Year Value
1991 4.84
1992 0.64
1993 9.79
1994 46.82
1995 53.18
1996 23.02
1997 16.96
1998 37.58
1999 11.92
2000 -2.44
2001 -17.70
2002 -9.93
2003 -1.58
2004 -2.26
2005 -14.31
2006 -20.40
2007 -20.32
2008 -22.22
2009 -28.07
2010 -28.36
2011 -27.77
2012 -27.48

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions