Portugal - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Portugal was 4,398 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,523 in 1997 and a minimum value of 3,154 in 1976.

Definition: Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, 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 3,552
1971 3,482
1972 3,551
1973 3,597
1974 3,344
1975 3,314
1976 3,154
1977 3,514
1978 3,850
1979 3,931
1980 4,196
1981 4,244
1982 4,287
1983 4,155
1984 3,986
1985 4,045
1986 4,151
1987 4,129
1988 4,203
1989 4,215
1990 4,325
1991 4,417
1992 4,337
1993 4,336
1994 4,346
1995 4,379
1996 4,396
1997 4,523
1998 4,415
1999 4,423
2000 4,356
2001 4,313
2002 4,311
2003 4,246
2004 4,223
2005 4,308
2006 4,314
2007 4,369
2008 4,398

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

The value for Methane emissions in energy sector (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Portugal was 1,654.02 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,654.02 in 2008 and a minimum value of 322.41 in 1978.

Definition: Methane emissions from energy processes are emissions from the production, handling, transmission, and 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 359.13
1971 343.73
1972 335.42
1973 334.23
1974 329.61
1975 333.66
1976 326.03
1977 331.18
1978 322.41
1979 324.65
1980 329.51
1981 337.17
1982 341.39
1983 347.38
1984 357.06
1985 370.61
1986 377.73
1987 385.91
1988 388.64
1989 681.14
1990 706.89
1991 708.39
1992 703.30
1993 698.44
1994 690.40
1995 660.70
1996 673.96
1997 715.77
1998 810.89
1999 888.36
2000 910.32
2001 1,227.08
2002 1,347.26
2003 1,433.06
2004 1,189.63
2005 1,614.73
2006 1,625.42
2007 1,644.08
2008 1,654.02

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in Portugal was 12.69 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 12.69 in 2008, while its lowest value was 4.10 in 1981.

Definition: Methane emissions from energy processes are emissions from the production, handling, transmission, and 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 5.34
1971 5.15
1972 4.94
1973 4.82
1974 4.88
1975 4.92
1976 4.89
1977 4.63
1978 4.27
1979 4.21
1980 4.11
1981 4.10
1982 4.11
1983 4.14
1984 4.30
1985 4.36
1986 4.28
1987 4.31
1988 4.25
1989 7.09
1990 7.16
1991 7.06
1992 6.95
1993 6.82
1994 6.60
1995 6.25
1996 6.25
1997 6.41
1998 6.92
1999 7.53
2000 7.41
2001 9.86
2002 10.70
2003 11.07
2004 9.53
2005 11.83
2006 12.54
2007 12.64
2008 12.69

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in Portugal was 12,976 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 13,646 in 2005 and a minimum value of 6,667 in 1976.

Definition: Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.

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 6,731
1971 6,671
1972 6,788
1973 6,933
1974 6,753
1975 6,788
1976 6,667
1977 7,146
1978 7,554
1979 7,703
1980 8,014
1981 8,222
1982 8,302
1983 8,383
1984 8,304
1985 8,498
1986 8,821
1987 8,948
1988 9,137
1989 9,607
1990 9,867
1991 10,034
1992 10,118
1993 10,247
1994 10,454
1995 10,571
1996 10,787
1997 11,164
1998 11,711
1999 11,805
2000 12,290
2001 12,450
2002 12,593
2003 12,950
2004 12,479
2005 13,646
2006 12,959
2007 13,011
2008 13,030
2009 12,757
2010 12,599
2011 12,881
2012 12,976

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in Portugal was 31.51 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 38.31 in 2005 and a minimum value of 1.69 in 1991.

Definition: Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production. 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 1.69
1992 2.55
1993 3.86
1994 5.95
1995 7.14
1996 9.33
1997 13.14
1998 18.69
1999 19.65
2000 24.56
2001 26.18
2002 27.63
2003 31.25
2004 26.47
2005 38.31
2006 31.34
2007 31.86
2008 32.06
2009 29.30
2010 27.69
2011 30.55
2012 31.51

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions