Spain - 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 Spain was 15,787 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17,900 in 2003 and a minimum value of 10,250 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 10,250
1971 10,897
1972 11,209
1973 11,294
1974 11,181
1975 11,507
1976 11,915
1977 11,769
1978 12,546
1979 12,504
1980 12,875
1981 11,973
1982 12,606
1983 12,601
1984 13,570
1985 13,920
1986 14,630
1987 15,043
1988 15,992
1989 15,759
1990 15,523
1991 15,176
1992 13,788
1993 14,661
1994 14,519
1995 15,227
1996 16,262
1997 16,627
1998 17,445
1999 17,293
2000 17,414
2001 17,122
2002 17,343
2003 17,900
2004 17,339
2005 16,601
2006 16,329
2007 16,191
2008 15,787

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 Spain was 2,687 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2,926 in 2007 and a minimum value of 1,392 in 1975.

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 1,572
1971 1,473
1972 1,563
1973 1,550
1974 1,408
1975 1,392
1976 1,437
1977 1,568
1978 1,655
1979 1,709
1980 1,705
1981 1,659
1982 1,750
1983 1,821
1984 1,821
1985 1,852
1986 1,872
1987 1,869
1988 1,854
1989 1,823
1990 1,862
1991 1,917
1992 2,011
1993 1,983
1994 2,104
1995 2,174
1996 2,152
1997 2,217
1998 2,228
1999 2,386
2000 2,524
2001 2,486
2002 2,545
2003 2,673
2004 2,828
2005 2,878
2006 2,733
2007 2,926
2008 2,687

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total)

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total) in Spain was 11.15 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 11.75 in 2007, while its lowest value was 6.29 in 1975.

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 8.41
1971 7.76
1972 7.87
1973 7.35
1974 6.30
1975 6.29
1976 6.40
1977 6.93
1978 6.73
1979 6.95
1980 6.65
1981 6.72
1982 7.30
1983 7.63
1984 7.34
1985 7.37
1986 7.36
1987 7.31
1988 6.99
1989 6.83
1990 7.11
1991 7.51
1992 8.51
1993 8.23
1994 8.28
1995 8.21
1996 8.07
1997 8.15
1998 7.93
1999 8.37
2000 9.23
2001 9.42
2002 9.59
2003 9.85
2004 10.63
2005 11.01
2006 10.97
2007 11.75
2008 11.15

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Spain was 20,873 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28,490 in 1999 and a minimum value of 18,687 in 1970.

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 18,687
1971 18,992
1972 19,855
1973 21,087
1974 22,351
1975 22,145
1976 22,450
1977 22,608
1978 24,585
1979 24,609
1980 25,622
1981 24,671
1982 23,982
1983 23,874
1984 24,812
1985 25,135
1986 25,439
1987 25,565
1988 26,523
1989 26,675
1990 26,187
1991 25,516
1992 23,629
1993 24,094
1994 25,426
1995 26,499
1996 26,675
1997 27,196
1998 28,098
1999 28,490
2000 27,342
2001 26,407
2002 26,534
2003 27,129
2004 26,619
2005 26,147
2006 24,906
2007 24,903
2008 24,101
2009 23,863
2010 22,551
2011 21,712
2012 20,873

Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) in Spain was -20.29 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 8.80 in 1999 and a minimum value of -20.29 in 2012.

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 -2.56
1992 -9.77
1993 -7.99
1994 -2.90
1995 1.19
1996 1.86
1997 3.86
1998 7.30
1999 8.80
2000 4.41
2001 0.84
2002 1.33
2003 3.60
2004 1.65
2005 -0.15
2006 -4.89
2007 -4.90
2008 -7.96
2009 -8.88
2010 -13.89
2011 -17.09
2012 -20.29

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions