Venezuela - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Venezuela was 26,757 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 26,757 in 2008 and a minimum value of 11,588 in 1971.

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 11,749
1971 11,588
1972 11,848
1973 12,164
1974 12,564
1975 13,154
1976 13,576
1977 13,827
1978 14,536
1979 15,157
1980 15,646
1981 16,012
1982 16,396
1983 16,509
1984 16,543
1985 17,161
1986 17,776
1987 18,568
1988 18,660
1989 18,826
1990 19,360
1991 19,569
1992 19,541
1993 19,099
1994 18,819
1995 18,806
1996 19,231
1997 19,822
1998 20,787
1999 20,864
2000 22,183
2001 22,944
2002 23,011
2003 23,484
2004 23,862
2005 24,575
2006 25,003
2007 26,512
2008 26,757

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 Venezuela was 24,977 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 38 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 29,476 in 1998 and a minimum value of 13,625 in 1975.

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 19,515
1971 18,865
1972 17,712
1973 18,819
1974 16,821
1975 13,625
1976 13,869
1977 14,139
1978 13,898
1979 15,057
1980 14,821
1981 14,697
1982 14,547
1983 14,375
1984 15,070
1985 14,664
1986 15,372
1987 15,634
1988 16,209
1989 16,806
1990 18,943
1991 19,787
1992 20,000
1993 21,467
1994 22,423
1995 24,525
1996 26,229
1997 28,016
1998 29,476
1999 27,304
2000 28,838
2001 27,562
2002 25,717
2003 24,225
2004 25,060
2005 25,628
2006 25,413
2007 25,099
2008 24,977

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in Venezuela was 41.20 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 56.38 in 1971, while its lowest value was 39.24 in 1987.

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 55.52
1971 56.38
1972 53.45
1973 55.02
1974 51.17
1975 44.47
1976 43.55
1977 44.58
1978 42.41
1979 43.27
1980 41.99
1981 41.65
1982 40.70
1983 40.14
1984 41.90
1985 40.23
1986 40.36
1987 39.24
1988 40.47
1989 41.07
1990 42.93
1991 43.89
1992 43.87
1993 45.66
1994 47.97
1995 49.74
1996 50.79
1997 51.69
1998 49.18
1999 50.70
2000 49.78
2001 46.13
2002 45.84
2003 42.27
2004 44.08
2005 44.26
2006 43.91
2007 41.00
2008 41.20

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in Venezuela was 58,199 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 61,221 in 2007 and a minimum value of 30,637 in 1975.

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 35,151
1971 33,462
1972 33,139
1973 34,206
1974 32,873
1975 30,637
1976 31,847
1977 31,718
1978 32,771
1979 34,795
1980 35,295
1981 35,287
1982 35,744
1983 35,809
1984 35,966
1985 36,452
1986 38,093
1987 39,844
1988 40,051
1989 40,925
1990 44,122
1991 45,086
1992 45,588
1993 47,015
1994 46,746
1995 49,307
1996 51,644
1997 54,198
1998 59,932
1999 53,848
2000 57,933
2001 59,751
2002 56,104
2003 57,309
2004 56,847
2005 57,906
2006 57,873
2007 61,221
2008 60,629
2009 58,072
2010 57,058
2011 57,628
2012 58,199

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in Venezuela was 31.90 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 38.75 in 2007 and a minimum value of 2.19 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 2.19
1992 3.32
1993 6.56
1994 5.95
1995 11.75
1996 17.05
1997 22.84
1998 35.83
1999 22.04
2000 31.30
2001 35.42
2002 27.16
2003 29.89
2004 28.84
2005 31.24
2006 31.17
2007 38.75
2008 37.41
2009 31.62
2010 29.32
2011 30.61
2012 31.90

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions