Belgium - Agricultural methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (% of total)

Agricultural methane emissions (% of total) in Belgium was 57.85 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 60.08 in 2001, while its lowest value was 37.52 in 1970.

Definition: Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.

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 37.52
1971 39.19
1972 39.02
1973 39.53
1974 40.82
1975 41.33
1976 40.84
1977 40.84
1978 41.88
1979 42.42
1980 42.65
1981 43.02
1982 42.96
1983 44.18
1984 44.33
1985 44.12
1986 45.39
1987 47.63
1988 50.62
1989 51.27
1990 53.32
1991 53.81
1992 54.74
1993 55.62
1994 55.48
1995 55.43
1996 57.84
1997 56.94
1998 57.66
1999 59.44
2000 58.94
2001 60.08
2002 60.06
2003 59.53
2004 58.86
2005 59.25
2006 58.80
2007 58.45
2008 57.85

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions