Belgium - Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (% of total)

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (% of total) in Belgium was 31.35 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 34.79 in 2003, while its lowest value was 21.42 in 1984.

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: 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/.

See also:

Year Value
1970 26.44
1971 25.13
1972 24.70
1973 24.95
1974 22.66
1975 26.89
1976 26.98
1977 24.04
1978 23.23
1979 23.23
1980 22.98
1981 22.34
1982 23.76
1983 23.09
1984 21.42
1985 21.98
1986 22.81
1987 23.95
1988 25.12
1989 25.85
1990 33.63
1991 31.30
1992 30.82
1993 30.17
1994 27.81
1995 26.79
1996 23.95
1997 23.99
1998 24.19
1999 26.21
2000 26.64
2001 32.14
2002 32.34
2003 34.79
2004 34.48
2005 33.35
2006 32.80
2007 31.61
2008 31.35

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions