Belgium - 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 Belgium was 2,799.30 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3,305.36 in 1990 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

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
1969 0.00
1970 2,821.32
1971 2,862.34
1972 2,874.63
1973 2,938.32
1974 3,042.15
1975 3,011.64
1976 3,036.32
1977 3,047.93
1978 3,093.94
1979 3,124.07
1980 3,118.17
1981 3,118.63
1982 3,128.27
1983 3,206.98
1984 3,208.21
1985 3,215.83
1986 3,223.02
1987 3,268.84
1988 3,259.85
1989 3,262.78
1990 3,305.36
1991 3,281.96
1992 3,228.81
1993 3,205.35
1994 3,186.09
1995 3,204.58
1996 3,243.85
1997 3,169.25
1998 3,175.44
1999 3,249.64
2000 3,138.37
2001 3,101.75
2002 3,057.50
2003 2,967.74
2004 2,952.71
2005 2,909.43
2006 2,866.35
2007 2,831.44
2008 2,799.30

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 Belgium was 714.08 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 774.49 in 1996 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

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
1969 0.00
1970 545.66
1971 521.91
1972 551.75
1973 567.46
1974 555.81
1975 533.36
1976 550.41
1977 578.39
1978 619.68
1979 643.12
1980 577.30
1981 534.87
1982 528.46
1983 492.20
1984 498.58
1985 506.98
1986 528.83
1987 529.13
1988 563.12
1989 561.93
1990 586.07
1991 639.08
1992 648.62
1993 688.41
1994 718.87
1995 736.05
1996 774.49
1997 750.46
1998 753.13
1999 718.23
2000 708.37
2001 718.75
2002 656.40
2003 715.36
2004 711.61
2005 704.37
2006 672.92
2007 638.48
2008 714.08

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total)

Nitrous oxide emissions in energy sector (% of total) in Belgium was 8.00 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 8.38 in 2003, while its lowest value was 3.33 in 1984.

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 5.11
1971 4.58
1972 4.74
1973 4.82
1974 4.14
1975 4.76
1976 4.89
1977 4.56
1978 4.65
1979 4.78
1980 4.25
1981 3.83
1982 4.01
1983 3.54
1984 3.33
1985 3.46
1986 3.74
1987 3.88
1988 4.34
1989 4.45
1990 5.96
1991 6.10
1992 6.19
1993 6.48
1994 6.27
1995 6.15
1996 5.72
1997 5.68
1998 5.74
1999 5.79
2000 6.01
2001 7.45
2002 6.94
2003 8.38
2004 8.31
2005 8.08
2006 7.70
2007 7.13
2008 8.00

Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Belgium was 8,503 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14,975 in 1984 and a minimum value of 8,503 in 2012.

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 10,670
1971 11,391
1972 11,637
1973 11,776
1974 13,428
1975 11,201
1976 11,254
1977 12,677
1978 13,317
1979 13,451
1980 13,568
1981 13,961
1982 13,164
1983 13,889
1984 14,975
1985 14,634
1986 14,130
1987 13,647
1988 12,976
1989 12,620
1990 9,828
1991 10,484
1992 10,478
1993 10,626
1994 11,456
1995 11,962
1996 13,547
1997 13,211
1998 13,128
1999 12,400
2000 11,780
2001 9,652
2002 9,455
2003 8,532
2004 8,564
2005 8,723
2006 8,740
2007 8,958
2008 8,930
2009 9,060
2010 10,130
2011 8,782
2012 8,503

Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) in Belgium was -13.48 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37.84 in 1996 and a minimum value of -13.48 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 6.67
1992 6.61
1993 8.12
1994 16.57
1995 21.71
1996 37.84
1997 34.43
1998 33.58
1999 26.17
2000 19.86
2001 -1.79
2002 -3.80
2003 -13.19
2004 -12.86
2005 -11.25
2006 -11.07
2007 -8.86
2008 -9.14
2009 -7.81
2010 3.07
2011 -10.65
2012 -13.48

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions