SF6 gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

Definition: Sulfur hexafluoride is used largely to insulate high-voltage electric power equipment.

Description: The map below shows how SF6 gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is China, with a value of 57,054.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Honduras, with a value of 0.00.

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: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Gap-filled total

Periodicity: Annual