Niger - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Niger was 2,974.85 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,472.42 in 1972 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

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
1969 0.00
1970 4,318.97
1971 4,399.75
1972 4,472.42
1973 2,821.88
1974 2,825.61
1975 3,050.18
1976 3,291.39
1977 3,571.29
1978 3,822.46
1979 3,910.66
1980 4,005.21
1981 4,052.84
1982 4,214.47
1983 4,333.88
1984 2,802.84
1985 2,320.52
1986 2,480.00
1987 2,402.78
1988 2,485.29
1989 2,594.77
1990 2,713.08
1991 2,805.02
1992 3,002.18
1993 2,990.73
1994 3,108.29
1995 3,172.36
1996 3,242.85
1997 3,324.56
1998 3,441.68
1999 3,510.08
2000 3,598.24
2001 3,703.87
2002 2,450.84
2003 2,468.11
2004 2,433.42
2005 3,000.72
2006 2,953.13
2007 3,058.52
2008 2,974.85

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 Niger was 1,856.20 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1,856.20 in 2008 and a minimum value of 0.00 in 1969.

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
1969 0.00
1970 486.00
1971 492.62
1972 515.54
1973 564.72
1974 568.76
1975 603.07
1976 624.79
1977 632.24
1978 635.44
1979 648.82
1980 664.45
1981 691.39
1982 725.91
1983 764.22
1984 836.59
1985 859.46
1986 871.10
1987 914.12
1988 936.87
1989 982.97
1990 1,010.01
1991 1,045.76
1992 1,120.82
1993 1,157.64
1994 1,215.83
1995 1,259.65
1996 1,304.67
1997 1,349.20
1998 1,393.72
1999 1,436.60
2000 1,465.20
2001 1,148.04
2002 1,560.07
2003 1,605.56
2004 1,648.51
2005 1,701.08
2006 1,749.79
2007 1,811.15
2008 1,856.20

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in Niger was 29.69 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 31.04 in 2004, while its lowest value was 9.32 in 1971.

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 9.37
1971 9.32
1972 9.56
1973 14.83
1974 14.85
1975 14.70
1976 14.26
1977 13.50
1978 12.83
1979 12.79
1980 12.78
1981 13.06
1982 13.18
1983 13.45
1984 19.71
1985 22.59
1986 21.80
1987 22.95
1988 22.78
1989 22.90
1990 22.63
1991 22.65
1992 22.80
1993 23.29
1994 23.49
1995 23.70
1996 23.89
1997 24.00
1998 23.95
1999 24.07
2000 23.93
2001 19.29
2002 30.28
2003 30.54
2004 31.04
2005 28.45
2006 29.03
2007 29.01
2008 29.69

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in Niger was 6,858 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,858 in 2012 and a minimum value of 3,804 in 1985.

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 5,185
1971 5,285
1972 5,394
1973 3,807
1974 3,829
1975 4,103
1976 4,381
1977 4,684
1978 4,954
1979 5,073
1980 5,200
1981 5,292
1982 5,506
1983 5,683
1984 4,244
1985 3,804
1986 3,996
1987 3,984
1988 4,112
1989 4,292
1990 4,462
1991 4,616
1992 4,916
1993 4,970
1994 5,175
1995 5,314
1996 5,462
1997 5,622
1998 5,819
1999 5,968
2000 6,123
2001 5,951
2002 5,152
2003 5,258
2004 5,312
2005 5,979
2006 6,028
2007 6,243
2008 6,253
2009 6,481
2010 6,723
2011 6,790
2012 6,858

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in Niger was 53.68 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 53.68 in 2012 and a minimum value of 3.45 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 3.45
1992 10.17
1993 11.37
1994 15.98
1995 19.09
1996 22.41
1997 26.00
1998 30.41
1999 33.74
2000 37.22
2001 33.37
2002 15.45
2003 17.83
2004 19.04
2005 34.00
2006 35.08
2007 39.90
2008 40.12
2009 45.23
2010 50.67
2011 52.17
2012 53.68

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions