Pakistan - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Pakistan was 93,918.24 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 93,918.24 in 2008 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 45,049.25
1971 44,774.36
1972 45,292.39
1973 45,967.91
1974 47,305.99
1975 48,860.09
1976 49,801.41
1977 51,902.13
1978 53,780.88
1979 54,358.55
1980 52,924.74
1981 54,388.28
1982 54,895.18
1983 55,566.81
1984 56,117.09
1985 55,401.89
1986 61,406.67
1987 61,141.93
1988 62,565.63
1989 63,868.15
1990 64,600.21
1991 65,237.84
1992 64,983.47
1993 67,453.52
1994 67,741.30
1995 68,897.41
1996 71,948.41
1997 73,387.63
1998 75,036.13
1999 76,712.66
2000 76,954.33
2001 76,753.76
2002 79,142.05
2003 82,425.52
2004 84,572.53
2005 86,997.02
2006 89,244.45
2007 91,603.09
2008 93,918.24

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 Pakistan was 37,956.25 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 37,956.25 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 5,591.88
1971 5,698.08
1972 5,541.31
1973 5,895.25
1974 6,324.73
1975 6,684.19
1976 6,900.70
1977 7,285.47
1978 7,787.20
1979 8,412.62
1980 9,267.23
1981 9,942.33
1982 10,337.57
1983 10,929.34
1984 11,103.05
1985 11,711.78
1986 12,397.24
1987 14,000.94
1988 14,935.54
1989 14,798.31
1990 15,371.91
1991 16,234.06
1992 16,936.43
1993 17,845.03
1994 18,434.75
1995 19,261.81
1996 20,192.70
1997 20,773.17
1998 21,686.84
1999 22,814.12
2000 24,641.15
2001 26,301.06
2002 27,373.72
2003 30,104.10
2004 32,386.07
2005 34,073.82
2006 35,129.78
2007 37,002.85
2008 37,956.25

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in Pakistan was 25.20 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 25.20 in 2008, while its lowest value was 9.72 in 1972.

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 9.90
1971 10.09
1972 9.72
1973 10.13
1974 10.52
1975 10.74
1976 10.86
1977 11.00
1978 11.32
1979 11.98
1980 13.27
1981 13.76
1982 14.07
1983 14.57
1984 14.60
1985 15.36
1986 14.90
1987 16.49
1988 17.05
1989 16.60
1990 16.93
1991 17.51
1992 18.10
1993 18.32
1994 18.66
1995 19.03
1996 19.11
1997 19.21
1998 19.49
1999 19.91
2000 21.04
2001 22.10
2002 22.27
2003 23.26
2004 24.12
2005 24.57
2006 24.68
2007 25.19
2008 25.20

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in Pakistan was 158,337 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 158,337 in 2012 and a minimum value of 56,482 in 1971.

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 56,503
1971 56,482
1972 57,000
1973 58,195
1974 60,133
1975 62,209
1976 63,556
1977 66,228
1978 68,803
1979 70,223
1980 69,857
1981 72,265
1982 73,475
1983 75,027
1984 76,042
1985 76,228
1986 83,225
1987 84,889
1988 87,597
1989 89,121
1990 90,808
1991 92,711
1992 93,585
1993 97,420
1994 98,780
1995 101,204
1996 105,642
1997 108,132
1998 111,268
1999 114,609
2000 117,125
2001 119,015
2002 122,897
2003 129,409
2004 134,273
2005 138,674
2006 142,329
2007 146,915
2008 150,647
2009 154,356
2010 155,232
2011 156,784
2012 158,337

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in Pakistan was 74.36 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 74.36 in 2012 and a minimum value of 2.10 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 2.10
1992 3.06
1993 7.28
1994 8.78
1995 11.45
1996 16.34
1997 19.08
1998 22.53
1999 26.21
2000 28.98
2001 31.06
2002 35.34
2003 42.51
2004 47.87
2005 52.71
2006 56.74
2007 61.79
2008 65.90
2009 69.98
2010 70.95
2011 72.66
2012 74.36

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions