St. Lucia - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in St. Lucia was 18.92 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 19.17 in 1987 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 13.83
1971 13.70
1972 13.28
1973 13.09
1974 12.83
1975 12.85
1976 13.32
1977 13.93
1978 14.55
1979 15.21
1980 15.89
1981 16.60
1982 17.35
1983 18.15
1984 18.97
1985 19.00
1986 19.07
1987 19.17
1988 19.16
1989 19.17
1990 19.16
1991 19.15
1992 19.16
1993 19.15
1994 19.08
1995 19.03
1996 18.93
1997 18.92
1998 18.92
1999 18.93
2000 18.83
2001 18.88
2002 18.89
2003 18.89
2004 18.90
2005 18.90
2006 18.91
2007 18.92
2008 18.92

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 St. Lucia was 2.29 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 2.38 in 1977 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 2.07
1971 2.08
1972 2.18
1973 2.38
1974 2.21
1975 2.25
1976 2.09
1977 2.38
1978 2.12
1979 2.05
1980 2.15
1981 2.13
1982 2.35
1983 2.37
1984 2.28
1985 1.94
1986 1.81
1987 1.82
1988 1.85
1989 1.84
1990 1.85
1991 1.84
1992 1.83
1993 1.78
1994 1.88
1995 1.93
1996 1.92
1997 1.82
1998 1.79
1999 1.82
2000 2.05
2001 2.01
2002 2.03
2003 2.05
2004 2.13
2005 2.13
2006 2.18
2007 2.23
2008 2.29

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in St. Lucia was 5.41 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 8.57 in 1973, while its lowest value was 4.61 in 1998.

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 7.49
1971 7.50
1972 7.90
1973 8.57
1974 8.03
1975 8.12
1976 7.38
1977 8.11
1978 7.08
1979 6.67
1980 6.78
1981 6.52
1982 6.94
1983 6.82
1984 6.40
1985 5.45
1986 5.06
1987 5.03
1988 5.09
1989 5.02
1990 5.00
1991 4.93
1992 4.89
1993 4.71
1994 4.94
1995 5.05
1996 4.99
1997 4.71
1998 4.61
1999 4.64
2000 5.17
2001 5.04
2002 5.05
2003 5.05
2004 5.21
2005 5.17
2006 5.26
2007 5.33
2008 5.41

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in St. Lucia was 43.72 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 43.72 in 2012 and a minimum value of 27.50 in 1974.

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 27.63
1971 27.68
1972 27.54
1973 27.74
1974 27.50
1975 27.77
1976 28.27
1977 29.39
1978 29.98
1979 30.78
1980 31.77
1981 32.66
1982 33.81
1983 34.78
1984 35.67
1985 35.54
1986 35.70
1987 36.07
1988 36.37
1989 36.68
1990 36.97
1991 37.25
1992 37.52
1993 37.71
1994 37.99
1995 38.25
1996 38.40
1997 38.56
1998 38.83
1999 39.16
2000 39.58
2001 39.89
2002 40.21
2003 40.52
2004 40.88
2005 41.17
2006 41.53
2007 41.91
2008 42.30
2009 42.45
2010 42.86
2011 43.29
2012 43.72

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in St. Lucia was 18.24 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18.24 in 2012 and a minimum value of 0.76 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 0.76
1992 1.49
1993 1.99
1994 2.76
1995 3.46
1996 3.87
1997 4.31
1998 5.03
1999 5.92
2000 7.06
2001 7.90
2002 8.77
2003 9.59
2004 10.57
2005 11.36
2006 12.34
2007 13.35
2008 14.40
2009 14.80
2010 15.92
2011 17.08
2012 18.24

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions