Syrian Arab Republic - Methane emissions

Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent) in Syrian Arab Republic was 4,377.37 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,377.37 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 1,295.21
1971 1,206.04
1972 1,167.04
1973 1,106.08
1974 1,211.24
1975 1,318.55
1976 1,433.19
1977 1,543.82
1978 1,635.91
1979 1,774.82
1980 1,940.58
1981 2,117.64
1982 2,209.44
1983 2,391.27
1984 2,268.48
1985 2,109.69
1986 2,151.77
1987 2,239.39
1988 2,456.55
1989 2,497.26
1990 2,551.99
1991 2,615.15
1992 2,561.19
1993 2,037.58
1994 2,180.64
1995 2,354.63
1996 2,501.11
1997 2,615.48
1998 2,892.24
1999 2,752.15
2000 2,709.10
2001 2,459.55
2002 2,623.91
2003 2,890.95
2004 3,212.20
2005 3,498.72
2006 3,804.40
2007 4,081.75
2008 4,377.37

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 Syrian Arab Republic was 5,679.29 as of 2008. As the graph below shows, over the past 39 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,952.33 in 2000 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 500.67
1971 532.87
1972 570.37
1973 532.75
1974 593.37
1975 782.59
1976 1,008.66
1977 1,057.23
1978 1,195.16
1979 983.12
1980 1,008.23
1981 1,123.07
1982 1,096.20
1983 1,112.66
1984 1,103.93
1985 1,107.95
1986 909.27
1987 3,686.81
1988 3,463.18
1989 3,248.16
1990 4,478.92
1991 5,349.28
1992 5,996.99
1993 6,709.52
1994 6,340.78
1995 6,616.21
1996 6,773.23
1997 7,151.04
1998 7,503.43
1999 7,672.60
2000 7,952.33
2001 6,922.09
2002 6,741.15
2003 6,696.52
2004 6,506.75
2005 6,147.33
2006 6,011.25
2007 5,898.58
2008 5,679.29

Energy related methane emissions (% of total)

Energy related methane emissions (% of total) in Syrian Arab Republic was 45.44 as of 2008. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 65.38 in 1993, while its lowest value was 20.65 in 1970.

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 20.65
1971 22.31
1972 23.65
1973 22.78
1974 23.49
1975 27.47
1976 31.34
1977 31.01
1978 32.57
1979 27.05
1980 26.14
1981 26.83
1982 25.54
1983 24.50
1984 24.82
1985 25.57
1986 21.52
1987 51.71
1988 48.32
1989 46.09
1990 53.43
1991 57.16
1992 59.85
1993 65.38
1994 62.75
1995 62.34
1996 61.71
1997 62.03
1998 61.39
1999 62.34
2000 63.09
2001 60.71
2002 58.95
2003 57.12
2004 54.64
2005 51.68
2006 49.57
2007 47.74
2008 45.44

Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent)

The value for Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent) in Syrian Arab Republic was 12,783 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 42 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12,783 in 2012 and a minimum value of 2,338 in 1973.

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 2,425
1971 2,389
1972 2,412
1973 2,338
1974 2,526
1975 2,849
1976 3,218
1977 3,409
1978 3,670
1979 3,635
1980 3,857
1981 4,186
1982 4,292
1983 4,542
1984 4,448
1985 4,334
1986 4,225
1987 7,130
1988 7,167
1989 7,047
1990 8,383
1991 9,359
1992 10,019
1993 10,262
1994 10,105
1995 10,613
1996 10,976
1997 11,528
1998 12,222
1999 12,308
2000 12,605
2001 11,402
2002 11,435
2003 11,723
2004 11,908
2005 11,896
2006 12,127
2007 12,356
2008 12,498
2009 12,405
2010 12,532
2011 12,658
2012 12,783

Methane emissions (% change from 1990)

The value for Methane emissions (% change from 1990) in Syrian Arab Republic was 52.49 as of 2012. As the graph below shows, over the past 21 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 52.49 in 2012 and a minimum value of 11.64 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 11.64
1992 19.52
1993 22.41
1994 20.54
1995 26.60
1996 30.94
1997 37.52
1998 45.79
1999 46.82
2000 50.37
2001 36.01
2002 36.40
2003 39.84
2004 42.05
2005 41.91
2006 44.66
2007 47.39
2008 49.09
2009 47.98
2010 49.50
2011 50.99
2012 52.49

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions