Table 3: Methane emissions in Finland (1000 t) by emission category and year

Emission category Year
  1990 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total 300.0 289.6 286.2 282.6 273.3 267.0 256.6 250.8 241.4 232.1 224.1 213.9 216.4
Solid waste disposal 173.3 169.8 165.4 160.9 153.4 149.6 139.9 134.4 123.9 115.4 108.9 99.0 101.9
Enteric fermentation 91.3 80.4 80.8 81.7 79.9 78.7 78.6 77.5 77.9 76.6 75.6 75.0 74.4
Manure management 10.9 11.7 11.8 12.5 12.3 12.2 12.3 12.0 12.6 12.9 12.9 13.2 13.4
Residential heating 7.8 8.1 8.5 8.5 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.5 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.6
Sewage treatment 7.3 7.0 6.8 6.7 6.6 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.2 6.3
Compost production 1.0 1.7 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.0
Fugitive emissions from fuels 0.5 3.8 3.9 3.4 3.5 2.8 2.6 3.2 2.7 2.9 2.6 3.1 2.6
Transport 4.7 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.2
Energy industries 0.4 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.2
Industrial processes 0.4 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7
Manufacturing industry and construction 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Fuel use in agriculture, forestry and fisheries 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
LULUCF-sector 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.5
Heating of institutional and commercial buildings 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Other fuel use 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
  • LULUCF is the land use, land-use change and forestry sector.

Source: Greenhouse gas inventory unit, Statistics Finland

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Updated 18.4.2008

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Greenhouse gases [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-6065. 2006, Table 3: Methane emissions in Finland (1000 t) by emission category and year . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2019].
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