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Sulfur dioxide emissions, kg per capita per year

Full name:
Sulfur dioxide emissions, kg per capita per year
Unit:
kilograms per person per year
Type of measure:
Population-weighted country group average, Rate
Categories:
Visualizations:
Data source:
European Health for All database
Data source notes:
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
•    SDR: age-standardized death rates (see HFA-DB user manual/Technical notes, page 13, for details)
•    FTE: full-time equivalent
•    PP: physical persons
•    PPP$: purchasing power parities expressed in US $, an internationally comparable scale reflecting the relative domestic purchasing powers of currencies.

Indicator notes:
Sulfur dioxide emissions, kg per capita per year
Indicator code: E992102.T

Self-explanatory. Primary source UNECE/EMEP (website:www.emep.int)

Update of this indicator in HFA discontinued in 2011 due to decreased public health significance of the indicator._
Country notes:
Armenia
August 2002:Reduction of emissions from 1993 onwards is explained by the blocade of communications
in Armenia followed by a drop in energy production. The reduction of the SO2 in 1999 can be
explained by the fact that in 1999 all heating enterprises used natural gas as fuel.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Belgium
Data source: VMM (Flemish Environmental Society)
VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research).
Croatia
August 2002: Emissions from 1990-1998 are distributed according to SNAP90 nomenclature. 1999
distributed according to SNAP97 nomenclature.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Denmark
August 2002:Data include those located within the EMEP area only.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Estonia
August 2002:SO2 emissions were calculated from stationary and mobile sources.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Finland
Source: Statistics Finland
France
August 2002:Data include those located within the EMEP area only.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Georgia
August 2002:Calculations are based on Official Statistical data. Due to economical and social
difficulties the collection of statistical data within the country is inadequate. It is assumable
that the data provided here are not reliable.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Germany
August 2002: Emissions from 1980-1986 are not updated. Emissions from international air traffic,
marine bunkers and managed forests are not included
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Greece
August 2002: Emissions reported for 1980-1985 are to be regarded as indications only, and are not
comparable to the emissions reported after 1985.
Iceland
National Centre for Hygiene, Food Control and Environmental Protection. The figures for 1985 to 1991
include feedstocks for industrial processes.
Israel
Source: Statistical Abstract of Israel, Central Bureau of Statistics.
Netherlands
June 2001: Recalculations based on new nethodology from 1996 onwards
Portugal
August 2002:The 1990-1996 emissions were updated using the categories of SNAP97
Republic of Moldova
August 2002: Since 1993 emissions located on the left side of Dniester River are not included,
except for emissions from Moldavian electric station. SOx emissions 1980-1989 do not include mobile
sources.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Russian Federation
August 2002:Data include those located within the EMEP area only.
Emissions from stationary sources only except for 1996-1999 which includes mobile sources.
Source: UNECE/EMEP.
Spain
August 2002:Data include those located within the EMEP area only.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Sweden
August 2002:International transport (i.e. aviation and navigation) is not included in national
totals. Emissions of SO2 from domestic navigation/coastal shipping, for the years 1980-1993, are
assumed to account for 30% of the total emissions from shipping in Sweden.
Source: UNECE/EMEP
Turkey
August 2002:Sum of reported sector data.
Source: UNECE/EMEP