Table 3: Methane emissions in Finland 1990, 1995, 1997–2007 (1000 t) by emission category

Emission category Year
1990 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
Energy industries 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.0 1.2 1.1
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
Transport 4.7 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.1
Enteric fermentation 91.9 80.7 82.2 80.4 79.1 79.0 77.9 78.2 76.9 75.9 75.4 75.4 74.3
Manure management 10.9 11.7 12.5 12.3 12.2 12.3 12.0 12.6 12.9 12.9 13.2 13.5 13.5
Solid waste disposal 173.5 170.9 162.4 155.2 151.7 142.1 135.8 125.4 116.8 110.2 100.0 102.8 98.1
Sewage treatment 7.3 7.0 6.7 6.6 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.2 6.3 6.3
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
Residential heating 7.8 8.1 8.5 8.6 8.4 8.2 8.5 8.6 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.6 8.4
Fuel use in agriculture, forestry and fisheries 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Fugitive emissions from fuels 0.5 3.8 3.4 3.5 2.8 2.6 3.2 2.7 2.9 2.6 3.1 2.6 2.4
Industrial processes 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
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
Land use, land use change and forestry 4.8 5.4 5.8 5.9 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.0 6.0 6.4 6.3 6.4 6.2
Compost production 1.0 1.7 1.9 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.3
Total 304.9 295.8 289.7 280.6 274.9 264.6 258.0 248.6 239.2 231.4 220.9 224.1 217.7

Source: Greenhouse gas inventory unit, Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.04.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Greenhouse gases [e-publication].
ISSN=1797-6065. 2007, Table 3: Methane emissions in Finland 1990, 1995, 1997–2007 (1000 t) by emission category . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.12.2021].
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