Emissions to air on Dutch territory; mobile sources

Emissions to air on Dutch territory; mobile sources

Sources Emissions Periods Emissions, Dutch territory (million kg)
Total mobile sources Carbon dioxide (CO2) 2019 40,350.0
Total mobile sources Carbon monoxide (CO) 2019 474.9
Total mobile sources VOC emission by combustion 2019 37.2
Total mobile sources VOC emission by evaporation 2019 4.5
Total mobile sources Volatile organic compounds (VOC) 2019 41.7
Total mobile sources Methane (CH4) 2019 3.6
Total mobile sources NMVOS 2019 38.1
Total mobile sources Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 2019 234.7
Total mobile sources Dinitrogen oxide (N2O) 2019 1.6
Total mobile sources Sulphur dioxide (SO2) 2019 4.8
Total mobile sources PM10 (Particulate matter) 2019 8.8
Mobile machinery, total Carbon dioxide (CO2) 2019 3,486.6
Mobile machinery, total Carbon monoxide (CO) 2019 50.6
Mobile machinery, total VOC emission by combustion 2019 2.9
Mobile machinery, total VOC emission by evaporation 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, total Volatile organic compounds (VOC) 2019 2.9
Mobile machinery, total Methane (CH4) 2019 0.1
Mobile machinery, total NMVOS 2019 2.8
Mobile machinery, total Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 2019 21.0
Mobile machinery, total Dinitrogen oxide (N2O) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, total Sulphur dioxide (SO2) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, total PM10 (Particulate matter) 2019 0.9
Mobile machinery, agriculture Carbon dioxide (CO2) 2019 1,263.9
Mobile machinery, agriculture Carbon monoxide (CO) 2019 3.0
Mobile machinery, agriculture VOC emission by combustion 2019 0.7
Mobile machinery, agriculture VOC emission by evaporation 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, agriculture Volatile organic compounds (VOC) 2019 0.7
Mobile machinery, agriculture Methane (CH4) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, agriculture NMVOS 2019 0.7
Mobile machinery, agriculture Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 2019 7.7
Mobile machinery, agriculture Dinitrogen oxide (N2O) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, agriculture Sulphur dioxide (SO2) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, agriculture PM10 (Particulate matter) 2019 0.3
Mobile machinery, building industry Carbon dioxide (CO2) 2019 1,473.6
Mobile machinery, building industry Carbon monoxide (CO) 2019 3.6
Mobile machinery, building industry VOC emission by combustion 2019 0.6
Mobile machinery, building industry VOC emission by evaporation 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, building industry Volatile organic compounds (VOC) 2019 0.6
Mobile machinery, building industry Methane (CH4) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, building industry NMVOS 2019 0.6
Mobile machinery, building industry Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 2019 8.1
Mobile machinery, building industry Dinitrogen oxide (N2O) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, building industry Sulphur dioxide (SO2) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, building industry PM10 (Particulate matter) 2019 0.4
Mobile machinery, other sectors Carbon dioxide (CO2) 2019 749.1
Mobile machinery, other sectors Carbon monoxide (CO) 2019 43.9
Mobile machinery, other sectors VOC emission by combustion 2019 1.6
Mobile machinery, other sectors VOC emission by evaporation 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, other sectors Volatile organic compounds (VOC) 2019 1.6
Mobile machinery, other sectors Methane (CH4) 2019 0.1
Mobile machinery, other sectors NMVOS 2019 1.5
Mobile machinery, other sectors Nitrogen oxides (NOx) 2019 5.2
Mobile machinery, other sectors Dinitrogen oxide (N2O) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, other sectors Sulphur dioxide (SO2) 2019 0.0
Mobile machinery, other sectors PM10 (Particulate matter) 2019 0.2
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains figures on the emissions in the Netherlands by mobile sources. These are actual emissions in or above the Netherlands and on the continental shelf (see paragraph 2). Mobile source emissions are caused by the combustion of motor fuels, the evaporation of fuel and load residues (VOC), wear of tyres, brake linings and road surfaces (PM10), and the wear of railway overhead contact lines, including emissions caused by friction and spark erosion of the current collectors.
The emissions are calculated by multiplying data on activities, for instance vehicle kilometres and fuel consumption, by emission factors.

Data available from: 1990

Status of the figures:
Alle figures are definitive. In order to obtain a consistent time series the complete data set is (re)calculated when necessary, so as to be able to include the latest insights in the survey, especially in the case of emission factors.

Changes as of 16 February 2021:
-Provisional figures of 2019 have been replaced by the definitive figures.
-The emissions of refrigeration units in heavy vehicles have been taken into account in de road transport emissions.
-The CO2 emission figures for road transport are an underestimation (max 10 percent). The actual size is not yet determined. At the next update of this table the figures will be corrected.
-The N2O emission figures for road transport are not consistent over time. New emission factors have been used for 2018 and 2019, which have not been fitted to other years yet. At the next update of this table the figures will be corrected.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional figures of 2020 will be published in September 2021.

Description topics

Emissions, Dutch territory
The actual emissions in or above the Netherlands and on the continental shelf (of Europe) (area in between the low water line and a water depth of 200 meters with a maximum of 200 miles from the coast line).
Mobile source emissions are caused by the combustion of motor fuels, the evaporation of fuel and load residues (VOC), wear of tyres, brake linings and road surfaces (PM10), and the wear of railway overhead contact lines, including emissions caused by friction and spark erosion of the current collectors.

The emissions are calculated by multiplying data on activities, for instance vehicle kilometres and fuel consumption, by emission factors.