Sulphur Hexafluoride emissions

gigagrams of CO2 equivalent, 1990–2012

Info Edit
Country19901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012
Australia221.00240.00259.00278.00296.00317.00283.00260.00234.00206.00200.00206.00212.00216.00218.00191.00181.00170.00158.00143.00145.00134.00134.00
Austria493.00644.00688.00780.00971.001,153.001,234.001,139.00912.00709.00602.00660.00643.00576.00507.00517.00475.00384.00391.00358.00352.00322.00326.00
Belarus1.001.001.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Belgium1,651.001,564.001,732.001,665.002,024.002,243.002,159.00565.00310.00155.00151.00146.00121.00106.0094.00101.0080.0083.0091.0098.00107.00116.00117.00
Bulgaria4.004.004.005.005.005.005.006.006.006.007.007.008.008.009.009.009.009.0010.0010.0013.0015.0012.00
Canada3,392.003,874.002,691.002,499.002,570.002,396.001,861.001,923.002,478.002,534.003,052.002,689.003,169.002,787.002,457.001,492.001,596.00772.00684.00393.00459.00422.00449.00
Croatia11.0011.0011.0011.0011.0012.0012.0012.0013.0013.0012.0012.0013.0013.0013.0014.0014.0014.0013.008.009.0010.0010.00
Czech Republic79.0079.0080.0081.0082.0083.0092.0089.0086.0096.00111.00111.00128.00151.00121.00113.00102.0089.0095.00105.0071.0084.0092.00
Denmark44.0064.0089.00101.00122.00108.0061.0073.0060.0065.0059.0030.0025.0031.0033.0022.0036.0030.0032.0037.0038.0073.00118.00
Estonia1.003.003.003.003.003.003.003.002.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.002.002.002.00
Finland115.0083.0046.0030.0031.0071.0072.0071.0056.0050.0054.0054.0058.0062.0059.0066.0071.0053.0051.0050.0035.0036.0037.00
France2,286.002,366.002,420.002,475.002,644.002,717.002,777.002,781.002,899.002,557.002,445.001,976.001,629.001,608.001,641.001,376.001,242.001,118.001,098.00928.00851.00665.00672.00
Germany4,642.004,975.005,491.006,262.006,551.006,779.006,460.006,404.006,173.004,497.004,269.003,933.003,236.003,181.003,400.003,480.003,398.003,334.003,115.003,065.003,194.003,316.003,307.00
Greece3.003.003.003.003.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.004.006.008.0010.008.005.006.005.005.00
Hungary88.00102.0099.00130.00149.00170.00175.00211.00168.00205.00195.00226.00174.00180.00330.00238.00186.00253.00276.00221.00235.00220.00153.00
Iceland1.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.001.003.003.003.003.003.005.003.006.00
Ireland36.0041.0046.0055.0065.0083.00102.00132.0093.0067.0054.0068.0068.00115.0069.00102.0063.0066.0057.0041.0035.0048.0039.00
Italy333.00356.00358.00370.00416.00601.00683.00729.00605.00405.00493.00795.00740.00468.00502.00465.00406.00428.00436.00398.00373.00351.00356.00
Japan13,168.0014,678.0016,189.0016,194.0015,425.0016,961.0017,535.0014,998.0013,624.009,310.007,188.005,962.005,580.005,254.005,096.004,808.004,911.004,407.003,761.001,851.001,862.001,638.001,585.00
Latvia1.001.001.001.002.003.004.005.008.007.009.0010.0014.0013.0012.0014.00
Lithuania2.001.001.001.001.003.003.006.008.004.00
Luxembourg1.001.001.001.001.002.002.002.002.002.002.003.003.004.005.005.006.006.007.007.007.008.008.00
Malta1.001.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.002.005.00
Netherlands218.00134.00143.00150.00191.00287.00295.00325.00305.00295.00295.00308.00249.00225.00253.00240.00199.00188.00184.00170.00184.00147.00196.00
New Zealand15.0016.0016.0017.0017.0018.0018.0018.0017.0016.0011.0011.0015.0018.0022.0019.0015.0015.0015.0020.0020.0018.0020.00
Norway2,200.002,079.00705.00738.00878.00608.00574.00580.00727.00874.00934.00791.00238.00228.00276.00312.00212.0076.0065.0061.0075.0061.0060.00
Poland14.0031.0025.0024.0025.0025.0024.0024.0024.0022.0023.0028.0035.0033.0034.0039.0037.0041.0042.00
Portugal7.007.009.009.0010.0010.0011.0010.0016.0026.0026.0026.0037.0036.0041.0044.0044.0045.00
Romania1.001.001.001.001.001.007.0011.009.008.0011.0013.0019.0023.0027.0037.0048.0038.0041.00
Russia1,202.001,092.00354.00170.00102.00416.001,055.001,053.00845.00681.00697.00867.00940.001,101.001,236.001,340.001,361.001,391.00831.00791.00668.00509.005,969.00
Slovakia9.0010.0011.0011.0012.0013.0013.0013.0014.0015.0016.0016.0017.0017.0019.0019.0020.0021.0021.00
Slovenia10.0010.0010.0011.0011.0013.0013.0014.0013.0016.0016.0016.0017.0018.0018.0019.0018.0018.0017.0016.0017.0017.0017.00
Spain67.0073.0076.0080.0089.00108.00115.00130.00139.00172.00198.00174.00194.00188.00219.00225.00255.00263.00264.00242.00241.00247.00220.00
Sweden107.00109.00108.0097.00100.00127.00108.00153.0099.00102.0094.00111.00104.0069.0081.00142.00111.00151.0084.0081.0072.0060.0055.00
Switzerland144.00146.00148.00126.00112.0098.0094.00131.00160.00147.00158.00157.00168.00174.00190.00213.00201.00186.00245.00187.00155.00164.00224.00
Turkey374.00611.00660.00517.00323.00308.00477.00479.00705.00859.00911.00952.00843.00803.00876.00950.00971.00
Ukraine1.002.003.005.004.005.0010.0010.0010.009.0012.00
United Kingdom987.001,029.001,071.001,114.001,157.001,201.001,245.001,219.001,271.001,450.001,787.001,401.001,444.001,261.001,046.00986.00739.00746.00585.00561.00648.00559.00542.00
United States32,635.0031,253.0031,447.0030,903.0029,403.0027,960.0027,203.0025,362.0022,239.0021,972.0018,767.0017,888.0016,821.0016,524.0015,213.0014,651.0013,308.0011,754.0010,733.009,595.009,817.0010,815.008,387.00

Sulphur hexafluoride (SF6) is the most potent greenhouse gas, with a global warming potential of 23,900 times that of carbon dioxide (CO2) when compared over a 100-year period. Sulfur hexafluoride is also extremely long-lived and is inert in the troposphere and stratosphere.

Source: UN