Table 1
Sources of industrial greenhouse gas emissions from the demand perspective, 1990 and 2002

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Final demand category 1990 2002p Percentage change 1990 to 2002 Share of total 1990 Share of total 2002p
kilotonnes percent
Internal demand, total 308,276 309,485 0.4 63.6 53.9
Personal expenditure 196,193 209,787 6.9 40.5 36.6
Construction 43,853 42,490 -3.1 9.0 7.4
Machinery and equipment 11,005 10,505 -4.5 2.3 1.8
Government 42,710 41,641 -2.5 8.8 7.3
Inventories 14,515 5,062 -65.1 3.0 0.9
External demand, exports 176,363 264,358 49.9 36.4 46.1
Total domestic industrial emissions 484,640 573,843 18.4 100.0 100.0
Data source: Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division. 
Table source: Statistics Canada, 2007, EnviroStats, volume 1, number 2, "A demand perspective on greenhouse gas emissions," catalogue number 16-002-XWE.