Table 4
Direct and indirect household greenhouse gas emissions, 1990 to 2002

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  Direct Domestic indirect Foreign indirect Total Total emissions per unit of expenditure
megatonnes 1990 = 100
1990 97 196 90 383 100.0
1991 94 194 91 380 100.9
1992 97 196 104 397 103.8
1993 101 187 102 390 100.2
1994 105 186 103 394 98.1
1995 103 189 98 391 95.4
1996 108 189 99 396 94.3
1997 106 199 101 406 92.4
1998 103 204 105 412 91.2
1999 106 205 102 413 88.1
2000 107 205 99 412 84.4
2001 106 200 104 410 82.2
2002p 111 210 105 426 82.5
Note: Foreign indirect emissions are those from foreign companies that are due to the production of goods and services purchased by Canadian households. Emissions produced abroad to satisfy demand for imported goods were estimated with the assumption that the technology used to produce imported goods yields the same emissions per unit of output as in Canada.
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.