Emissions per capita remain stable despite increases in efficiency
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1. Chained (1997) dollars.
Note(s): These intensity measures include an estimate of the greenhouse gas emissions from foreign companies due to the production of imported goods purchased by Canadian households. This is done to ensure consistency with total household spending that is used in the calculation. 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.
Source(s): Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, Material and Energy Flow Accounts, 2008.
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