Table 4
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to the purchase of motor vehicles, 2002

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to the purchase of motor vehicles, 2002


Table summary
This table displays the results of greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions related to the purchase of motor vehicles final demand, emissions by country, total and canada, calculated using canada, united states, china, rest of world, billions of canadian dollars and megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Final demand Emissions by country Total
Canada United States China Rest of world
  billions of
Canadian dollars
megatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent
Canadian purchases of:  
Canadian motor vehicles 12.8 1.7 1.7 0.2 1.6 5.2
U.S. motor vehicles 23.7 0.5 5.9 0.4 8.1 14.9
U.S. purchases of:  
Canadian motor vehicles 51.0 7.5 6.8 0.8 4.9 20.0
U.S. motor vehicles 413.3 8.4 102.7 7.1 91.1 209.3
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, 2011, special tabulation.