Table 5
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per dollar of production, 2002

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Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per dollar of production, 2002


Table summary
This table displays the results of greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions per dollar of production direct emissions, total emissions  and canada, calculated using canada, united states, china and kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent per canadian dollar units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Direct emissions Total emissions  Note 1
Canada United States China Canada United States China
  kilograms of carbon dioxide equivalent per Canadian dollar
Selected industries  
Cement manufacturing 7.2 6.2 11.2 7.9 7.1 13.5
Electric power generation 3.6 5.5 9.6 3.9 5.8 10.9
Grain farming 3.2 1.9 2.3 4.6 2.6 3.4
Cattle farming 3.1 2.5 Note ...: not applicable 4.9 4.7 Note ...: not applicable
Oil and gas extraction 1.8 0.9 0.7 2.1 1.2 1.5
Iron and steel production 1.3 1.7 5.4 2.0 2.5 8.8
Coal mining 1.2 2.1 2.0 1.5 2.5 3.3
Petroleum refining 0.6 0.6 0.3 1.7 1.4 1.5
Truck transportation 0.6 0.5 0.5 1.1 0.8 1.1
Chemical manufacturing 0.5 0.3 0.5 1.8 0.8 2.1
Textile manufacturing 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.5 1.7
Motor vehicle and parts manufacturing 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.2 1.2
Computer and electronic products 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.7
1.
Includes direct and indirect emissions in Canada, the United States and China.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, 2011, special tabulation.