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18.09.2020. -
Air Emissions Account, 2018


SО2 emission in 2018 amounted to 345.5 thousand tons (Gg), presenting the decrease of 5.9% relative to the previous year. Total emissions of SО2 in the section of Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply has the share of 89.6% with slight decrease relative to the 2017. The share of SО2 emission in the section of Manufacturing was 5.7%, in other sections of economic activities, it was 1.9% and in Households 2.8%.

Of the total of 250.1 thousand tons (Gg) of emitted CO in 2018, 78.8% related to emissions from households. The emissions of households caused by the heating method amounted to 91.9%. The sections of economic activities have significantly smaller shares in total CO emissions, and the section of Manufacturing noted remarkable increase of this gas emission (18.1%) relative to the previous year.

Emission of NОx, with 127.1 thousand tons emitted gases, recorded slight decrease of 5.8% relative to the previous year. Emission of the mentioned gases from households, in the sense of transport, recorded increase of 2.1%, and decrease in the sections of Agriculture, forestry and fishing (31.7%) and in the section of Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply (6.3%).