5.3.1. Emissions of air pollutants and greenhouse gases (1985–)*(1/4)

(thousand tons)

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Denomination 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993
Greenhouse gases
Carbon-dioxide (CO2) (gross)
total 86 400 84 870 85 439 81 363 78 995 73 445 69 782 62 421 63 553
energy industry 25 949 26 295 25 447 22 265 22 298 20 784 21 670 22 436 22 906
industry 20 643 20 376 20 187 19 481 19 194 17 146 13 490 11 345 11 375
transport 7 973 8 385 8 725 8 768 9 117 8 677 7 610 7 349 7 334
households 16 608 16 018 16 695 17 042 15 589 15 798 16 182 12 999 13 363
Carbon-dioxide from biomass (CO2)
total 2 712 2 361 2 423 2 094 2 263 3 049 3 293 3 329 3 410
Dinitrogen-oxide (N2O)
total 37 36 37 36 34 27 19 14 15
agricultural soils 16 16 17 16 16 12 9 7 7
nitric acid production 15 14 14 14 13 10 5 3 4
Methane (CH4)a
total 506 495 493 491 482 465 453 402 381
waste management 115 120 125 131 136 140 143 145 147
agriculture 231 222 218 215 207 200 186 159 136
fugitive emissions from fuels 111 107 104 100 97 86 86 73 70
Hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)b
total 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 23 28
Perfluorocarbon (PFC)b
total 371 372 374 364 394 376 324 180 195
Sulphur-hexafluoride (SF6)b
total 5 5 7 9 10 11 12 19 31
Acidifying gases
Nitrogen-oxides (NOX)c
total .. .. .. .. .. 242 212 191 192
transport .. .. .. .. .. 83 73 70 69
energy industry .. .. .. .. .. 40 43 44 45
fertilization .. .. .. .. .. 14 6 6 6
Sulphur-dioxide (SO2)
total .. .. .. .. .. 829 832 715 720
households .. .. .. .. .. 249 242 120 152
energy industry .. .. .. .. .. 441 444 478 482
Ammonia (NH3)
total .. .. .. .. .. 149 125 105 94
pig production .. .. .. .. .. 36 33 27 25
cattle production .. .. .. .. .. 23 22 19 16
fertilization .. .. .. .. .. 23 10 8 8
Ozone precursors
Non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOC)
total .. .. .. .. .. 302 266 236 226
households .. .. .. .. .. 39 38 24 27
transport .. .. .. .. .. 125 102 96 90
Carbon-monoxide (CO)
total .. .. .. .. .. 1 413 1 305 1 034 1 119
households .. .. .. .. .. 510 493 289 320
transport .. .. .. .. .. 730 661 617 661
Particulate matter
Particulate matter with a diameter of 10 µm or less (PM10)
total .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
households .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
agriculture .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
Particulate matter with a diameter of 2,5 µm or less (PM2,5)
total .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
households .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
transport .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..
*Source: Hungarian Meteorological Service.  aGreenhouse-gas and also an ozone-precursor  bCO2 equivalent  cAcidifying gases and also ozone-precursors.  Revised data 

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