Industry > PFC gas emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Group totals

DEFINITION: PFC gas emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Perfluorocarbons, used as a replacement for chlorofluorocarbons in manufacturing semiconductors, are a byproduct of aluminum smelting and uranium enrichment.


Cold countries 44,370 2010
Emerging markets 38,986 2010
Europe 28,491 2010
High income OECD countries 26,508 2010
Non-religious countries 22,123 2010
Eastern Europe 21,852 2010
Former Soviet republics 21,270 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) 19,516 2010
NATO countries 10,724 2010
Religious countries 8,840 2010
European Union 5,366 2010
Eurozone 3,883 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa 2,863 2010
Potential Future EU Members 936 2010
OPEC countries 659 2010
Former Spanish colonies 318 2010

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