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Chart 3: New Zealand's sectoral emissions in 2004

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Source: Ministry for the Environment (2006 in press)

 

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Chart 3 shows a pie chart with the breakdown of emissions by each source. Emissions in 2004 totalled 74.6 million tonnes carbon dioxide equivalent and broke down by sector in the following way:

  • waste – 2.5 percent
  • agriculture –49.4 percent
  • solvents and other products – less than 0.1 percent
  • industrial process – 5.6 percent
  • energy (including transport) – 42.4 percent