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Date Last Updated: 17-08-2023

Survey Name:

Environmental Accounts Air Emissions

Survey purpose:

To analyse on an annual basis emissions to air of greenhouse gases and air pollutants, and to attribute the emissions to the NACE (economic activity) of the producers responsible for the emissions. Emissions by households as consumers are also included.

Legislative Basis National:

Not applicable

Legislative Basis European:

Regulation (EU) No. 691/2011



Statistical Population:

Not applicable

Sampling Frame:

Environmental Protection Agency Air Emissions Inventories

Reference Area:


Time Coverage:


Base Period:

Not applicable

Sector Coverage:

NACE Rev. 2 and Households as Consumers

Survey Size:

Not applicable

Principal Variables:

Emissions of Carbon Dioxide, Nitrous Oxide, Methane, Fluorinated gases, Sulphur Oxides, Nitrogen Oxides, Ammonia, Carbon Monoxide, Non-Methane Volatile Organic Compounds and Particulate Matters

Principal External Users:

Government, policy-makers, environment sector, business, national media, general public

Contact Organisation:

Central Statistics Office

Business Area:

Environment Statistics

Contact Person:

Clare O'Hara

Contact Person Function:


Other Business Area Specialists:

Berna Lawlor

Contact email:

Contact phone number:

(+353) 1 498 4000