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Emissions of carcinogenic substances

Carcinogenic substances are among the potentially cancer-causing air pollutants and in higher concentrations may also have acute effects on the eyes, respiratory tract and central nervous system. Even in minute amounts, carcinogenic substances represent a health hazard for human beings and animal life.

Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2018: 3 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2017: 3.3 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2016: 4.3 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2015: 3.3 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2014: 3.2 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2013: 4.2 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2012: 4.5 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2011: 5.1 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2010: 5.8 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2009: 6 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2008: 6.4 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2007: 6.9 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2006: 7.2 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2005: 7.8 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2004: 7.9 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2003: 9.6 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2002: 9.5 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2001: 8.7 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2000: 8.7 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1999: 9.4 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1998: 10.3 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1997: 13.9 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1996: 11.9 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1995: 11.9 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1994: 11.6 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1993: 11.9 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1992: 12.6 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1991: 13.5 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1990: 16.4
* The indicated values represent the sum of the following pollutants: benzo(a)pyrene, benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(k)fluoranthene, indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene

Data for the graph: Excel
Source: FOEN
Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2018: 19.9 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2017: 21.1 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2016: 21.8 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2015: 21.6 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2014: 20.7 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2013: 24.8 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2012: 25 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2011: 24.4 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2010: 28.5 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2009: 28.1 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2008: 30 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2007: 29.8 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2006: 32 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2005: 32.8 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2004: 33.4 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2003: 34.6 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2002: 46.4 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2001: 60.6 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2000: 71.5 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1999: 82.2 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1998: 90.4 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1997: 107 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1996: 118.5 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1995: 125.9 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1994: 141.1 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1993: 156.3 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1992: 168.9 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1991: 181.2 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1990: 196.1

Data for the graph: Excel
Source: FOEN
Method

Data collection, model calculations, emission calculations.

Data are currently available on the following pollutants: diesel soot, benzene, PAHs (benzo(a)pyrene, benzo(b)fluoranthene, benzo(k)fluoranthene, indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene, polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes and the heavy metals lead, cadmium and mercury. The information provided here is limited to the sum of the 4 PAHs and dioxins/furans, which are subject to international reporting.

 
Last updated on: 17.02.2020

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