Indicator air

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)* 2017: 3.97011898938727 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2016: 4.16175198528039 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2015: 3.15351493901793 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2014: 3.0435783082853 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2013: 4.0707304154716 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2012: 4.31774640161967 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2011: 4.89644668585509 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2010: 5.60411010272321 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2009: 5.84073824779262 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2008: 6.25667372484032 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2007: 6.7792341246784 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2006: 7.13699803674305 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2005: 7.74504281723243 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2004: 7.89693850491086 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2003: 9.59943659232078 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2002: 9.52527874412406 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2001: 8.65822337466203 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 2000: 8.65310762549637 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1999: 9.38103053832516 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1998: 10.2988425992305 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1997: 13.8333036160913 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1996: 11.9160167857867 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1995: 11.8291550704334 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1994: 11.575341233464 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1993: 11.8750408554564 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1992: 12.6130665458749 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1991: 13.5233137905699 Emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)* 1990: 16.4253712920866
* 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 2017: 20.6356217118337 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2016: 21.2622070633128 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2015: 20.928758071107 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2014: 20.1573983437923 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2013: 24.0065675998485 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2012: 24.3082853420714 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2011: 23.7640526274073 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2010: 27.6768022314443 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2009: 27.391554561399 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2008: 29.3277940726576 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2007: 29.3549624749867 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2006: 31.6842641657599 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2005: 32.7021794225241 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2004: 33.3645385991581 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2003: 34.5787189501765 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2002: 46.4734906281141 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2001: 61.3002481234138 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 2000: 72.6103365887155 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1999: 83.8357871640521 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1998: 92.6750111147918 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1997: 109.794256212964 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1996: 121.932526449288 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1995: 129.912823671262 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1994: 145.645276237962 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1993: 161.459283128088 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1992: 174.687729865745 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1991: 187.507746193419 Emissions of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins and dibenzofuranes 1990: 203.078722697625

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: 27.05.2019

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