This dataset contains figures on the emissions in the Netherlands by stationary and mobile sources, calculated according to the NEC-directive (NEC = national emission ceilings). This directive has been drawn up in 2001 by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union to set upper limits for the total emissions of SO2, NOx, NH3 and non-methane VOCs by each member state. The calculation of emissions by stationary sources is, among other data sources, based on specifications in the annual emission reports of separate enterprises and additional estimates based on production and energy data provided by Statistics Netherlands. Emissions by mobile sources are calculated by multiplying data on activities, for instance fuel consumption, by emission factors. According to the NEC directive the emissions by ocean-going vessels and the NOx emission due to the use of manure and fertilizer are excluded. The emissions by road traffic are based on the amount of motor fuels sold
Historical versions of this dataset are available.