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Carbon Emissions

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the level of carbon dioxide emissions per head is for each Government office region in each of the last five years. (297847)

[holding answer 5 November 2009]: Data for per capita emissions of carbon dioxide for each Government office region from 2005 to 2007 inclusive are set out in the following table. DECC does not hold ONS accredited data on regional per capita emissions before 2005, and 2008 data is not yet available.

Region

Per capita CO2 emissions (t)

North East

2005

13.1

2006

12.8

2007

12.6

North West

2005

8.7

2006

8.5

2007

8.4

Yorkshire and Humber

2005

10.2

2006

10.2

2007

9.9

East Midlands

2005

9.3

2006

9.2

2007

8.9

West Midlands

2005

8.3

2006

8.3

2007

8.2

East of England

2005

8.1

2006

8.0

2007

7.8

Greater London

2005

6.1

2006

6.2

2007

6.0

South East

2005

8.1

2006

8.0

2007

7.8

South West

2005

8.2

2006

8.1

2007

7.9