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Emissions - Agricultural methane emissions

(thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent)

China is the top country by agricultural methane emissions in the world. As of 2008, agricultural methane emissions in China was 577,909.3 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent that accounts for 17.04 % of the world's agricultural methane emissions. The top 5 countries (others are India, Brazil, the United States of America, and Pakistan) account for 46.15 % of it. The world's total agricultural methane emissions was estimated at 3.39 million thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent in 2008.

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Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.