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GHG Emissions from a Typical Passenger Vehicle

Fast Facts: U.S. Transportation Sector GHG Emissions

2013 U.S. GHG Emissions by Sector

Electricity 31%
Transportation 27%
Industry 21%
Agriculture 9%
Commercial 6%
Residential 6%

2013 U.S. Transportation Sector GHG Emissions by Source

Light-Duty Vehicles 60%
Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks 23%
Other 4%
Rail 2%
Ships and Boats 2%

Note: Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding.

For more information on U.S. GHG Emissions from Transportation and what the numbers in these pie charts represent, please see Fast Facts (PDF) (5 pp, 906K, EPA-420-F-15-032, October 2015, About PDF).


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