SDG 12 · Indicator
Production-based nitrogen emissions
Ratings provide a visual representation of a country’s performance on the indicator.
Significant challenges remain
Major challenges remain
Reactive nitrogen emitted during the production of commodities, which are then either exported or consumed domestically. Reactive nitrogen corresponds to emissions of ammonia, nitrogen oxides and nitrous oxide to the atmosphere, and of reactive nitrogen potentially exportable to water bodies, all of which can be harmful to human health and the environment.
The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of .
Oita et al. (2016)