Taxing Energy Use 2018

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Taxing Energy Use 2018: Companion to the Taxing Energy Use Database

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Average effective tax rates on carbon emissions from non-road sectors are far below a minimum estimate of climate costs (EUR 30 per tCO2) in almost all countries. Carbon taxes play a more important role than in the road sector.
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Country
Carbon tax, EUR per t CO2 , 2015
Other specific tax on energy, EUR per t CO2 , 2015
Total tax, EUR per t CO2 , 2015
Argentina ARG 0 4.4 4.4
Switzerland CHE 30.56 3.17 33.73
Norway NOR 22.28 9.87 32.15
Netherlands NLD 0 23.62 23.62
Denmark DNK 4.64 17.23 21.87
Finland FIN 9.44 6.46 15.9
Italy ITA 0 15.65 15.65
Slovenia SVN 4.58 9.37 13.96
Greece GRC 0 12.32 12.32
United Kingdom GBR 8.26 3.83 12.09
Austria AUT 0 12.06 12.06
France FRA 4.22 5.24 9.46
Slovak Republic SVK 0 9.35 9.35
Ireland IRL 7.49 1.86 9.35
Korea KOR 0 9.11 9.11
Iceland ISL 8.38 0.44 8.82
Japan JPN 1.05 7.73 8.79
Sweden SWE 5.68 1.91 7.6
Germany DEU 0 6.15 6.15
Spain ESP 0 3.84 3.84
Israel ISR 0 3.78 3.78
Latvia LVA 0.04 3.38 3.43
Hungary HUN 0 3.13 3.13
Poland POL 0 2.98 2.98
Mexico MEX 0.48 2.46 2.94
Luxembourg LUX 0 2.61 2.61
Turkey TUR 0 2.38 2.38
Portugal PRT 0.36 1.92 2.29
India IND 0 1.84 1.84
Estonia EST 0 1.82 1.82
China CHN 0 1.77 1.77
Czech Republic CZE 0 1.7 1.7
United States USA 0 1.62 1.62
Canada CAN 0 1.58 1.58
Belgium BEL 0 1.52 1.52
South Africa ZAF 0 1.04 1.04
New Zealand NZL 0 0.48 0.48
Australia AUS 0 0.27 0.27
Brazil BRA 0 0.26 0.26
Chile CHL 0 0.02 0.02
Russia RUS 0 0 0
Indonesia IDN 0 0 0