Tuesday, 5 November 2019

Questions (149)

Seán Fleming

Question:

149. Deputy Sean Fleming asked the Minister for Finance the carbon taxes levied on various fuels under headings (details supplied) in each of the years 2010 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45326/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

The carbon tax has been levied at a rate of €20 per tonne of CO2 emissions for all fuels subject to the carbon tax since May 2013.

I am assuming that the Deputy is referring to the revenue raised from carbon taxes levied in each of the respective years. This information is provided in the table below. 2019 figures are to date and figures are subject to rounding to the nearest million.

Year

Auto Diesel

Petrol

Kerosene

Marked Gas Oil

Natural Gas

Solid Fuel

Other Fuels

Total Net Receipts

2010

€98m

€65m

€17m

€27m

€11m

-

€4m

€222m

2011

€98m

€60m

€41m

€49m

€43m

-

€8m

€299m

2012

€131m

€75m

€40m

€55m

€45m

-

€9m

€355m

2013

€137m

€70m

€47m

€60m

€57m

€7m

€10m

€388m

2014

€145m

€66m

€42m

€54m

€52m

€17m

€9m

€385m

2015

€158m

€62m

€53m

€55m

€57m

€23m

€11m

€419m

2016

€171m

€59m

€53m

€56m

€56m

€24.4m

€11m

€430m

2017

€180m

€54m

€52m

€49m

€54m

€19m

€12m

€420m

2018

€183m

€48m

€59m

€54m

€50m

€25m

€12m

€431m

2019

€153m

€38m

€41m

€46m

€43m

€15m

€9m

€345m