Taxing Energy Use 2018

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

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Road transport is taxed relatively highly, but other negative side effects of fuel use in road transport (e.g. local air pollution, congestion), suggest that taxes are still too low in most countries. Fuel taxes dominate price signals, carbon taxes play almost no role.
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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
United Kingdom GBR 0 300.4 300.4
Switzerland CHE 0 289.3 289.3
Israel ISR 0 270.2 270.2
Italy ITA 0 234 234
Netherlands NLD 0 230.8 230.8
Greece GRC 0 205.2 205.2
Sweden SWE 111.1 93.6 204.7
Germany DEU 0 202.2 202.2
Ireland IRL 18.8 178.4 197.1
Finland FIN 59 135.9 194.9
Norway NOR 28.4 165.5 193.8
France FRA 12.9 173.2 186
Denmark DNK 20.4 156.8 177.2
Slovenia SVN 16.1 152.6 168.7
Korea KOR 0 164 164
Iceland ISL 13.1 148.6 161.7
Portugal PRT 4.4 156.9 161.3
Belgium BEL 0 158.1 158.1
Austria AUT 0 153.6 153.6
Estonia EST 0 152.3 152.3
Turkey TUR 0 152.3 152.3
Czech Republic CZE 0 147.8 147.8
Japan JPN 1.5 144.6 146.1
Slovak Republic SVK 0 145.9 145.9
Hungary HUN 0 143 143
Spain ESP 0 133.2 133.2
Luxembourg LUX 0 132.4 132.4
Poland POL 0 130.6 130.6
Latvia LVA 0 125.2 125.2
Argentina ARG 0 107.2 107.2
New Zealand NZL 0 96.5 96.5
South Africa ZAF 0 95.3 95.3
Australia AUS 0 89.3 89.3
Chile CHL 0 78.4 78.4
China CHN 0 70 70
Mexico MEX 2.3 65.5 67.8
India IND 0 48.8 48.8
Canada CAN 0 23 23
United States USA 0 19 19
Indonesia IDN 0 7.6 7.6
Brazil BRA 0 4.8 4.8
Russia RUS 0 0 0