Table 2 Change in activity as a function of the confinement level (%)

From: Temporary reduction in daily global CO2 emissions during the COVID-19 forced confinement

 Change in activity as a function of confinement level (equation (1))aResultsb
Level 1Level 2Level 3Daily change 7 April 2020
Power0 (0 to 0)–5 (0 to –15)–15 (–5 to –25)–7.4 (–2.2 to –14)
Industry–10 (0 to –20)–15 (0 to –35)–35 (–25 to –45)–19 (–10 to –29)
Surface transport–10 (0 to –20)–40 (–35 to –45)–50 (–40 to –65)–36 (–28 to –46)
Public–5 (0 to –10)–22.5 (–5 to –40)–32.5 (–15 to –50)–21 (–8.1 to –33)
Residential0 (0 to 0)0 (–5 to +5)+5 (0 to +10)+2.8 (–1.0 to +6.7)
Aviation–20 (0 to –50)–75 (–55 to –95)–75 (–60 to –90)–60 (–44 to –76)
Total   –17 (–11 to –25)
  1. The mean and range are shown. aParameters used in equation (1) for each sector (ΔAs). bChange in emissions for each sector for the globe on the day with the maximum change (7 April 2020). The change is estimated relative to the mean level of emissions in 2019 (Methods).