Benin Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1970-2022

Total greenhouse gas emissions in kt of CO2 equivalent are composed of CO2 totals excluding short-cycle biomass burning (such as agricultural waste burning and Savannah burning) but including other biomass burning (such as forest fires, post-burn decay, peat fires and decay of drained peatlands), all anthropogenic CH4 sources, N2O sources and F-gases (HFCs, PFCs and SF6).
  • Benin greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 17,380.00, a 6.82% increase from 2017.
  • Benin greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 16,270.00, a 1.06% increase from 2016.
  • Benin greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 16,100.00, a 11.57% increase from 2015.
  • Benin greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2015 was 14,430.00, a 4.64% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
Ethiopia 172,230.00
Tanzania 105,380.00
Afghanistan 98,920.00
Chad 80,680.00
Congo, Dem. Rep. 58,700.00
South Sudan 58,660.00
Central African Republic 55,680.00
Uganda 54,870.00
Nepal 51,240.00
Syrian Arab Republic 46,320.00
Niger 45,050.00
Mali 43,740.00
North Korea 41,910.00
Mozambique 35,040.00
Zimbabwe 31,380.00
Burkina Faso 30,850.00
Madagascar 30,570.00
Senegal 29,990.00
Guinea 28,890.00
Somalia 26,970.00
Yemen 21,760.00
Malawi 18,320.00
Benin 17,380.00
Tajikistan 15,210.00
Haiti 9,930.00
Liberia 9,200.00
Togo 8,420.00
Eritrea 7,480.00
Sierra Leone 7,190.00
Rwanda 6,170.00
Burundi 5,520.00
Guinea-Bissau 2,800.00
Gambia 2,790.00
Comoros 590.00
Benin Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2018 17,380.00 6.82%
2017 16,270.00 1.06%
2016 16,100.00 11.57%
2015 14,430.00 4.64%
2014 13,790.00 4.47%
2013 13,200.00 5.60%
2012 12,500.00 0.16%
2011 12,480.00 1.71%
2010 12,270.00 5.41%
2009 11,640.00 6.20%
2008 10,960.00 -1.62%
2007 11,140.00 8.47%
2006 10,270.00 8.91%
2005 9,430.00 12.80%
2004 8,360.00 1.33%
2003 8,250.00 0.12%
2002 8,240.00 12.57%
2001 7,320.00 -6.03%
2000 7,790.00 7.89%
1999 7,220.00 -0.14%
1998 7,230.00 4.63%
1997 6,910.00 6.14%
1996 6,510.00 23.53%
1995 5,270.00 -2.59%
1994 5,410.00 5.66%
1993 5,120.00 2.20%
1992 5,010.00 2.45%
1991 4,890.00 2.73%
1990 4,760.00 -87.44%
1989 37,911.08 7.98%
1988 35,110.84 -6.90%
1987 37,711.86 4.09%
1986 36,228.78 0.29%
1985 36,123.99 -7.93%
1984 39,234.66 -0.30%
1983 39,352.31 -6.20%
1982 41,951.58 15.06%
1981 36,459.29 -15.58%
1980 43,188.43 22.69%
1979 35,202.24 8.67%
1978 32,394.83 -13.82%
1977 37,590.21 16.52%
1976 32,261.46 2.08%
1975 31,603.48 6.92%
1974 29,558.81 -20.21%
1973 37,045.27 8.12%
1972 34,261.87 -0.57%
1971 34,456.57 -2.13%
1970 35,206.06 -2.13%