Costa Rica Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1990-2022

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).
  • Costa Rica greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2019 was 15,750.00, a 0.06% decline from 2018.
  • Costa Rica greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 15,760.00, a 1.81% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 15,480.00, a 1.64% increase from 2016.
  • Costa Rica greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 15,230.00, a 6.35% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
China 12,705,089.84
Russia 2,476,840.09
Brazil 1,057,260.01
Iran 893,719.97
Mexico 653,870.00
South Africa 555,429.99
Turkey 488,470.00
Thailand 422,090.00
Iraq 320,820.01
Malaysia 313,019.99
Algeria 282,010.01
Kazakhstan 274,670.01
Venezuela 255,740.01
Colombia 187,340.00
Turkmenistan 157,330.00
Libya 126,690.00
Romania 101,240.00
Peru 100,730.00
Belarus 86,830.00
Ecuador 72,530.00
Serbia 61,930.00
Azerbaijan 54,800.00
Bulgaria 51,280.00
Paraguay 49,550.00
Dominican Republic 41,320.00
Cuba 41,240.00
Jordan 36,570.00
Lebanon 35,210.00
Guatemala 35,100.00
Bosnia 26,230.00
Costa Rica 15,750.00
Gabon 13,170.00
Equatorial Guinea 11,410.00
North Macedonia 11,250.00
Botswana 11,000.00
Namibia 10,660.00
Jamaica 9,970.00
Armenia 9,960.00
Albania 9,010.00
Mauritius 6,850.00
Guyana 5,680.00
Suriname 4,460.00
Montenegro 3,830.00
Maldives 2,600.00
Grenada 2,390.00
Fiji 2,380.00
Belize 1,550.00
St. Lucia 880.00
Samoa 680.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 340.00
Tonga 310.00
Marshall Islands 230.00
Dominica 230.00
Nauru 70.00
Tuvalu 30.00
Costa Rica Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2019 15,750.00 -0.06%
2018 15,760.00 1.81%
2017 15,480.00 1.64%
2016 15,230.00 6.35%
2015 14,320.00 -0.97%
2014 14,460.00 0.35%
2013 14,410.00 3.59%
2012 13,910.00 -0.36%
2011 13,960.00 5.36%
2010 13,250.00 0.84%
2009 13,140.00 -3.24%
2008 13,580.00 1.34%
2007 13,400.00 11.39%
2006 12,030.00 2.82%
2005 11,700.00 4.84%
2004 11,160.00 0.27%
2003 11,130.00 3.25%
2002 10,780.00 0.28%
2001 10,750.00 2.97%
2000 10,440.00 -1.32%
1999 10,580.00 -1.67%
1998 10,760.00 6.96%
1997 10,060.00 0.30%
1996 10,030.00 -0.10%
1995 10,040.00 -3.92%
1994 10,450.00 4.08%
1993 10,040.00 0.90%
1992 9,950.00 12.94%
1991 8,810.00 3.40%
1990 8,520.00 3.40%