South Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions 1990-2022

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2019 was 439,640.01, a 1.22% increase from 2018.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2018 was 434,350.01, a 0.3% decline from 2017.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 435,649.99, a 2.47% increase from 2016.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 425,140.01, a 0.08% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
China 10,707,219.73
Russia 1,703,589.97
Iran 630,010.01
Mexico 449,269.99
South Africa 439,640.01
Brazil 434,299.99
Turkey 396,840.00
Thailand 267,090.00
Malaysia 253,270.00
Kazakhstan 212,110.00
Iraq 174,560.00
Algeria 171,250.00
Venezuela 112,340.00
Colombia 81,040.00
Romania 73,950.00
Turkmenistan 72,870.00
Belarus 57,670.00
Libya 56,800.00
Peru 56,750.00
Serbia 45,950.00
Ecuador 39,290.00
Bulgaria 39,140.00
Azerbaijan 35,510.00
Lebanon 27,950.00
Dominican Republic 27,230.00
Cuba 25,910.00
Jordan 24,630.00
Bosnia 21,070.00
Guatemala 19,310.00
Jamaica 8,390.00
North Macedonia 8,300.00
Costa Rica 8,240.00
Paraguay 8,210.00
Botswana 7,250.00
Armenia 6,170.00
Equatorial Guinea 5,350.00
Gabon 5,250.00
Albania 4,830.00
Namibia 4,220.00
Mauritius 4,170.00
Guyana 2,850.00
Suriname 2,650.00
Montenegro 2,600.00
Maldives 2,110.00
Fiji 1,630.00
Belize 640.00
St. Lucia 540.00
Grenada 330.00
Samoa 300.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 260.00
Marshall Islands 180.00
Dominica 170.00
Tonga 160.00
Nauru 60.00
Tuvalu 10.00
South Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2019 439,640.01 7.51
2018 434,350.01 7.52
2017 435,649.99 7.64
2016 425,140.01 7.56
2015 424,810.00 7.67
2014 447,929.99 8.21
2013 436,920.01 8.14
2012 426,780.00 8.08
2011 409,260.01 7.87
2010 425,310.00 8.30
2009 404,200.01 8.01
2008 426,739.99 8.57
2007 397,060.00 8.08
2006 379,790.01 7.83
2005 377,649.99 7.89
2004 379,989.99 8.04
2003 353,090.00 7.56
2002 331,320.01 7.18
2001 320,540.00 7.03
2000 284,660.00 6.33
1999 278,410.00 6.28
1998 296,490.00 6.79
1997 289,030.00 6.72
1996 274,110.00 6.49
1995 264,310.00 6.38
1994 252,140.00 6.22
1993 246,490.00 6.22
1992 238,820.00 6.18
1991 242,330.00 6.42
1990 247,660.00 6.73