Ghana 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).
  • Ghana greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 44,500.00, a 3.68% increase from 2017.
  • Ghana greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 42,920.00, a 3.97% increase from 2016.
  • Ghana greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 41,280.00, a 0.41% decline from 2015.
  • Ghana greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2015 was 41,450.00, a 6.77% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
India 3,374,990.00
Indonesia 969,580.00
Pakistan 431,220.00
Vietnam 376,530.00
Egypt 329,220.00
Nigeria 311,450.00
Ukraine 274,510.00
Uzbekistan 235,510.00
Philippines 232,340.00
Bangladesh 198,970.00
Myanmar 119,650.00
Sudan 109,630.00
Morocco 94,290.00
Cameroon 89,050.00
Angola 79,730.00
Kenya 78,830.00
Bolivia 56,870.00
Mongolia 52,620.00
Ghana 44,500.00
Tunisia 41,100.00
Zambia 40,670.00
Cambodia 37,460.00
Sri Lanka 35,240.00
Lao PDR 29,270.00
Papua New Guinea 22,970.00
Honduras 22,400.00
Nicaragua 19,070.00
Kyrgyz Republic 18,120.00
Georgia 16,900.00
Mauritania 14,080.00
Moldova 13,180.00
El Salvador 12,350.00
Congo, Rep. 9,370.00
Timor-Leste 6,190.00
Lesotho 5,850.00
Eswatini 3,120.00
Bhutan 2,470.00
Djibouti 1,480.00
Solomon Islands 940.00
Vanuatu 870.00
Cabo Verde 830.00
Micronesia 270.00
Sao Tome and Principe 190.00
Kiribati 110.00
Ghana Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2018 44,500.00 3.68%
2017 42,920.00 3.97%
2016 41,280.00 -0.41%
2015 41,450.00 6.77%
2014 38,820.00 1.52%
2013 38,240.00 8.21%
2012 35,340.00 9.07%
2011 32,400.00 11.42%
2010 29,080.00 7.39%
2009 27,080.00 5.62%
2008 25,640.00 -0.16%
2007 25,680.00 1.99%
2006 25,180.00 5.36%
2005 23,900.00 11.32%
2004 21,470.00 -4.70%
2003 22,530.00 3.25%
2002 21,820.00 7.01%
2001 20,390.00 0.00%
2000 20,390.00 3.66%
1999 19,670.00 -1.80%
1998 20,030.00 15.45%
1997 17,350.00 6.25%
1996 16,330.00 6.45%
1995 15,340.00 3.79%
1994 14,780.00 3.36%
1993 14,300.00 3.62%
1992 13,800.00 5.50%
1991 13,080.00 2.11%
1990 12,810.00 -49.00%
1989 25,116.85 9.19%
1988 23,003.63 -3.96%
1987 23,951.26 4.95%
1986 22,821.10 3.55%
1985 22,039.29 -5.22%
1984 23,253.66 1.74%
1983 22,856.47 -11.33%
1982 25,777.84 9.53%
1981 23,534.10 -10.46%
1980 26,282.72 18.33%
1979 22,211.90 5.58%
1978 21,038.53 -12.42%
1977 24,023.14 13.69%
1976 21,131.29 2.54%
1975 20,607.20 5.93%
1974 19,453.73 -14.43%
1973 22,733.06 6.74%
1972 21,298.03 0.84%
1971 21,120.58 -1.69%
1970 21,483.25 -1.69%