Iraq 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).
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 215,690.00, a 7.42% increase from 2017.
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 200,790.00, a 1.77% increase from 2016.
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 197,300.00, a 6.21% increase from 2015.
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2015 was 185,770.00, a 4.08% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
China 12,355,240.00
Russia 2,543,400.00
Brazil 1,032,640.00
Iran 828,280.00
Mexico 679,880.00
South Africa 513,440.00
Turkey 502,520.00
Thailand 416,950.00
Malaysia 306,670.00
Kazakhstan 274,220.00
Venezuela 233,920.00
Algeria 218,910.00
Iraq 215,690.00
Colombia 184,100.00
Turkmenistan 125,080.00
Romania 109,010.00
Libya 103,040.00
Peru 96,280.00
Belarus 88,140.00
Azerbaijan 80,260.00
Ecuador 65,680.00
Serbia 62,600.00
Bulgaria 53,330.00
Paraguay 49,170.00
Cuba 41,860.00
Dominican Republic 39,060.00
Jordan 35,810.00
Guatemala 35,400.00
Lebanon 34,350.00
Bosnia 27,190.00
Equatorial Guinea 19,270.00
Botswana 16,120.00
Costa Rica 15,810.00
Namibia 11,930.00
North Macedonia 10,510.00
Albania 10,080.00
Jamaica 10,020.00
Armenia 9,360.00
Gabon 7,460.00
Mauritius 6,740.00
Guyana 5,040.00
Montenegro 3,800.00
Suriname 3,780.00
Fiji 2,820.00
Maldives 2,380.00
Grenada 2,360.00
Belize 1,560.00
St. Lucia 740.00
Samoa 690.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 370.00
Tonga 350.00
Dominica 240.00
Marshall Islands 240.00
Nauru 80.00
Tuvalu 30.00
Iraq Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2018 215,690.00 7.42%
2017 200,790.00 1.77%
2016 197,300.00 6.21%
2015 185,770.00 -4.08%
2014 193,680.00 3.63%
2013 186,900.00 6.44%
2012 175,600.00 14.33%
2011 153,590.00 8.61%
2010 141,410.00 10.22%
2009 128,300.00 22.17%
2008 105,020.00 9.93%
2007 95,530.00 -5.76%
2006 101,370.00 -3.59%
2005 105,140.00 15.56%
2004 90,980.00 4.61%
2003 86,970.00 -11.13%
2002 97,860.00 -4.19%
2001 102,140.00 12.70%
2000 90,630.00 12.89%
1999 80,280.00 -17.13%
1998 96,880.00 -25.72%
1997 130,430.00 16.58%
1996 111,880.00 1.59%
1995 110,130.00 -3.53%
1994 114,160.00 10.70%
1993 103,130.00 28.70%
1992 80,130.00 37.14%
1991 58,430.00 -25.83%
1990 78,780.00 -26.06%
1989 106,551.33 7.26%
1988 99,336.42 7.04%
1987 92,806.64 -1.22%
1986 93,954.17 6.78%
1985 87,989.23 11.74%
1984 78,746.50 8.78%
1983 72,391.64 -1.27%
1982 73,322.72 9.98%
1981 66,669.93 -27.21%
1980 91,587.97 -8.92%
1979 100,553.34 24.11%
1978 81,021.10 8.07%
1977 74,972.44 -6.12%
1976 79,857.80 17.79%
1975 67,796.13 7.26%
1974 63,205.98 3.14%
1973 61,280.49 8.15%
1972 56,661.70 -0.77%
1971 57,101.48 11.31%
1970 51,298.76 11.31%