Iraq Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1970-2021

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 2012 was 155,529.51, a 2.69% increase from 2011.
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2011 was 151,457.06, a 3.1% increase from 2010.
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2010 was 146,903.73, a 6.13% increase from 2009.
  • Iraq greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2009 was 138,423.77, a 0.4% increase from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
China 12,454,710.61
Brazil 2,989,417.96
Russia 2,803,398.49
Mexico 663,424.95
Turkey 445,640.08
Thailand 440,411.68
Kazakhstan 366,502.20
Venezuela 281,921.37
Malaysia 279,098.38
Algeria 176,471.23
Colombia 173,411.77
Iraq 155,529.51
Romania 121,762.23
Belarus 109,647.24
Turkmenistan 92,178.07
Libya 82,129.13
Botswana 82,110.28
Peru 74,806.96
Bulgaria 67,942.70
Azerbaijan 56,537.08
Ecuador 52,746.57
Cuba 52,418.46
Paraguay 50,843.95
Namibia 38,049.27
Gabon 34,570.63
Dominican Republic 33,395.08
Guatemala 31,515.45
Jordan 27,198.59
Bosnia 27,108.40
Jamaica 15,474.32
North Macedonia 12,992.25
Armenia 12,319.39
Costa Rica 12,274.13
Albania 8,898.64
Equatorial Guinea 6,374.17
Guyana 6,140.69
Suriname 2,657.88
Fiji 2,258.17
Belize 1,569.86
Grenada 726.19
St. Lucia 598.77
Samoa 356.09
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 319.22
Dominica 222.84
American Samoa 58.77
Tuvalu 5.24
Iraq Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2012 155,529.51 2.69%
2011 151,457.06 3.10%
2010 146,903.73 6.13%
2009 138,423.77 0.40%
2008 137,871.12 5.99%
2007 130,078.49 0.44%
2006 129,502.48 3.92%
2005 124,611.70 -0.65%
2004 125,423.58 16.36%
2003 107,790.88 -16.24%
2002 128,686.16 -3.13%
2001 132,843.68 6.79%
2000 124,402.47 12.20%
1999 110,878.99 4.58%
1998 106,026.11 2.68%
1997 103,253.91 5.17%
1996 98,175.48 -8.49%
1995 107,285.11 0.59%
1994 106,658.00 10.44%
1993 96,576.37 20.96%
1992 79,840.90 13.72%
1991 70,211.02 -29.70%
1990 99,866.44 -6.27%
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%