Latin America & Caribbean 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).
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2012 was 5,746,908.25, a 1.4% increase from 2011.
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2011 was 5,667,496.31, a 12.17% increase from 2010.
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2010 was 5,052,727.65, a 50.28% increase from 2009.
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2009 was 3,362,268.02, a 10.09% decline from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
World 53,526,302.83
East Asia & Pacific 18,822,910.63
OECD members 16,443,472.04
North America 7,371,537.24
Latin America & Caribbean 5,746,908.25
Sub-Saharan Africa 4,601,155.11
European Union 4,116,310.46
South Asia 3,648,610.44
Euro Area 3,160,160.76
Latin America & Caribbean Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2012 5,746,908.25 1.40%
2011 5,667,496.31 12.17%
2010 5,052,727.65 50.28%
2009 3,362,268.02 -10.09%
2008 3,739,497.54 -26.64%
2007 5,097,240.32 34.87%
2006 3,779,499.50 -19.84%
2005 4,714,765.49 13.97%
2004 4,136,822.02 11.12%
2003 3,722,930.83 7.28%
2002 3,470,243.10 10.27%
2001 3,147,005.29 -0.92%
2000 3,176,114.81 -13.42%
1999 3,668,582.32 -17.35%
1998 4,438,787.20 23.55%
1997 3,592,820.84 2.33%
1996 3,511,070.69 3.33%
1995 3,397,823.06 5.71%
1994 3,214,429.45 -11.27%
1993 3,622,811.98 5.63%
1992 3,429,705.80 3.27%
1991 3,321,120.36 -1.33%
1990 3,365,946.01 6.58%
1989 3,158,259.07 1.67%
1988 3,106,319.86 -5.52%
1987 3,287,880.83 10.23%
1986 2,982,878.58 4.38%
1985 2,857,616.67 2.93%
1984 2,776,182.21 -8.41%
1983 3,031,186.14 -0.60%
1982 3,049,425.01 4.11%
1981 2,928,972.19 -3.66%
1980 3,040,379.48 4.58%
1979 2,907,317.85 5.92%
1978 2,744,834.35 10.62%
1977 2,481,305.10 -9.75%
1976 2,749,485.15 10.31%
1975 2,492,540.84 7.59%
1974 2,316,630.09 5.99%
1973 2,185,736.06 -5.73%
1972 2,318,632.53 12.62%
1971 2,058,777.36 -16.13%
1970 2,454,614.93 -16.13%