Latin America & Caribbean 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).
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 3,178,850.00, a 0.85% decline from 2017.
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 3,205,980.00, a 0.44% decline from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 3,220,170.00, a 0.37% decline from 2015.
  • Latin America & Caribbean greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2015 was 3,232,260.00, a 0.26% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
World 45,873,850.00
East Asia & Pacific 17,659,720.00
OECD members 14,851,080.00
North America 6,748,550.00
South Asia 4,195,430.00
European Union 3,567,090.00
Latin America & Caribbean 3,178,850.00
Euro Area 2,716,570.00
Sub-Saharan Africa 2,360,480.00
Latin America & Caribbean Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2018 3,178,850.00 -0.85%
2017 3,205,980.00 -0.44%
2016 3,220,170.00 -0.37%
2015 3,232,260.00 0.26%
2014 3,223,830.00 1.07%
2013 3,189,730.00 1.68%
2012 3,136,970.00 2.17%
2011 3,070,480.00 2.15%
2010 3,005,820.00 3.89%
2009 2,893,210.00 -0.97%
2008 2,921,670.00 2.46%
2007 2,851,600.00 3.31%
2006 2,760,170.00 1.68%
2005 2,714,500.00 2.50%
2004 2,648,180.00 3.49%
2003 2,558,770.00 2.36%
2002 2,499,870.00 1.78%
2001 2,456,180.00 1.41%
2000 2,422,030.00 2.09%
1999 2,372,350.00 -0.10%
1998 2,374,830.00 2.70%
1997 2,312,410.00 3.92%
1996 2,225,250.00 3.59%
1995 2,148,040.00 1.45%
1994 2,117,330.00 3.33%
1993 2,049,180.00 2.31%
1992 2,002,860.00 1.79%
1991 1,967,700.00 2.36%
1990 1,922,350.00 -39.13%
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%