Sri Lanka 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).
  • Sri Lanka greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 35,240.00, a 1.89% decline from 2017.
  • Sri Lanka greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 35,920.00, a 1.79% increase from 2016.
  • Sri Lanka greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 35,290.00, a 4.1% increase from 2015.
  • Sri Lanka greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2015 was 33,900.00, a 10.78% 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
Sri Lanka Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2018 35,240.00 -1.89%
2017 35,920.00 1.79%
2016 35,290.00 4.10%
2015 33,900.00 10.78%
2014 30,600.00 10.31%
2013 27,740.00 -7.10%
2012 29,860.00 4.81%
2011 28,490.00 11.33%
2010 25,590.00 5.09%
2009 24,350.00 -3.37%
2008 25,200.00 1.25%
2007 24,890.00 4.06%
2006 23,920.00 -6.05%
2005 25,460.00 8.48%
2004 23,470.00 0.90%
2003 23,260.00 5.54%
2002 22,040.00 4.75%
2001 21,040.00 -0.75%
2000 21,200.00 -3.94%
1999 22,070.00 -3.16%
1998 22,790.00 -10.31%
1997 25,410.00 -7.63%
1996 27,510.00 -1.15%
1995 27,830.00 0.58%
1994 27,670.00 3.44%
1993 26,750.00 1.71%
1992 26,300.00 7.52%
1991 24,460.00 -0.16%
1990 24,500.00 39.85%
1989 17,519.03 -6.08%
1988 18,654.05 7.07%
1987 17,421.48 -5.64%
1986 18,462.24 -1.89%
1985 18,817.10 -3.94%
1984 19,588.45 3.10%
1983 19,000.18 1.71%
1982 18,680.94 -1.19%
1981 18,905.33 1.84%
1980 18,564.37 2.38%
1979 18,132.42 -0.34%
1978 18,194.45 5.73%
1977 17,208.79 9.33%
1976 15,740.32 3.64%
1975 15,187.93 -13.52%
1974 17,561.53 4.61%
1973 16,788.41 2.64%
1972 16,356.47 0.40%
1971 16,291.75 -1.06%
1970 16,466.90 -1.06%