Nigeria 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).
  • Nigeria greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2012 was 301,010.13, a 1.42% increase from 2011.
  • Nigeria greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2011 was 296,799.95, a 1.57% increase from 2010.
  • Nigeria greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2010 was 292,211.74, a 6.98% increase from 2009.
  • Nigeria greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2009 was 273,156.36, a 13.57% decline from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
India 3,002,894.93
Indonesia 780,550.76
Bolivia 621,726.73
Myanmar 528,416.22
Sudan 491,982.27
Ukraine 404,900.30
Pakistan 369,734.58
Zambia 320,254.22
Vietnam 310,664.07
Nigeria 301,010.13
Egypt 295,499.75
Bangladesh 183,300.56
Uzbekistan 177,223.75
Philippines 167,297.55
Lao PDR 161,718.74
Cambodia 127,399.59
Ghana 107,784.29
Cameroon 100,922.14
Morocco 80,436.72
Kenya 54,302.10
Angola 41,657.16
Tunisia 39,721.01
Congo, Rep. 35,743.92
Sri Lanka 30,451.83
Honduras 20,467.16
Nicaragua 16,323.04
Georgia 14,627.75
Kyrgyz Republic 13,794.74
Mauritania 13,343.16
El Salvador 12,577.79
Moldova 11,350.63
Papua New Guinea 11,087.46
Solomon Islands 4,591.46
Eswatini 3,478.03
Lesotho 3,472.71
Bhutan 3,296.96
Djibouti 2,766.30
Timor-Leste 959.35
Vanuatu 446.22
Sao Tome and Principe 195.49
Nigeria Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2012 301,010.13 1.42%
2011 296,799.95 1.57%
2010 292,211.74 6.98%
2009 273,156.36 -13.57%
2008 316,058.63 -5.71%
2007 335,201.39 5.22%
2006 318,579.09 -14.91%
2005 374,421.70 29.94%
2004 288,145.57 -8.51%
2003 314,942.19 6.74%
2002 295,068.36 -7.54%
2001 319,145.79 1.32%
2000 314,978.54 -10.90%
1999 353,503.93 6.36%
1998 332,361.06 69.27%
1997 196,351.83 -3.34%
1996 203,140.48 10.37%
1995 184,046.20 5.47%
1994 174,508.40 -6.99%
1993 187,613.21 -0.50%
1992 188,562.29 10.07%
1991 171,312.81 4.92%
1990 163,274.18 5.09%
1989 155,364.44 7.41%
1988 144,640.98 8.83%
1987 132,908.94 -3.02%
1986 137,043.98 -0.60%
1985 137,868.60 2.11%
1984 135,013.46 1.29%
1983 133,295.33 -0.12%
1982 133,455.95 -0.87%
1981 134,625.32 -13.70%
1980 155,988.62 -3.79%
1979 162,131.64 29.10%
1978 125,587.09 1.23%
1977 124,059.82 -4.73%
1976 130,224.53 12.13%
1975 116,135.14 -15.47%
1974 137,390.26 13.76%
1973 120,770.97 14.93%
1972 105,080.02 16.11%
1971 90,499.95 20.76%
1970 74,939.73 20.76%