South Asia 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).
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2012 was 3,648,610.44, a 5.57% increase from 2011.
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2011 was 3,456,044.02, a 2.06% increase from 2010.
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2010 was 3,386,371.56, a 6.28% increase from 2009.
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2009 was 3,186,193.20, a 5.53% increase 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
South Asia Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2012 3,648,610.44 5.57%
2011 3,456,044.02 2.06%
2010 3,386,371.56 6.28%
2009 3,186,193.20 5.53%
2008 3,019,145.33 2.13%
2007 2,956,095.06 6.49%
2006 2,775,996.81 5.07%
2005 2,642,160.94 1.59%
2004 2,600,816.45 5.51%
2003 2,465,093.41 3.32%
2002 2,385,992.01 2.17%
2001 2,335,410.92 -0.15%
2000 2,338,908.00 -3.50%
1999 2,423,794.07 10.31%
1998 2,197,253.58 0.25%
1997 2,191,781.22 2.84%
1996 2,131,356.68 3.54%
1995 2,058,404.80 4.33%
1994 1,972,951.08 3.66%
1993 1,903,250.72 2.52%
1992 1,856,479.80 2.99%
1991 1,802,558.97 3.36%
1990 1,743,930.30 1.69%
1989 1,715,009.02 4.03%
1988 1,648,643.11 7.96%
1987 1,527,153.42 0.16%
1986 1,524,697.56 4.48%
1985 1,459,375.18 1.87%
1984 1,432,601.05 5.02%
1983 1,364,060.90 3.52%
1982 1,317,620.29 3.03%
1981 1,278,828.61 4.66%
1980 1,221,847.09 1.84%
1979 1,199,829.89 3.21%
1978 1,162,553.41 1.17%
1977 1,149,113.98 2.47%
1976 1,121,432.51 2.36%
1975 1,095,576.62 3.57%
1974 1,057,788.09 2.80%
1973 1,028,997.74 1.20%
1972 1,016,822.69 1.51%
1971 1,001,722.80 0.38%
1970 997,942.61 0.38%