South Asia 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).
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 4,195,430.00, a 4.25% increase from 2017.
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 4,024,390.00, a 4.31% increase from 2016.
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 3,858,170.00, a 1.88% increase from 2015.
  • South Asia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2015 was 3,787,030.00, a 1.36% 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
South Asia Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2018 4,195,430.00 4.25%
2017 4,024,390.00 4.31%
2016 3,858,170.00 1.88%
2015 3,787,030.00 1.36%
2014 3,736,100.00 5.85%
2013 3,529,770.00 2.40%
2012 3,447,020.00 4.92%
2011 3,285,230.00 4.46%
2010 3,145,000.00 4.11%
2009 3,020,980.00 5.73%
2008 2,857,140.00 4.37%
2007 2,737,630.00 6.56%
2006 2,568,980.00 5.02%
2005 2,446,200.00 3.89%
2004 2,354,550.00 4.67%
2003 2,249,550.00 2.59%
2002 2,192,690.00 1.67%
2001 2,156,730.00 1.43%
2000 2,126,400.00 2.01%
1999 2,084,540.00 4.76%
1998 1,989,770.00 1.89%
1997 1,952,800.00 3.60%
1996 1,884,940.00 3.34%
1995 1,824,060.00 4.76%
1994 1,741,180.00 3.39%
1993 1,684,080.00 2.68%
1992 1,640,140.00 2.73%
1991 1,596,520.00 3.67%
1990 1,540,030.00 -10.20%
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%