Saudi Arabia 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).
  • Saudi Arabia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2011 was 514,967.26, a 9.27% increase from 2009.
  • Saudi Arabia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2009 was 471,266.33, a 5.48% increase from 2008.
  • Saudi Arabia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2008 was 446,765.12, a 6.41% increase from 2007.
  • Saudi Arabia greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2007 was 419,853.00, a 18.26% increase from 2003.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
United States 6,571,653.98
Japan 1,396,767.26
Canada 1,033,481.98
Germany 929,540.26
Australia 785,795.15
South Korea 650,085.53
United Kingdom 568,061.83
Saudi Arabia 514,967.26
France 502,656.66
Italy 482,619.04
Poland 422,791.47
Argentina 372,873.14
Spain 353,857.39
Netherlands 200,143.54
UAE 199,342.52
Czech Republic 144,613.25
Belgium 137,517.87
Chile 117,661.68
Greece 105,013.93
Qatar 100,891.32
Kuwait 96,788.19
Austria 92,315.05
Israel 81,703.91
Finland 76,124.63
New Zealand 75,851.12
Portugal 71,977.89
Sweden 68,780.33
Hungary 64,385.00
Norway 64,181.15
Ireland 61,268.10
Oman 60,705.59
Trinidad and Tobago 59,776.58
Denmark 58,416.04
Hong Kong 56,946.39
Singapore 54,413.55
Switzerland 53,066.87
Slovak Republic 48,551.75
Uruguay 33,773.77
Bahrain 31,941.04
Croatia 30,453.51
Lithuania 29,324.69
Estonia 24,378.85
Slovenia 21,513.48
Panama 15,860.46
Brunei 14,494.49
Latvia 14,150.10
Luxembourg 12,929.54
Cyprus 7,652.33
Iceland 5,530.26
Bahamas 4,726.38
Puerto Rico 3,247.52
Seychelles 883.83
Bermuda 614.88
Antigua and Barbuda 537.81
Gibraltar 459.12
Guam 84.77
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 60.86
Northern Mariana Islands 12.37
Saudi Arabia Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2011 514,967.26 9.27%
2009 471,266.33 5.48%
2008 446,765.12 6.41%
2007 419,853.00 18.26%
2003 355,029.43 5.57%
2002 336,300.49 4.57%
2001 321,603.52 3.50%
2000 310,713.50 5.05%
1999 295,772.02 0.99%
1998 292,876.65 4.35%
1997 280,673.77 1.63%
1996 276,181.97 5.40%
1995 262,037.70 53.30%
1984 170,933.59 -23.37%
1983 223,068.25 -3.16%
1982 230,347.82 -2.81%
1981 237,000.73 -9.04%
1980 260,541.67 20.07%
1979 216,984.57 15.66%
1978 187,608.16 1.68%
1977 184,501.88 6.25%
1976 173,655.19 23.81%
1975 140,263.48 -18.17%
1974 171,400.44 5.46%
1973 162,521.63 33.96%
1972 121,325.13 29.04%
1971 94,020.59 20.20%
1970 78,220.33 20.20%