Sub-Saharan Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions 1960-2020

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 853,107.13, a 2.6% increase from 2015.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 831,481.83, a 4.11% decline from 2014.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2014 was 867,107.58, a 7.51% increase from 2013.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2013 was 806,537.52, a 1.88% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
East Asia & Pacific 13,955,922.02
OECD members 12,004,051.89
North America 5,551,808.66
European Union 2,881,620.54
South Asia 2,736,913.12
Euro Area 2,228,500.89
Latin America & Caribbean 1,836,828.17
Sub-Saharan Africa 853,107.13
Sub-Saharan Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2016 853,107.13 0.83
2015 831,481.83 0.84
2014 867,107.58 0.89
2013 806,537.52 0.86
2012 791,616.77 0.86
2011 807,425.48 0.90
2010 768,840.37 0.88
2009 747,381.99 0.88
2008 757,644.69 0.92
2007 724,727.76 0.90
2006 699,333.86 0.90
2005 666,453.95 0.88
2004 687,638.37 0.93
2003 626,728.54 0.87
2002 573,623.11 0.82
2001 576,070.31 0.84
2000 568,106.72 0.85
1999 523,431.36 0.81
1998 520,099.31 0.82
1997 531,942.89 0.86
1996 507,500.47 0.85
1995 497,193.34 0.85
1994 466,571.82 0.82
1993 458,273.35 0.83
1992 437,074.81 0.81
1991 453,753.32 0.87
1990 438,428.23 0.86
1989 481,338.57 0.97
1988 505,737.04 1.05
1987 475,076.16 1.02
1986 482,536.73 1.06
1985 476,493.86 1.08
1984 464,739.28 1.08
1983 433,118.39 1.04
1982 426,316.44 1.05
1981 403,998.00 1.02
1980 378,371.61 0.99
1979 365,586.32 0.98
1978 324,168.08 0.90
1977 318,809.87 0.91
1976 316,190.30 0.92
1975 300,595.67 0.90
1974 309,574.40 0.96
1973 291,665.32 0.93
1972 274,481.83 0.90
1971 260,337.24 0.87
1970 226,183.30 0.78
1969 205,124.56 0.72
1968 188,959.31 0.68
1967 184,895.67 0.69
1966 177,843.84 0.68
1965 174,297.45 0.68
1964 157,030.70 0.63
1963 143,059.68 0.59
1962 136,458.61 0.57
1961 131,835.09 0.57
1960 126,045.07 0.55