Sub-Saharan Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions 1960-2021

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 2018 was 823,424.72, a 2.7% increase from 2017.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 801,739.74, a 2.01% increase from 2016.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 785,929.45, a 1.02% increase from 2015.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 777,968.89, a 2.61% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
World 34,041,045.97
East Asia & Pacific 14,810,056.87
OECD members 11,998,460.00
North America 5,558,099.30
European Union 2,871,000.00
South Asia 2,770,040.00
Euro Area 2,207,420.00
Latin America & Caribbean 1,689,187.44
Sub-Saharan Africa 823,424.72
Sub-Saharan Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2018 823,424.72 0.76
2017 801,739.74 0.76
2016 785,929.45 0.77
2015 777,968.89 0.78
2014 798,787.28 0.82
2013 771,046.22 0.82
2012 739,647.33 0.81
2011 713,356.84 0.80
2010 708,066.43 0.81
2009 659,705.65 0.78
2008 689,721.64 0.84
2007 652,133.50 0.81
2006 628,568.98 0.81
2005 622,854.54 0.82
2004 606,629.95 0.82
2003 570,768.26 0.79
2002 541,862.85 0.77
2001 526,193.55 0.77
2000 477,085.65 0.72
1999 469,563.99 0.72
1998 482,608.27 0.76
1997 477,539.98 0.78
1996 462,537.04 0.77
1995 444,091.29 0.76
1994 424,201.78 0.75
1993 421,021.48 0.76
1992 411,288.74 0.76
1991 403,506.27 0.77
1990 399,239.20 0.78
1989 482,488.15 0.97
1988 506,944.89 1.05
1987 476,210.79 1.02
1986 483,689.17 1.06
1985 477,631.87 1.08
1984 465,849.22 1.08
1983 434,152.81 1.04
1982 427,334.61 1.05
1981 404,962.87 1.03
1980 379,275.27 0.99
1979 366,459.45 0.98
1978 324,942.30 0.90
1977 319,571.29 0.91
1976 316,945.46 0.93
1975 301,313.59 0.91
1974 310,313.76 0.96
1973 292,361.91 0.93
1972 275,137.38 0.90
1971 260,959.00 0.87
1970 226,723.50 0.78
1969 205,614.46 0.73
1968 189,410.60 0.69
1967 185,337.25 0.69
1966 178,268.58 0.68
1965 174,713.73 0.68
1964 157,405.74 0.63
1963 143,401.35 0.59
1962 136,784.52 0.57
1961 132,149.96 0.57
1960 126,346.10 0.56