South 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.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 476,643.99, a 2.74% increase from 2015.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 463,952.51, a 4.24% decline from 2014.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2014 was 484,495.04, a 5.5% increase from 2013.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2013 was 459,222.08, a 1.17% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
China 9,893,037.95
Russia 1,732,026.78
Iran 661,710.15
Mexico 486,405.55
South Africa 476,643.99
Brazil 462,298.69
Turkey 372,724.88
Thailand 283,763.46
Malaysia 248,288.90
Kazakhstan 247,207.14
Iraq 190,060.61
Venezuela 164,175.26
Algeria 150,005.97
Colombia 97,813.56
Turkmenistan 70,630.09
Romania 69,258.63
Belarus 58,279.63
Peru 57,414.22
Libya 50,564.26
Serbia 45,221.44
Bulgaria 41,708.46
Ecuador 41,154.74
Azerbaijan 37,619.75
Cuba 28,283.57
Dominican Republic 25,258.30
Jordan 25,107.95
Lebanon 24,796.25
Bosnia 21,847.99
Guatemala 16,776.53
Jamaica 8,225.08
Costa Rica 8,023.40
Paraguay 7,407.34
North Macedonia 7,051.64
Botswana 6,340.24
Equatorial Guinea 5,654.51
Gabon 5,320.82
Armenia 5,155.80
Albania 4,536.08
Mauritius 4,349.06
Namibia 4,228.05
Guyana 2,383.55
Fiji 2,046.19
Montenegro 2,016.85
Suriname 1,738.16
Maldives 1,444.80
Belize 568.39
St. Lucia 414.37
Grenada 267.69
Samoa 245.69
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 220.02
Dominica 179.68
Marshall Islands 143.01
Tonga 128.35
Nauru 47.67
Tuvalu 11.00
South Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2016 476,643.99 8.48
2015 463,952.51 8.38
2014 484,495.04 8.88
2013 459,222.08 8.55
2012 464,674.91 8.80
2011 477,370.06 9.18
2010 469,816.04 9.17
2009 503,112.40 9.97
2008 496,772.16 9.98
2007 466,578.08 9.50
2006 447,894.71 9.24
2005 416,915.90 8.71
2004 450,186.59 9.52
2003 404,459.10 8.66
2002 356,637.75 7.73
2001 372,042.82 8.16
2000 378,665.42 8.42
1999 375,236.78 8.46
1998 377,726.67 8.65
1997 386,131.43 8.98
1996 364,400.79 8.63
1995 362,259.26 8.74
1994 339,168.16 8.36
1993 321,049.52 8.10
1992 301,687.76 7.80
1991 326,410.67 8.65
1990 313,304.81 8.51
1989 341,108.01 9.49
1988 343,055.18 9.77
1987 329,025.24 9.59
1986 330,855.08 9.88
1985 324,214.14 9.92
1984 315,948.72 9.92
1983 292,230.56 9.43
1982 280,749.19 9.31
1981 257,368.40 8.77
1980 228,454.10 8.00
1979 218,908.90 7.87
1978 202,099.37 7.45
1977 199,950.51 7.55
1976 193,115.22 7.47
1975 185,201.84 7.35
1974 176,734.73 7.20
1973 173,533.44 7.26
1972 171,725.61 7.38
1971 168,568.32 7.44
1970 149,763.95 6.79
1969 143,280.69 6.67
1968 138,084.55 6.59
1967 133,885.84 6.56
1966 128,356.00 6.45
1965 128,260.66 6.62
1964 119,657.88 6.33
1963 109,826.65 5.96
1962 105,767.28 5.89
1961 102,213.96 5.83
1960 97,934.57 5.73