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 2018 was 433,250.00, a 0.43% decline from 2017.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 435,140.00, a 2.34% increase from 2016.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 425,180.00, a 0.07% increase from 2015.
  • South Africa carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 424,880.00, a 5.16% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
China 10,313,460.00
Russia 1,607,550.00
Iran 629,290.00
Mexico 472,140.00
South Africa 433,250.00
Brazil 427,710.00
Turkey 412,970.00
Thailand 257,860.00
Malaysia 239,620.00
Kazakhstan 220,450.00
Iraq 188,140.00
Algeria 151,670.00
Venezuela 138,160.00
Colombia 79,490.00
Romania 74,880.00
Turkmenistan 71,730.00
Belarus 59,310.00
Libya 58,940.00
Peru 54,280.00
Serbia 45,540.00
Bulgaria 41,130.00
Ecuador 39,530.00
Azerbaijan 32,020.00
Lebanon 27,710.00
Dominican Republic 25,120.00
Cuba 24,970.00
Jordan 24,700.00
Bosnia 22,540.00
Guatemala 18,210.00
Jamaica 8,510.00
Paraguay 8,420.00
Costa Rica 8,260.00
Botswana 8,210.00
North Macedonia 7,370.00
Equatorial Guinea 6,670.00
Albania 5,560.00
Armenia 5,550.00
Gabon 4,610.00
Namibia 4,250.00
Mauritius 4,130.00
Montenegro 2,520.00
Guyana 2,440.00
Suriname 2,080.00
Maldives 1,910.00
Fiji 1,900.00
Belize 680.00
St. Lucia 390.00
Samoa 320.00
Grenada 300.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 280.00
Tonga 190.00
Marshall Islands 190.00
Dominica 180.00
Nauru 70.00
Tuvalu 10.00
South Africa Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2018 433,250.00 7.50
2017 435,140.00 7.63
2016 425,180.00 7.56
2015 424,880.00 7.67
2014 447,980.00 8.21
2013 436,870.00 8.14
2012 426,710.00 8.08
2011 409,120.00 7.87
2010 425,110.00 8.30
2009 404,020.00 8.00
2008 426,560.00 8.57
2007 396,900.00 8.08
2006 379,560.00 7.83
2005 377,640.00 7.89
2004 379,970.00 8.03
2003 353,110.00 7.56
2002 331,420.00 7.18
2001 320,600.00 7.04
2000 284,730.00 6.33
1999 278,470.00 6.28
1998 296,510.00 6.79
1997 288,920.00 6.72
1996 273,980.00 6.49
1995 264,190.00 6.38
1994 252,010.00 6.21
1993 246,430.00 6.22
1992 238,820.00 6.18
1991 242,330.00 6.42
1990 247,660.00 6.73
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