CO2 emissions (kg per 2010 US$ of GDP) - Country Ranking - Africa

Definition: 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.

Source: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Libya 1.37 2014
2 South Africa 1.18 2014
3 Lesotho 0.87 2014
4 Egypt 0.84 2014
5 Algeria 0.79 2014
6 Benin 0.74 2014
7 Zimbabwe 0.72 2014
8 Tunisia 0.61 2014
9 Togo 0.60 2014
10 Mozambique 0.57 2014
11 Morocco 0.55 2014
12 Mauritania 0.50 2014
13 São Tomé and Principe 0.48 2014
14 Senegal 0.47 2014
15 Botswana 0.43 2014
16 Seychelles 0.42 2014
17 Mauritius 0.37 2014
18 Liberia 0.37 2014
19 Côte d'Ivoire 0.35 2014
20 The Gambia 0.34 2014
21 Angola 0.34 2014
22 Sierra Leone 0.33 2014
23 Ghana 0.33 2014
24 Guinea 0.30 2014
25 Equatorial Guinea 0.30 2014
26 Gabon 0.29 2014
27 Kenya 0.29 2014
28 Guinea-Bissau 0.29 2014
29 Niger 0.29 2014
30 Tanzania 0.28 2014
31 Madagascar 0.28 2014
32 Cabo Verde 0.28 2014
33 Namibia 0.27 2014
34 Ethiopia 0.26 2014
35 Eritrea 0.26 2011
36 Burkina Faso 0.25 2014
37 Eswatini 0.24 2014
38 Sudan 0.22 2014
39 Cameroon 0.22 2014
40 Congo 0.22 2014
41 Nigeria 0.21 2014
42 Uganda 0.21 2014
43 Central African Republic 0.20 2014
44 Burundi 0.18 2014
45 Zambia 0.18 2014
46 Dem. Rep. Congo 0.16 2014
47 Malawi 0.15 2014
48 Comoros 0.15 2014
49 Mali 0.12 2014
50 Rwanda 0.11 2014
51 Chad 0.06 2014

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Base Period: 2010

Periodicity: Annual