Afghanistan: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Afghanistan

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 8,709
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 4,821
 Min - Max 1,078 - 11,962
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 4821 kt with a minimum of 1078 kt in 2000 and a maximum of 11962 kt in 2011. The latest value from 2020 is 8709 kt. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 185 countries is 174561 kt. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - historical chart - 1990-2020




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.

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