Benin: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Benin

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 7,980
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 3,281
 Min - Max 274 - 7,980
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Benin from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Benin during that period was 3281 kt with a minimum of 274 kt in 1991 and a maximum of 7980 kt in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 7980 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
Benin - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Benin - 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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 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 5.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 7,980 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.63 2020 metric tons
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