Botswana: Greenhouse gas emissions

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 Botswana

Greenhouse gas emissions

 Latest value 12,375
 Year 2020
 Measure kt of CO2 equivalent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 13,517
 Min - Max 8,736 - 25,748
 Source World bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Botswana during that period was 13517 kt of CO2 equivalent with a minimum of 8736 kt of CO2 equivalent in 2003 and a maximum of 25748 kt of CO2 equivalent in 2011. The latest value from 2020 is 12375 kt of CO2 equivalent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 185 countries is 241624 kt of CO2 equivalent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Botswana - Greenhouse gas emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Botswana - Greenhouse gas emissions - historical chart - 1990-2020




Definition: Total greenhouse gas emissions in kt of CO2 equivalent are composed of CO2 totals excluding short-cycle biomass burning (such as agricultural waste burning and savanna burning) but including other biomass burning (such as forest fires, post-burn decay, peat fires and decay of drained peatlands), all anthropogenic CH4 sources, N2O sources and F-gases (HFCs, PFCs and SF6).


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 Diesel prices 0.67 2016 dollars
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 Share of clean energy 27.21 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 81.95 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 1.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 5,764 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 2.26 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 12,375 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 11.93 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports 44.50 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 1.04 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 73.73 2021 percent
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