Brazil: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 414,139
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 345,114
 Min - Max 197,897 - 511,618
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 345114 kt with a minimum of 197897 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 511618 kt in 2014. The latest value from 2020 is 414139 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
Brazil - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Brazil - 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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