Colombia: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Colombia

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 79,058
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 64,551
 Min - Max 49,364 - 83,526
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Colombia from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Colombia during that period was 64551 kt with a minimum of 49364 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 83526 kt in 2016. The latest value from 2020 is 79058 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
Colombia - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Colombia - 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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 Diesel prices 0.64 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 728.57 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 31.31 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 52.27 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 2,262.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 79,058 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 1.55 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 186,999 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 18.38 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports -274.13 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 5.32 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 3.42 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.18 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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