Costa Rica: Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2014. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 3737 kt with a minumum of 491 kt in 1960 and a maximum of 8130 kt in 2008. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.