Denmark: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 27,357
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 49,635
 Min - Max 27,357 - 73,375
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Denmark from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Denmark during that period was 49635 kt with a minimum of 27357 kt in 2020 and a maximum of 73375 kt in 1996. The latest value from 2020 is 27357 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
Denmark - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

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Denmark - 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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