Eritrea: Greenhouse gas emissions

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Greenhouse gas emissions

 Latest value 6,242
 Year 2020
 Measure kt of CO2 equivalent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 5,284
 Min - Max 3,678 - 6,242
 Source World bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Eritrea from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Eritrea during that period was 5284 kt of CO2 equivalent with a minimum of 3678 kt of CO2 equivalent in 1990 and a maximum of 6242 kt of CO2 equivalent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 6242 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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Eritrea - Greenhouse gas emissions - Recent values chart

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Eritrea - 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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 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.20 2020 metric tons
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