Germany: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Germany

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 603,351
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 805,540
 Min - Max 603,351 - 955,308
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Germany during that period was 805540 kt with a minimum of 603351 kt in 2020 and a maximum of 955308 kt in 1990. The latest value from 2020 is 603351 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
Germany - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Germany - 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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