Germany: Greenhouse gas emissions

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 Germany

Greenhouse gas emissions

 Latest value 692,751
 Year 2020
 Measure kt of CO2 equivalent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 932,187
 Min - Max 692,751 - 1,129,743
 Source World bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Germany from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Germany during that period was 932187 kt of CO2 equivalent with a minimum of 692751 kt of CO2 equivalent in 2020 and a maximum of 1129743 kt of CO2 equivalent in 1990. The latest value from 2020 is 692751 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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Recent values chart
Germany - Greenhouse gas emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Germany - 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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 Gasoline prices 1.39 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 1.20 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 3,817.55 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 18.60 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 74.62 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 168,389.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 603,351 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 7.26 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 692,751 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 12.47 2015 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports 61.40 2015 percent
 Natural resources income 0.08 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.01 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.02 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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