Ireland: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Ireland

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 33,742
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 38,518
 Min - Max 30,962 - 47,263
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Ireland from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Ireland during that period was 38518 kt with a minimum of 30962 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 47263 kt in 2006. The latest value from 2020 is 33742 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
Ireland - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Ireland - 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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