Kenya: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Kenya

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 19,447
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 11,070
 Min - Max 5,991 - 20,097
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Kenya from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Kenya during that period was 11070 kt with a minimum of 5991 kt in 1993 and a maximum of 20097 kt in 2017. The latest value from 2020 is 19447 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
Kenya - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Kenya - 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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