Lesotho: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Lesotho

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 2312
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 1962
 Min - Max 1396 - 2920
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 1962 kt with a minimum of 1396 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 2920 kt in 2012. The latest value from 2020 is 2312 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
Lesotho - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - recent values

Historical chart
Lesotho - 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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 Share of clean energy 32.29 2021 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 4.45 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 2,312 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 1.03 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 4,014 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
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 Natural resources income 4.32 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 50.38 2021 percent
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