Liberia: Greenhouse gas emissions

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 Liberia

Greenhouse gas emissions

 Latest value 2,155
 Year 2020
 Measure kt of CO2 equivalent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 1,266
 Min - Max 726 - 2,252
 Source World bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Liberia from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Liberia during that period was 1266 kt of CO2 equivalent with a minimum of 726 kt of CO2 equivalent in 1991 and a maximum of 2252 kt of CO2 equivalent in 2016. The latest value from 2020 is 2155 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
Liberia - Greenhouse gas emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Liberia - 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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 Diesel prices 0.83 2016 dollars
 Share of clean energy 92.94 2021 percent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 1,180 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.23 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 2,155 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 Natural resources income 21.92 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 29.85 2021 percent
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