Mauritania: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Mauritania

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 3,847
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 1,806
 Min - Max 842 - 3,847
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 1806 kt with a minimum of 842 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 3847 kt in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 3847 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
Mauritania - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Mauritania - 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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 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 3,847 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.86 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 14,056 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
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 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 47.70 2021 percent
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