Nigeria: Greenhouse gas emissions

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 Nigeria

Greenhouse gas emissions

 Latest value 322,337
 Year 2020
 Measure kt of CO2 equivalent
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 274,729
 Min - Max 233,669 - 332,247
 Source World bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Nigeria from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Nigeria during that period was 274729 kt of CO2 equivalent with a minimum of 233669 kt of CO2 equivalent in 1990 and a maximum of 332247 kt of CO2 equivalent in 2019. The latest value from 2020 is 322337 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
Nigeria - Greenhouse gas emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Nigeria - 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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 Gasoline prices 0.46 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 0.64 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 750.97 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 82.51 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 138.43 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 0.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 111,978 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.54 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 322,337 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 7.21 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports -93.03 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 8.55 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 6.25 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 1.16 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 59.50 2021 percent
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