Sierra Leone: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Sierra Leone

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 1,048
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 602
 Min - Max 197 - 1,171
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Sierra Leone from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Sierra Leone during that period was 602 kt with a minimum of 197 kt in 1999 and a maximum of 1171 kt in 2016. The latest value from 2020 is 1048 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
Sierra Leone - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Sierra Leone - 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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