* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes in Africa:

The average for 2014 based on 53 countries was 24691 kt.The highest value was in South Africa: 489772 kt and the lowest value was in Sao Tome and Principe: 114 kt. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2014. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: kt; Source: The World Bank
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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.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions around the world
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the European union
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Europe
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Asia
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in North America
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in South America
Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in Australia
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