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Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 19 countries was 72683 kt. The highest value was in Brazil: 414139 kt and the lowest value was in Haiti: 3209 kt. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: kt; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, 2020 Global rank Available data
Brazil 414139 1 1990 - 2020
Mexico 383131 2 1990 - 2020
Argentina 154536 3 1990 - 2020
Chile 84828 4 1990 - 2020
Colombia 79058 5 1990 - 2020
Venezuela 72509 6 1990 - 2020
Peru 46579 7 1990 - 2020
Ecuador 34431 8 1990 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 22881 9 1990 - 2020
Bolivia 18375 10 1990 - 2020
Guatemala 16865 11 1990 - 2020
Panama 9583 12 1990 - 2020
Honduras 8835 13 1990 - 2020
Paraguay 7576 14 1990 - 2020
Costa Rica 6967 15 1990 - 2020
Uruguay 6514 16 1990 - 2020
El Salvador 6376 17 1990 - 2020
Nicaragua 4582 18 1990 - 2020
Haiti 3209 19 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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