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Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 21 countries was 253667 kt. The highest value was in the USA: 4320533 kt and the lowest value was in Dominica: 163 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
USA 4320533 1 1990 - 2020
Canada 516874 2 1990 - 2020
Mexico 383131 3 1990 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 22881 4 1990 - 2020
Guatemala 16865 5 1990 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 15420 6 1990 - 2020
Panama 9583 7 1990 - 2020
Honduras 8835 8 1990 - 2020
Costa Rica 6967 9 1990 - 2020
El Salvador 6376 10 1990 - 2020
Jamaica 5836 11 1990 - 2020
Nicaragua 4582 12 1990 - 2020
Haiti 3209 13 1990 - 2020
Bahamas 2456 14 1990 - 2020
Barbados 1096 15 1990 - 2020
Belize 688 16 1990 - 2020
Saint Lucia 499 17 1990 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 475 18 1990 - 2020
Grenada 325 19 1990 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 220 20 1990 - 2020
Dominica 163 21 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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