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Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 12 countries was 76993 kt. The highest value was in Brazil: 414139 kt and the lowest value was in Suriname: 2601 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 -
Argentina 154536 2 -
Chile 84828 3 -
Colombia 79058 4 -
Venezuela 72509 5 -
Peru 46579 6 -
Ecuador 34431 7 -
Bolivia 18375 8 -
Paraguay 7576 9 -
Uruguay 6514 10 -
Guyana 2769 11 -
Suriname 2601 12 -



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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