CO2 Emissions in South Africa increased to 451957.09 KT in 2020 from 439640.02 KT in 2019.

CO2 Emissions in South Africa averaged 280859.93 KT from 1960 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 451957.09 KT in 2020 and a record low of 97934.57 KT in 1960. This page includes a chart with historical data for South Africa CO2 Emissions. South Africa CO2 Emissions - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on December of 2022.

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South Africa CO2 Emissions

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South Africa CO2 Emissions
Carbon dioxide emissions account for the largest share of greenhouse gases which are associated with climate change and global warming. Data for carbon dioxide emissions include gases from the burning of fossil fuels and cement manufacture, but excludes emissions from land use such as deforestation. Oil releases about 50 percent more carbon dioxide than natural gas, and coal releases about twice as much. Carbon dioxide emissions are often calculated and reported as elemental carbon. The unit of measurement is kt (kiloton).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
451957.09 439640.02 451957.09 97934.57 1960 - 2020 KT Yearly