This page presents data on annual CO2 emissions and per capita CO2 emissions of countries between 1990 and 2019. Values are in GtCO2 and tCO2 per capita, respectively.

Annual and Per Capita Emissions

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Annual Emissions [GtCO2] 1990 - 2019
  1. These are trajectories of annual CO2 emissions from 1990 to 2019.
  2. Values are in Gigatonnes of Carbon Dioxide [GtCO2].
Per Capita Emissions [tCO2/person] 1990 - 2019
  1. These are trajectories of annual per capita CO2 emissions from 1990 to 2019.
  2. Values are in Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per person [tCO2/person].

National historical emissions time series

PRIMAP-hist national historical emissions time series (1750-2019) v2.3.1

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Published In : 2021

Gütschow, J.; Günther, A.; Pflüger, M. (2021): The PRIMAP-hist national historical emissions time series v2.3.1 (1850-2019). zenodo. doi:10.5281/zenodo.5494497.

01 NOTES

Annual Emissions [GtCO2] 1990 - 2019
  1. These are trajectories of annual CO2 emissions from 1990 to 2019.
  2. Values are in Gigatonnes of Carbon Dioxide [GtCO2].
Per Capita Emissions [tCO2/person] 1990 - 2019
  1. These are trajectories of annual per capita CO2 emissions from 1990 to 2019.
  2. Values are in Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide per person [tCO2/person].

02 DATA SOURCES

National historical emissions time series

PRIMAP-hist national historical emissions time series (1750-2019) v2.3.1

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03 REFERENCES

Published In : 2021

Gütschow, J.; Günther, A.; Pflüger, M. (2021): The PRIMAP-hist national historical emissions time series v2.3.1 (1850-2019). zenodo. doi:10.5281/zenodo.5494497.

Increasing Per Capita Emissions

The Per Capita Annual Emissions of Annex 1 countries was almost, 2x the world average! Discover how their emissions compare to Non-Annex 1 countries.

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In 2019…

The Per Capita Annual Emissions of Annex 1 countries

was almost, 2x the world average!

In 2019,

Per Capita Annual Emissions of All Annex 1 countries was… 12.4 tCO2/person

Per Capita Annual Emissions of Non EIT Annex 1 countries was… 14.3 tCO2/person

Whereas, the world average was only… 6.4 tCO2/person

And, Per Capita Annual Emissions of Non Annex 1 countries was below the world average at… 5.1 tCO2/person

Annex 1 countries accounted for a significant share of Per Capita Emissions at… 12.4 tCO2/person

Which is…

More than 2x the emissions of Brazil at… 5.4 tCO2/person

And…

More than 5x11x21x the emissions of India Uganda Rwanda at… 2.41.10.6 tCO2/person

The developed world continues to emit GHGs at

a rate far higher than the developing world!

12.4 tCO2/person
14.3 tCO2/person
6.4 tCO2/person
5.1 tCO2/person

19602019

Brazil

5.4

tCO2/person

Brazil

India

2.4

tCO2/person

India

Uganda

1.1

tCO2/person

Uganda

Rwanda

0.6

tCO2/person

Rwanda

Annex 1

12.4

tCO2/person

Per Capita Emissions in 2019

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In 2019…

The Per Capita Annual Emissions of Annex 1 countries was almost, 2x the world average!

In 2019,

Per Capita Annual Emissions of All Annex 1 countries was…

12.4 tCO2/person

Per Capita Annual Emissions of Non EIT Annex 1 countries was…

14.3 tCO2/person

Whereas, the world average was only…

6.4 tCO2/person

And, Per Capita Annual Emissions of Non Annex 1 countries was below the world average at…

5.1 tCO2/person

Annex 1 countries accounted for a significant share of Per Capita Emissions at…

12.4 tCO2/person

Which is…

More than 2x the emissions of Brazil at…

5.4 tCO2/person

And…

More than 5x the emissions of India at…

2.4 tCO2/person

And…

More than 11x the emissions of Uganda at…

1.1 tCO2/person

And…

More than 21x the emissions of Rwanda at…

0.6 tCO2/person

The developed world continues to emit GHGs at a rate far higher than the developing world!

Annex1 12.4 tCO2/person
NonEITAnnex1 14.3 tCO2/person
WorldAverage 6.4 tCO2/person
5.1 tCO2/person

19602019

Brazil

5.4

tCO2/person

India

2.4

tCO2/person

Uganda

1.1

tCO2/person

Rwanda

0.6

tCO2/person

Annex 1

12.4

tCO2/person

Per Capita Emissions in 2019