CO2 emissions, in Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2020, have fallen 0.243 megatons, 6.99% compared to 2019.
CO2 emissions in 2020 were 3.233 megatons, making Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 47th conutry in the ranking of countries for CO2 emissions, made up of 184 countries, in which the countries are ranked from least to most pollutant.
In addition to its total emissions of CO2 into the atmospher, which logically depend, among other variables, on the country's population, it is convenient to analyze the behavior of its emissions per inhabitant. In the table we see that per capita CO2 emissions in Democratic Republic of the Congo, have not changed in 2020, in which they have been 0.04 tons per inhabitant.
Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the countries with the lowest CO2 emissions per inhabitant.
If you look at evolution f CO2 emissions per 1000 dollars of GDP, which measures, for the same country, the "environmental efficiency" with which it is produced over time. In the last period, Democratic Republic of the Congo, has emitted 0.03 kilos for every $ 1,000 of GDP, a lower figure than in 2019. Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the countries that pollutes the least for every $ 1,000 of gross domestic product.
In the table we can see the evolution of CO2 emissions, which have grown in the last ten years, while per capita emissions have decreased and, on the contrary, CO2 emissions per $ 1,000 of GDP.
However, in the last five years, total emissions have decreased in Democratic Republic of the Congo, as have emissions per capita, then the situation is improving.
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