In 2021, CO2 emissions in Democratic Republic of the Congo have grown 0.146 megatons, 4.53% compared to 2020.
CO2 emissions in 2021 were 3.369 megatons, making Democratic Republic of the Congo is the 44th 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 2021, in which they have been 0.04 tons per inhabitant.
Democratic Republic of the Congo is the country that emits the least CO2 per capita into the atmosphere.
Regarding 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, the same as in 2020. 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 decreased since 2011, as have per capita emissions and as well as CO2 emissions per $ 1,000 of GDP.However, in the last five years total emissions have increased, which is not good news.
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