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CO2 emissions Ghana 2020

CO2 emissions fall in Ghana

CO2 emissions, in Ghana in 2020, have fallen 1.216 megatons, 6.86% compared to 2019.

CO2 emissions in 2020 were 16.52 megatons, making Ghana is the 93th 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 Ghana, have decreased in 2020, in which they have been 0.54 tons 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, Ghana, has emitted 0.1 kilos for every $ 1,000 of GDP, a lower figure than in 2019.

In the table we can see the evolution of CO2 emissions, which have grown in the last ten years, as have per capita emissions and, on the contrary, CO2 emissions per $ 1,000 of GDP.

Total carbon dioxide emissions have also increased in the last five years, although in this period at least per capita emissions have been reduced.

Click on the following link to see the ranking of CO2 emissions by countries and in the Economy of Ghana to see all the information we publish about Ghana.


Ghana - CO2 emission
DateCO2 Total MtCO2 Kg/1000 $CO2 Tons per capita
202016.5200.100.54
201917.7360.110.59
201817.5590.110.60
201716.1820.110.56
201615.1140.110.54
201515.9380.120.58
201415.2230.120.56
201315.6240.130.59
201214.7440.130.57
201112.3170.120.49
201011.3880.120.46
200910.0950.120.42
20088.6650.110.37
20079.2670.120.41
20068.7760.120.40
20057.2410.110.34
20046.8500.110.33
20037.3270.120.36
20027.7960.140.39
20016.6160.120.34
20006.1250.120.32
19996.8960.140.37
19986.3210.130.35
19974.6680.100.27
19964.4380.100.26
19954.0920.100.24
19943.8100.090.23
19933.5810.090.23
19923.4710.090.22
19912.9480.080.20
19903.1770.090.22
19893.2180.23
19882.8910.21
19872.7560.20
19862.5880.20
19852.3920.19
19842.0520.17
19831.7630.15
19822.7680.24
19813.2080.29
19802.6930.25
19792.6650.25
19783.0010.29
19773.0850.30
19762.9900.30
19752.9240.30
19742.7460.29
19732.5770.28
19722.5220.28
19712.4090.27
19702.3690.28
Ghana - CO2 emission