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CO2 emissions Kenya 2020

CO2 emissions fall in Kenya

In Kenya, CO2 emissions during 2020 have fallen 2.626 megatons, 13.79% compared to 2019.

CO2 emissions in 2020 were 16.414 megatons, making Kenya is the 92th 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 Kenya, have decreased in 2020, in which they have been 0.31 tons per inhabitant.

Finally, it is interesting to observe the behavior 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, Kenya, has emitted 0.07 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 since 2010, 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 Kenya, as have emissions per capita, then the situation is improving.

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


Kenya - CO2 emission
DateCO2 Total MtCO2 Kg/1000 $CO2 Tons per capita
202016.4140.070.31
201919.0400.080.36
201818.5440.090.36
201719.2820.090.39
201619.5690.100.40
201517.5590.100.37
201415.4580.090.34
201314.4260.090.32
201212.6310.080.29
201113.5070.090.32
201013.2090.090.32
200912.1840.090.30
200810.4600.080.27
20079.8740.080.26
20069.8400.080.27
20058.8720.080.25
20047.9660.080.23
20037.0120.070.21
20027.8380.080.24
20018.0400.080.25
20008.6210.090.27
19997.8060.090.26
19987.5990.090.26
19977.0520.080.24
19967.3070.090.26
19956.6740.080.24
19946.1790.080.23
19936.2010.080.24
19926.3080.080.25
19916.2260.080.26
19906.4760.090.28
19896.5840.29
19886.2380.29
19876.2710.30
19866.0320.30
19855.4010.27
19845.2560.28
19834.5420.25
19824.8600.28
19815.1900.31
19805.2160.32
19794.8690.31
19784.9270.33
19774.9250.34
19764.6060.33
19754.0580.30
19744.1200.32
19734.0790.33
19723.9420.33
19713.7700.32
19703.7710.34
Kenya - CO2 emission