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CO2 emissions Sao Tome and Principe 2020

CO2 emissions fall in Sao Tome and Principe

In 2020, CO2 emissions in Sao Tome and Principe have fallen 0.019 megatons, 12.34% compared to 2019.

CO2 emissions in 2020 were 0.135 megatons, making Sao Tome and Principe is in the group of low-polluting countries, mainly due to its small population, within 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 Sao Tome and Principe, have decreased in 2020, in which they have been 0.62 tons per inhabitant.

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, Sao Tome and Principe, has emitted 0.15 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 Sao Tome and Principe, 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 Sao Tome and Principe to see all the information we publish about Sao Tome and Principe.


Sao Tome and Principe - CO2 emission
DateCO2 Total MtCO2 Kg/1000 $CO2 Tons per capita
20200.1350.150.62
20190.1540.180.72
20180.1610.190.77
20170.1530.190.75
20160.1460.180.73
20150.1390.180.71
20140.1310.180.68
20130.1340.200.71
20120.1340.210.73
20110.1270.200.71
20100.1300.210.74
20090.1200.210.70
20080.1130.200.68
20070.1020.200.63
20060.1010.200.63
20050.0970.210.63
20040.0920.220.60
20030.0800.200.54
20020.0710.180.49
20010.0640.170.45
20000.0630.220.45
19990.0710.260.52
19980.0680.230.51
19970.0670.280.51
19960.0640.290.50
19950.0630.290.50
19940.0610.280.49
19930.0490.230.41
19920.0510.210.43
19910.0570.250.49
19900.0450.190.39
19890.0250.22
19880.0270.25
19870.0290.27
19860.0230.21
19850.0190.18
19840.0190.18
19830.0190.19
19820.0190.19
19810.0200.20
19800.0210.23
19790.0190.21
19780.0180.20
19770.0180.21
19760.0170.21
19750.0170.21
19740.0170.20
19730.0150.20
19720.0150.19
19710.0150.20
19700.0150.20
Sao Tome and Principe - CO2 emission
Sao Tome and Principe - CO2 emission