Sierra Leone Sierra Leone - CO2 emission

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CO2 emissions Sierra Leone 2020

Lower CO2 emissions in Sierra Leone

CO2 emissions, in Sierra Leone in 2020, have fallen 0.1 megatons, 9.03% compared to 2019.

CO2 emissions in 2020 were 1.008 megatons, making Sierra Leone is in the group of low-polluting countries, 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 Sierra Leone, have decreased in 2020, in which they have been 0.13 tons per inhabitant.

Sierra Leone 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, Sierra Leone, has emitted 0.08 kilos for every $ 1,000 of GDP, the same as 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.

However, in the last five years, total emissions have decreased in Sierra Leone, 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 Sierra Leone to see all the information we publish about Sierra Leone.


Sierra Leone - CO2 emission
DateCO2 Total MtCO2 Kg/1000 $CO2 Tons per capita
20201.0080.080.13
20191.1080.080.14
20181.0980.090.14
20171.0520.090.14
20161.0660.090.14
20151.0160.090.14
20141.2110.090.17
20131.1310.080.16
20120.9880.090.15
20110.8650.090.13
20100.7410.080.11
20090.6800.080.11
20080.6750.080.11
20070.6930.090.12
20060.7630.100.13
20050.5830.080.10
20040.6850.100.13
20030.6490.100.12
20020.6080.110.12
20010.5930.130.13
20000.4650.100.10
19990.8450.180.19
19980.8150.170.19
19970.7840.170.18
19960.7590.160.18
19950.6950.150.16
19940.5900.110.14
19930.6150.120.14
19920.6280.120.15
19910.9700.150.22
19900.7620.120.18
19890.8140.19
19880.9030.22
19870.8950.22
19860.6470.17
19850.5680.15
19840.4940.13
19830.5260.15
19820.5330.15
19810.5290.15
19800.5850.17
19790.5330.16
19780.4820.15
19770.4940.16
19760.4780.16
19750.4760.16
19740.4540.16
19730.4240.15
19720.4130.15
19710.4180.15
19700.4170.16
Sierra Leone - CO2 emission
Sierra Leone - CO2 emission