CO2 emissions per capita reached 1,617 kg in 2017 in Peru, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.24 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Peru reached an all time high of 1,671 kg in 2016 and an all time low of 823 kg in 1960. When compared to Peru's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in Brazil amounted to 2,294 kg, 5,142 kg in Chile and 1,697 kg in Colombia in 2017.
Peru has been ranked 77th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 41 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement.
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