CO2 Emissions (Total) rose 1.03% to 466,838 kt in Brazil in 2017

CO2 Emissions (Total) (kt)
Energy & Utility | Brazil | February 01, 2019
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CO2 emissions reached 466,838 kt in 2017 in Brazil, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.03 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions in Brazil reached an all time high of 529,808 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 46,908 kt in 1960. When compared to Brazil's main peers, CO2 emissions in Peru amounted to 50,857 kt and 147,042 kt in Venezuela in 2017.

Brazil has been ranked 15th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions, 5 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.

CO2 Emissions (Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bolivia kt 16,146 18,793 18,918 20,411 ... ... ...
Brazil kt 439,413 470,029 503,677 529,808 497,235
Chile kt 79,244 80,975 83,226 82,563 88,919
Colombia kt 76,530 79,952 89,625 84,092 90,938
Guyana kt 1,782 1,995 1,936 2,010 ... ... ...
Paraguay kt 5,321 5,284 5,434 5,702 ... ... ...
Peru kt 49,633 55,071 57,154 61,745 48,252
Trinidad and Tobago kt 46,934 45,419 46,542 46,274 26,333
Venezuela kt 176,823 198,766 183,922 185,220 162,410