CO2 Emissions (Total) rose 2.47% to 217,303 kt in Egypt in 2017

CO2 Emissions (Total) (kt)
Energy & Utility | Egypt | February 01, 2019
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CO2 emissions reached 217,303 kt in 2017 in Egypt, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.47 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions in Egypt reached an all time high of 217,303 kt in 2017 and an all time low of 16,054 kt in 1960. When compared to Egypt's main peers, CO2 emissions in Israel amounted to 71,363 kt and 594,711 kt in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Egypt has been ranked 30th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions, 2 places behind 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
Algeria kt 121,187 129,988 134,465 145,400 128,555
Chad kt 539 612 700 730 ... ... ...
Egypt kt 217,163 217,068 213,412 201,894 204,536
Ethiopia kt 7,726 8,562 10,634 11,599 ... ... ...
Iraq kt 134,385 152,723 165,506 168,444 116,230
Israel kt 69,130 75,529 67,069 64,602 71,016
Jordan kt 21,668 24,444 24,389 26,450 ... ... ...
Lebanon kt 20,444 22,633 22,581 24,070 ... ... ...
Libya kt 39,703 52,684 56,266 56,996 ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia kt 499,878 564,843 541,048 601,047 587,053
South Sudan kt ... ... ... 1,331 1,448 1,496 ... ... ...
Sudan kt 15,658 14,642 15,475 15,365 ... ... ...
Syria kt 56,908 44,730 36,439 30,704 ... ... ...
Tunisia kt 26,021 27,004 27,668 28,830 ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates kt 165,440 176,386 170,706 211,370 265,160
Yemen kt 19,666 18,669 25,497 22,699 ... ... ...