CO2 Emissions (Total) rose 9.01% to 59,790 kt in Portugal in 2017

CO2 Emissions (Total) (kt)
Energy & Utility | Portugal | February 01, 2019
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CO2 emissions reached 59,790 kt in 2017 in Portugal, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 9.01 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions in Portugal reached an all time high of 66,791 kt in 2002 and an all time low of 8,225 kt in 1960. When compared to Portugal's main peers, CO2 emissions in France amounted to 320,260 kt, 39,433 kt in Ireland, 58,545 kt in Morocco and 301,883 kt in Spain in 2017.

Portugal has been ranked 55th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions.

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
Belgium kt 99,944 95,107 96,970 93,351 118,677
Canada kt 537,113 517,458 517,161 537,193 529,939
France kt 331,805 333,228 334,097 303,276 309,223
Germany kt 732,498 739,861 757,313 719,883 753,501
Iceland kt 1,881 1,800 1,900 1,984 2,918
Ireland kt 35,632 35,592 34,855 34,066 38,430
Italy kt 397,994 369,469 345,318 320,411 339,056
Mauritania kt 2,395 2,655 2,670 2,710 ... ... ...
Morocco kt 57,686 62,731 59,083 59,864 56,718
Portugal kt 47,623 46,014 45,427 45,053 53,513
Spain kt 270,548 264,779 237,035 233,977 288,933
Tunisia kt 26,021 27,004 27,668 28,830 ... ... ...
United Kingdom kt 447,829 468,573 458,250 419,820 435,659