Equatorial Guinea, with a population of 10,267,749 and an urban population of 1,355,986, accounting for 13.2% of the total, has produced a staggering 21,400,868.32 tons of CO2 in 2022.
This translates to a per capita CO2 emission of 21.4 tons, signifying a significant carbon footprint for each individual.
Furthermore, when examining the Carbon Intensity of GDP, which measures CO2 emissions per International dollar of economic output, Equatorial Guinea’s carbon intensity stands at 2,110.47 kg of CO2 per dollar.
This figure is substantially higher than both the USA (0.3 kg) and China (0.57 kg), highlighting the country’s heavy reliance on carbon-intensive economic activities.
Equatorial Guinea Total CO2 emissions by source
How much do coal, oil, gas, cement and flaring contribute to CO2 emissions in Equatorial Guinea?
In 2022, Equatorial Guinea’s total CO2 emissions amounted to 5,224,788 metric tons. The primary contributors to these emissions were gas, accounting for 3,627,915 metric tons, and oil, with 1,118,150 metric tons.
Notably, coal and cement made no contributions to the country’s carbon footprint, while flaring contributed 478,723 metric tons.
These figures underscore the significant role of gas and oil in Equatorial Guinea’s economy and their correlation with CO2 emissions.
What fraction of world fossil co2 emissions does Equatorial Guinea accounts?
Equatorial Guinea is the 135th largest emitter of CO2 in the world. It represents 0.014% of global CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from coal in Equatorial Guinea
In Equatorial Guinea, gas usage resulted in the production of 3,627,915 tons of CO2, accounting for 69.44% of the total CO2 emissions.
In Equatorial Guinea, the utilization of flaring has led to the production of 478,723 tons of CO2, representing 0% of the total CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from oil in Equatorial Guinea
In Equatorial Guinea, the utilization of oil has led to the production of 1,118,150 tons of CO2, representing 21.40% of the total CO2 emissions.