Iraq, with a population of 39,309,783 and an urban population of 27,783,368, accounting for 0.7067799890933 of the total, has a GDP of $234,094,042,939. In 2022, the country produced 185,580,695 tons of CO2, resulting in a per capita emission of 4.262931 tons.
Additionally, the Carbon Intensity of GDP for Iraq is 0.792761288027985 kg of CO2 per dollar, which is higher than both the USA (0.3kg) and China (0.57kg).
This data highlights the significant carbon footprint of Iraq’s population and its economic activity.
Iraq Total CO2 emissions by source
How much do coal, oil, gas, cement and flaring contribute to CO2 emissions in Iraq?
In 2022, Iraq’s total CO2 emissions reached a staggering 185,580,695 metric tons. The primary contributors to these emissions were oil, accounting for a significant 116,833,193 metric tons, and gas, contributing 30,043,944 metric tons.
Cement and flaring made smaller contributions, with 5,238,919 metric tons and 33,464,639 metric tons respectively.
Notably, coal emissions were absent in Iraq’s carbon footprint.
These figures underscore the strong correlation between Iraq’s GDP and its reliance on oil, highlighting the significant role it plays in both the economy and CO2 emissions.
What fraction of world fossil co2 emissions does Iraq accounts?
Iraq is the 33rd largest emitter of CO2 in the world. It represents 0.50% of global CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from coal in Iraq
In Iraq, gas usage resulted in the production of 30,043,944 tons of CO2, accounting for 16.19% of the total CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from cement in Iraq
In Iraq, cement usage resulted in the production of 5,238,919 tons of CO2, accounting for 4.71% of the total CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from flaring in Iraq
In Iraq, the utilization of flaring has led to the production of a staggering 33,464,639 tons of CO2, accounting for approximately 0.000889709837119435 of the total CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from oil in Iraq
In Iraq, oil usage resulted in the production of 116,833,193 tons of CO2, accounting for 62.96% of the total CO2 emissions.