Saint Lucia, with a population of 182,790 and an urban population of 34,280, accounting for 18.75% of the total, emitted a total of 485,927 tons of CO2 in 2022. This translates to a per capita CO2 emission of 2.70 tons, indicating that each person contributes approximately 2.7 tons of CO2 annually.
To assess the impact of economic activity on CO2 emissions, it is useful to examine the Carbon Intensity of GDP. In the case of Saint Lucia, the Carbon Intensity of GDP is 0.23 kg of CO2 per International dollar ($USD) of economic output produced.
This figure is higher than that of both the USA (0.30 kg) and China (0.57 kg), suggesting that Saint Lucia’s economic activity has a relatively higher carbon footprint compared to these countries.
Overall, these statistics highlight the level of CO2 emissions in Saint Lucia and emphasize the importance of addressing and mitigating the environmental impact of the country’s economic activities.
Saint Lucia Total CO2 emissions by source
How much do coal, oil, gas, cement and flaring contribute to CO2 emissions in Saint Lucia?
In 2022, Saint Lucia’s total CO2 emissions amounted to 485,927 metric tons. The primary contributor to these emissions was oil, accounting for the entire amount.
This highlights the significant reliance on oil in the country’s economy and the resulting CO2 emissions.
However, there were no emissions from coal, gas, cement, or flaring in Saint Lucia during this period.
The correlation between these emissions and the country’s GDP remains unexplored.
What fraction of world fossil co2 emissions does Saint Lucia accounts?
Saint Lucia is the 187th largest emitter of CO2 in the world. It represents 0.001% of global CO2 emissions.
CO2 emissions from oil in Saint Lucia
In Saint Lucia, the utilization of oil has led to the production of 485,927 tons of CO2, representing 100% of the total CO2 emissions.