Total CO2 Emissions in Solomon Islands: primary factors and correlation with GDP

The Solomon Islands, with a population of 669,823 and an urban population of 162,164, accounting for 0.242% of the total, has produced 317,925 tons of CO2 in 2022. This translates to a per capita CO2 emissions of 0.449 tons, indicating that each person generates less than half a ton of CO2 annually.

To assess the impact of economic activity on CO2 emissions, it is crucial to examine the Carbon Intensity of GDP. In the case of the Solomon Islands, the Carbon Intensity is 0.223 kg of CO2 per International dollar of economic output produced.

This figure is lower than both the USA (0.3 kg) and China (0.57 kg), suggesting that the Solomon Islands’ economic activity has a relatively lower impact on CO2 emissions.

Solomon Islands Total CO2 emissions by source

How much do coal, oil, gas, cement and flaring contribute to CO2 emissions in Solomon Islands?

In 2022, Solomon Islands recorded a total of 317,925 metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions. The primary factor contributing to these emissions was oil, accounting for the entire amount.

There were no emissions from coal, gas, cement, or flaring.

This data highlights the significant correlation between the country’s GDP and its reliance on oil, which is the main source of CO2 emissions in Solomon Islands.

What fraction of world fossil co2 emissions does Solomon Islands accounts?

Solomon Islands is the 194th largest emitter of CO2 in the world. It represents 0.000% of global CO2 emissions.

CO2 emissions from oil in Solomon Islands

In the Solomon Islands, oil usage resulted in the production of 317,925 tons of CO2, accounting for 100% of the total CO2 emissions.


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