CO2 emissions intensity

(kg per 1000 dollar GDP)

In 2016, CO2 emissions intensity in Albania was 0.16 kg per 1000 dollar GDP. In the ranking by CO2 emissions intensity including 179 countries, Albania has the 56th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) and the Tunisia. Compared to Eritrea which at the top of the ranking with CO2 emissions intensity of 0.08 kg per 1000 dollar GDP in 2016, Albania has 96.69 % percent higher CO2 emissions intensity.

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Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.