Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Geopolitical Informations

Capital
Ouagadougou
Population
16.93 million (2013)
Total area
274,200 km2

Main legislative bodies

  • Unicameral National Assembly

Latest News

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Climate Policy Facts

Emissions

Year Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF ( MtCO2e) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per Capita ( tCO2e Per Capita) Total GHG Emissions Excluding LUCF Per GDP ( tCO2e / Million $ GDP)
1990 10.03 1.14 1362.61
1991 10.36 1.15 1291.51
1992 10.67 1.15 1326.08
1993 10.96 1.15 1317.14
1994 11.28 1.15 1337.62
1995 11.56 1.15 1296.72
1996 12.08 1.16 1220.99
1997 12.62 1.18 1199.95
1998 13.12 1.2 1162.34
1999 13.63 1.21 1124.5
2000 14.19 1.22 1148.88
2001 14.69 1.23 1115.9
2002 15.24 1.24 1101.16
2003 15.86 1.25 1062.85
2004 16.43 1.26 1053.85
2005 16.99 1.27 1003.27
2006 17.78 1.29 983.44
2007 18.63 1.31 994.19
2008 19.24 1.31 970.37
2009 19.76 1.31 968.09
2010 20.34 1.31 923
2011 20.53 1.28 894.01

The line chart shows the country’s carbon emissions by year, expressed in million tonnes of CO2 equivalent (MtCO2e) for emission totals, and in tonnes of CO2 equivalent (tCO2e) for per capita and per dollar of GDP values. It is based on data from CAIT platform provided by the World Resource Insititute, and updated regularly with the most recent data available.

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