Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

Geopolitical Informations

Capital
Vientiane
Population
6.770 million (2013)
Total area
236,800 km2

Main legislative bodies

  • National Assembly (Unicameral)

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 14.27 3.36 2072.29
1991 14.39 3.29 2003.76
1992 14.52 3.23 1914.65
1993 14.61 3.16 1820.08
1994 14.73 3.1 1696.28
1995 14.91 3.06 1603.77
1996 14.69 2.95 1478.36
1997 14.49 2.84 1363.88
1998 14.22 2.73 1287.85
1999 14.12 2.66 1191.41
2000 13.79 2.56 1100.01
2001 14.98 2.74 1129.59
2002 16.51 2.98 1175.39
2003 17.71 3.15 1189.21
2004 19.26 3.38 1215.83
2005 20.53 3.55 1209.75
2006 20.85 3.54 1130.95
2007 21.11 3.51 1064.31
2008 21.35 3.48 998.3
2009 21.59 3.44 939.08
2010 21.82 3.41 874.62
2011 21.5 3.3 797.82

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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