Mauritania

Country Overview

Population (2012)
3,796,141
GDP-PPP (Million Intl$ (2011), 2012)
$10,736.00
Available Years
1949-2012
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Country GHG Emissions Equity Indicators

Country GHG Emissions Methodology

GHG Emissions Totals Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 10.64 2.80 tCO₂e 32.66%
Total GHG Emissions Including Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e‍ 1990-2012 11.16 2.94 tCO₂e‍ 20.73%
GHG Emissions by Gas (excluding LUCF) Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total CO₂ (excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂ 1990-2012 2.41 0.63 tCO₂ -9.59%
Total CH₄ MtCO₂e 1990-2012 5.36 1.41 tCO₂e 57.35%
Total N₂O MtCO₂e 1990-2012 2.85 0.75 tCO₂e 46.38%
Total F-Gas MtCO₂e 1990-2012 0.02 0.00 tCO₂e Infinity%
GHG Emissions by Gas (Including LUCF) Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total CO₂ (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂ 1990-2012 2.93 0.77 tCO₂ -24.67%
Total CH₄ (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂e 1990-2012 5.36 1.41 tCO₂e 57.35%
Total N₂O (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂e 1990-2012 2.85 0.75 tCO₂e 46.38%
GHG Emissions by Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Energy MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a n/a
Industrial Processes MtCO₂e 1990-2010 0.19 0.05 tCO₂e 268.03%
Agriculture MtCO₂e 1990-2012 7.45 1.96 tCO₂e 46.61%
Waste MtCO₂e 1990-2012 0.12 0.03 tCO₂e -41.14%
Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂ 1990-2012 0.52 0.14 tCO₂ -57.52%
Bunker Fuels MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a n/a
GHG Emissions - Energy Sub-Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Electricity/Heat MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a n/a
Manufacturing/Construction MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a n/a
Transportation MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Fuel Combustion MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a n/a
Fugitive Emissions MtCO₂e 1990-2012 0.59 0.16 tCO₂e 13,343.18%
CO2 Emissions Totals Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total CO₂ Emissions Excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a n/a
Socio-economic Data Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Population People 1960-2012 3,796,141 n/a 342.28%
GDP-PPP Million Intl$ (2011) 1990-2012 10,736 2,828 Intl$ (2011) 115.67%
GDP-USD Million US$ (2010) 1960-2012 2,482 654 Million US$ (2010) 556.61%

Equity Indicators Methodology

Current Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
GHG Emissions - Per Capita 2012 without LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita 2010 2.80 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Per Capita 2012 with LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita 2010 2.94 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Total 2012 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 10.64 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Total 2012 with LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 11.16 0.00%
GHG Emissions Intensity (GHG per GDP-PPP) 2012 tCO₂e / Million $ GDP 2010 1,039 0.00%
Historical Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
CO₂ Emissions - Cumulative 1850-2012 MtCO₂ 2010 69.22 0.00%
CO₂ Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1850-2012 tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 18.23 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1990-2012 without LUCF tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 53.86 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1990-2012 with LUCF tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 59.48 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative 1990-2012 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 204.46 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative 1990-2012 with LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 225.79 0.00%
Projected Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
GHG Emissions - Government Projected Total 2030 without LUCF MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
CO₂ Emissions - EIA Projected Total 2030 MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a
CO₂ Emissions - IEA Projected Total 2030 MtCO₂ n/a n/a n/a
GHG Emissions - Government Projected Per Capita 2030 without LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita n/a n/a n/a
CO₂ Emissions - EIA Projected Per Capita 2030 tCO₂ Per Capita n/a n/a n/a
Development Indicators Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
GDP-PPP Per Capita 2012 Intl$ (2011) Per Capita 2010 2,828 0.00%
Human Development Index - Health 2013 undefined 2010 61.60 0.00%
Human Development Index - Education 2013 undefined 2010 3.70 0.00%
Percentage of Population Living on More than $3.10 per Day 2012 Percentage n/a n/a n/a
Percentage of Population with Access to Electricity 2012 Percentage 2010 22 0.00%
Vulnerability Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Capacity to Adapt to Climate Impacts - 2010 On a Scale of 1-5 2010 1 0.00%
Capacity to Adapt to Climate Impacts - 2030 On a Scale of 1-5 2010 1 0.00%
ND-GAIN Country Index 2010 34 0.00%
Potential for Action Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Co-Benefit of Action - Air Pollution Reduction People 2010 8,500 0.00%
Mitigation Potential Below $0 per ton CO₂e - 2030 MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
Mitigation Potential at $0-10 per ton CO₂e - 2030 MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
Mitigation Potential at $10-30 per ton CO₂e - 2030 MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
Investment Req for Mitigation Potential Below $0 per tCO₂e 2010 real USD billion n/a n/a n/a
Investment Req for Mitigation Potential at $0-10 per tCO₂e 2010 real USD billion n/a n/a n/a
Investment Req for Mitigation Potential at $10-30 per tCO₂e 2010 real USD billion n/a n/a n/a