South Africa

Country Overview

Population (2014)
54,146,735
GDP-PPP (Million Intl$ (2011), 2014)
$674,778.04
Available Years
1884-2014, 2030
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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 1990-2014 524.89 9.69 tCO₂e 70.86%
Total GHG Emissions Including Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e‍ 1990-2014 527.22 9.74 tCO₂e‍ 70.46%
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 1990-2014 443.50 8.19 tCO₂ 79.04%
Total CH₄ MtCO₂e 1990-2014 45.20 0.83 tCO₂e 17.40%
Total N₂O MtCO₂e 1990-2014 22.43 0.41 tCO₂e 12.55%
Total F-Gas MtCO₂e 1990-2014 13.77 0.25 tCO₂e 1,193.98%
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 1990-2014 444.74 8.21 tCO₂ 78.83%
Total CH₄ (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂e 1990-2014 45.93 0.85 tCO₂e 17.07%
Total N₂O (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂e 1990-2014 22.78 0.42 tCO₂e 12.18%
GHG Emissions by Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Energy MtCO₂e 1990-2014 453.45 8.37 tCO₂e 78.03%
Industrial Processes MtCO₂e 1990-2014 22.34 0.41 tCO₂e 226.92%
Agriculture MtCO₂e 1990-2014 30.00 0.55 tCO₂e -1.55%
Waste MtCO₂e 1990-2014 19.11 0.35 tCO₂e 25.75%
Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂ 1990-2014 2.32 0.04 tCO₂ 11.39%
Bunker Fuels MtCO₂ 1990-2014 10.81 0.20 tCO₂ 51.83%
GHG Emissions - Energy Sub-Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Electricity/Heat MtCO₂ 1990-2014 295.14 5.45 tCO₂ 102.39%
Manufacturing/Construction MtCO₂ 1990-2014 55.03 1.02 tCO₂ 1.70%
Transportation MtCO₂ 1990-2014 52.70 0.97 tCO₂ 78.40%
Other Fuel Combustion MtCO₂e 1990-2014 41.66 0.77 tCO₂e 126.13%
Fugitive Emissions MtCO₂e 1990-2014 8.91 0.16 tCO₂e 30.96%
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 1884-2014 443.50 8.19 tCO₂ 2,015,789.55%
Socio-economic Data Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Population People 1960-2014 54,146,735 n/a 211.25%
GDP-PPP Million Intl$ (2011) 1990-2014 674,778 12,462 Intl$ (2011) 85.28%
GDP-USD Million US$ (2010) 1960-2014 413,023 7,628 Million US$ (2010) 422.53%

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 8.84 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Per Capita 2012 with LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita 2010 8.86 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Total 2012 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 462.60 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Total 2012 with LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 463.75 0.00%
GHG Emissions Intensity (GHG per GDP-PPP) 2012 tCO₂e / Million $ GDP 2010 716 0.00%
Historical Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
CO₂ Emissions - Cumulative 1850-2012 MtCO₂ 2010 14.00 NaN%
CO₂ Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1850-2012 tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 284.01 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1990-2012 without LUCF tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 168.50 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1990-2012 with LUCF tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 169.24 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative 1990-2012 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 8.00 NaN%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative 1990-2012 with LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 8.00 NaN%
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 2010 448.00 0.00%
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 12 NaN%
Human Development Index - Health 2013 undefined 2010 56.90 0.00%
Human Development Index - Education 2013 undefined 2010 9.90 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 85 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 4 0.00%
Capacity to Adapt to Climate Impacts - 2030 On a Scale of 1-5 2010 4 0.00%
ND-GAIN Country Index 2010 54 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 157,500 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