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African countries accounted for about 3% of the electricity generated globally in 2022
About 28,844 TWh of electricity was generated globally in 2022. Driven by industrial growth and large populations in countries like China and India, Asian countries collectively accounted for 56%. North America and Europe followed, with 5,432 TWh and 4,731 TWh, respectively. Africa generated less than 900 TWh, with key contributions from South Africa and Egypt. Oceania, primarily led by Australia, produced 330 TWh.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Share of fully vaccinated population by region
Thirty-four percent of North Americans have gotten the COVID-19 vaccination as of July 2021 compared to Asia, Oceania, and Africa have less of their population vaccinated.

Africa contributed only 3.9% of the global CO2 emissions from fossil fuels in 2022
In 2022, Africa accounted for only 3.9% (1.4b tonnes) of the world's CO2 emissions from fossil fuels, with Asia being the primary contributor at 19.1b tonnes. This chart shows the variations in regional contributions to global Carbon (CO2) emissions over the past ten years.


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