CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) fell to 0.144% in Sweden in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Sweden | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 0.144 % in 2017 in Sweden, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.3 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Sweden reached an all time high of 0.687 % in 1970 and an all time low of 0.142 % in 2015. When compared to Sweden's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Denmark amounted to 0.109 %, 0.134 % in Finland, 0.105 % in Norway and 4.56 % in Russia in 2017.

Sweden has been ranked 59th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement.

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia % 1.26% 1.23% 1.20% 1.21% 1.24%
China % 27.5% 27.7% 28.1% 28.0% 27.9%
Denmark % 0.146% 0.127% 0.132% 0.122% 0.112%
Finland % 0.178% 0.155% 0.155% 0.139% 0.135%
Germany % 2.38% 2.38% 2.42% 2.28% 2.29%
Iceland % 0.008% 0.008% 0.008% 0.008% 0.009%
Indonesia % 1.50% 1.58% 1.60% 1.45% 1.48%
Japan % 3.73% 3.97% 3.89% 3.75% 3.64%
Netherlands % 0.702% 0.669% 0.643% 0.607% 0.631%
New Zealand % 0.106% 0.109% 0.106% 0.106% 0.108%
Norway % 0.115% 0.113% 0.111% 0.109% 0.110%
Papua New Guinea % 0.017% 0.016% 0.019% 0.019% ... ... ...
Russia % 4.87% 4.86% 4.65% 4.66% 4.55%
Sweden % 0.167% 0.157% 0.149% 0.146% 0.142%
USA % 16.8% 16.0% 16.2% 16.3% 15.9%