CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) fell to 10.6% in European Union in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | European Union | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 10.6 % in 2017 in European Union, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.079 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in European Union reached an all time high of 29.5 % in 1965 and an all time low of 10.5 % in 2014. When compared to European Union's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in China amounted to 27.6 %, 3.52 % in Japan, 4.56 % in Russia and 15.2 % in USA in 2017.

European Union has been ranked 4th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions.

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
Canada % 1.66% 1.59% 1.61% 1.64% 1.61%
China % 27.5% 27.7% 28.1% 28.0% 27.9%
European Union % 11.9% 11.6% 11.2% 10.5% 10.6%
Germany % 2.38% 2.38% 2.42% 2.28% 2.29%
India % 5.43% 5.73% 5.89% 6.34% 6.53%
Japan % 3.73% 3.97% 3.89% 3.75% 3.64%
Mexico % 1.46% 1.47% 1.45% 1.40% 1.39%
Russia % 4.87% 4.86% 4.65% 4.66% 4.55%
South Korea % 2.02% 1.99% 1.97% 1.96% 2.00%
USA % 16.8% 16.0% 16.2% 16.3% 15.9%