CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 0.030% in Luxembourg in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Luxembourg | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 0.030 % in 2017 in Luxembourg, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.62 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Luxembourg reached an all time high of 0.123 % in 1961 and an all time low of 0.030 % in 2016. When compared to Luxembourg's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Belgium amounted to 0.365 %, 0.958 % in France, 2.28 % in Germany and 0.625 % in Netherlands in 2017.

Luxembourg has been ranked 77th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 19 places above 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
Austria % 0.204% 0.194% 0.191% 0.179% 0.186%
Belgium % 0.385% 0.368% 0.364% 0.340% 0.361%
Denmark % 0.146% 0.127% 0.132% 0.122% 0.112%
France % 1.05% 1.04% 1.03% 0.925% 0.941%
Germany % 2.38% 2.38% 2.42% 2.28% 2.29%
Italy % 1.25% 1.18% 1.07% 0.991% 1.03%
Luxembourg % 0.036% 0.035% 0.033% 0.031% 0.030%
Netherlands % 0.702% 0.669% 0.643% 0.607% 0.631%
Poland % 1.01% 0.951% 0.945% 0.891% 0.892%
Spain % 0.964% 0.948% 0.839% 0.830% 0.880%
United Kingdom % 1.55% 1.58% 1.52% 1.39% 1.33%