CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 0.192% in Austria in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Austria | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 0.192 % in 2017 in Austria, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.19 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Austria reached an all time high of 0.361 % in 1971 and an all time low of 0.179 % in 2014. When compared to Austria's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Germany amounted to 2.28 %, 0.143 % in Hungary, 1.03 % in Italy and 0.115 % in Switzerland in 2017.

Austria has been ranked 54th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 3 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
Austria % 0.204% 0.194% 0.191% 0.179% 0.186%
Belgium % 0.385% 0.368% 0.364% 0.340% 0.361%
Czech Republic % 0.348% 0.330% 0.320% 0.302% 0.313%
France % 1.05% 1.04% 1.03% 0.925% 0.941%
Germany % 2.38% 2.38% 2.42% 2.28% 2.29%
Hungary % 0.152% 0.138% 0.128% 0.124% 0.133%
Italy % 1.25% 1.18% 1.07% 0.991% 1.03%
Poland % 1.01% 0.951% 0.945% 0.891% 0.892%
Slovakia % 0.107% 0.100% 0.101% 0.092% 0.092%
Slovenia % 0.047% 0.045% 0.042% 0.038% 0.038%
Switzerland % 0.123% 0.126% 0.131% 0.116% 0.118%