CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 0.421% in Iraq in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Iraq | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 0.421 % in 2017 in Iraq, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.51 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Iraq reached an all time high of 0.476 % in 1997 and an all time low of 0.046 % in 1965. When compared to Iraq's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Iran amounted to 1.89 %, 0.297 % in Kuwait and 1.78 % in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Iraq has been ranked 37th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 8 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
Bahrain % 0.090% 0.083% 0.095% 0.095% ... ... ...
Iran % 1.70% 1.69% 1.75% 1.83% 1.81%
Iraq % 0.325% 0.344% 0.364% 0.351% 0.354%
Jordan % 0.068% 0.076% 0.074% 0.080% ... ... ...
Kuwait % 0.269% 0.297% 0.306% 0.273% 0.298%
Lebanon % 0.064% 0.070% 0.069% 0.073% ... ... ...
Pakistan % 0.451% 0.450% 0.444% 0.463% 0.489%
Saudi Arabia % 1.57% 1.63% 1.63% 1.73% 1.79%
Syria % 0.178% 0.138% 0.111% 0.093% ... ... ...
Turkey % 0.943% 0.981% 0.931% 1.03% 1.06%
Turkmenistan % 0.212% 0.230% 0.206% 0.225% 0.251%
United Arab Emirates % 0.694% 0.721% 0.756% 0.744% 0.807%
Yemen % 0.062% 0.058% 0.078% 0.069% ... ... ...