CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 0.650% in Egypt in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Egypt | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 0.650 % in 2017 in Egypt, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.16 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Egypt reached an all time high of 0.650 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.117 % in 1969. When compared to Egypt's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Israel amounted to 0.213 % and 1.78 % in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Egypt has been ranked 30th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 2 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
Algeria % 0.315% 0.337% 0.352% 0.376% 0.391%
Chad % 0.002% 0.002% 0.002% 0.002% ... ... ...
Egypt % 0.593% 0.620% 0.604% 0.613% 0.623%
Ethiopia % 0.024% 0.026% 0.032% 0.035% ... ... ...
Iraq % 0.325% 0.344% 0.364% 0.351% 0.354%
Israel % 0.229% 0.244% 0.220% 0.207% 0.216%
Jordan % 0.068% 0.076% 0.074% 0.080% ... ... ...
Lebanon % 0.064% 0.070% 0.069% 0.073% ... ... ...
Libya % 0.124% 0.163% 0.172% 0.173% ... ... ...
Saudi Arabia % 1.57% 1.63% 1.63% 1.73% 1.79%
South Sudan % ... ... ... 0.004% 0.004% 0.005% ... ... ...
Sudan % 0.049% 0.045% 0.047% 0.047% ... ... ...
Syria % 0.178% 0.138% 0.111% 0.093% ... ... ...
Tunisia % 0.081% 0.084% 0.084% 0.088% ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates % 0.694% 0.721% 0.756% 0.744% 0.807%
Yemen % 0.062% 0.058% 0.078% 0.069% ... ... ...