CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 1.89% in Iran in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | Iran | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 1.89 % in 2017 in Iran, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Iran reached an all time high of 1.89 % in 2017 and an all time low of 0.196 % in 1965. When compared to Iran's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Iraq amounted to 0.421 %, 0.566 % in Pakistan and 0.236 % in Turkmenistan in 2017.

Iran has been ranked 10th 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
Afghanistan % 0.038% 0.033% 0.031% 0.030% ... ... ...
China % 27.5% 27.7% 28.1% 28.0% 27.9%
India % 5.43% 5.73% 5.89% 6.34% 6.53%
Iran % 1.70% 1.69% 1.75% 1.83% 1.81%
Iraq % 0.325% 0.344% 0.364% 0.351% 0.354%
Kazakhstan % 0.633% 0.649% 0.643% 0.646% 0.626%
Kuwait % 0.269% 0.297% 0.306% 0.273% 0.298%
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% ... ... ...
Turkmenistan % 0.212% 0.230% 0.206% 0.225% 0.251%
Uzbekistan % 0.314% 0.305% 0.297% 0.308% 0.327%