CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 27.6% in China in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | China | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 27.6 % in 2017 in China, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.014 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in China reached an all time high of 28.1 % in 2013 and an all time low of 3.75 % in 1968. When compared to China's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in India amounted to 7.01 %, 3.52 % in Japan, 4.56 % in Russia and 15.2 % in USA in 2017.

China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions.

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
Bangladesh % 0.172% 0.187% 0.187% 0.198% 0.236%
Canada % 1.66% 1.59% 1.61% 1.64% 1.61%
China % 27.5% 27.7% 28.1% 28.0% 27.9%
Germany % 2.38% 2.38% 2.42% 2.28% 2.29%
India % 5.43% 5.73% 5.89% 6.34% 6.53%
Japan % 3.73% 3.97% 3.89% 3.75% 3.64%
Mexico % 1.46% 1.47% 1.45% 1.40% 1.39%
Pakistan % 0.451% 0.450% 0.444% 0.463% 0.489%
Russia % 4.87% 4.86% 4.65% 4.66% 4.55%
South Korea % 2.02% 1.99% 1.97% 1.96% 2.00%
Sri Lanka % 0.046% 0.050% 0.042% 0.051% 0.058%
USA % 16.8% 16.0% 16.2% 16.3% 15.9%