CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) rose to 7.01% in India in 2017

CO2 Emissions (As % of Total Worldwide CO2 Emissions) (%)
Energy & Utility | India | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions reached 7.01 % in 2017 in India, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.82 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in India reached an all time high of 7.01 % in 2017 and an all time low of 1.28 % in 1960. When compared to India's main peers, CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions in Bangladesh amounted to 0.247 %, 27.6 % in China, 0.566 % in Pakistan and 0.064 % in Sri Lanka in 2017.

India has been ranked 5th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions as a share of total worldwide CO2 emissions, 1 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% ... ... ...
Bangladesh % 0.172% 0.187% 0.187% 0.198% 0.236%
Bhutan % 0.002% 0.003% 0.003% 0.003% ... ... ...
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%
Japan % 3.73% 3.97% 3.89% 3.75% 3.64%
Malaysia % 0.669% 0.701% 0.710% 0.733% 0.748%
Maldives % 0.003% 0.003% 0.003% 0.004% ... ... ...
Myanmar % 0.045% 0.034% 0.039% 0.066% ... ... ...
Pakistan % 0.451% 0.450% 0.444% 0.463% 0.489%
Russia % 4.87% 4.86% 4.65% 4.66% 4.55%
Sri Lanka % 0.046% 0.050% 0.042% 0.051% 0.058%
USA % 16.8% 16.0% 16.2% 16.3% 15.9%