CO2 Emissions Per Capita fell 0.745% to 19,495 kg in Saudi Arabia in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Saudi Arabia | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 19,495 kg in 2017 in Saudi Arabia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.745 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Saudi Arabia reached an all time high of 19,807 kg in 2015 and an all time low of 8,494 kg in 1975. When compared to Saudi Arabia's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in Iraq amounted to 3,782 kg and 27,222 kg in United Arab Emirates in 2017.

Saudi Arabia has been ranked 6th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 7 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 Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain kg 22,186 20,293 23,610 23,469 ... ... ...
Djibouti kg 559 603 701 821 ... ... ...
Eritrea kg 100 108 106 107 ... ... ...
Iran kg 7,201 7,164 7,475 7,739 7,582
Iraq kg 3,271 3,397 3,556 3,346 3,278
Israel kg 9,700 10,350 9,361 8,753 9,044
Jordan kg 3,223 3,497 3,369 3,549 ... ... ...
Kuwait kg 27,522 29,612 29,983 25,950 27,530
Oman kg 17,305 17,425 18,148 16,699 16,713
Qatar kg 42,133 46,002 38,214 40,579 44,484
Saudi Arabia kg 18,085 18,624 18,614 19,548 19,807
Syria kg 2,613 2,049 1,672 1,407 ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates kg 24,908 25,399 26,657 26,104 27,953
Yemen kg 845 785 1,049 915 ... ... ...