CO2 emissions per capita reached 6,246 kg in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.29 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 12,855 kg in 1970 and an all time low of 6,246 kg in 2017. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in Belgium amounted to 10,980 kg, 4,938 kg in France, 9,389 kg in Germany and 8,294 kg in Ireland in 2017.
United Kingdom has been ranked 43rd within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement.
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