CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 0.357% to 8,246 kg in Malaysia in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Malaysia | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 8,246 kg in 2017 in Malaysia, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.357 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Malaysia reached an all time high of 8,246 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 733 kg in 1965. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in Singapore amounted to 39,574 kg, 4,479 kg in Thailand and 2,103 kg in Vietnam in 2017.

Malaysia has been ranked 28th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 20 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
Cambodia kg 357 369 373 438 ... ... ...
China kg 6,433 6,530 6,676 6,654 6,602
Indonesia kg 1,966 2,075 2,108 1,898 1,916
Laos kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia kg 7,443 7,775 7,876 8,048 8,102
Myanmar kg 273 210 243 406 ... ... ...
Philippines kg 851 864 941 982 1,057
Singapore kg 37,160 36,296 35,790 35,147 36,718
Thailand kg 3,823 4,080 4,124 4,227 4,343
Vietnam kg 1,503 1,467 1,546 1,718 1,989