CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 0.484% to 4,534 kg in World in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | World | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 4,534 kg in 2017 in World, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.484 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in World reached an all time high of 4,602 kg in 2013 and an all time low of 3,060 kg in 1961. When compared to World's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in China amounted to 6,621 kg, 9,389 kg in Germany, 9,421 kg in Japan and 15,604 kg in USA in 2017.

World has been ranked 55th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 13 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
Austria kg 7,738 7,414 7,424 6,938 7,204
Belgium kg 11,199 10,764 10,801 10,097 10,695
Canada kg 15,445 14,779 15,100 15,236 14,895
China kg 6,433 6,530 6,676 6,654 6,602
France kg 5,288 5,293 5,273 4,732 4,795
Germany kg 9,189 9,328 9,647 9,117 9,195
India kg 1,424 1,501 1,550 1,657 1,690
Japan kg 9,371 10,116 10,063 9,753 9,508
Mexico kg 3,904 3,931 3,894 3,758 3,689
Poland kg 8,460 8,069 8,153 7,724 7,738
Russia kg 10,859 11,003 10,724 10,840 10,626
South Korea kg 13,262 13,179 13,183 13,102 13,295
USA kg 17,084 16,317 16,656 16,717 16,170
World kg 4,574 4,577 4,602 4,572 4,527