CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 1.99% to 10,980 kg in Belgium in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Belgium | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 10,980 kg in 2017 in Belgium, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.99 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Belgium reached an all time high of 15,418 kg in 1970 and an all time low of 9,956 kg in 1960. When compared to Belgium's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in France amounted to 4,938 kg, 9,389 kg in Germany, 18,431 kg in Luxembourg and 12,502 kg in Netherlands in 2017.

Belgium has been ranked 19th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 3 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.

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
Denmark kg 8,364 7,333 7,758 7,147 6,560
France kg 5,288 5,293 5,273 4,732 4,795
Germany kg 9,189 9,328 9,647 9,117 9,195
Italy kg 6,593 6,414 5,773 5,360 5,589
Luxembourg kg 22,460 21,564 20,279 19,228 18,380
Netherlands kg 13,486 12,971 12,630 11,952 12,407
Poland kg 8,460 8,069 8,153 7,724 7,738
Spain kg 6,635 6,572 5,893 5,836 6,175
United Kingdom kg 7,925 8,156 7,910 7,220 6,878