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.
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