CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 4.94% to 7,924 kg in Iran in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Iran | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 7,924 kg in 2017 in Iran, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.94 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Iran reached an all time high of 7,924 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 874 kg in 1965. When compared to Iran's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in Iraq amounted to 3,782 kg, 988 kg in Pakistan and 14,610 kg in Turkmenistan in 2017.

Iran has been ranked 31st within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 19 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
Afghanistan kg 421 361 329 315 ... ... ...
China kg 6,433 6,530 6,676 6,654 6,602
India kg 1,424 1,501 1,550 1,657 1,690
Iran kg 7,201 7,164 7,475 7,739 7,582
Iraq kg 3,271 3,397 3,556 3,346 3,278
Kazakhstan kg 12,592 12,924 12,898 12,891 12,396
Kuwait kg 27,522 29,612 29,983 25,950 27,530
Pakistan kg 819 814 803 828 861
Saudi Arabia kg 18,085 18,624 18,614 19,548 19,807
Syria kg 2,613 2,049 1,672 1,407 ... ... ...
Turkmenistan kg 13,290 14,431 12,960 14,081 15,497
Uzbekistan kg 3,565 3,460 3,386 3,480 3,652