CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 5.67% to 988 kg in Pakistan in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Pakistan | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 988 kg in 2017 in Pakistan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.67 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Pakistan reached an all time high of 988 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 282 kg in 1972. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in China amounted to 6,621 kg, 1,814 kg in India and 7,924 kg in Iran in 2017.

Pakistan has been ranked 80th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 43 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 ... ... ...
Bangladesh kg 360 391 395 415 489
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
Japan kg 9,371 10,116 10,063 9,753 9,508
Pakistan kg 819 814 803 828 861
Russia kg 10,859 11,003 10,724 10,840 10,626
Sri Lanka kg 709 766 656 793 896
Tajikistan kg 301 367 426 621 ... ... ...
Turkmenistan kg 13,290 14,431 12,960 14,081 15,497
USA kg 17,084 16,317 16,656 16,717 16,170