CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 6.31% to 13,566 kg in Hong Kong in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Hong Kong | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 13,566 kg in 2017 in Hong Kong, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 6.31 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Hong Kong reached an all time high of 13,566 kg in 2017 and an all time low of 961 kg in 1960. When compared to Hong Kong's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in China amounted to 6,621 kg, 39,574 kg in Singapore, 12,099 kg in Taiwan and 2,103 kg in Vietnam in 2017.

Hong Kong has been ranked 15th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 4 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
Cambodia kg 357 369 373 438 ... ... ...
China kg 6,433 6,530 6,676 6,654 6,602
Hong Kong kg 12,991 12,456 12,782 12,467 12,516
India kg 1,424 1,501 1,550 1,657 1,690
Indonesia kg 1,966 2,075 2,108 1,898 1,916
Japan kg 9,371 10,116 10,063 9,753 9,508
Laos kg ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Malaysia kg 7,443 7,775 7,876 8,048 8,102
Philippines kg 851 864 941 982 1,057
Russia kg 10,859 11,003 10,724 10,840 10,626
Singapore kg 37,160 36,296 35,790 35,147 36,718
Taiwan kg 11,687 11,413 11,390 11,607 11,414
Thailand kg 3,823 4,080 4,124 4,227 4,343
USA kg 17,084 16,317 16,656 16,717 16,170
Vietnam kg 1,503 1,467 1,546 1,718 1,989