CO2 Emissions Per Capita rose 6.61% to 4,903 kg in Hungary in 2017

CO2 Emissions Per Capita (kg)
Energy & Utility | Hungary | December 26, 2018
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CO2 emissions per capita reached 4,903 kg in 2017 in Hungary, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 6.61 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions per capita in Hungary reached an all time high of 8,001 kg in 1978 and an all time low of 4,139 kg in 2014. When compared to Hungary's main peers, CO2 emissions per capita in Austria amounted to 7,547 kg, 9,715 kg in Czech Republic, 8,197 kg in Poland and 5,968 kg in Slovakia in 2017.

Hungary has been ranked 52nd within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions per capita, 7 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
Austria kg 7,738 7,414 7,424 6,938 7,204
Czech Republic kg 10,493 10,036 9,842 9,301 9,633
Germany kg 9,189 9,328 9,647 9,117 9,195
Hungary kg 4,869 4,478 4,241 4,139 4,461
Italy kg 6,593 6,414 5,773 5,360 5,589
Poland kg 8,460 8,069 8,153 7,724 7,738
Russia kg 10,859 11,003 10,724 10,840 10,626
Slovakia kg 6,271 5,970 6,103 5,570 5,611
Switzerland kg 4,981 5,100 5,325 4,695 4,761
Ukraine kg 6,622 6,534 6,245 5,410 4,272