CO2 Emissions (Total) rose 4.14% to 2,344,244 kt in India in 2017

CO2 Emissions (Total) (kt)
Energy & Utility | India | February 01, 2019
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CO2 emissions reached 2,344,244 kt in 2017 in India, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.14 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions in India reached an all time high of 2,344,244 kt in 2017 and an all time low of 120,582 kt in 1960. When compared to India's main peers, CO2 emissions in Bangladesh amounted to 82,772 kt, 9,232,581 kt in China, 189,194 kt in Pakistan and 21,380 kt in Sri Lanka in 2017.

India has been ranked 5th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions, 1 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 (Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan kt 12,240 10,755 10,015 9,809 ... ... ...
Bangladesh kt 63,413 67,506 69,710 73,190 77,652
Bhutan kt 733 818 920 1,001 ... ... ...
China kt 9,733,538 10,028,574 10,258,007 10,291,927 9,163,239
India kt 1,841,776 2,018,504 2,034,752 2,238,377 2,146,312
Iran kt 589,056 611,758 619,778 649,481 595,526
Japan kt 1,191,075 1,230,168 1,246,516 1,214,048 1,196,890
Malaysia kt 220,405 218,707 236,510 242,821 245,686
Maldives kt 986 1,111 1,093 1,335 ... ... ...
Myanmar kt 14,298 11,071 12,860 21,632 ... ... ...
Pakistan kt 161,957 163,497 164,326 166,298 160,575
Russia kt 1,763,405 1,830,830 1,778,561 1,705,346 1,495,494
Sri Lanka kt 15,137 16,032 15,489 18,394 19,188
USA kt 5,289,681 5,119,436 5,159,161 5,254,279 5,214,401