CO2 Emissions (Total) rose 6.88% to 140,758 kt in Iraq in 2017

CO2 Emissions (Total) (kt)
Energy & Utility | Iraq | February 01, 2019
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CO2 emissions reached 140,758 kt in 2017 in Iraq, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 6.88 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, CO2 emissions in Iraq reached an all time high of 168,444 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 8,265 kt in 1960. When compared to Iraq's main peers, CO2 emissions in Iran amounted to 633,652 kt, 99,420 kt in Kuwait and 594,711 kt in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Iraq has been ranked 37th within the group of 81 countries we follow in terms of CO2 emissions, 16 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
Bahrain kt 28,650 26,674 31,313 31,338 ... ... ...
Iran kt 589,056 611,758 619,778 649,481 595,526
Iraq kt 134,385 152,723 165,506 168,444 116,230
Jordan kt 21,668 24,444 24,389 26,450 ... ... ...
Kuwait kt 91,030 102,335 98,345 95,408 97,762
Lebanon kt 20,444 22,633 22,581 24,070 ... ... ...
Pakistan kt 161,957 163,497 164,326 166,298 160,575
Saudi Arabia kt 499,878 564,843 541,048 601,047 587,053
Syria kt 56,908 44,730 36,439 30,704 ... ... ...
Turkey kt 320,840 329,561 324,772 345,981 346,764
Turkmenistan kt 62,467 64,873 66,736 68,423 82,395
United Arab Emirates kt 165,440 176,386 170,706 211,370 265,160
Yemen kt 19,666 18,669 25,497 22,699 ... ... ...