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Who Produces the Most of CO2 from Gaseous Fuel?

CO2 Emissions from Gaseous Fuel Consumption (kt), 2016 or latest
Energy & Utility | May 1, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 117 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption with 1,498,556 kt followed by Russia and China. On the other end of the scale was Botswana with 3.67 kt, Belize with 3.67 kt and Dem. Republic of the Congo with 3.67 kt.

Average CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption reached 7,000 kt in 2016 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.58 % less than in the previous year and 20.0 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption reached an all time high of 7,000 kt in 2016 and an all time low of 832 kt in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 3.83 % since 1960.

Data for more countries are available at CO2 Emissions from Gaseous Fuel Consumption indicator page.

CO2 Emissions from Gaseous Fuel Consumption Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Argentina kt 87,000 92,661 95,459 90,835 96,691
Canada kt 180,251 191,146 190,460 198,572 202,488
China kt 199,749 246,191 277,827 320,389 353,880
Germany kt 173,845 159,397 159,911 167,428 145,147
India kt 100,318 91,444 78,151 101,884 92,694
Iran kt 277,449 293,503 292,513 295,175 335,281
Italy kt 155,873 146,156 140,523 131,433 116,134 ... ...
Japan kt 196,694 228,513 240,104 240,775 244,197
Mexico kt 124,223 130,813 135,837 142,393 138,616
Qatar kt 53,439 66,736 81,734 69,141 97,993
Russia kt 878,441 906,948 886,629 884,495 882,731
Saudi Arabia kt 137,190 139,731 151,711 153,325 159,258
USA kt 1,275,075 1,304,066 1,365,136 1,392,202 1,440,398
United Arab Emirates kt 116,963 130,278 132,716 136,522 133,453
United Kingdom kt 194,259 161,110 152,045 150,666 137,281