Who Produces the Most of CO2 from Gaseous Fuel?

CO2 Emissions from Gaseous Fuel Consumption (kt), 2014
Energy & Utility | February 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 115 countries in 2014, USA ranked the highest in CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption with 1,432,767 kt followed by Russia and China. On the other end of the scale was Belize with 3.67 kt, Gambia with 3.67 kt and Dem. Republic of the Congo with 3.67 kt.

Total CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption reached 6,684,941 kt in 2014 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.933 % more than in the previous year and 20.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption reached an all time high of 6,684,941 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 832,409 kt in 1960. The average annual growth amounted to 3.93 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 21.4 % of CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 39.5 % share while the ten largest countries some 59.9 % in 2014.

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

CO2 Emissions from Gaseous Fuel Consumption Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina kt 90,194 88,067 87,000 92,661 95,459
Canada kt 180,618 179,133 180,101 191,179 190,662
China kt 149,797 164,538 199,749 246,191 277,827
Germany kt 176,727 166,577 173,845 159,397 159,911
Iran kt 247,079 261,277 277,449 293,503 292,513
Italy kt 159,221 146,357 155,873 146,156 140,523
Japan kt 191,788 184,956 197,057 229,239 241,256
Mexico kt 118,664 123,534 124,223 130,813 135,837
Qatar kt 41,598 44,767 53,439 66,736 81,734
Russia kt 838,892 802,519 878,441 906,948 886,629
Saudi Arabia kt 125,254 119,691 137,190 139,731 151,711
South Korea kt 72,871 72,632 88,488 95,250 103,017
USA kt 1,240,762 1,227,972 1,275,075 1,304,095 1,365,140
United Arab Emirates kt 107,890 113,563 116,963 130,278 132,712
United Kingdom kt 193,482 179,214 194,791 161,506 152,360