Who Produces the Most of CO2 from Manufacturing?

CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing & Construction (Mt), 2011
Energy & Utility | March 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 134 countries in 2011, China ranked the highest in CO2 emissions from manufacturing & construction with 2,487 Mt followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Malta with 0.010 Mt, Eritrea with 0.020 Mt and Togo with 0.090 Mt.

Total CO2 emissions from manufacturing & construction reached 6,532 Mt in 2011 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 4.98 % more than in the previous year and 32.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total CO2 emissions from manufacturing & construction reached an all time high of 6,532 Mt in 2011 and an all time low of 3,836 Mt in 1971. The average annual growth amounted to 1.34 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 38.1 % of CO2 emissions from manufacturing & construction in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 54.5 % share while the ten largest countries some 70.7 % in 2011.

Data for more countries are available at CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing & Construction indicator page.