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.

CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing & Construction Unit 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Brazil Mt 94.3 96.1 104 106 96.5
Canada Mt 101 94.2 103 93.6 93.2
China Mt 1,587 1,949 2,048 2,156 2,233
Germany Mt 115 118 119 118 102
India Mt 264 293 306 324 362
Indonesia Mt 98.2 118 121 109 110
Iran Mt 64.4 69.9 85.7 92.4 92.2
Japan Mt 274 277 274 246 232
Kazakhstan Mt 40.0 28.5 39.9 65.9 51.4
Russia Mt 206 214 232 229 262
Saudi Arabia Mt 70.5 77.1 76.7 80.9 91.6
South Korea Mt 89.5 95.1 91.6 95.9 88.7
USA Mt 631 660 648 541 610
Ukraine Mt 89.6 93.6 100 91.6 62.6
United Arab Emirates Mt 33.2 34.7 47.5 55.2 64.5