Who Produces the Most of CO2 from Solid Fuel?

CO2 Emissions from Solid Fuel Consumption (kt), 2014 or latest
Energy & Utility | February 1, 2019
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Based on a comparison of 121 countries in 2014, China ranked the highest in CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption with 7,431,146 kt followed by USA and India. On the other end of the scale was Syria with 3.67 kt, Cuba with 3.67 kt and Fiji with 3.67 kt.

Total CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption reached 15,097,039 kt in 2014 in the World according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.219 % less than in the previous year and 29.4 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, total CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption reached an all time high of 15,130,042 kt in 2013 and an all time low of 4,922,313 kt in 1961. The average annual growth amounted to 2.01 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 49.2 % of CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 70.0 % share while the ten largest countries some 84.9 % in 2014.

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

CO2 Emissions from Solid Fuel Consumption Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Australia kt 206,294 199,070 195,444 174,835 163,449
China kt 6,574,172 7,315,771 7,470,918 7,499,587 7,431,146
Germany kt 306,466 301,618 309,597 316,191 308,387
India kt 1,093,532 1,210,840 1,363,548 1,326,152 1,487,808
Indonesia kt 129,427 184,743 192,184 79,402 41,488
Japan kt 438,848 409,762 425,167 462,794 447,319
Kazakhstan kt 131,220 143,721 143,904 142,426 140,721
Poland kt 213,529 211,894 197,006 206,584 191,395
Russia kt 394,580 400,502 456,846 421,646 404,848
South Africa kt 407,253 400,810 398,343 392,644 412,747
South Korea kt 279,656 304,900 292,498 296,048 308,618
Turkey kt 122,690 130,718 133,288 126,365 138,862
USA kt 1,911,717 1,828,806 1,626,050 1,652,501 1,650,322
Ukraine kt 135,202 139,082 159,771 148,990 117,608
United Kingdom kt 116,281 114,770 145,642 141,209 114,509