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 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Australia kt 208,267 215,169 206,294 199,070 195,444
China kt 5,734,165 6,033,436 6,574,172 7,315,771 7,470,918
Germany kt 311,655 279,557 306,466 301,618 309,597
India kt 1,007,497 1,088,421 1,093,532 1,210,840 1,365,785
Indonesia kt 173,255 173,559 129,427 278,439 299,634
Japan kt 433,450 386,036 438,852 410,161 425,288
Kazakhstan kt 132,074 121,774 131,220 143,721 143,904
Poland kt 213,430 200,050 213,529 211,894 197,006
Russia kt 453,912 368,600 394,580 400,502 456,846
South Africa kt 418,639 413,014 407,162 400,143 397,789
South Korea kt 239,037 245,740 279,656 304,900 292,498
Turkey kt 114,634 116,622 124,377 130,435 135,411
USA kt 2,078,492 1,842,018 1,911,717 1,828,806 1,627,796
Ukraine kt 143,009 122,397 135,202 139,082 159,771
United Kingdom kt 135,903 111,884 116,277 114,762 145,642