Hong Kong Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1970-2022

Total greenhouse gas emissions in kt of CO2 equivalent are composed of CO2 totals excluding short-cycle biomass burning (such as agricultural waste burning and Savannah burning) but including other biomass burning (such as forest fires, post-burn decay, peat fires and decay of drained peatlands), all anthropogenic CH4 sources, N2O sources and F-gases (HFCs, PFCs and SF6).
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 1989 was 36,448.70, a 4.23% increase from 1988.
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 1988 was 34,969.33, a 19.71% increase from 1987.
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 1987 was 29,212.82, a 0.02% decline from 1986.
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 1986 was 29,218.36, a 12.98% increase from 1985.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
United States 6,221,391.60
Germany 1,278,982.32
Japan 1,216,856.65
Canada 794,055.04
United Kingdom 775,919.13
Poland 558,609.00
France 547,917.63
Italy 517,577.29
Australia 460,970.01
Spain 288,737.89
South Korea 270,117.80
Argentina 265,608.30
Netherlands 223,050.28
Czech Republic 207,518.61
Lithuania 148,595.88
Belgium 137,954.58
Hungary 105,948.08
Greece 94,856.82
Sweden 77,023.41
Austria 74,506.93
Slovak Republic 73,397.57
Finland 72,671.07
Latvia 72,636.91
Denmark 71,996.55
UAE 71,801.91
Estonia 68,716.29
Norway 66,535.03
New Zealand 64,221.19
Ireland 63,305.30
Kuwait 62,729.48
Portugal 56,692.55
Switzerland 54,933.67
Chile 51,167.02
Croatia 43,802.37
Israel 38,388.38
Hong Kong 36,448.70
Oman 30,545.25
Uruguay 28,552.44
Qatar 22,303.18
Iceland 20,918.61
Slovenia 20,632.64
Bahrain 16,281.22
Brunei 13,122.80
Luxembourg 12,836.92
Panama 6,614.27
Cyprus 5,077.29
Bahamas 3,551.77
Puerto Rico 2,857.92
Malta 2,591.67
Barbados 1,199.41
French Polynesia 1,020.73
Bermuda 932.16
Seychelles 435.74
Antigua and Barbuda 370.51
Cayman Islands 300.26
Gibraltar 146.73
St. Kitts and Nevis 102.94
British Virgin Islands 75.15
Guam 59.52
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 44.73
Northern Mariana Islands 4.82
Turks and Caicos Islands 2.32
Hong Kong Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
1989 36,448.70 4.23%
1988 34,969.33 19.71%
1987 29,212.82 -0.02%
1986 29,218.36 12.98%
1985 25,860.81 4.37%
1984 24,778.34 8.90%
1983 22,753.47 12.84%
1982 20,164.10 7.16%
1981 18,817.13 8.83%
1980 17,290.47 4.48%
1979 16,548.38 -5.83%
1978 17,573.37 6.66%
1977 16,475.46 15.31%
1976 14,288.26 15.56%
1975 12,363.92 -0.34%
1974 12,406.24 13.86%
1973 10,896.36 1.30%
1972 10,756.20 3.33%
1971 10,409.17 0.80%
1970 10,326.95 0.80%