Hong Kong Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1970-2021

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 2012 was 58,633.52, a 2.96% increase from 2011.
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2011 was 56,946.39, a 3.45% increase from 2010.
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2010 was 55,049.40, a 5.79% increase from 2009.
  • Hong Kong greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2009 was 52,038.73, a 0.18% increase from 2008.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
United States 6,343,840.51
Japan 1,478,858.88
Canada 1,027,063.85
Germany 951,716.71
Australia 761,686.27
South Korea 668,989.65
United Kingdom 585,779.78
France 499,146.63
Italy 482,634.00
Poland 414,606.89
Argentina 380,295.32
Spain 348,257.29
UAE 204,888.72
Netherlands 195,873.76
Czech Republic 138,957.42
Belgium 133,373.68
Chile 120,687.89
Qatar 103,155.12
Greece 100,571.17
Austria 90,460.21
Israel 84,044.43
New Zealand 78,130.98
Portugal 72,524.22
Finland 69,072.94
Sweden 65,767.79
Norway 63,536.73
Hungary 62,988.40
Ireland 62,433.01
Oman 62,201.55
Trinidad and Tobago 61,308.53
Hong Kong 58,633.52
Singapore 55,910.28
Switzerland 54,108.10
Denmark 53,703.22
Slovak Republic 46,301.27
Uruguay 34,237.83
Bahrain 32,849.11
Croatia 30,421.05
Lithuania 29,442.21
Estonia 23,292.78
Slovenia 21,074.75
Panama 16,248.77
Brunei 14,828.97
Latvia 13,943.92
Luxembourg 12,611.00
Cyprus 7,431.19
Iceland 5,514.85
Bahamas 4,865.21
Puerto Rico 3,293.25
Barbados 1,540.62
Seychelles 910.29
Bermuda 632.88
Antigua and Barbuda 552.75
Gibraltar 473.01
Guam 85.87
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 61.49
Northern Mariana Islands 12.49
Hong Kong Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2012 58,633.52 2.96%
2011 56,946.39 3.45%
2010 55,049.40 5.79%
2009 52,038.73 0.18%
2008 51,945.78 5.89%
2007 49,054.43 3.55%
2006 47,373.15 2.07%
2005 46,413.31 0.97%
2004 45,969.37 -4.02%
2003 47,892.75 6.05%
2002 45,160.45 -2.86%
2001 46,489.12 2.64%
2000 45,292.88 -7.51%
1999 48,968.04 6.39%
1998 46,025.21 23.50%
1997 37,267.43 -6.28%
1996 39,765.29 -2.15%
1995 40,640.86 -0.27%
1994 40,749.59 -13.67%
1993 47,200.59 5.57%
1992 44,708.12 11.18%
1991 40,213.35 7.94%
1990 37,253.71 2.21%
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%