South Korea Carbon (CO2) Emissions 1960-2021

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 620,302.39, a 3.84% increase from 2015.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 597,354.30, a 1.74% increase from 2014.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2014 was 587,156.37, a 0.9% decline from 2013.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2013 was 592,499.19, a 1.46% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
United States 5,006,302.08
Japan 1,135,886.25
Germany 727,972.84
South Korea 620,302.39
Saudi Arabia 563,449.22
Canada 544,894.20
United Kingdom 379,024.79
Australia 375,907.84
Poland 299,036.52
Spain 244,002.18
UAE 206,323.76
Argentina 201,347.64
Netherlands 170,779.52
Qatar 103,259.05
Czech Republic 102,217.63
Kuwait 98,733.98
Belgium 96,889.47
Chile 85,822.47
Israel 65,166.26
Oman 63,457.44
Greece 62,434.34
Austria 61,447.92
Portugal 48,741.76
Finland 45,870.50
Hungary 45,536.81
Trinidad and Tobago 43,868.32
Hong Kong 43,644.63
Sweden 43,252.27
Norway 41,022.73
Ireland 37,711.43
Singapore 37,535.41
Switzerland 34,477.13
New Zealand 34,381.79
Slovak Republic 32,423.61
Denmark 31,785.56
Bahrain 31,693.88
Croatia 17,487.92
Estonia 16,589.51
Lithuania 12,962.85
Slovenia 12,632.82
Panama 10,714.97
Luxembourg 8,987.82
Brunei 7,664.03
Latvia 7,003.97
Uruguay 6,765.62
Cyprus 6,626.27
Curacao 5,390.49
New Caledonia 5,328.15
Macao 2,068.19
Iceland 2,064.52
Bahamas 1,785.83
Malta 1,342.12
Barbados 1,276.12
Aruba 883.75
French Polynesia 770.07
Gibraltar 634.39
Faroe Islands 630.72
Bermuda 612.39
Seychelles 605.06
Antigua and Barbuda 557.38
Cayman Islands 546.38
Greenland 509.71
Andorra 469.38
St. Kitts and Nevis 238.36
Palau 223.69
Turks and Caicos Islands 216.35
British Virgin Islands 212.69
Liechtenstein 51.34
South Korea Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2016 620,302.39 12.11
2015 597,354.30 11.71
2014 587,156.37 11.57
2013 592,499.19 11.75
2012 583,966.08 11.63
2011 589,400.58 11.80
2010 566,716.52 11.44
2009 508,862.26 10.32
2008 507,589.81 10.35
2007 495,675.72 10.18
2006 470,655.78 9.72
2005 462,918.41 9.61
2004 482,276.51 10.03
2003 466,215.05 9.73
2002 465,631.99 9.77
2001 450,193.92 9.50
2000 447,561.02 9.52
1999 399,864.35 8.58
1998 364,833.50 7.88
1997 430,032.76 9.36
1996 403,780.70 8.87
1995 374,771.07 8.31
1994 344,037.94 7.71
1993 321,951.60 7.28
1992 284,280.51 6.50
1991 261,482.77 6.04
1990 246,943.11 5.76
1989 235,846.77 5.56
1988 221,959.84 5.28
1987 192,660.51 4.63
1986 182,451.59 4.43
1985 178,333.54 4.37
1984 163,911.23 4.06
1983 150,904.38 3.78
1982 141,905.57 3.61
1981 139,742.04 3.61
1980 134,868.59 3.54
1979 133,211.11 3.55
1978 113,405.64 3.07
1977 105,712.28 2.90
1976 93,306.82 2.60
1975 81,829.11 2.32
1974 75,686.88 2.18
1973 73,094.31 2.14
1972 60,336.82 1.80
1971 58,617.00 1.78
1970 53,783.89 1.67
1969 42,522.53 1.35
1968 37,242.05 1.21
1967 35,151.86 1.17
1966 30,014.40 1.02
1965 25,005.27 0.87
1964 22,218.35 0.79
1963 21,103.59 0.77
1962 17,278.90 0.65
1961 14,462.65 0.56
1960 12,552.14 0.50