North America Carbon (CO2) Emissions 1960-2020

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.
  • North America carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 5,551,808.66, a 2.2% decline from 2015.
  • North America carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 5,676,901.04, a 1.56% decline from 2014.
  • North America carbon (co2) emissions for 2014 was 5,766,676.53, a 1.35% increase from 2013.
  • North America carbon (co2) emissions for 2013 was 5,690,058.23, a 1.61% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
East Asia & Pacific 13,955,922.02
OECD members 12,004,051.89
North America 5,551,808.66
European Union 2,881,620.54
South Asia 2,736,913.12
Euro Area 2,228,500.89
Latin America & Caribbean 1,836,828.17
Sub-Saharan Africa 853,107.13
North America Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2016 5,551,808.66 15.46
2015 5,676,901.04 15.93
2014 5,766,676.53 16.30
2013 5,690,058.23 16.20
2012 5,600,088.39 16.06
2011 5,793,265.95 16.75
2010 5,923,404.11 17.25
2009 5,796,173.88 17.02
2008 6,176,551.79 18.31
2007 6,361,606.94 19.04
2006 6,269,931.94 18.94
2005 6,351,735.38 19.38
2004 6,310,015.92 19.43
2003 6,229,363.92 19.36
2002 6,161,201.73 19.31
2001 6,124,249.37 19.38
2000 6,228,582.85 19.91
1999 6,020,572.28 19.45
1998 5,908,065.05 19.30
1997 5,864,534.09 19.38
1996 5,732,060.05 19.17
1995 5,601,089.48 18.95
1994 5,551,735.32 19.00
1993 5,474,794.33 18.97
1992 5,350,974.41 18.78
1991 5,248,166.40 18.67
1990 5,259,086.72 18.96
1989 5,419,136.60 19.77
1988 5,349,225.25 19.71
1987 5,120,294.44 19.05
1986 4,900,938.17 18.40
1985 4,915,085.45 18.63
1984 4,901,231.53 18.74
1983 4,751,016.54 18.33
1982 4,721,955.56 18.39
1981 4,966,192.43 19.53
1980 5,166,880.01 20.52
1979 5,344,326.14 21.44
1978 5,307,183.09 21.52
1977 5,150,899.22 21.11
1976 5,012,888.01 20.75
1975 4,803,931.35 20.09
1974 4,988,902.16 21.08
1973 5,152,241.34 21.98
1972 4,946,342.96 21.31
1971 4,709,608.77 20.51
1970 4,670,617.56 20.63
1969 4,332,347.81 19.36
1968 4,135,118.22 18.67
1967 3,977,818.59 18.15
1966 3,821,399.04 17.64
1965 3,643,256.18 17.02
1964 3,493,998.27 16.54
1963 3,330,490.41 15.99
1962 3,194,551.05 15.57
1961 3,074,863.84 15.22
1960 3,083,748.98 15.53