World 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.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 35,998.94, a 0.06% increase from 2015.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 35,976.94, a 0.38% increase from 2014.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2014 was 35,841.26, a 0.27% increase from 2013.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2013 was 35,745.92, a 1.25% 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
World 35,998.94
World Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2016 35,998.94 0.00
2015 35,976.94 0.00
2014 35,841.26 0.00
2013 35,745.92 0.01
2012 35,305.88 0.01
2011 34,539.47 0.00
2010 33,443.04 0.00
2009 31,272.18 0.00
2008 32,119.25 0.00
2007 31,033.82 0.00
2006 30,513.11 0.00
2005 29,508.35 0.00
2004 28,356.91 0.00
2003 27,113.80 0.00
2002 25,694.67 0.00
2001 25,085.95 0.00
2000 24,935.60 0.00
1999 24,282.87 0.00
1998 23,938.18 0.00
1997 23,952.84 0.00
1996 23,692.49 0.00
1995 23,109.43 0.00
1994 22,603.39 0.00
1993 22,434.71 0.00
1992 22,229.35 0.00
1991 22,522.71 0.00
1990 22,273.36 0.00
1989 22,244.02 0.00
1988 21,767.31 0.00
1987 20,993.58 0.00
1986 20,472.86 0.00
1985 19,864.14 0.00
1984 19,281.09 0.00
1983 18,610.03 0.00
1982 18,679.70 0.00
1981 18,841.05 0.00
1980 19,438.77 0.00
1979 19,644.12 0.00
1978 18,606.36 0.00
1977 18,393.67 0.00
1976 17,836.29 0.00
1975 16,853.53 0.00
1974 16,952.54 0.00
1973 16,919.54 0.00
1972 16,046.79 0.00
1971 15,430.74 0.00
1970 14,862.35 0.00
1969 13,861.26 0.00
1968 13,076.52 0.00
1967 12,442.13 0.00
1966 12,057.10 0.00
1965 11,477.71 0.00
1964 10,982.67 0.00
1963 10,388.61 0.00
1962 9,849.56 0.00
1961 9,460.86 0.00
1960 9,420.52 0.00