World Carbon (CO2) Emissions 1990-2022

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 2019 was 34,344,006.07, a 0.16% increase from 2018.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2018 was 34,289,350.66, a 2.31% increase from 2017.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 33,514,537.91, a 1.5% increase from 2016.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 33,018,556.40, a 0.07% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
World 34,344,006.07
East Asia & Pacific 15,275,883.71
OECD members 11,610,640.16
North America 5,399,719.63
South Asia 2,784,080.05
European Union 2,724,970.00
Euro Area 2,092,859.99
Latin America & Caribbean 1,652,376.20
Sub-Saharan Africa 823,770.02
World Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2019 34,344,006.07 4.47
2018 34,289,350.66 4.51
2017 33,514,537.91 4.46
2016 33,018,556.40 4.44
2015 32,995,536.02 4.49
2014 33,198,729.82 4.57
2013 33,119,382.99 4.62
2012 32,460,316.86 4.58
2011 32,021,108.26 4.57
2010 31,043,476.98 4.48
2009 29,267,375.19 4.28
2008 29,595,752.40 4.38
2007 29,368,779.20 4.40
2006 28,302,931.66 4.29
2005 27,414,328.02 4.21
2004 26,434,355.26 4.11
2003 25,285,349.24 3.98
2002 24,165,261.26 3.85
2001 23,845,771.45 3.85
2000 23,445,433.27 3.83
1999 22,720,117.59 3.77
1998 22,613,709.04 3.80
1997 22,492,054.36 3.83
1996 22,110,607.51 3.82
1995 21,652,838.85 3.79
1994 21,052,949.10 3.74
1993 20,937,123.28 3.78
1992 20,796,958.43 3.81
1991 20,766,900.89 3.87
1990 20,625,272.97 3.91