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 2018 was 34,041,045.97, a 2.07% increase from 2017.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 33,351,608.09, a 1.25% increase from 2016.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 32,940,650.08, a 0.01% decline from 2015.
  • World carbon (co2) emissions for 2015 was 32,943,427.78, a 0.43% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
World 34,041,045.97
East Asia & Pacific 14,810,056.87
OECD members 11,998,460.00
North America 5,558,099.30
European Union 2,871,000.00
South Asia 2,770,040.00
Euro Area 2,207,420.00
Latin America & Caribbean 1,689,187.44
Sub-Saharan Africa 823,424.72
World Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2018 34,041,045.97 4.48
2017 33,351,608.09 4.44
2016 32,940,650.08 4.44
2015 32,943,427.78 4.49
2014 33,085,191.98 4.56
2013 33,053,846.52 4.61
2012 32,444,191.55 4.58
2011 32,004,027.85 4.57
2010 31,031,799.04 4.48
2009 29,253,757.51 4.28
2008 29,574,920.78 4.38
2007 29,312,213.50 4.39
2006 28,223,539.05 4.28
2005 27,325,257.18 4.20
2004 26,319,528.22 4.09
2003 25,143,943.85 3.96
2002 24,054,448.08 3.83
2001 23,707,262.47 3.83
2000 23,311,805.66 3.81
1999 22,615,862.92 3.75
1998 22,509,779.84 3.78
1997 22,394,054.68 3.81
1996 22,039,447.41 3.81
1995 21,582,843.03 3.78
1994 20,983,787.41 3.73
1993 20,874,105.03 3.77
1992 20,741,660.86 3.80
1991 20,799,343.28 3.87
1990 20,607,832.06 3.90
1989 23,699,896.02 4.57
1988 23,289,432.35 4.57
1987 22,365,639.63 4.46
1986 21,729,229.48 4.41
1985 21,429,383.16 4.43
1984 20,636,636.76 4.34
1983 20,034,812.12 4.29
1982 19,815,965.25 4.32
1981 19,879,068.57 4.41
1980 20,396,427.12 4.60
1979 20,459,807.60 4.70
1978 19,921,141.71 4.65
1977 19,183,226.42 4.56
1976 18,580,873.04 4.49
1975 17,641,960.09 4.34
1974 17,563,629.93 4.40
1973 17,582,029.20 4.49
1972 16,680,140.79 4.35
1971 15,913,710.78 4.23
1970 15,272,289.24 4.15
1969 13,976,005.56 3.88
1968 13,087,346.57 3.70
1967 12,413,351.89 3.59
1966 11,988,321.42 3.53
1965 11,402,575.20 3.43
1964 10,820,253.01 3.32
1963 10,274,503.99 3.22
1962 9,732,505.89 3.11
1961 9,423,934.42 3.07
1960 9,463,838.50 3.12