South Korea 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.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2019 was 610,789.98, a 3.15% decline from 2018.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2018 was 630,640.01, a 0.64% increase from 2017.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 626,630.00, a 1.75% increase from 2016.
  • South Korea carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 615,880.00, a 1.32% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Kilotons of Co2
United States 4,817,720.21
Japan 1,081,569.95
Germany 657,400.02
South Korea 610,789.98
Canada 580,210.02
Saudi Arabia 523,780.03
Australia 386,530.00
United Kingdom 348,920.01
Italy 317,239.99
France 300,519.99
Poland 295,130.00
Spain 239,980.00
UAE 188,860.00
Argentina 168,100.01
Netherlands 146,340.00
Czech Republic 96,290.00
Belgium 93,010.00
Kuwait 92,650.00
Qatar 91,970.00
Chile 91,370.00
Oman 76,030.00
Austria 64,770.00
Israel 62,650.00
Greece 60,000.00
Singapore 47,380.00
Hungary 46,380.00
Portugal 44,640.00
Finland 40,710.00
Switzerland 37,380.00
Norway 35,950.00
Ireland 35,750.00
Sweden 35,000.00
New Zealand 34,010.00
Bahrain 33,260.00
Slovak Republic 31,080.00
Denmark 29,700.00
Trinidad and Tobago 17,190.00
Croatia 16,520.00
Slovenia 13,600.00
Panama 13,340.00
Lithuania 11,730.00
Estonia 10,180.00
Luxembourg 9,490.00
Latvia 7,570.00
Cyprus 7,190.00
Brunei 6,990.00
Uruguay 6,490.00
Bahamas 2,840.00
Malta 1,660.00
Iceland 1,640.00
Barbados 1,250.00
Seychelles 610.00
Antigua and Barbuda 520.00
Andorra 500.00
Palau 250.00
St. Kitts and Nevis 250.00
Liechtenstein 150.00
South Korea Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2019 610,789.98 11.80
2018 630,640.01 12.23
2017 626,630.00 12.20
2016 615,880.00 12.02
2015 607,830.02 11.91
2014 588,090.03 11.59
2013 599,599.98 11.89
2012 600,320.01 11.96
2011 598,479.98 11.98
2010 575,219.97 11.61
2009 526,640.01 10.68
2008 514,919.98 10.50
2007 503,690.00 10.35
2006 487,850.01 10.07
2005 481,000.00 9.98
2004 485,910.00 10.11
2003 465,700.01 9.72
2002 463,000.00 9.72
2001 471,530.00 9.95
2000 456,660.00 9.71
1999 401,880.00 8.62
1998 366,570.00 7.92
1997 431,640.00 9.39
1996 409,990.00 9.01
1995 385,410.00 8.55
1994 354,280.00 7.94
1993 327,600.00 7.41
1992 297,050.00 6.79
1991 274,790.00 6.35
1990 247,680.00 5.78