South Korea Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions 1990-2022

Total greenhouse gas emissions in kt of CO2 equivalent are composed of CO2 totals excluding short-cycle biomass burning (such as agricultural waste burning and Savannah burning) but including other biomass burning (such as forest fires, post-burn decay, peat fires and decay of drained peatlands), all anthropogenic CH4 sources, N2O sources and F-gases (HFCs, PFCs and SF6).
  • South Korea greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2019 was 698,460.02, a 2.38% decline from 2018.
  • South Korea greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2018 was 715,500.00, a 1% increase from 2017.
  • South Korea greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2017 was 708,429.99, a 1.98% increase from 2016.
  • South Korea greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions for 2016 was 694,679.99, a 1.58% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name kt of CO2 equivalent
United States 6,001,209.96
Japan 1,166,510.01
Germany 749,710.02
Canada 736,929.99
Saudi Arabia 723,150.02
South Korea 698,460.02
Australia 585,979.98
United Kingdom 440,079.99
France 414,040.01
Italy 389,000.00
Argentina 369,049.99
Poland 353,140.01
Spain 306,950.01
UAE 243,550.00
Netherlands 172,230.00
Kuwait 136,690.00
Czech Republic 116,590.00
Qatar 114,760.00
Chile 113,020.00
Belgium 108,060.00
Oman 100,260.00
Israel 87,180.00
New Zealand 83,200.00
Greece 78,500.00
Austria 76,920.00
Singapore 67,230.00
Ireland 61,480.00
Portugal 61,380.00
Hungary 60,590.00
Bahrain 54,410.00
Finland 51,480.00
Switzerland 46,500.00
Sweden 46,190.00
Norway 45,900.00
Denmark 43,200.00
Slovak Republic 38,060.00
Uruguay 36,120.00
Trinidad and Tobago 28,340.00
Croatia 22,260.00
Panama 20,880.00
Lithuania 18,930.00
Slovenia 16,460.00
Estonia 12,870.00
Latvia 11,700.00
Luxembourg 10,480.00
Brunei 9,300.00
Cyprus 8,540.00
Barbados 3,790.00
Bahamas 3,160.00
Iceland 2,850.00
Malta 2,140.00
Antigua and Barbuda 1,220.00
Seychelles 780.00
Andorra 630.00
St. Kitts and Nevis 350.00
Palau 290.00
Liechtenstein 160.00
South Korea Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions - Historical Data
Year kt of CO2 equivalent Annual % Change
2019 698,460.02 -2.38%
2018 715,500.00 1.00%
2017 708,429.99 1.98%
2016 694,679.99 1.58%
2015 683,859.99 3.16%
2014 662,919.98 -1.56%
2013 673,440.00 0.06%
2012 673,010.01 0.51%
2011 669,570.01 3.73%
2010 645,520.02 8.77%
2009 593,479.98 2.40%
2008 579,549.99 2.27%
2007 566,659.97 1.78%
2006 556,739.99 1.52%
2005 548,409.97 -0.84%
2004 553,060.00 4.52%
2003 529,150.02 1.49%
2002 521,370.00 -1.41%
2001 528,820.01 3.29%
2000 511,980.01 12.77%
1999 453,989.99 9.11%
1998 416,079.99 -13.56%
1997 481,340.00 5.69%
1996 455,410.00 6.58%
1995 427,290.01 8.36%
1994 394,329.99 7.72%
1993 366,079.99 9.48%
1992 334,390.01 8.23%
1991 308,959.99 10.05%
1990 280,750.00 10.05%