U.S. 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.
  • U.S. carbon (co2) emissions for 2019 was 4,817,720.21, a 3.17% decline from 2018.
  • U.S. carbon (co2) emissions for 2018 was 4,975,310.06, a 3.24% increase from 2017.
  • U.S. carbon (co2) emissions for 2017 was 4,819,370.12, a 1.53% decline from 2016.
  • U.S. carbon (co2) emissions for 2016 was 4,894,500.00, a 1.93% decline 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
U.S. Carbon (CO2) Emissions - Historical Data
Year Kilotons of Co2 Metric Tons Per Capita
2019 4,817,720.21 14.67
2018 4,975,310.06 15.22
2017 4,819,370.12 14.82
2016 4,894,500.00 15.15
2015 4,990,709.96 15.56
2014 5,107,209.96 16.04
2013 5,092,100.10 16.11
2012 4,956,060.06 15.79
2011 5,173,600.10 16.60
2010 5,392,109.86 17.43
2009 5,156,430.18 16.81
2008 5,558,379.88 18.28
2007 5,736,319.82 19.04
2006 5,653,080.08 18.95
2005 5,753,490.23 19.47
2004 5,738,290.04 19.60
2003 5,658,990.23 19.51
2002 5,593,029.79 19.45
2001 5,748,260.00 20.17
2000 5,775,810.00 20.47
1999 5,609,020.00 20.10
1998 5,590,540.00 20.27
1997 5,543,350.00 20.33
1996 5,273,490.00 19.58
1995 5,117,040.00 19.22
1994 5,066,810.00 19.26
1993 4,995,210.00 19.22
1992 4,879,630.00 19.02
1991 4,807,500.00 19.00
1990 4,844,520.00 19.41