Global CO2 emissions from 1751 to 2013* (in million metric tons)

The statistic represents the global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel burning, cement manufacture, and gas flaring between 1751 and 2013. Globally, about 36 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide were emitted in 2013. Over the past decade, carbon dioxide emissions increased by around nine billion metric tons. Regarding greenhouse gas emissions by country, China topped the list in 2014.

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 Emissions in million metric tons
1751 11
1781 18
1811 40
1841 125
1871 572
1901 2,023
1931 3,444
1961 9,453
1991 22,779
2001 25,381
2011** 34,651
2012** 35,425
2013** 36,131
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