Global CO2 emissions by select country 2008-2018

This statistic shows the territorial carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in 2008 and 2018 in selected countries. The United States emitted approximately 5.42 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide in 2018, a decrease from the volume of CO2 emitted in 2008.

The global per capita emissions of carbon dioxide can be found here.

Carbon dioxide emissions in 2008 and 2018, by select country (in million metric tons)*

United States 5,928.265,416.28
India 1,547.992,654.1
Russia 1,637.21,710.69
Japan 1,232.231,161.98
Germany 853.77759
South Korea 505.78658.79
Indonesia 417.56614.92
Mexico 492.98477.32
South Africa 494.64467.56
Turkey 309.32428.18
United Kingdom 544.54379.04
(including Monaco )
Argentina 188.04195.53
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Release date

December 2019



Survey time period

2008 and 2018

Supplementary notes

* Original data have been converted from million metric tons of carbon to units of carbon dioxide by multiplying by 3.664.

The values have been rounded.

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