Greenhouse gas emissions by countries in the EU-28 1990-2017

This statistic shows the volume of greenhouse gases emitted by select countries during selected years from 1990 to 2017. Throughout this period, Germany had the highest volume of CO2 in the European Union, with levels in 2016 reaching 936 million MtCO2e.

Greenhouse gas emissions from selected countries in the European Union (EU-28) from 1990 to 2017

United KingdomPolandItalyFranceSpainGermany
Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Premium Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Premium Account

only $59 / month *
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Release date

June 2019



Survey time period

1990 to 2017

Supplementary notes

*MtCO2e = Million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent

Includes international aviation and indirect CO2, excluding LULUCF

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$59 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Emissions in the EU"

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $708 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.