North Korea CO2 Emissions

Fossil CO2 Emissions (2016)
58,708,734tons
Yearly Change
+19.49%
Global Share
0.16%
Tons per capita
2.32
  • Fossil CO2 emissions in North Korea were 58,708,734 tons in 2016.
  • CO2 emissions increased by 19.49% over the previous year, representing an increase by 9,576,617 tons over 2015, when CO2 emissions were 49,132,117 tons.
  • CO2 emissions per capita in North Korea are equivalent to 2.32 tons per person (based on a population of 25,307,665 in 2016), an increase by 0.37 over the figure of 1.95 CO2 tons per person registered in 2015; this represents a change of 18.9% in CO2 emissions per capita.

Fossil Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions of North Korea

Year Fossil CO2
Emissions
(tons)
CO2 emisions
change
CO2 emissions
per capita
Population Pop.
change
Share of World's
CO2 emissions
2016 58,708,734 19.49% 2.32 25,307,665 0.49 % 0.16%
2015 49,132,117 4.80% 1.95 25,183,833 0.50 % 0.14%
2014 46,883,597 12.00% 1.87 25,057,790 0.51 % 0.13%
2013 41,858,622 -26.79% 1.68 24,929,497 0.52 % 0.12%
2012 57,174,619 0.58% 2.31 24,800,645 0.52 % 0.16%
2011 56,847,101 -17.42% 2.30 24,673,395 0.51 % 0.16%
2010 68,836,537 -5.43% 2.80 24,548,836 0.49 % 0.19%
2009 72,792,541 -2.37% 2.98 24,428,341 0.49 % 0.20%
2008 74,562,876 10.35% 3.07 24,310,142 0.50 % 0.21%
2007 67,570,306 -16.38% 2.79 24,188,331 0.55 % 0.19%
2006 80,807,557 1.81% 3.36 24,054,864 0.63 % 0.23%
2005 79,367,324 4.27% 3.32 23,904,167 0.72 % 0.22%
2004 76,119,313 2.08% 3.21 23,732,731 0.81 % 0.21%
2003 74,569,588 2.10% 3.17 23,542,426 0.87 % 0.21%
2002 73,036,145 -4.20% 3.13 23,339,453 0.89 % 0.20%
2001 76,240,033 3.82% 3.30 23,132,980 0.89 % 0.21%
2000 73,435,246 7.60% 3.20 22,929,075 0.87 % 0.21%
1999 68,246,638 8.99% 3.00 22,731,482 0.86 % 0.19%
1998 62,617,294 -17.57% 2.78 22,536,753 0.90 % 0.18%
1997 75,965,330 -3.12% 3.40 22,335,267 1.00 % 0.21%
1996 78,410,640 -11.36% 3.55 22,113,438 1.15 % 0.22%
1995 88,456,230 -6.27% 4.05 21,862,299 1.32 % 0.25%
1994 94,369,190 -8.31% 4.37 21,577,982 1.47 % 0.26%
1993 102,916,460 -7.38% 4.84 21,265,834 1.57 % 0.29%
1992 111,113,260 -11.69% 5.31 20,937,404 1.59 % 0.31%
1991 125,821,560 -3.94% 6.11 20,609,150 1.56 % 0.35%
1990 130,986,260 -4.35% 6.45 20,293,054 1.50 % 0.37%
1989 136,948,160 1.12% 6.85 19,993,755 1.45 % 0.38%
1988 135,428,140 2.54% 6.87 19,708,323 1.42 % 0.38%
1987 132,067,600 -3.65% 6.80 19,431,986 1.44 % 0.37%
1986 137,074,679 -1.76% 7.16 19,156,795 1.48 % 0.38%
1985 139,526,610 3.83% 7.39 18,877,238 1.54 % 0.39%
1984 134,382,887 2.62% 7.23 18,590,138 1.60 % 0.38%
1983 130,955,486 3.68% 7.16 18,298,214 1.61 % 0.37%
1982 126,303,784 4.43% 7.01 18,008,564 1.56 % 0.35%
1981 120,946,889 2.66% 6.82 17,731,230 1.48 % 0.34%
1980 117,816,175 5.75% 6.74 17,472,140 1.37 % 0.33%
1979 111,408,222 7.20% 6.46 17,235,666 1.29 % 0.31%
1978 103,922,387 -2.56% 6.11 17,015,983 1.31 % 0.29%
1977 106,656,990 5.47% 6.35 16,796,578 1.46 % 0.30%
1976 101,127,020 5.43% 6.11 16,554,746 1.72 % 0.28%
1975 95,915,660 4.40% 5.89 16,274,740 2.02 % 0.27%
1974 91,876,330 3.91% 5.76 15,952,078 2.30 % 0.26%
1973 88,423,240 2.30% 5.67 15,593,351 2.54 % 0.25%
1972 86,438,910 3.77% 5.68 15,207,771 2.69 % 0.24%
1971 83,294,670 0.44% 5.62 14,809,521 2.77 % 0.23%
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