South Korea CO2 Emissions

Fossil CO2 Emissions (2016)
604,043,830tons
Yearly Change
+0.45%
Global Share
1.69%
Tons per capita
11.85
  • Fossil CO2 emissions in South Korea were 604,043,830 tons in 2016.
  • CO2 emissions increased by 0.45% over the previous year, representing an increase by 2,721,380 tons over 2015, when CO2 emissions were 601,322,450 tons.
  • CO2 emissions per capita in the Republic of Korea are equivalent to 11.85 tons per person (based on a population of 50,983,457 in 2016), an increase by 0.02 over the figure of 11.83 CO2 tons per person registered in 2015; this represents a change of 0.1% in CO2 emissions per capita.

Fossil Carbon Dioxide (CO2) emissions of South Korea

Year Fossil CO2
Emissions
(tons)
CO2 emisions
change
CO2 emissions
per capita
Population Pop.
change
Share of World's
CO2 emissions
2016 604,043,830 0.45% 11.85 50,983,457 0.32 % 1.69%
2015 601,322,450 0.49% 11.83 50,823,093 0.43 % 1.68%
2014 598,408,690 -0.68% 11.82 50,607,907 0.52 % 1.67%
2013 602,522,510 -0.62% 11.97 50,345,717 0.57 % 1.69%
2012 606,290,000 -0.75% 12.11 50,060,639 0.55 % 1.70%
2011 610,874,790 2.93% 12.27 49,786,159 0.49 % 1.71%
2010 593,505,430 7.98% 11.98 49,545,636 0.40 % 1.66%
2009 549,657,360 1.65% 11.14 49,347,461 0.34 % 1.54%
2008 540,757,030 2.00% 10.99 49,182,456 0.30 % 1.51%
2007 530,161,990 1.35% 10.81 49,034,810 0.32 % 1.48%
2006 523,104,520 1.98% 10.70 48,880,451 0.37 % 1.46%
2005 512,968,340 0.02% 10.53 48,701,073 0.43 % 1.43%
2004 512,864,330 4.07% 10.58 48,493,441 0.48 % 1.43%
2003 492,794,810 0.84% 10.21 48,260,897 0.54 % 1.38%
2002 488,708,870 -0.76% 10.18 47,999,547 0.61 % 1.37%
2001 492,450,770 2.93% 10.32 47,706,224 0.69 % 1.38%
2000 478,432,040 13.80% 10.10 47,379,241 0.77 % 1.34%
1999 420,397,890 9.38% 8.94 47,016,957 0.85 % 1.18%
1998 384,354,310 -14.44% 8.24 46,620,691 0.92 % 1.08%
1997 449,215,140 5.33% 9.72 46,196,054 0.97 % 1.26%
1996 426,467,200 6.48% 9.32 45,751,022 1.01 % 1.19%
1995 400,527,130 8.68% 8.84 45,292,522 1.05 % 1.12%
1994 368,526,530 7.82% 8.22 44,820,073 1.09 % 1.03%
1993 341,803,690 9.63% 7.71 44,335,028 1.11 % 0.96%
1992 311,765,970 6.37% 7.11 43,848,218 1.10 % 0.87%
1991 293,088,720 9.34% 6.76 43,373,151 1.06 % 0.82%
1990 268,056,640 12.48% 6.25 42,918,419 1.01 % 0.75%
1989 238,306,290 5.03% 5.61 42,491,198 0.96 % 0.67%
1988 226,895,520 12.97% 5.39 42,086,662 0.96 % 0.63%
1987 200,849,640 2.89% 4.82 41,686,560 1.02 % 0.56%
1986 195,199,450 4.10% 4.73 41,265,113 1.13 % 0.55%
1985 187,511,970 4.75% 4.60 40,804,402 1.26 % 0.52%
1984 179,014,840 12.75% 4.44 40,296,228 1.38 % 0.50%
1983 158,771,560 8.91% 3.99 39,747,794 1.46 % 0.44%
1982 145,783,290 -0.20% 3.72 39,175,212 1.48 % 0.41%
1981 146,081,300 4.65% 3.78 38,602,289 1.46 % 0.41%
1980 139,593,700 1.79% 3.67 38,045,607 1.42 % 0.39%
1979 137,134,490 13.37% 3.66 37,511,315 1.40 % 0.38%
1978 120,962,010 5.68% 3.27 36,992,188 1.42 % 0.34%
1977 114,463,590 13.77% 3.14 36,475,413 1.48 % 0.32%
1976 100,605,730 11.95% 2.80 35,942,029 1.59 % 0.28%
1975 89,867,090 8.43% 2.54 35,378,661 1.72 % 0.25%
1974 82,883,750 5.20% 2.38 34,780,882 1.84 % 0.23%
1973 78,789,800 23.53% 2.31 34,154,087 1.93 % 0.22%
1972 63,780,131 3.09% 1.90 33,506,523 2.00 % 0.18%
1971 61,867,194 1.02% 1.88 32,850,720 2.03 % 0.17%

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