Korea - CO2 emissions (kg per 2010 US$ of GDP)

The latest value for CO2 emissions (kg per 2010 US$ of GDP) in Korea was 0.476 as of 2014. Over the past 54 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between 0.956 in 1980 and 0.476 in 2014.

Definition: Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

Source: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.

See also:

Year Value
1960 0.531
1961 0.573
1962 0.659
1963 0.737
1964 0.709
1965 0.745
1966 0.798
1967 0.857
1968 0.802
1969 0.799
1970 0.919
1971 0.907
1972 0.871
1973 0.919
1974 0.869
1975 0.871
1976 0.879
1977 0.886
1978 0.858
1979 0.928
1980 0.956
1981 0.924
1982 0.867
1983 0.814
1984 0.801
1985 0.809
1986 0.744
1987 0.698
1988 0.719
1989 0.714
1990 0.680
1991 0.653
1992 0.669
1993 0.709
1994 0.693
1995 0.689
1996 0.690
1997 0.694
1998 0.623
1999 0.613
2000 0.630
2001 0.607
2002 0.584
2003 0.568
2004 0.560
2005 0.517
2006 0.500
2007 0.499
2008 0.497
2009 0.495
2010 0.518
2011 0.519
2012 0.503
2013 0.496
2014 0.476

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Base Period: 2010

Periodicity: Annual

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Emissions