India: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita

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 India

Carbon dioxide emissions per capita

 Latest value 1.58
 Year 2020
 Measure metric tons
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 1.13
 Min - Max 0.65 - 1.80
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1990 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 1.13 metric tons with a minimum of 0.65 metric tons in 1990 and a maximum of 1.8 metric tons in 2018. The latest value from 2020 is 1.58 metric tons. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 185 countries is 3.84 metric tons. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
India - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita - Recent values chart

Historical chart
India - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita - historical chart - 1990-2020




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.


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