Malaysia: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 Malaysia

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 245139
 Year 2020
 Measure kt
 Data availability 1990 - 2020
 Average 159624
 Min - Max 54615 - 245139
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 159624 kt with a minimum of 54615 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 245139 kt in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 245139 kt. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 185 countries is 174561 kt. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Malaysia - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - recent values

Historical chart
Malaysia - Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions - 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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 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 245,139 2020 kt
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