North Korea: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita
(measure: metric tons; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
North Korea: Carbon dioxide emissions per capita
For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for North Korea from 1998 to 2014. The average value for North Korea during that period was 2.66 metric tons with a minimum of 1.44 metric tons in 2013 and a maximum of 3.2 metric tons in 2006.
The latest value from 2014 is 1.62 metric tons. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 192
countries is 4.76 metric tons.
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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.