South Korea: Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 266247 kt with a minimum of 12552 kt in 1960 and a maximum of 620302 kt in 2016.
The latest value from 2016 is 620302 kt. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 193
countries is 171158 kt.
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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.