* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1960 to 2014. The average value for South Korea during that period was 253790 kt with a minumum of 12552 kt in 1960 and a maximum of 592499 kt in 2013. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.