South Korea: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions

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 South Korea

Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes

 Latest value 610790
 Reference 2019
 Measure kt
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 480242 kt with a minimum of 247680 kt in 1990 and a maximum of 630640 kt in 2018. The latest value from 2019 is 610790 kt. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 186 countries is 193259 kt. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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