South Korea: Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes, 1960 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for South Korea during that period was 281613 kt with a minimum of 12552 kt in 1960 and a maximum of 630870 kt in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 630870 kt. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 186
countries is 192252 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.