South Korea: Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita
(measure: metric tons; source: The World Bank)
South Korea: Carbon dioxide emissions per capita: 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 5.62 metric tons with a minumum of 0.5 metric tons in 1960 and a maximum of 11.8 metric tons in 2011. 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.