Carbon dioxide emissions, thousands of tonnes, 2020 - Country rankings:
The average for 2020 based on 185 countries was 174561 kt.The highest value was in China: 10944686 kt and the lowest value was in Tuvalu: 7 kt. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
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.