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United States of America - CO2 emissions per capita

16.07
(metric tons)
in 2015

CO2 emissions per capita of United States fell gradually from 20.23 tons co2/capita in 1996 to 16.07 tons co2/capita in 2015.

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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 16.07 -3.34 %
2014 16.63 0.35 %
2013 16.57 1.02 %
2012 16.40 -4.95 %
2011 17.26 -3.11 %
2010 17.81 4.37 %
2009 17.07 -8.18 %
2008 18.59 -4.12 %
2007 19.39 0.50 %
2006 19.29 -2.95 %
2005 19.88 -0.77 %
2004 20.03