CO2 emissions intensity

(kg per 1000 dollar GDP)

Democratic People's Republic of Korea is the top country by CO2 emissions intensity in the world. As of 2016, CO2 emissions intensity in Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 364.65 kg per 1000 dollar GDP. The top 5 countries also includes Libya, Turkmenistan, Trinidad and Tobago, and Ukraine.

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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.