The largest producers of CO2 emissions worldwide in 2015, based on their share of global CO2 emissions

The statistic reflects the largest producers of energy-related carbon dioxide emissions in 2015, based on their share of global energy-related CO2 emissions. China was the biggest emitter of carbon dioxide; the country accounted for around 28.03 percent of global CO2 emissions that year. In 2014, the largest CO2 producers included the United States and the four members of the BRIC countries. Brazil, Russia, India and China were all ranked among the five largest emitters, with China taking the top spot. Fifth-ranked United States was also listed as one of the biggest polluters worldwide in per capita terms in 2013.

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