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Environment > CO2 Emissions per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: CO2: Total Emissions (excluding land-use) Units: thousand metric tonnes of carbon dioxide. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Qatar 53.17 2003
2 Kuwait 27.65 2003
3 United Arab Emirates 21.46 2003
4 United States 19.86 2003
5 Luxembourg 18.65 2003
6 Bahrain 17.85 2003
7 Australia 16.71 2003
8 Canada 16.46 2003
9 Singapore 14.86 2003
10 Trinidad and Tobago 14.09 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 13.3 2003
11 Palau 12.27 2003
12 Czech Republic 12.15 2003
13 Belgium 12.05 2003
14 Saudi Arabia 11.64 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.29 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 11.09 2003
15 Estonia 11 2003
16 Finland 10.86 2003
17 Netherlands 10.77 2003
18 Ireland 10.71 2003
19 Russia 10.65 2003
20 Oman 10.46 2003
21 Germany 10.15 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.7 2003
22 Japan 9.59 2003
23 Denmark 9.52 2003
24 Israel 9.38 2003
25 United Kingdom 9.37 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 8.73 2003
26 Greece 8.36 2003
27 Kazakhstan 8.3 2003
28 New Zealand 8.1 2003
European Union average (profile) 8.03 2003
29 Poland 7.95 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.93 2003
30 Austria 7.93 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 7.91 2003
31 Libya 7.8 2003
32 Italy 7.75 2003
33 Norway 7.74 2003
34 Iceland 7.71 2003
35 Slovenia 7.55 2003
36 South Africa 7.47 2003
37 Turkmenistan 7.44 2003
38 Ukraine 7.29 2003
39 Spain 7.26 2003
40 North Korea 7.18 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 7.05 2003
Europe average (profile) 7.03 2003
41 Cyprus 7.03 2003
42 Slovakia 6.86 2003
43 Portugal 6.21 2003
44 Belarus 6.08 2003
45 France 5.84 2003
46 Bulgaria 5.72 2003
Former British colonies average (profile) 5.7 2003
47 Switzerland 5.69 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.69 2003
48 Hungary 5.61 2003
49 The Bahamas 5.47 2003
50 Sweden 5.44 2003
51 Malta 5.37 2003
52 Venezuela 5.3 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.02 2003
53 Malaysia 4.97 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 4.96 2003
54 Barbados 4.93 2003
55 Uzbekistan 4.73 2003
56 Suriname 4.61 2003
57 Antigua and Barbuda 4.44 2003
58 Croatia 4.32 2003
59 Republic of Macedonia 4.26 2003
60 Lebanon 4.22 2003
61 Romania 4.17 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.16 2003
62 Jamaica 3.93 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 3.91 2003
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3.66 2003
64 Argentina 3.66 2003
65 Azerbaijan 3.58 2003
66 Mexico 3.56 2003
67 Chile 3.43 2003
68 Turkey 3.4 2003
69 Lithuania 3.35 2003
70 Belize 3.2 2003
71 Iraq 3.02 2003
72 Jordan 3.01 2003
73 Mongolia 2.95 2003
Hot countries average (profile) 2.9 2003
74 Latvia 2.79 2003
75 Cuba 2.79 2003
76 Saint Lucia 2.75 2003
77 Seychelles 2.71 2003
78 China 2.7 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 2.68 2003
79 Thailand 2.66 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 2.55 2003
80 Mauritius 2.29 2003
81 Algeria 2.25 2003
82 Botswana 2.2 2003
83 Dominican Republic 2.19 2003
84 Guyana 2.16 2003
85 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.15 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.11 2003
86 Maldives 2.1 2003
87 Tunisia 2.05 2003
88 Uruguay 1.93 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1.87 2003
89 Egypt 1.83 2003
90 Brazil 1.8 2003
91 Panama 1.76 2003
92 Ecuador 1.56 2003
93 Colombia 1.53 2003
94 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.52 2003
95 Georgia 1.44 2003
96 Tonga 1.32 2003
97 Indonesia 1.31 2003
98 Bolivia 1.3 2003
99 Equatorial Guinea 1.26 2003
100 Costa Rica 1.25 2003
101 Armenia 1.21 2003
102 Morocco 1.12 2003
103 Zimbabwe 1.11 2003
104 Gabon 1.11 2003
105 El Salvador 1.09 2003
106 Dominica 1.08 2003
107 Mauritania 1.06 2003
108 Peru 1.04 2003
109 Namibia 0.982 2003
110 Kyrgyzstan 0.962 2003
111 Albania 0.952 2003
112 India 0.922 2003
113 Philippines 0.912 2003
114 Fiji 0.858 2003
115 Guatemala 0.837 2003
116 Samoa 0.819 2003
117 Grenada 0.77 2003
118 Honduras 0.748 2003
119 Pakistan 0.695 2003
120 Tajikistan 0.682 2003
121 Nicaragua 0.681 2003
122 Sao Tome and Principe 0.678 2003
123 Paraguay 0.644 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.64 2003
124 Bhutan 0.63 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.597 2003
125 Vietnam 0.591 2003
126 Sri Lanka 0.583 2003
127 Yemen 0.543 2003
128 Djibouti 0.514 2003
failed states average (profile) 0.501 2003
South Asia average (profile) 0.5 2003
129 Vanuatu 0.497 2003
130 Cape Verde 0.454 2003
131 Cote d'Ivoire 0.422 2003
132 Papua New Guinea 0.421 2003
133 Solomon Islands 0.382 2003
134 Senegal 0.368 2003
135 Nigeria 0.363 2003
136 Swaziland 0.356 2003
137 Kiribati 0.331 2003
138 Angola 0.315 2003
139 Togo 0.306 2003
140 Kenya 0.301 2003
141 Ghana 0.292 2003
142 Benin 0.216 2003
143 Bangladesh 0.215 2003
144 Guinea-Bissau 0.21 2003
145 The Gambia 0.208 2003
146 Cameroon 0.198 2003
147 Sudan 0.195 2003
148 Burma 0.179 2003
149 Zambia 0.174 2003
150 Haiti 0.157 2003
151 Comoros 0.155 2003
152 Guinea 0.145 2003
153 Madagascar 0.143 2003
154 Eritrea 0.139 2003
155 Liberia 0.136 2003
156 Nepal 0.132 2003
157 Sierra Leone 0.121 2003
158 Lesotho 0.11 2003
159 Niger 0.0976 2003
160 Burkina Faso 0.0854 2003
161 Central African Republic 0.0746 2003
162 Laos 0.0734 2003
163 Tanzania 0.0733 2003
164 Rwanda 0.0653 2003
165 Malawi 0.0639 2003
166 Mozambique 0.0611 2003
167 Uganda 0.0537 2003
168 Ethiopia 0.0507 2003
169 Mali 0.0507 2003
170 Cambodia 0.0414 2003
171 Afghanistan 0.0396 2003
172 Burundi 0.033 2003
173 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0147 2003
174 Chad 0.014 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > CO2 Emissions per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/CO2-Emissions-per-1000

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Interesting observations about Environment > CO2 Emissions per 1000

  • United States ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Qatar ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • South Africa ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2003.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Europe in 2003.
  • Canada ranked second for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2003.
  • Russia ranked second for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Australia ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2003.
  • Kuwait ranked second for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • Trinidad and Tobago ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2003.
  • Iraq ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Failed states in 2003.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for CO2 emissions per 1000 amongst Religious countries in 2003.
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