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Environment > CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000: Countries Compared

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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 69.93 kt 2003
2 United Arab Emirates 40.08 kt 2003
3 Kuwait 37.07 kt 2003
4 Bahrain 28.33 kt 2003
5 Guam 25.86 kt 2003
6 Trinidad and Tobago 22.31 kt 2003
7 Aruba 22.2 kt 2003
8 Luxembourg 21.98 kt 2003
9 United States 19.95 kt 2003
10 Canada 17.85 kt 2003
11 Australia 17.8 kt 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 17.22 kt 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 14.03 kt 2003
12 Oman 13.5 kt 2003
13 Estonia 13.47 kt 2003
14 Saudi Arabia 13.23 kt 2003
15 Finland 13.01 kt 2003
16 Brunei 12.86 kt 2003
17 Palau 12.27 kt 2003
18 Singapore 11.62 kt 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.47 kt 2003
19 Czech Republic 11.4 kt 2003
20 Kazakhstan 10.68 kt 2003
21 Ireland 10.35 kt 2003
22 Russia 10.33 kt 2003
23 Israel 10.21 kt 2003
24 Denmark 10.11 kt 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 10.02 kt 2003
25 Greenland 10 kt 2003
26 Belgium 9.91 kt 2003
27 Norway 9.86 kt 2003
28 Germany 9.75 kt 2003
29 Japan 9.64 kt 2003
30 South Korea 9.53 kt 2003
31 United Kingdom 9.38 kt 2003
32 Turkmenistan 9.32 kt 2003
33 Libya 9.25 kt 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 9.01 kt 2003
34 Greece 8.73 kt 2003
35 Netherlands 8.68 kt 2003
36 Austria 8.66 kt 2003
37 New Zealand 8.63 kt 2003
38 New Caledonia 8.28 kt 2003
European Union average (profile) 8.27 kt 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 8.14 kt 2003
39 Poland 7.97 kt 2003
40 South Africa 7.9 kt 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.89 kt 2003
41 Bermuda 7.87 kt 2003
42 Italy 7.73 kt 2003
43 Slovenia 7.72 kt 2003
44 Iceland 7.55 kt 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 7.45 kt 2003
Former British colonies average (profile) 7.42 kt 2003
45 Spain 7.36 kt 2003
46 Cyprus 7.29 kt 2003
Europe average (profile) 7.18 kt 2003
47 Slovakia 6.98 kt 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.74 kt 2003
48 Cayman Islands 6.6 kt 2003
49 Seychelles 6.59 kt 2003
50 Ukraine 6.58 kt 2003
51 Belarus 6.38 kt 2003
52 Malaysia 6.28 kt 2003
53 Malta 6.18 kt 2003
54 France 6.01 kt 2003
55 The Bahamas 5.92 kt 2003
56 Sweden 5.88 kt 2003
57 Hungary 5.75 kt 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.64 kt 2003
58 Bulgaria 5.62 kt 2003
59 Hong Kong 5.61 kt 2003
60 Venezuela 5.58 kt 2003
61 Iran 5.56 kt 2003
62 Portugal 5.51 kt 2003
63 Switzerland 5.5 kt 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.39 kt 2003
64 Croatia 5.36 kt 2003
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.17 kt 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.16 kt 2003
65 Lebanon 5.14 kt 2003
66 Algeria 4.96 kt 2003
67 American Samoa 4.96 kt 2003
68 Antigua and Barbuda 4.94 kt 2003
69 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.91 kt 2003
70 Uzbekistan 4.83 kt 2003
71 Suriname 4.6 kt 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.52 kt 2003
Christian countries average (profile) 4.52 kt 2003
72 Barbados 4.4 kt 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.38 kt 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4.27 kt 2003
73 Romania 4.19 kt 2003
74 Macau 4.14 kt 2003
75 Jamaica 4.08 kt 2003
76 Mexico 3.85 kt 2003
77 Thailand 3.81 kt 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.76 kt 2003
Hot countries average (profile) 3.74 kt 2003
78 Lithuania 3.67 kt 2003
79 Chile 3.66 kt 2003
80 Azerbaijan 3.54 kt 2003
81 Argentina 3.36 kt 2003
82 Turkey 3.34 kt 2003
83 Jordan 3.31 kt 2003
84 North Korea 3.3 kt 2003
85 Mongolia 3.23 kt 2003
86 China 3.22 kt 2003
87 Belize 3.02 kt 2003
88 Latvia 2.89 kt 2003
89 Syria 2.83 kt 2003
90 Iraq 2.81 kt 2003
91 French Polynesia 2.79 kt 2003
92 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.61 kt 2003
93 Mauritius 2.57 kt 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 2.57 kt 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.43 kt 2003
94 Dominican Republic 2.35 kt 2003
95 Cuba 2.24 kt 2003
96 Botswana 2.24 kt 2003
97 Guyana 2.16 kt 2003
98 Grenada 2.15 kt 2003
99 Tunisia 2.12 kt 2003
100 Saint Lucia 2.02 kt 2003
101 Egypt 2.01 kt 2003
102 Moldova 2 kt 2003
103 Dominica 1.99 kt 2003
104 Panama 1.86 kt 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1.81 kt 2003
105 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.79 kt 2003
106 Ecuador 1.75 kt 2003
107 Brazil 1.64 kt 2003
108 Maldives 1.54 kt 2003
109 Costa Rica 1.52 kt 2003
110 Fiji 1.37 kt 2003
111 Indonesia 1.35 kt 2003
112 Colombia 1.33 kt 2003
113 Uruguay 1.31 kt 2003
114 Morocco 1.28 kt 2003
115 Namibia 1.17 kt 2003
116 India 1.16 kt 2003
117 Tonga 1.14 kt 2003
118 Armenia 1.13 kt 2003
119 El Salvador 1.08 kt 2003
120 Kyrgyzstan 1.05 kt 2003
121 Honduras 0.98 kt 2003
122 Peru 0.966 kt 2003
123 Vietnam 0.946 kt 2003
124 Albania 0.939 kt 2003
125 Philippines 0.932 kt 2003
126 Gabon 0.93 kt 2003
127 Zimbabwe 0.905 kt 2003
128 Yemen 0.894 kt 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.893 kt 2003
129 Guatemala 0.886 kt 2003
130 Swaziland 0.879 kt 2003
131 Bolivia 0.875 kt 2003
132 Georgia 0.861 kt 2003
133 Samoa 0.845 kt 2003
134 Mauritania 0.842 kt 2003
135 Pakistan 0.749 kt 2003
136 Nicaragua 0.735 kt 2003
137 Paraguay 0.728 kt 2003
138 Tajikistan 0.712 kt 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.703 kt 2003
139 Bhutan 0.624 kt 2003
140 Sao Tome and Principe 0.621 kt 2003
South Asia average (profile) 0.563 kt 2003
141 Angola 0.559 kt 2003
142 Puerto Rico 0.549 kt 2003
143 Sri Lanka 0.537 kt 2003
failed states average (profile) 0.505 kt 2003
144 Djibouti 0.485 kt 2003
145 Senegal 0.453 kt 2003
146 Vanuatu 0.442 kt 2003
147 Papua New Guinea 0.432 kt 2003
148 Togo 0.417 kt 2003
149 Solomon Islands 0.402 kt 2003
150 Nigeria 0.394 kt 2003
151 Ghana 0.381 kt 2003
152 Cote d'Ivoire 0.338 kt 2003
153 Kiribati 0.335 kt 2003
154 Cape Verde 0.306 kt 2003
155 Sudan 0.3 kt 2003
156 Equatorial Guinea 0.29 kt 2003
157 Benin 0.266 kt 2003
158 Kenya 0.259 kt 2003
159 Bangladesh 0.249 kt 2003
160 Laos 0.223 kt 2003
161 The Gambia 0.209 kt 2003
162 Cameroon 0.205 kt 2003
163 Zambia 0.201 kt 2003
164 Guinea-Bissau 0.199 kt 2003
165 Haiti 0.193 kt 2003
166 Burma 0.191 kt 2003
167 East Timor 0.173 kt 2003
168 Eritrea 0.156 kt 2003
169 Comoros 0.154 kt 2003
170 Liberia 0.148 kt 2003
171 Guinea 0.145 kt 2003
172 Sierra Leone 0.138 kt 2003
173 Madagascar 0.136 kt 2003
174 Nepal 0.12 kt 2003
175 Tanzania 0.103 kt 2003
176 Ethiopia 0.102 kt 2003
177 Niger 0.0983 kt 2003
178 Burkina Faso 0.0822 kt 2003
179 Mozambique 0.0789 kt 2003
180 Malawi 0.0721 kt 2003
181 Central African Republic 0.066 kt 2003
182 Rwanda 0.0658 kt 2003
183 Uganda 0.0637 kt 2003
184 Mali 0.0493 kt 2003
185 Cambodia 0.0413 kt 2003
186 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0351 kt 2003
187 Burundi 0.0323 kt 2003
188 Afghanistan 0.0304 kt 2003
189 Chad 0.0126 kt 2003
190 Somalia 0.00173 kt 1995

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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/Kt-per-1000

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