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Environment > CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Virgin Islands 124.28 kt per 1,000 people 2003
2 Qatar 62.97 kt per 1,000 people 2003
3 United Arab Emirates 33.41 kt per 1,000 people 2003
4 Kuwait 32.74 kt per 1,000 people 2003
5 Bahrain 30.99 kt per 1,000 people 2003
6 Guam 24.91 kt per 1,000 people 2003
7 Netherlands Antilles 22.65 kt per 1,000 people 2003
8 Trinidad and Tobago 22.08 kt per 1,000 people 2003
9 Luxembourg 22.06 kt per 1,000 people 2003
10 Aruba 21.76 kt per 1,000 people 2003
11 United States 19.9 kt per 1,000 people 2003
12 Canada 17.88 kt per 1,000 people 2003
13 Australia 17.82 kt per 1,000 people 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 15.65 kt per 1,000 people 2003
14 Faroe Islands 13.74 kt per 1,000 people 2003
15 Saudi Arabia 13.71 kt per 1,000 people 2003
16 Estonia 13.47 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 13.15 kt per 1,000 people 2003
17 Finland 13.01 kt per 1,000 people 2003
18 Oman 12.84 kt per 1,000 people 2003
19 Brunei 12.72 kt per 1,000 people 2003
20 Palau 12.27 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 11.5 kt per 1,000 people 2003
21 Singapore 11.42 kt per 1,000 people 2003
22 Czech Republic 11.4 kt per 1,000 people 2003
23 Kazakhstan 10.68 kt per 1,000 people 2003
24 Ireland 10.35 kt per 1,000 people 2003
25 Russia 10.32 kt per 1,000 people 2003
26 Israel 10.21 kt per 1,000 people 2003
27 Denmark 10.11 kt per 1,000 people 2003
28 Cyprus 10.07 kt per 1,000 people 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 10.04 kt per 1,000 people 2003
29 Greenland 10 kt per 1,000 people 2003
30 Belgium 9.91 kt per 1,000 people 2003
31 Norway 9.86 kt per 1,000 people 2003
32 Germany 9.75 kt per 1,000 people 2003
33 Japan 9.64 kt per 1,000 people 2003
34 South Korea 9.53 kt per 1,000 people 2003
35 United Kingdom 9.37 kt per 1,000 people 2003
36 Turkmenistan 9.22 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 9.18 kt per 1,000 people 2003
37 Libya 8.91 kt per 1,000 people 2003
38 Greece 8.73 kt per 1,000 people 2003
39 Netherlands 8.68 kt per 1,000 people 2003
40 New Zealand 8.67 kt per 1,000 people 2003
41 Austria 8.66 kt per 1,000 people 2003
European Union average (profile) 8.38 kt per 1,000 people 2003
42 New Caledonia 8.28 kt per 1,000 people 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 8.14 kt per 1,000 people 2003
43 Poland 7.97 kt per 1,000 people 2003
44 South Africa 7.94 kt per 1,000 people 2003
45 Bermuda 7.9 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.89 kt per 1,000 people 2003
46 Italy 7.73 kt per 1,000 people 2003
47 Slovenia 7.72 kt per 1,000 people 2003
48 Iceland 7.55 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 7.45 kt per 1,000 people 2003
49 Spain 7.36 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Europe average (profile) 7.24 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Former British colonies average (profile) 7.09 kt per 1,000 people 2003
50 Cayman Islands 7.07 kt per 1,000 people 2003
51 Slovakia 6.98 kt per 1,000 people 2003
52 Seychelles 6.59 kt per 1,000 people 2003
53 Ukraine 6.58 kt per 1,000 people 2003
54 Malaysia 6.4 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.38 kt per 1,000 people 2003
55 Belarus 6.33 kt per 1,000 people 2003
56 France 6.21 kt per 1,000 people 2003
57 Malta 6.17 kt per 1,000 people 2003
58 Serbia and Montenegro 6.16 kt per 1,000 people 2003
59 The Bahamas 5.94 kt per 1,000 people 2003
60 Sweden 5.88 kt per 1,000 people 2003
61 Hungary 5.75 kt per 1,000 people 2003
62 Iran 5.74 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.69 kt per 1,000 people 2003
63 Bulgaria 5.62 kt per 1,000 people 2003
64 Venezuela 5.61 kt per 1,000 people 2003
65 Hong Kong 5.55 kt per 1,000 people 2003
66 Portugal 5.51 kt per 1,000 people 2003
67 Switzerland 5.5 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.38 kt per 1,000 people 2003
68 Croatia 5.36 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.17 kt per 1,000 people 2003
69 American Samoa 5.14 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.14 kt per 1,000 people 2003
70 Algeria 5.13 kt per 1,000 people 2003
71 Suriname 5.04 kt per 1,000 people 2003
72 Antigua and Barbuda 4.99 kt per 1,000 people 2003
73 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4.88 kt per 1,000 people 2003
74 Lebanon 4.84 kt per 1,000 people 2003
75 Uzbekistan 4.83 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Christian countries average (profile) 4.55 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.53 kt per 1,000 people 2003
76 Barbados 4.44 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 4.4 kt per 1,000 people 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4.27 kt per 1,000 people 2003
77 Romania 4.19 kt per 1,000 people 2003
78 Mexico 4.12 kt per 1,000 people 2003
79 Macau 4.1 kt per 1,000 people 2003
80 Jamaica 4.08 kt per 1,000 people 2003
81 Thailand 3.89 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 3.78 kt per 1,000 people 2003
82 Lithuania 3.67 kt per 1,000 people 2003
83 Chile 3.67 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Hot countries average (profile) 3.65 kt per 1,000 people 2003
84 Azerbaijan 3.54 kt per 1,000 people 2003
85 North Korea 3.48 kt per 1,000 people 2003
86 Argentina 3.35 kt per 1,000 people 2003
87 Jordan 3.31 kt per 1,000 people 2003
88 China 3.22 kt per 1,000 people 2003
89 Mongolia 3.21 kt per 1,000 people 2003
90 Turkey 3.11 kt per 1,000 people 2003
91 Iraq 2.95 kt per 1,000 people 2003
92 Latvia 2.89 kt per 1,000 people 2003
93 Belize 2.85 kt per 1,000 people 2003
94 French Polynesia 2.79 kt per 1,000 people 2003
95 Syria 2.7 kt per 1,000 people 2003
96 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2.67 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 2.59 kt per 1,000 people 2003
97 Mauritius 2.57 kt per 1,000 people 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.42 kt per 1,000 people 2003
98 Botswana 2.32 kt per 1,000 people 2003
99 Dominican Republic 2.32 kt per 1,000 people 2003
100 Cuba 2.25 kt per 1,000 people 2003
101 Guyana 2.18 kt per 1,000 people 2003
102 Tunisia 2.12 kt per 1,000 people 2003
103 Grenada 2.1 kt per 1,000 people 2003
104 Saint Lucia 2.03 kt per 1,000 people 2003
105 Egypt 1.96 kt per 1,000 people 2003
106 Dominica 1.96 kt per 1,000 people 2003
107 Panama 1.93 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 1.83 kt per 1,000 people 2003
108 Moldova 1.82 kt per 1,000 people 2003
109 Ecuador 1.8 kt per 1,000 people 2003
110 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.65 kt per 1,000 people 2003
111 Brazil 1.65 kt per 1,000 people 2003
112 Costa Rica 1.52 kt per 1,000 people 2003
113 Maldives 1.41 kt per 1,000 people 2003
114 Indonesia 1.37 kt per 1,000 people 2003
115 Fiji 1.34 kt per 1,000 people 2003
116 Uruguay 1.32 kt per 1,000 people 2003
117 Morocco 1.28 kt per 1,000 people 2003
118 Colombia 1.27 kt per 1,000 people 2003
119 India 1.2 kt per 1,000 people 2003
120 Namibia 1.17 kt per 1,000 people 2003
121 Armenia 1.13 kt per 1,000 people 2003
122 Tonga 1.12 kt per 1,000 people 2003
123 Kyrgyzstan 1.06 kt per 1,000 people 2003
124 El Salvador 0.984 kt per 1,000 people 2003
125 Albania 0.983 kt per 1,000 people 2003
126 Peru 0.963 kt per 1,000 people 2003
127 Philippines 0.96 kt per 1,000 people 2003
128 Honduras 0.942 kt per 1,000 people 2003
129 Vietnam 0.941 kt per 1,000 people 2003
130 Gabon 0.912 kt per 1,000 people 2003
131 Bolivia 0.893 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=132 Zimbabwe 0.891 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=132 Guatemala 0.891 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.882 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=134 Swaziland 0.865 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=134 Yemen 0.865 kt per 1,000 people 2003
136 Mauritania 0.864 kt per 1,000 people 2003
137 Samoa 0.824 kt per 1,000 people 2003
138 Georgia 0.816 kt per 1,000 people 2003
139 Pakistan 0.769 kt per 1,000 people 2003
140 Nicaragua 0.767 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=141 Tajikistan 0.728 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=141 Paraguay 0.728 kt per 1,000 people 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.703 kt per 1,000 people 2003
143 Bhutan 0.633 kt per 1,000 people 2003
144 Sao Tome and Principe 0.613 kt per 1,000 people 2003
South Asia average (profile) 0.575 kt per 1,000 people 2003
145 Angola 0.573 kt per 1,000 people 2003
146 Puerto Rico 0.541 kt per 1,000 people 2003
147 Sri Lanka 0.535 kt per 1,000 people 2003
failed states average (profile) 0.509 kt per 1,000 people 2003
148 Djibouti 0.479 kt per 1,000 people 2003
149 Papua New Guinea 0.444 kt per 1,000 people 2003
150 Senegal 0.435 kt per 1,000 people 2003
151 Vanuatu 0.432 kt per 1,000 people 2003
152 Solomon Islands 0.395 kt per 1,000 people 2003
153 Nigeria 0.387 kt per 1,000 people 2003
154 Togo 0.376 kt per 1,000 people 2003
155 Congo, Republic of the 0.365 kt per 1,000 people 2003
156 Ghana 0.364 kt per 1,000 people 2003
157 Equatorial Guinea 0.343 kt per 1,000 people 2003
158 Cote d'Ivoire 0.325 kt per 1,000 people 2003
159 Kiribati 0.304 kt per 1,000 people 2003
160 Cape Verde 0.295 kt per 1,000 people 2003
161 Kenya 0.268 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=162 Sudan 0.258 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=162 Benin 0.258 kt per 1,000 people 2003
164 Bangladesh 0.253 kt per 1,000 people 2003
165 Laos 0.228 kt per 1,000 people 2003
166 Cameroon 0.224 kt per 1,000 people 2003
167 Haiti 0.21 kt per 1,000 people 2003
168 The Gambia 0.196 kt per 1,000 people 2003
169 Zambia 0.194 kt per 1,000 people 2003
170 Burma 0.191 kt per 1,000 people 2003
171 East Timor 0.184 kt per 1,000 people 2003
172 Guinea-Bissau 0.181 kt per 1,000 people 2003
173 Eritrea 0.173 kt per 1,000 people 2003
174 Guinea 0.154 kt per 1,000 people 2003
175 Comoros 0.153 kt per 1,000 people 2003
176 Liberia 0.143 kt per 1,000 people 2003
177 Madagascar 0.133 kt per 1,000 people 2003
178 Sierra Leone 0.127 kt per 1,000 people 2003
179 Nepal 0.113 kt per 1,000 people 2003
180 Ethiopia 0.107 kt per 1,000 people 2003
181 Tanzania 0.104 kt per 1,000 people 2003
182 Niger 0.092 kt per 1,000 people 2003
183 Burkina Faso 0.084 kt per 1,000 people 2003
184 Mozambique 0.082 kt per 1,000 people 2003
185 Malawi 0.072 kt per 1,000 people 2003
186 Rwanda 0.069 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=187 Central African Republic 0.064 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=187 Uganda 0.064 kt per 1,000 people 2003
189 Mali 0.043 kt per 1,000 people 2003
190 Cambodia 0.04 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=191 Burundi 0.033 kt per 1,000 people 2003
=191 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.033 kt per 1,000 people 2003
193 Afghanistan 0.024 kt per 1,000 people 2003
194 Chad 0.013 kt per 1,000 people 2003
195 Somalia 0.002 kt per 1,000 people 1995

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"Countries Compared by Environment > CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/CO2-emissions/Kt/Per-capita

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