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Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: CO2 emissions (metric tons per capita). 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Qatar 40.31 2010
2 Trinidad and Tobago 38.16 2010
3 Kuwait 31.32 2010
4 Brunei 22.87 2010
5 Aruba 22.85 2010
6 Luxembourg 21.36 2010
7 Oman 20.41 2010
8 United Arab Emirates 19.85 2010
9 Bahrain 19.34 2010
10 United States 17.56 2010
11 Saudi Arabia 17.04 2010
12 Australia 16.91 2010
13 New Caledonia 15.68 2010
14 Kazakhstan 15.24 2010
15 Canada 14.63 2010
16 Faeroe Islands 14.35 2010
17 Estonia 13.68 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 12.91 2010
18 Russia 12.23 2010
19 Norway 11.7 2010
20 Finland 11.53 2010
21 South Korea 11.49 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 11.15 2010
22 Greenland 11.15 2010
23 Netherlands 10.96 2010
24 Cayman Islands 10.64 2010
25 Czech Republic 10.62 2010
26 Palau 10.57 2010
27 Turkmenistan 10.52 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 10.1 2010
28 Belgium 10 2010
29 Libya 9.77 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 9.44 2010
30 Israel 9.27 2010
31 South Africa 9.2 2010
32 Japan 9.19 2010
33 Germany 9.11 2010
34 Ireland 8.94 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 8.61 2010
Tourist destinations average (profile) 8.47 2010
35 Denmark 8.35 2010
36 Poland 8.31 2010
37 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8.09 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.98 2010
38 Austria 7.97 2010
39 United Kingdom 7.93 2010
40 Seychelles 7.84 2010
European Union average (profile) 7.83 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 7.78 2010
41 Iran 7.68 2010
42 Greece 7.67 2010
43 Malaysia 7.67 2010
44 Slovenia 7.48 2010
Cold countries average (profile) 7.4 2010
45 European Union 7.32 2010
46 Bermuda 7.32 2010
47 New Zealand 7.22 2010
48 Cyprus 6.98 2010
Europe average (profile) 6.95 2010
49 Venezuela 6.95 2010
50 The Bahamas 6.84 2010
51 Equatorial Guinea 6.72 2010
52 Italy 6.72 2010
53 Slovakia 6.65 2010
54 Ukraine 6.64 2010
55 Andorra 6.64 2010
56 Belarus 6.56 2010
57 Serbia 6.3 2010
58 Malta 6.22 2010
59 China 6.19 2010
60 Iceland 6.17 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 6.16 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.95 2010
61 Bulgaria 5.93 2010
62 Antigua and Barbuda 5.89 2010
63 Spain 5.85 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 5.79 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 5.63 2010
64 Sweden 5.6 2010
65 France 5.56 2010
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 5.52 2010
66 Barbados 5.36 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 5.28 2010
67 Turks and Caicos Islands 5.21 2010
68 Republic of Macedonia 5.17 2010
69 Hong Kong 5.17 2010
70 Hungary 5.06 2010
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 5.06 2010
71 Azerbaijan 5.05 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 5 2010
72 Switzerland 4.95 2010
73 Portugal 4.92 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.79 2010
74 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4.76 2010
75 Croatia 4.73 2010
76 Lebanon 4.7 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 4.62 2010
77 Suriname 4.54 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 4.52 2010
78 Argentina 4.47 2010
79 Thailand 4.45 2010
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 4.3 2010
80 Mongolia 4.24 2010
81 Chile 4.21 2010
82 Montenegro 4.16 2010
83 Turkey 4.13 2010
84 Lithuania 4.13 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 3.79 2010
85 Mexico 3.76 2010
86 Iraq 3.7 2010
87 Romania 3.67 2010
88 Uzbekistan 3.66 2010
89 Jordan 3.44 2010
90 Latvia 3.4 2010
91 Cuba 3.4 2010
92 Algeria 3.33 2010
93 Maldives 3.3 2010
94 French Polynesia 3.3 2010
Landlocked countries average (profile) 3.28 2010
95 Mauritius 3.21 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 3.21 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 3 2010
96 North Korea 2.92 2010
97 Syria 2.87 2010
98 Singapore 2.66 2010
99 Botswana 2.66 2010
100 Jamaica 2.65 2010
101 Egypt 2.62 2010
102 Panama 2.62 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.52 2010
103 Grenada 2.49 2010
104 Tunisia 2.45 2010
105 Saint Lucia 2.27 2010
106 Ecuador 2.18 2010
107 Guyana 2.16 2010
108 Brazil 2.15 2010
109 Dominican Republic 2.09 2010
110 Uruguay 1.97 2010
111 Peru 1.97 2010
112 Marshall Islands 1.96 2010
113 Macau 1.93 2010
114 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.91 2010
115 Dominica 1.91 2010
116 Indonesia 1.8 2010
117 Vietnam 1.73 2010
118 India 1.67 2010
119 Costa Rica 1.66 2010
120 Gabon 1.65 2010
121 Colombia 1.63 2010
122 Morocco 1.6 2010
123 Angola 1.56 2010
124 Bolivia 1.52 2010
125 Tonga 1.51 2010
126 Fiji 1.5 2010
127 Namibia 1.46 2010
128 Armenia 1.42 2010
129 Georgia 1.4 2010
130 Belize 1.37 2010
131 Moldova 1.36 2010
132 Albania 1.36 2010
133 Kyrgyzstan 1.17 2010
134 Honduras 1.06 2010
135 El Salvador 1 2010
136 Federated States of Micronesia 0.991 2010
137 Yemen 0.96 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.936 2010
138 Pakistan 0.932 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.906 2010
139 Philippines 0.873 2010
140 Samoa 0.867 2010
141 Swaziland 0.857 2010
142 Paraguay 0.786 2010
South Asia average (profile) 0.785 2010
143 Nicaragua 0.781 2010
144 Guatemala 0.775 2010
145 Cape Verde 0.729 2010
146 Zimbabwe 0.721 2010
147 Bhutan 0.665 2010
148 Djibouti 0.646 2010
149 Kiribati 0.638 2010
150 Sri Lanka 0.615 2010
151 Mauritania 0.614 2010
failed states average (profile) 0.561 2010
152 Sao Tome and Principe 0.556 2010
153 Benin 0.546 2010
154 Senegal 0.545 2010
155 Vanuatu 0.497 2010
156 Nigeria 0.494 2010
157 Republic of the Congo 0.493 2010
158 Papua New Guinea 0.457 2010
159 Solomon Islands 0.383 2010
160 Tajikistan 0.375 2010
161 Bangladesh 0.372 2010
162 Ghana 0.371 2010
163 Cameroon 0.351 2010
164 Sudan 0.311 2010
165 Cote d'Ivoire 0.306 2010
166 Kenya 0.304 2010
167 Laos 0.293 2010
168 Cambodia 0.291 2010
169 Afghanistan 0.29 2010
170 The Gambia 0.281 2010
171 Togo 0.244 2010
172 Haiti 0.214 2010
173 Comoros 0.204 2010
174 Liberia 0.202 2010
175 Zambia 0.184 2010
176 Burma 0.173 2010
177 East Timor 0.16 2010
178 Tanzania 0.152 2010
179 Guinea-Bissau 0.15 2010
180 Nepal 0.14 2010
181 Mozambique 0.12 2010
182 Sierra Leone 0.12 2010
183 Guinea 0.114 2010
184 Uganda 0.111 2010
185 Burkina Faso 0.108 2010
186 Madagascar 0.0955 2010
187 Eritrea 0.0894 2010
188 Niger 0.0888 2010
189 Malawi 0.0826 2010
190 Ethiopia 0.0746 2010
191 Somalia 0.0632 2010
192 Central African Republic 0.0607 2010
193 Rwanda 0.0548 2010
194 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0489 2010
195 Mali 0.0446 2010
196 Chad 0.04 2010
197 Burundi 0.0334 2010
198 Lesotho 0.00913 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Climate-change/CO2-emissions/Metric-tons-per-capita

Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Environment > Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita

  • Qatar ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Hot countries in 2010.
  • United States ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2010.
  • Aruba ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Christian countries in 2010.
  • South Africa ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2010.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Europe in 2010.
  • Trinidad and Tobago ranked second for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita globally in 2010.
  • Kuwait ranked second for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2010.
  • Russia ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Eastern Europe in 2010.
  • Iraq ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Failed states in 2010.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for climate change > CO2 emissions > metric tons per capita amongst Religious countries in 2010.
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