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Environment > Emissions > Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 995,760 2005
2 United States 810,280 2005
3 India 712,330 2005
4 Russia 501,380 2005
5 Brazil 421,820 2005
6 European Union 410,900 2005
7 Indonesia 224,330 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 163,611.43 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 150,548.8 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 122,248.33 2005
8 Mexico 120,100 2005
9 Australia 116,840 2005
10 Pakistan 110,300 2005
11 Canada 103,830 2005
12 Argentina 94,340 2005
13 Bangladesh 92,530 2005
14 Thailand 78,840 2005
15 Nigeria 78,290 2005
16 Ukraine 75,640 2005
17 Vietnam 75,080 2005
18 Sudan 67,310 2005
19 Venezuela 65,730 2005
20 Saudi Arabia 63,500 2005
21 Colombia 61,690 2005
22 Burma 60,840 2005
23 Poland 60,060 2005
24 South Africa 59,200 2005
25 Germany 58,100 2005
26 Japan 53,480 2005
27 Uzbekistan 51,480 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 50,443 2005
28 Congo, Republic of the 50,320 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 48,745.33 2005
29 Ethiopia 47,740 2005
30 Philippines 44,860 2005
31 France 43,520 2005
32 Tanzania 39,460 2005
33 United Kingdom 39,400 2005
34 Spain 38,010 2005
35 Angola 37,020 2005
36 Italy 36,670 2005
37 Nepal 36,040 2005
38 United Arab Emirates 34,250 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 33,901 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 28,847.89 2005
39 Kazakhstan 28,270 2005
40 New Zealand 27,490 2005
41 Bolivia 27,120 2005
Europe average (profile) 26,788.75 2005
42 Malaysia 25,510 2005
43 Algeria 24,310 2005
44 Romania 23,260 2005
45 Turkey 23,140 2005
46 Turkmenistan 23,060 2005
47 Peru 21,510 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 20,413.08 2005
48 Kenya 20,310 2005
49 Chile 19,560 2005
50 Paraguay 17,750 2005
51 Uruguay 17,700 2005
52 Zambia 16,770 2005
53 Belarus 16,620 2005
54 Cote d'Ivoire 15,320 2005
55 Netherlands 15,180 2005
56 Cameroon 15,110 2005
57 Czech Republic 14,930 2005
58 Cambodia 14,890 2005
European Union average (profile) 14,806.79 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 13,390.56 2005
59 Morocco 13,240 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 12,903.33 2005
60 Ecuador 12,890 2005
61 Norway 12,080 2005
62 Mozambique 11,680 2005
63 Azerbaijan 11,550 2005
64 Kuwait 11,200 2005
65 Hungary 11,050 2005
66 Iraq 10,980 2005
67 Zimbabwe 10,400 2005
68 Sri Lanka 10,280 2005
69 Cuba 9,490 2005
70 Guatemala 8,990 2005
71 Ghana 8,630 2005
72 Libya 8,540 2005
73 Syria 7,960 2005
74 Belgium 7,610 2005
75 Greece 7,410 2005
76 Austria 7,210 2005
77 Portugal 7,140 2005
78 Sweden 6,460 2005
79 Nicaragua 6,350 2005
80 Senegal 6,340 2005
81 Bulgaria 6,140 2005
82 Dominican Republic 5,960 2005
83 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5,750 2005
84 Finland 5,470 2005
85 Honduras 5,380 2005
86 Slovakia 5,290 2005
87 Qatar 5,190 2005
88 Denmark 4,920 2005
=89 Mongolia 4,840 2005
=89 Benin 4,840 2005
91 Botswana 4,480 2005
92 Tunisia 4,390 2005
93 Georgia 4,330 2005
=94 Oman 4,260 2005
=94 Namibia 4,260 2005
96 Switzerland 4,150 2005
97 Trinidad and Tobago 3,820 2005
98 Haiti 3,740 2005
99 Croatia 3,690 2005
100 Ireland 3,660 2005
101 Lithuania 3,650 2005
102 Kyrgyzstan 3,520 2005
103 Tajikistan 3,270 2005
104 El Salvador 3,200 2005
105 Panama 3,040 2005
106 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,850 2005
107 Togo 2,840 2005
108 Moldova 2,590 2005
109 Costa Rica 2,450 2005
110 Eritrea 2,410 2005
111 Armenia 2,300 2005
112 Latvia 2,290 2005
113 Brunei 2,060 2005
114 Gabon 2,040 2005
115 Bahrain 1,970 2005
116 Slovenia 1,630 2005
117 Jordan 1,610 2005
118 Singapore 1,260 2005
119 Estonia 1,230 2005
120 Israel 1,170 2005
121 Jamaica 1,160 2005
122 Lebanon 980 2005
=123 Cyprus 330 2005
=123 Iceland 330 2005
125 Luxembourg 180 2005
126 Netherlands Antilles 110 2005
127 Malta 100 2005
128 Gibraltar 10 2005

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