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Environment > Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: 1999 total CO2 emissions from fossil-fuel burning, cement production, and gas flaring. Emissions are expressed in thousand metric tons of carbon (not CO2).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 1.5 million 1999
2 Russia 392,287 1999
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 358,826.86 1999
3 Japan 315,274 1999
4 India 293,938 1999
5 Germany 216,213 1999
6 United Kingdom 147,199 1999
7 Canada 119,713 1999
8 Italy 115,371 1999
9 South Korea 107,399 1999
10 Mexico 103,301 1999
11 Ukraine 102,158 1999
High income OECD countries average (profile) 102,060.81 1999
12 France 98,168 1999
13 Australia 94,008 1999
14 South Africa 91,316 1999
15 Poland 85,805 1999
16 Iran 82,269 1999
17 Brazil 82,057 1999
Cold countries average (profile) 76,569.37 1999
18 Spain 74,691 1999
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 69,183.93 1999
Non-religious countries average (profile) 67,532 1999
Emerging markets average (profile) 65,759.21 1999
South Asia average (profile) 65,647 1999
19 Indonesia 64,308 1999
20 Saudi Arabia 64,249 1999
21 North Korea 56,946 1999
22 Taiwan 55,333 1999
23 Thailand 54,492 1999
24 Turkey 54,174 1999
Former British colonies average (profile) 49,001.04 1999
NATO countries average (profile) 42,687.37 1999
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 40,493.33 1999
Europe average (profile) 39,742.88 1999
Eurozone average (profile) 37,704.94 1999
25 Argentina 37,609 1999
26 Netherlands 36,747 1999
European Union average (profile) 36,647.5 1999
27 Venezuela 34,341 1999
28 Malaysia 33,748 1999
29 Egypt 33,730 1999
Christian countries average (profile) 33,605.73 1999
Religious countries average (profile) 32,515.91 1999
30 Uzbekistan 31,825 1999
South and Central Asia average (profile) 31,213.46 1999
31 Kazakhstan 30,796 1999
32 Czech Republic 29,709 1999
OPEC countries average (profile) 29,573.33 1999
33 Belgium 28,504 1999
34 Pakistan 26,984 1999
35 United Arab Emirates 24,011 1999
36 Greece 23,457 1999
37 Romania 22,163 1999
Catholic countries average (profile) 21,921.28 1999
38 Iraq 20,262 1999
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 20,107.12 1999
39 Philippines 19,982 1999
40 Colombia 17,369 1999
41 Chile 17,062 1999
42 Austria 16,748 1999
43 Israel 16,683 1999
44 Portugal 16,376 1999
45 Finland 15,932 1999
46 Belarus 15,729 1999
47 Hungary 15,524 1999
48 Singapore 14,809 1999
49 Syria 14,563 1999
50 Qatar 14,110 1999
Muslim countries average (profile) 14,056.07 1999
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13,719.45 1999
51 Denmark 13,553 1999
52 Kuwait 13,092 1999
53 Sweden 12,713 1999
54 Vietnam 12,710 1999
Hot countries average (profile) 11,596.22 1999
55 Bulgaria 11,487 1999
56 Hong Kong 11,242 1999
57 Switzerland 11,075 1999
58 Ireland 11,030 1999
59 Nigeria 11,023 1999
60 Norway 10,565 1999
61 Slovakia 10,541 1999
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 9,988.09 1999
Tourist destinations average (profile) 9,830.97 1999
62 Morocco 9,781 1999
63 Azerbaijan 9,178 1999
64 Turkmenistan 8,847 1999
65 New Zealand 8,399 1999
66 Peru 8,295 1999
67 Bangladesh 6,945 1999
68 Cuba 6,926 1999
69 Trinidad and Tobago 6,847 1999
70 Dominican Republic 6,352 1999
71 Ecuador 6,350 1999
failed states average (profile) 5,674.69 1999
72 Croatia 5,674 1999
73 Oman 5,428 1999
74 Bahrain 5,189 1999
75 Yemen 4,983 1999
76 Zimbabwe 4,810 1999
77 Tunisia 4,771 1999
78 Lebanon 4,616 1999
79 Estonia 4,409 1999
80 Jordan 3,977 1999
81 Slovenia 3,937 1999
82 Lithuania 3,614 1999
83 Virgin Islands 3,577 1999
84 Cote d'Ivoire 3,307 1999
85 Republic of Macedonia 3,105 1999
86 Bolivia 3,068 1999
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3,045.07 1999
87 Angola 2,803 1999
88 Jamaica 2,788 1999
89 Puerto Rico 2,757 1999
90 Guatemala 2,640 1999
91 Burma 2,511 1999
Former French colonies average (profile) 2,492.3 1999
92 Kenya 2,412 1999
93 Sri Lanka 2,360 1999
94 Panama 2,252 1999
95 Luxembourg 2,190 1999
96 Mongolia 2,060 1999
97 Latvia 1,798 1999
98 Uruguay 1,787 1999
99 Moldova 1,773 1999
100 Costa Rica 1,670 1999
101 Cyprus 1,643 1999
102 El Salvador 1,575 1999
103 Ghana 1,522 1999
104 Ethiopia 1,502 1999
105 Georgia 1,467 1999
106 Tajikistan 1,392 1999
107 Honduras 1,372 1999
108 Kyrgyzstan 1,287 1999
109 Cameroon 1,281 1999
110 Paraguay 1,236 1999
111 Guam 1,111 1999
112 Botswana 1,058 1999
113 Nicaragua 1,025 1999
114 Senegal 1,021 1999
115 Gabon 970 1999
116 Malta 934 1999
117 Nepal 906 1999
118 Armenia 840 1999
119 Mauritania 829 1999
120 Sudan 719 1999
121 Mauritius 674 1999
122 Papua New Guinea 662 1999
123 Reunion 644 1999
124 Suriname 587 1999
125 Democratic Republic of the Congo 585 1999
126 Iceland 564 1999
127 Martinique 561 1999
128 Barbados 555 1999
129 Aruba 520 1999
130 Madagascar 518 1999
131 Zambia 493 1999
132 The Bahamas 490 1999
133 Guyana 460 1999
134 New Caledonia 455 1999
135 Guadeloupe 442 1999
136 Macau 414 1999
137 Albania 413 1999
138 Haiti 386 1999
139 Uganda 374 1999
140 Mozambique 364 1999
141 Togo 362 1999
142 Guinea 345 1999
143 Benin 343 1999
144 Niger 310 1999
145 Burkina Faso 277 1999
146 Afghanistan 263 1999
147 French Guiana 251 1999
148 Malawi 210 1999
149 Fiji 198 1999
150 Cambodia 184 1999
=151 Equatorial Guinea 177 1999
=151 Faroe Islands 177 1999
153 Belize 169 1999
154 Eritrea 159 1999
155 Rwanda 154 1999
=156 Sierra Leone 148 1999
=156 French Polynesia 148 1999
158 Greenland 147 1999
159 Mali 136 1999
160 Maldives 127 1999
161 Bermuda 126 1999
162 Laos 111 1999
163 Liberia 109 1999
=164 Swaziland 105 1999
=164 Djibouti 105 1999
=164 Bhutan 105 1999
167 Antigua and Barbuda 95 1999
168 Saint Lucia 88 1999
169 American Samoa 78 1999
170 Cayman Islands 77 1999
171 Guinea-Bissau 71 1999
172 The Gambia 69 1999
=173 Palau 66 1999
=173 Burundi 66 1999
175 Western Sahara 65 1999
176 Seychelles 59 1999
177 Grenada 58 1999
178 Gibraltar 48 1999
179 Solomon Islands 45 1999
=180 Cape Verde 38 1999
=180 Samoa 38 1999
182 Nauru 37 1999
183 Namibia 35 1999
=184 Tonga 33 1999
=184 Chad 33 1999
186 Saint Kitts and Nevis 28 1999
187 Sao Tome and Principe 24 1999
=188 Dominica 22 1999
=188 Vanuatu 22 1999
=188 Comoros 22 1999
191 British Virgin Islands 16 1999
192 Montserrat 13 1999
193 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 10 1999
194 Cook Islands 8 1999
195 Kiribati 7 1999
196 Saint Helena 6 1999
197 Wake Island 5 1999
198 Niue 1 1999
199 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.0 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Pollution/Carbon-dioxide-1999

Environment > Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999: Countries Compared Map

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Did you also notice that there is no China on this list... I guess the most polluted country in the world didn't make the cut.

Posted on 27 Apr 2010

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So I noticed that the header boldly reports this as carbon dioxide numbers, but down in fine print it specifically says metric tons of carbon (NOT C02). I find this to be a terrible misrepresentation of information, and an obvious bias in reporting.

Posted on 21 Jul 2009

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