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High income OECD countries Compared by Environment > Carbon efficiency

DEFINITION: Carbon economic efficiency (CO2 emissions per dollar GDP)
Units: Metric Tons/US Dollar GDP.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Estonia 3.89 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
2 Poland 2.84 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
3 Czech Republic 2.43 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
4 Australia 2.07 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
5 Slovakia 1.89 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
6 United States 1.77 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
7 Canada 1.69 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=8 Greece 1.51 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=8 Israel 1.51 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=8 South Korea 1.51 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
11 Slovenia 1.33 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
12 Finland 1.28 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
13 Chile 1.26 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=14 Ireland 1.23 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=14 Netherlands 1.23 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=16 Germany 1.19 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=16 New Zealand 1.19 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
18 United Kingdom 1.17 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
19 Belgium 1.1 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
20 Denmark 1.08 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=21 Japan 1 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=21 Spain 1 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
23 Portugal 0.97 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
24 Italy 0.91 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
25 Austria 0.9 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=26 Iceland 0.78 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
=26 France 0.78 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
28 Norway 0.74 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
29 Sweden 0.7 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998
30 Switzerland 0.61 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998

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High income OECD countries Compared by Environment > Carbon efficiency

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Interesting observations about Environment > Carbon efficiency

  • Ukraine ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Christian countries in 1998.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Muslim countries in 1998.
  • Trinidad and Tobago ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Hot countries in 1998.
  • Estonia ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst High income OECD countries in 1998.
  • United States ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1998.
  • South Africa ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 1998.
  • Venezuela ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Catholic countries in 1998.
  • Iraq ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Failed states in 1998.
  • Russia ranked third for carbon efficiency amongst Emerging markets in 1998.
  • Syria ranked first for carbon efficiency amongst Former French colonies in 1998.
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