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High income OECD countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > Carbon Dioxide per capita

DEFINITION: Tons of Carbon Dioxide produced per capita in 1998 or latest available year. Carbon dioxide from energy use only. Excludes international marine bunkers.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 United States 20 1998
=2 Luxembourg 17 1998
=2 Australia 17 1998
4 Canada 16 1998
=5 Finland 12 1998
=5 Czech Republic 12 1998
=5 Belgium 12 1998
=8 Denmark 11 1998
=8 Netherlands 11 1998
=10 Ireland 10 1998
=10 Germany 10 1998
=12 Japan 9 1998
=12 United Kingdom 9 1998
=14 Austria 8 1998
=14 Greece 8 1998
=14 Iceland 8 1998
=14 Poland 8 1998
=14 South Korea 8 1998
=14 New Zealand 8 1998
=14 Norway 8 1998
21 Italy 7 1998
=22 Sweden 6 1998
=22 Switzerland 6 1998
=22 Spain 6 1998
=22 France 6 1998
26 Portugal 5 1998

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > Carbon Dioxide per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France, OECD Environmental Data Compendium. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Environment/Pollution/Carbon-Dioxide-per-capita

High income OECD countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > Carbon Dioxide per capita

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Interesting observations about Environment > Pollution > Carbon Dioxide per capita

  • United States ranked first for pollution > carbon dioxide per capita amongst High income OECD countries in 1998.
  • France ranked last for pollution > carbon dioxide per capita amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 1998.
  • All of the top 6 countries by pollution > carbon dioxide per capita are Christian.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for pollution > carbon dioxide per capita amongst European Union in 1998.
  • 21 of the bottom 25 countries by pollution > carbon dioxide per capita are European.
  • Australia ranked first for pollution > carbon dioxide per capita amongst Non-religious countries in 1998.
  • All of the top 2 countries by pollution > carbon dioxide per capita are Cold countries'.
  • Canada ranked second for pollution > carbon dioxide per capita amongst NATO countries in 1998.
  • 3 of the top 4 countries by pollution > carbon dioxide per capita are Former British Colonies'.
  • Italy ranked 4th last for pollution > carbon dioxide per capita amongst Eurozone in 1998.
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