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Carbon dioxide emissions per capita, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 186 countries was 4.24 metric tons.The highest value was in Qatar: 32.42 metric tons and the lowest value was in Democratic Republic of the Congo: 0.03 metric tons. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: metric tons; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita, 2018 Global rank Available data
Qatar 32.42 1 1990 - 2018
Kuwait 21.62 2 1990 - 2018
UA Emirates 20.8 3 1990 - 2018
Bahrain 19.59 4 1990 - 2018
Brunei 16.64 5 1990 - 2018
Palau 16.19 6 1990 - 2018
Canada 15.5 7 1990 - 2018
Australia 15.48 8 1990 - 2018
Luxembourg 15.33 9 1990 - 2018
Saudi Arabia 15.27 10 1990 - 2018
USA 15.24 11 1990 - 2018
Oman 15.19 12 1990 - 2018
Tr.&Tobago 12.78 13 1990 - 2018
Turkmenistan 12.26 14 1990 - 2018
South Korea 12.23 15 1990 - 2018
Estonia 12.1 16 1990 - 2018
Kazakhstan 12.06 17 1990 - 2018
Russia 11.13 18 1990 - 2018
Czechia 9.64 19 1990 - 2018
Libya 8.83 20 1990 - 2018
Netherlands 8.77 21 1990 - 2018
Japan 8.74 22 1990 - 2018
Germany 8.56 23 1990 - 2018
Singapore 8.4 24 1990 - 2018
Poland 8.24 25 1990 - 2018
Belgium 8.18 26 1990 - 2018
Finland 8.04 27 1990 - 2018
Iran 7.69 28 1990 - 2018
Ireland 7.62 29 1990 - 2018
Malaysia 7.6 30 1990 - 2018
South Africa 7.5 31 1990 - 2018
China 7.35 32 1990 - 2018
Austria 7.15 33 1990 - 2018
Norway 7.03 34 1990 - 2018
Israel 6.98 35 1990 - 2018
Bosnia & Herz. 6.78 36 1990 - 2018
Slovenia 6.77 37 1990 - 2018
Mongolia 6.73 38 1990 - 2018
New Zealand 6.57 39 1990 - 2018
Serbia 6.52 40 1990 - 2018
Euro area 6.45 41 1990 - 2018
Seychelles 6.41 42 1990 - 2018
Belarus 6.28 43 1990 - 2018
Iceland 6.24 44 1990 - 2018
Cyprus 6.08 45 1990 - 2018
Greece 6.08 46 1990 - 2018
Slovakia 6.06 47 1990 - 2018
Andorra 5.97 48 1990 - 2018
Bahamas 5.86 49 1990 - 2018
Bulgaria 5.85 50 1990 - 2018
Denmark 5.76 51 1990 - 2018
Spain 5.52 52 1990 - 2018
Ant.& Barb. 5.5 53 1990 - 2018
UK 5.4 54 1990 - 2018
Italy 5.38 55 1990 - 2018
Eq. Guinea 5.1 56 1990 - 2018
Turkey 5.02 57 1990 - 2018
Iraq 4.9 58 1990 - 2018
Portugal 4.84 59 1990 - 2018
Venezuela 4.78 60 1990 - 2018
Hungary 4.75 61 1990 - 2018
Chile 4.62 62 1990 - 2018
France 4.62 63 1990 - 2018
Switzerland 4.4 64 1990 - 2018
Barbados 4.36 65 1990 - 2018
Ukraine 4.15 66 1990 - 2018
Lithuania 4.14 67 1990 - 2018
Croatia 4.06 68 1990 - 2018
Montenegro 4.05 69 1990 - 2018
Lebanon 4.04 70 1990 - 2018
Argentina 3.99 71 1990 - 2018
Latvia 3.96 72 1990 - 2018
Romania 3.85 73 1990 - 2018
Mexico 3.74 74 1990 - 2018
Thailand 3.71 75 1990 - 2018
Maldives 3.7 76 1990 - 2018
Liechtenstein 3.69 77 1990 - 2018
Botswana 3.64 78 1990 - 2018
Suriname 3.61 79 1990 - 2018
Algeria 3.59 80 1990 - 2018
North Macedonia 3.55 81 1990 - 2018
Sweden 3.54 82 1990 - 2018
Uzbekistan 3.4 83 1990 - 2018
Mauritius 3.26 84 1990 - 2018
Azerbaijan 3.22 85 1990 - 2018
Malta 3.2 86 1990 - 2018
Moldova 3.17 87 1990 - 2018
Guyana 3.13 88 1990 - 2018
Jamaica 2.9 89 1990 - 2018
Vietnam 2.7 90 1990 - 2018
Grenada 2.69 91 1990 - 2018
Laos 2.66 92 1990 - 2018
Tunisia 2.59 93 1990 - 2018
Georgia 2.54 94 1990 - 2018
St. Vincent & ... 2.54 95 1990 - 2018
Dominica 2.51 96 1990 - 2018
Egypt 2.5 97 1990 - 2018
Jordan 2.48 98 1990 - 2018
Panama 2.43 99 1990 - 2018
Domin. Rep. 2.36 100 1990 - 2018
Ecuador 2.31 101 1990 - 2018
Gabon 2.18 102 1990 - 2018
Indonesia 2.18 103 1990 - 2018
Fiji 2.15 104 1990 - 2018
Saint Lucia 2.14 105 1990 - 2018
Brazil 2.04 106 1990 - 2018
Bolivia 2 107 1990 - 2018
Albania 1.94 108 1990 - 2018
Uruguay 1.89 109 1990 - 2018
Armenia 1.88 110 1990 - 2018
Morocco 1.85 111 1990 - 2018
Tonga 1.84 112 1990 - 2018
Bhutan 1.83 113 1990 - 2018
India 1.8 114 1990 - 2018
Belize 1.78 115 1990 - 2018
Kyrgyzstan 1.74 116 1990 - 2018
Namibia 1.74 117 1991 - 2018
Peru 1.7 118 1990 - 2018
Costa Rica 1.65 119 1990 - 2018
Syria 1.65 120 1990 - 2018
Samoa 1.63 121 1990 - 2018
Colombia 1.6 122 1990 - 2018
Micronesia 1.6 123 1990 - 2018
Philippines 1.33 124 1990 - 2018
Lesotho 1.22 125 1990 - 2018
Paraguay 1.21 126 1990 - 2018
Cape Verde 1.14 127 1990 - 2018
Guatemala 1.11 128 1990 - 2018
El Salvador 1.06 129 1990 - 2018
Honduras 1.02 130 1990 - 2018
Sri Lanka 1 131 1990 - 2018
Pakistan 0.98 132 1990 - 2018
Swaziland 0.96 133 1990 - 2018
Mauritania 0.91 134 1990 - 2018
Angola 0.89 135 1990 - 2018
Papua N.G. 0.87 136 1990 - 2018
Tuvalu 0.87 137 1990 - 2018
Zimbabwe 0.85 138 1990 - 2018
Nicaragua 0.81 139 1990 - 2018
Tajikistan 0.81 140 1990 - 2018
North Korea 0.71 141 1990 - 2018
Benin 0.69 142 1990 - 2018
Cambodia 0.69 143 1990 - 2018
Kiribati 0.69 144 1990 - 2018
Nigeria 0.67 145 1990 - 2018
S.T.&Principe 0.66 146 1990 - 2018
Senegal 0.62 147 1990 - 2018
Vanuatu 0.62 148 1990 - 2018
Burma 0.61 149 1990 - 2018
R. of Congo 0.61 150 1990 - 2018
Solomon Isl. 0.57 151 1990 - 2018
Ghana 0.54 152 1990 - 2018
Bangladesh 0.51 153 1990 - 2018
Djibouti 0.51 154 1990 - 2018
Sudan 0.48 155 1990 - 2018
Zambia 0.45 156 1990 - 2018
Nepal 0.43 157 1990 - 2018
Ivory Coast 0.4 158 1990 - 2018
Kenya 0.36 159 1990 - 2018
Cameroon 0.34 160 1990 - 2018
Yemen 0.33 161 1990 - 2018
Comoros 0.31 162 1990 - 2018
Haiti 0.3 163 1990 - 2018
Mali 0.29 164 1990 - 2018
Togo 0.29 165 1990 - 2018
Liberia 0.27 166 1990 - 2018
Gambia 0.25 167 1990 - 2018
Guinea 0.25 168 1990 - 2018
Eritrea 0.23 169 1990 - 2018
Mozambique 0.23 170 1990 - 2018
Burkina Faso 0.22 171 1990 - 2018
Tanzania 0.21 172 1990 - 2018
Afghanistan 0.2 173 1990 - 2018
G.-Bissau 0.17 174 1990 - 2018
Ethiopia 0.15 175 1990 - 2018
Uganda 0.14 176 1990 - 2018
Madagascar 0.13 177 1990 - 2018
Sierra Leone 0.13 178 1990 - 2018
Niger 0.1 179 1990 - 2018
Malawi 0.09 180 1990 - 2018
Rwanda 0.09 181 1990 - 2018
C.A. Republic 0.07 182 1990 - 2018
Chad 0.07 183 1990 - 2018
Burundi 0.05 184 1990 - 2018
Somalia 0.05 185 1990 - 2018
DR Congo 0.03 186 1990 - 2018


Definition: 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.
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