* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Carbon dioxide emissions per capita, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 185 countries was 3.84 metric tons. The highest value was in Qatar: 31.73 metric tons and the lowest value was in Democratic Republic of the Congo: 0.03 metric tons. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. 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, 2020 Global rank Available data
Qatar 31.73 1 1990 - 2020
Bahrain 21.98 2 1990 - 2020
Brunei 21.71 3 1990 - 2020
Kuwait 21.17 4 1990 - 2020
UA Emirates 20.25 5 1990 - 2020
Oman 15.64 6 1990 - 2020
Australia 14.78 7 1990 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 14.27 8 1990 - 2020
Canada 13.6 9 1990 - 2020
USA 13.03 10 1990 - 2020
Luxembourg 12.46 11 1990 - 2020
Kazakhstan 11.3 12 1990 - 2020
Russia 11.23 13 1990 - 2020
South Korea 10.99 14 1990 - 2020
Turkmenistan 10.18 15 1990 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 10.16 16 1990 - 2020
Palau 8.8 17 1990 - 2020
Czechia 8.3 18 1990 - 2020
Japan 8.03 19 1990 - 2020
China 7.76 20 1990 - 2020
Singapore 7.69 21 1990 - 2020
Netherlands 7.47 22 1990 - 2020
Belgium 7.4 23 1990 - 2020
Malaysia 7.38 24 1990 - 2020
Poland 7.37 25 1990 - 2020
Germany 7.26 26 1990 - 2020
Iran 7.06 27 1990 - 2020
Ireland 6.77 28 1990 - 2020
Norway 6.73 29 1990 - 2020
Serbia 6.71 30 1990 - 2020
South Africa 6.69 31 1990 - 2020
Libya 6.68 32 1990 - 2020
Austria 6.63 33 1990 - 2020
Finland 6.57 34 1990 - 2020
Mongolia 6.43 35 1990 - 2020
Israel 6.35 36 1990 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 6.31 37 1990 - 2020
New Zealand 6.16 38 1990 - 2020
Seychelles 6.08 39 1990 - 2020
Bahamas 6.04 40 1990 - 2020
Slovenia 5.93 41 1990 - 2020
Belarus 5.84 42 1990 - 2020
Andorra 5.78 43 1990 - 2020
Cyprus 5.47 44 1990 - 2020
Estonia 5.34 45 1990 - 2020
Slovakia 5.32 46 1990 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 5.12 47 1990 - 2020
Bulgaria 4.92 48 1990 - 2020
Turkey 4.89 49 1990 - 2020
Greece 4.77 50 1990 - 2020
Italy 4.73 51 1990 - 2020
Denmark 4.69 52 1990 - 2020
UK 4.6 53 1990 - 2020
Hungary 4.59 54 1990 - 2020
Chile 4.4 55 1990 - 2020
Suriname 4.29 56 1990 - 2020
Spain 4.28 57 1990 - 2020
Lithuania 4.18 58 1990 - 2020
Montenegro 4.07 59 1990 - 2020
Switzerland 4.04 60 1990 - 2020
France 3.95 61 1990 - 2020
Iceland 3.95 62 1990 - 2020
Barbados 3.9 63 1990 - 2020
Croatia 3.86 64 1990 - 2020
Iraq 3.84 65 1990 - 2020
Lebanon 3.79 66 1990 - 2020
Portugal 3.78 67 1990 - 2020
Ukraine 3.75 68 1990 - 2020
Algeria 3.72 69 1990 - 2020
Thailand 3.71 70 1990 - 2020
Vietnam 3.68 71 1990 - 2020
Liechtenstein 3.66 72 1990 - 2020
Latvia 3.65 73 1990 - 2020
Romania 3.56 74 1990 - 2020
Guyana 3.47 75 1990 - 2020
Argentina 3.41 76 1990 - 2020
Azerbaijan 3.4 77 1990 - 2020
Uzbekistan 3.38 78 1990 - 2020
North Macedonia 3.28 79 1990 - 2020
Moldova 3.27 80 1990 - 2020
Sweden 3.24 81 1990 - 2020
Malta 3.13 82 1990 - 2020
Mexico 3.04 83 1990 - 2020
Mauritius 2.94 84 1990 - 2020
Maldives 2.83 85 1990 - 2020
Saint Lucia 2.79 86 1990 - 2020
Georgia 2.75 87 1990 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 2.73 88 1990 - 2020
Grenada 2.62 89 1990 - 2020
Laos 2.62 90 1990 - 2020
Venezuela 2.55 91 1990 - 2020
Tunisia 2.41 92 1990 - 2020
Armenia 2.4 93 1990 - 2020
Gabon 2.33 94 1990 - 2020
Botswana 2.26 95 1990 - 2020
Dominica 2.26 96 1990 - 2020
Panama 2.23 97 1990 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 2.1 98 1990 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 2.08 99 1990 - 2020
Indonesia 2.07 100 1990 - 2020
Jamaica 2.07 101 1990 - 2020
North Korea 2.03 102 1990 - 2020
Ecuador 1.96 103 1990 - 2020
Egypt 1.96 104 1990 - 2020
Brazil 1.94 105 1990 - 2020
Jordan 1.92 106 1990 - 2020
Uruguay 1.9 107 1990 - 2020
Morocco 1.82 108 1990 - 2020
Belize 1.74 109 1990 - 2020
Namibia 1.59 110 1991 - 2020
India 1.58 111 1990 - 2020
Colombia 1.55 112 1990 - 2020
Albania 1.54 113 1990 - 2020
Bolivia 1.54 114 1990 - 2020
Peru 1.4 115 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 1.38 116 1990 - 2020
Costa Rica 1.36 117 1990 - 2020
Bhutan 1.34 118 1990 - 2020
R. of Congo 1.25 119 1990 - 2020
Syria 1.21 120 1990 - 2020
Philippines 1.19 121 1990 - 2020
Cambodia 1.14 122 1990 - 2020
Paraguay 1.14 123 1990 - 2020
Fiji 1.12 124 1990 - 2020
Tonga 1.12 125 1990 - 2020
Cape Verde 1.07 126 1990 - 2020
Lesotho 1.03 127 1990 - 2020
El Salvador 1.01 128 1990 - 2020
Guatemala 1 129 1990 - 2020
Sri Lanka 1 130 1990 - 2020
Tajikistan 0.98 131 1990 - 2020
Swaziland 0.97 132 1990 - 2020
Micronesia 0.96 133 1990 - 2020
Samoa 0.96 134 1990 - 2020
Honduras 0.87 135 1990 - 2020
Mauritania 0.86 136 1990 - 2020
Pakistan 0.81 137 1990 - 2020
Nicaragua 0.68 138 1990 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0.65 139 1990 - 2020
Senegal 0.65 140 1990 - 2020
Benin 0.63 141 1990 - 2020
Burma 0.63 142 1990 - 2020
Ghana 0.6 143 1990 - 2020
Tuvalu 0.6 144 1990 - 2020
Angola 0.59 145 1990 - 2020
Papua N.G. 0.56 146 1990 - 2020
Nigeria 0.54 147 1990 - 2020
Zimbabwe 0.53 148 1990 - 2020
Bangladesh 0.51 149 1990 - 2020
Nepal 0.51 150 1990 - 2020
Sudan 0.47 151 1990 - 2020
Kiribati 0.45 152 1990 - 2020
Comoros 0.41 153 1990 - 2020
Ivory Coast 0.41 154 1990 - 2020
Zambia 0.4 155 1990 - 2020
Djibouti 0.39 156 1990 - 2020
Vanuatu 0.39 157 1990 - 2020
Cameroon 0.37 158 1990 - 2020
Kenya 0.37 159 1990 - 2020
Guinea 0.34 160 1990 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0.32 161 1990 - 2020
Yemen 0.31 162 1990 - 2020
Togo 0.29 163 1990 - 2020
Haiti 0.28 164 1990 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0.25 165 1990 - 2020
Gambia 0.24 166 1990 - 2020
Liberia 0.23 167 1990 - 2020
Tanzania 0.23 168 1990 - 2020
Afghanistan 0.22 169 1990 - 2020
Mozambique 0.22 170 1990 - 2020
Eritrea 0.2 171 1990 - 2020
Mali 0.2 172 1990 - 2020
G.-Bissau 0.16 173 1990 - 2020
Ethiopia 0.15 174 1990 - 2020
Sierra Leone 0.13 175 1990 - 2020
Uganda 0.13 176 1990 - 2020
Rwanda 0.11 177 1990 - 2020
Madagascar 0.1 178 1990 - 2020
Chad 0.09 179 1990 - 2020
Niger 0.09 180 1990 - 2020
Malawi 0.08 181 1990 - 2020
Burundi 0.06 182 1990 - 2020
C.A. Republic 0.04 183 1990 - 2020
Somalia 0.04 184 1990 - 2020
DR Congo 0.03 185 1990 - 2020



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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