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Carbon dioxide emissions per capita, 2020:

The average for 2020 based on 7 countries was 7.89 metric tons. The highest value was in Canada: 13.6 metric tons and the lowest value was in France: 3.95 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
Canada 13.6 1 1990 - 2020
USA 13.03 2 1990 - 2020
Japan 8.03 3 1990 - 2020
Germany 7.26 4 1990 - 2020
Italy 4.73 5 1990 - 2020
UK 4.6 6 1990 - 2020
France 3.95 7 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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