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Do rich countries necessarily have high GHG emissions?

Rank

Country

GHG emissions per capita tonnes of CO2 equivalent

GPD/capita

GHG/1,000 USD GDP

Quadrant

1

Liechtenstein

6.76

101,654

0.067

I

2

France

3.07

32,984

0.093

I

3

Monaco

3.98

32,984

0.121

I

4

Switzerland

7.19

49,367

0.146

III

5

Luxembourg

12.07

69,423

0.174

III

6

Sweden

7.76

38,457

0.202

III

7

Norway

11.88

54,383

0.218

III

8

Iceland

10.68

41,913

0.255

III

9

Tuvalu

0.59

2,141

0.276

II

10

Japan

10.22

36,501

0.280

III

11

Denmark

12.66

44,593

0.284

III

12

Austria

10.22

35,777

0.286

III

13

United Kingdom

10.54

35,718

0.295

III

14

Netherlands

11.07

35,683

0.310

III

15

Italy

9.49

28,913

0.328

III

16

Canada

11.07

31,031

0.357

III

17

Germany

12.17

33,162

0.367

III

18

Seychelles

3.42

8,874

0.385

II

19

Ireland

17.48

44,521

0.393

III

20

Cape Verde

0.77

1,947

0.395

II

21

Spain

9.65

24,386

0.396

III

22

Saint Kitts and Nevis

3.81

9,269

0.411

II

23

Belgium

14.43

33,879

0.426

III

24

Finland

15.67

35,515

0.441

III

25

Cook Islands

4.24

8,945

0.474

II

26

Costa Rica

2.07

4,325

0.479

II

27

Malta

7.13

14,074

0.507

III

28

Portugal

8.15

16,063

0.507

III

29

Congo

0.58

1,129

0.514

II

30

Bahamas

7.9

15,099

0.523

III

31

Mauritius

2.78

5,123

0.543

II

32

United States

23.35

39,650

0.589

III

33

Slovenia

10.16

16,359

0.621

III

34

Greece

11.93

18,492

0.645

III

35

Israel

12.45

18,651

0.668

III

36

Albania

1.72

2,554

0.673

II

37

Antigua and Barbuda

6.15

8,595

0.716

II

38

Mexico

4.67

6,397

0.730

II

39

Lithuania

4.96

6,391

0.776

II

40

Latvia

4.62

5,876

0.786

II

41

Hungary

7.8

9,908

0.787

III

42

Guatemala

1.7

2,157

0.788

II

43

New Zealand

19.37

24,499

0.791

III

44

Nauru

3.42

4,322

0.791

II

45

Croatia

6.29

7,557

0.832

II

46

Australia

26.51

31,598

0.839

III

47

Bangladesh

0.38

443

0.858

II

48

Dominican Republic

2.72

2,706

1.005

II

49

Tunisia

2.85

2,815

1.012

II

50

Morocco

1.68

1,589

1.057

II

51

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

3.56

3,357

1.060

II

52

Peru

2.63

2,439

1.078

II

53

Panama

4.61

4,269

1.080

II

54

Micronesia

2.33

2,072

1.125

II

55

Cuba

3.65

3,059

1.193

II

56

Slovakia

9.59

7,607

1.261

IV

57

Vanuatu

1.79

1,405

1.274

II

58

Swaziland

2.87

2,231

1.286

II

59

Botswana

6.15

4,771

1.289

II

60

Czech Republic

13.82

10,462

1.321

III

61

Namibia

3.56

2,661

1.338

II

62

Algeria

3.38

2,497

1.354

II

63

Ecuador

3.14

2,302

1.364

II

64

Trinidad and Tobago

12.07

8,772

1.376

IV

65

Saint Lucia

6.45

4,506

1.431

II

66

Malaysia

6.87

4,731

1.452

II

67

Barbados

15.34

10,538

1.456

III

68

Dominica

5.07

3,466

1.463

II

69

Philippines

1.55

1,059

1.464

II

70

Haiti

0.69

471

1.465

II

71

Chile

9.07

5,838

1.554

IV

72

Thailand

3.94

2,519

1.564

II

73

Poland

9.85

6,265

1.572

IV

74

Colombia

3.64

2,130

1.709

II

75

Indonesia

1.76

1,022

1.722

II

76

Samoa

3.42

1,968

1.738

II

77

Burkina Faso

0.61

348

1.753

II

78

Sri Lanka

1.64

935

1.754

II

79

Estonia

14.58

8,227

1.772

IV

80

Senegal

1.22

672

1.815

II

81

Kenya

0.81

443

1.828

II

82

Yemen

1.18

643

1.835

II

83

Ghana

0.77

403

1.911

II

84

Bhutan

0.72

368

1.957

II

85

Argentina

7.87

3,988

1.973

IV

86

Comoros

0.89

427

2.084

II

87

Côte d'Ivoire

1.93

908

2.126

II

88

Lebanon

12.07

5,634

2.142

IV

89

Honduras

2.45

1,046

2.342

II

90

Romania

8.07

3,358

2.403

IV

91

Tajikistan

0.72

297

2.424

II

92

Mali

0.94

377

2.493

II

93

Bulgaria

7.84

3,137

2.499

IV

94

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

6.28

2,401

2.616

II

95

Uruguay

10.2

3,842

2.655

IV

96

Nicaragua

2.18

820

2.659

II

97

Jordan

5.43

1,945

2.792

II

98

The FYR. of  Macedonia

7.54

2,593

2.908

IV

99

Guinea

1.24

421

2.945

II

100

Democratic Republic of the Congo

0.35

115

3.043

II

101

Bolivia

2.85

935

3.048

II

102

Chad

1.3

426

3.052

II

103

Russian Federation

12.54

4,047

3.099

IV

104

Niger

0.64

199

3.216

II

105

Georgia

3.81

1,132

3.366

II

106

Belarus

8.07

2,335

3.456

IV

107

Burundi

0.33

93

3.548

II

108

Republic of Moldova

2.44

615

3.967

II

109

Lao People's Dem. Rep.

1.71

419

4.081

II

110

Cambodia

1.3

316

4.114

II

111

Guyana

4.3

1,037

4.147

II

112

Togo

1.55

348

4.454

II

113

Mauritania

1.88

416

4.519

II

114

Kazakhstan

13.14

2,746

4.785

IV

115

El Salvador

11.07

2,301

4.811

IV

116

Turkmenistan

12.74

2,596

4.908

IV

117

Grenada

19.18

3,872

4.954

IV

118

Lesotho

4.07

764

5.327

II

119

Azerbaijan

5.56

991

5.610

II

120

Armenia

7.14

1,195

5.975

IV

121

Zimbabwe

2.4

351

6.838

II

122

Djibouti

6.07

852

7.124

II

123

Ukraine

9.89

1,384

7.146

IV

124

Egypt

9.07

1,222

7.422

IV

125

Uganda

2.17

280

7.750

II

126

Ethiopia

0.85

106

8.019

II

127

Belize

31.2

3,594

8.681

IV

128

Papua New Guinea

9.07

824

11.007

IV

129

Mongolia

6.49

486

13.354

II

130

Benin

7.26

500

14.520

IV

131

Kyrgyzstan

6.07

416

14.591

II

132

Jamaica

47.52

3,225

14.735

IV

133

Uzbekistan

6.89

450

15.311

II

134

Paraguay

30.21

1,168

25.865

IV

 

 
 

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