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Saudi Arabia's Methane Emissions

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Increasing methane emissions are a major contributor to the rising concentration of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere, and are thought to contribute up to one-third of near-term global heating.

Saudi Arabia emissions of Methane were 44.2 Million MtCO2e in 2019, this places Saudi Arabia as the 38th worst Methane emitter globally.

Saudi Arabia's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Data source: ClimateWatch, Washington, D.C.


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Per Capita
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Methane
Emissions
Total
Million MtCO2e








China 0.86 1,238.95
United States 1.87 623.77
India 0.48 669.34
Russia 5.85 853.00
Japan 0.17 21.12
Germany 0.64 53.37
Indonesia 1.21 335.10
Korea, Rep. 0.50 25.53
Saudi Arabia 1.25 44.17
Canada 2.51 95.53
South Africa 0.76 45.38
Brazil 1.95 418.02
Mexico 1.11 145.06
Australia 5.42 139.89
Turkey 0.56 47.40
United Kingdom 0.75 51.21
Italy 0.72 43.67
France 0.89 58.34
Poland 1.26 47.54
Kazakhstan 2.18 41.36
Thailand 1.21 84.72
Taiwan - -
Spain 0.85 39.94
Malaysia 1.47 48.04
Pakistan 0.67 151.02
Vietnam 0.90 87.95
Egypt 0.55 56.87
Ukraine 1.45 63.00
United Arab Emirates 5.30 52.96
Argentina 2.59 117.92
Algeria 1.11 49.55
Netherlands 1.01 17.26
Philippines 0.61 67.67
Nigeria 0.61 127.94
Uzbekistan 3.12 105.93
Qatar 2.77 8.11
Kuwait 1.40 6.08
Colombia 1.50 77.12
Bangladesh 0.50 83.81
Czech Republic 1.16 12.43
Belgium 0.70 8.20
Turkmenistan 8.10 49.58
Chile 0.70 13.50
Romania 1.24 23.78
Morocco 0.47 17.67
Oman 1.05 5.46
Austria 0.74 6.67
Greece 0.93 9.67
Mongolia 5.36 17.86
Israel 1.37 12.07
Belarus 1.77 16.76
Serbia 1.43 12.40
Peru 0.94 31.47
Hungary 0.74 7.12
Portugal 1.11 11.33
Libya 5.43 37.79
Sweden 0.45 4.59
Norway 0.89 4.85
Bulgaria 1.00 6.91
Finland 0.76 4.24
Hong Kong - -
Ecuador 1.14 20.35
Azerbaijan 4.26 43.60
Singapore 0.70 4.15
Angola 1.18 39.96
Trinidad and Tobago 0.91 1.28
Switzerland 0.55 4.79
Ireland 3.38 16.82
New Zealand 6.69 32.53
Bahrain 8.49 14.85
Slovak Republic 0.80 4.36
Laos 1.08 7.94
Denmark 1.23 7.14
Tunisia 0.54 6.42
Lebanon 0.48 3.25
Dominican Republic 0.84 9.20
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.04 3.38
Myanmar 1.28 70.06
Jordan 0.61 6.30
Sri Lanka 0.47 10.03
Sudan 1.31 58.86
Bolivia 2.20 25.99
Guatemala 0.64 11.76
Croatia 0.94 3.82
Kenya 0.73 40.25
Ethiopia 0.88 103.46
Cambodia 1.27 21.59
Ghana 0.67 21.37
Nepal 1.04 30.99
Estonia 0.79 1.05
Slovenia 0.95 1.98
Lithuania 1.17 3.15
Cote d'Ivoire 0.24 6.56
Panama 1.23 5.39
Tanzania 1.07 65.57
Kyrgyzstan 0.75 4.99
Honduras 0.82 8.25
Afghanistan 2.05 81.51
Zimbabwe 0.79 11.96
Georgia 1.31 5.21
Yemen, Rep. 0.28 8.59
Senegal 0.63 10.77
Luxembourg 0.85 0.54
Brunei Darussalam - -
Tajikistan 0.57 5.52
Mozambique 0.85 27.48
Costa Rica 0.94 4.83
Paraguay 4.04 29.14
Latvia 1.04 1.94
North Macedonia 1.21 2.52
Jamaica 0.26 0.78
Benin 0.45 5.55
Cameroon 0.56 15.21
Cyprus 0.61 0.74
Papua New Guinea 1.25 11.37
Zambia 1.45 27.37
Uruguay 6.01 20.94
Botswana 1.90 4.56
El Salvador 0.61 3.99
Armenia 0.82 2.43
Moldova 0.82 3.31
Albania 1.10 3.16
Nicaragua 1.47 9.87
Uganda 0.71 33.26
Gabon 0.50 1.14
Mauritius 1.52 1.93
Burkina Faso 0.73 15.60
Namibia 1.74 4.51
Mauritania 1.43 6.83
Madagascar 0.62 17.75
Congo, Rep. 0.66 3.76
Mali 1.12 23.29
Iceland 1.54 0.53
Haiti 0.41 4.73
Togo 0.41 3.45
Guinea 1.32 17.86
Suriname 2.31 1.37
Guyana 1.96 1.55
Congo, Dem. Rep 0.53 48.96
Lesotho 1.07 2.32
Niger 1.19 29.86
Bahamas, The 0.58 0.23
Bhutan 1.10 0.86
Malta 0.50 0.22
Malawi 0.57 11.19
Liberia 1.20 6.23
Rwanda 0.22 2.91
Chad 3.22 54.49
Sierra Leone 0.57 4.62
Eswatini 1.29 1.51
Cabo Verde 0.21 0.12
Gambia 0.68 1.70
Burundi 0.17 2.14
Guinea-Bissau 0.78 1.57
Central African Republic 6.41 31.54
Comoros 0.30 0.27


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