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Pakistan's Environmental Factors

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT INDEXES


Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria are standards for a nation's operations that investors use to shape their geographical investment portfolio by reference to performance in respect of these factors.

A high Emissions Index (close to 100) incdicates a low environmental impact for the country. The Emissions Index is based on the equal weighting of Carbon and Methane emissions.

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

Index data: World Economics Research, London


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Enviromental Data Emissions
Index
0-100
Carbon
Emissions
Per Capita
Carbon
Emissions
Total
Methane
Emissions
Per Capita
Methane
Emissions
Total
Air
Quality
PM2.5
Water
Access
% of Pop






Burundi 99.9 0.1 0.6 0.2 2.1 37 62
Rwanda 99.7 0.1 1.1 0.2 2.9 40 60
Comoros 99.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 15
Yemen, Rep. 99.3 0.3 10.3 0.3 8.6 42 61
Cote d'Ivoire 99.3 0.5 12.9 0.2 6.6 58 71
Cabo Verde 99.1 1.1 0.6 0.2 0.1 62 89
Haiti 99.0 0.3 3.3 0.4 4.7 18 67
Togo 99.0 0.4 3.3 0.4 3.5 46 69
Sierra Leone 98.6 0.1 1.0 0.6 4.6 54 64
Benin 98.6 0.6 8.0 0.5 5.6 42 65
Malawi 98.5 0.1 1.5 0.6 11.2 26 70
Cameroon 98.3 0.3 7.6 0.6 15.2 65 66
Gambia 98.3 0.2 0.6 0.7 1.7 58 81
Madagascar 98.2 0.1 4.0 0.6 17.8 18 53
Sri Lanka 98.1 1.2 24.8 0.5 10.0 17 92
Tajikistan 98.1 0.9 9.0 0.6 5.5 35 82
Guinea-Bissau 98.0 0.2 0.3 0.8 1.6 54 59
El Salvador 98.0 1.0 6.2 0.6 4.0 29 98
Senegal 98.0 0.6 9.8 0.6 10.8 60 85
Congo, Rep. 98.0 0.6 3.5 0.7 3.8 43 74
Burkina Faso 97.9 0.2 4.3 0.7 15.6 56 47
Congo, Dem. Rep 97.9 2.3 0.5 49.0 43 46
Jamaica 97.9 2.7 8.0 0.3 0.8 15 91
Ghana 97.7 0.5 15.0 0.7 21.4 55 86
Uganda 97.6 0.1 5.5 0.7 33.3 43 56
Gabon 97.6 2.1 4.7 0.5 1.1 41 85
Guatemala 97.5 1.1 20.5 0.6 11.8 31 94
Zimbabwe 97.4 0.7 10.4 0.8 12.0 25 63
Kenya 97.3 0.3 17.3 0.7 40.3 27 62
Morocco 97.3 1.9 71.9 0.5 17.7 28 90
Mozambique 97.2 0.3 8.7 0.9 27.5 21 63
Honduras 97.1 1.1 10.9 0.8 8.3 26 96
Moldova 97.0 1.5 6.0 0.8 3.3 14 91
Tunisia 97.0 2.6 31.0 0.5 6.4 33 98
Kyrgyzstan 97.0 1.7 11.5 0.8 5.0 24 92
Jordan 96.8 2.5 26.1 0.6 6.3 33 99
Bangladesh 96.7 0.6 102.2 0.5 83.8 63 98
Malta 96.7 3.5 1.6 0.5 0.2 13 99
Armenia 96.6 2.0 6.0 0.8 2.4 34 99
Lesotho 96.6 1.0 2.2 1.1 2.3 25 72
Mali 96.6 0.2 3.4 1.1 23.3 64 83
Liberia 96.6 0.3 1.3 1.2 6.2 52 75
Costa Rica 96.5 1.7 8.5 0.9 4.8 19 99
Nepal 96.4 0.5 13.9 1.0 31.0 82 90
Niger 96.3 0.1 2.1 1.2 29.9 93 47
Hong Kong 96.2 5.5 41.5 99
Lebanon 96.2 4.2 28.2 0.5 3.3 31 93
Dominican Republic 96.1 2.5 27.4 0.8 9.2 16 97
Eswatini 96.1 0.8 1.0 1.3 1.5 20 71
Philippines 96.1 1.3 144.3 0.6 67.7 21 94
Sweden 96.1 4.2 42.8 0.5 4.6 6 99
Guinea 96.0 0.2 3.2 1.3 17.9 53 64
Papua New Guinea 96.0 0.8 7.1 1.3 11.4 11 45
Albania 95.8 1.9 5.6 1.1 3.2 18 95
Peru 95.8 1.6 54.5 0.9 31.5 31 93
Switzerland 95.8 4.3 37.7 0.6 4.8 10 99
Tanzania 95.8 0.2 11.6 1.1 65.6 27 61
Bhutan 95.7 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.9 38 97
Ethiopia 95.7 0.1 16.3 0.9 103.5 32 50
Cambodia 95.6 1.0 16.0 1.3 21.6 25 71
Mauritania 95.5 0.9 4.1 1.4 6.8 74 72
Egypt 95.5 2.4 246.6 0.6 56.9 72 99
Bahamas, The 95.4 5.0 2.0 0.6 0.2 17
Zambia 95.4 0.4 6.7 1.5 27.4 31 65
Nicaragua 95.3 0.8 5.5 1.5 9.9 22 82
Nigeria 95.3 0.7 140.0 0.6 127.9 62 78
Angola 95.3 1.1 38.0 1.2 40.0 38 57
Ecuador 95.1 2.3 40.5 1.1 20.4 20 95
Sudan 95.0 0.5 23.0 1.3 58.9 44 60
Chile 95.0 4.4 84.3 0.7 13.5 24 99
Myanmar 94.9 0.5 26.2 1.3 70.1 33 84
Panama 94.8 2.9 12.5 1.2 5.4 15 94
Georgia 94.7 2.6 10.3 1.3 5.2 22 97
Croatia 94.7 4.4 17.9 0.9 3.8 17
Cyprus 94.6 6.0 7.3 0.6 0.7 15 99
Hungary 94.6 5.1 49.1 0.7 7.1 16 99
Latvia 94.4 4.4 8.3 1.0 1.9 12 99
North Macedonia 94.2 3.9 8.0 1.2 2.5 30 98
Namibia 94.1 1.6 4.2 1.7 4.5 24 84
Laos 94.1 4.5 32.8 1.1 7.9 21 85
Pakistan 94.1 1.1 248.8 0.7 151.0 59 90
Slovak Republic 93.9 6.1 33.3 0.8 4.4 18 99
Singapore 93.8 6.6 38.9 0.7 4.2 17 99
Vietnam 93.8 2.5 247.7 0.9 88.0 22 97
Turkey 93.7 4.8 405.1 0.6 47.4 37 97
Portugal 93.6 4.8 48.6 1.1 11.3 8 99
Romania 93.5 3.9 75.1 1.2 23.8 15 99
Lithuania 93.5 5.0 13.5 1.2 3.2 11 98
Mauritius 93.5 3.7 4.7 1.5 1.9 11 99
Slovenia 93.2 6.6 13.7 1.0 2.0 16 99
Bulgaria 93.2 6.1 42.0 1.0 6.9 19 99
Algeria 93.2 3.9 171.7 1.1 49.6 35 94
Greece 93.0 6.5 67.2 0.9 9.7 14 99
Finland 93.0 7.5 41.7 0.8 4.2 6 99
Italy 92.9 5.6 337.1 0.7 43.7 15 99
Colombia 92.9 2.0 102.2 1.5 77.1 19 98
Spain 92.9 5.4 252.7 0.9 39.9 9 99
Denmark 92.9 5.5 32.1 1.2 7.1 10 99
Botswana 92.9 2.6 6.3 1.9 4.6 25 92
Austria 92.9 7.6 68.5 0.7 6.7 12 99
United Kingdom 92.7 5.4 369.9 0.8 51.2 10 99
Guyana 92.6 3.0 2.4 2.0 1.6 23 96
France 92.6 5.0 323.6 0.9 58.3 12 99
Afghanistan 92.5 0.3 10.7 2.1 81.5 55 75
Norway 92.5 7.8 42.4 0.9 4.9 7 99
Belgium 92.2 8.6 99.7 0.7 8.2 13 99
Bolivia 92.1 1.9 22.6 2.2 26.0 26 93
Taiwan 92.0 11.0 262.6
Bosnia and Herzegovina 91.8 8.2 26.6 1.0 3.4 28 96
Thailand 91.7 4.1 288.3 1.2 84.7 30 99
Serbia 91.6 6.3 54.7 1.4 12.4 25 95
Israel 91.1 7.3 64.2 1.4 12.1 19 99
Estonia 91.1 10.5 13.9 0.8 1.1 6 99
Japan 91.0 8.8 1,106.7 0.2 21.1 13 99
Ukraine 90.9 5.1 223.2 1.5 63.0 14 94
Mexico 90.9 3.4 438.5 1.1 145.1 23 99
South Africa 90.8 8.0 478.6 0.8 45.4 25 94
Netherlands 90.7 9.0 154.8 1.0 17.3 12 99
Suriname 90.6 4.4 2.6 2.3 1.4 27 98
Belarus 90.3 6.6 62.5 1.8 16.8 16 97
Germany 90.2 8.4 702.0 0.6 53.4 12 99
Czech Republic 90.2 9.4 101.0 1.2 12.4 15 99
Chad 89.7 0.1 1.0 3.2 54.5 64 46
Iceland 89.4 9.7 3.3 1.5 0.5 6 99
Malaysia 89.4 7.6 250.1 1.5 48.0 16 97
Poland 89.3 8.5 322.6 1.3 47.5 21 99
Korea, Rep. 89.0 11.9 611.3 0.5 25.5 26 99
Oman 87.9 13.7 71.7 1.1 5.5 44 92
Luxembourg 87.6 15.4 9.8 0.9 0.5 10 99
Argentina 87.3 3.9 178.9 2.6 117.9 13
Indonesia 87.1 2.2 617.5 1.2 335.1 19 92
Paraguay 87.0 1.2 8.3 4.0 29.1 12 99
Uzbekistan 86.6 3.3 110.2 3.1 105.9 28 98
Brunei Darussalam 86.2 20.6 9.1 8 99
Ireland 85.0 7.5 37.1 3.4 16.8 8 97
Azerbaijan 84.1 3.9 39.8 4.3 43.6 21 96
Brazil 83.6 2.2 465.7 2.0 418.0 12 99
Saudi Arabia 83.4 16.5 582.1 1.3 44.2 60 99
Kazakhstan 81.3 16.5 313.8 2.2 41.4 18 95
Uruguay 80.8 1.8 6.4 6.0 20.9 10 99
Central African Republic 80.6 0.1 0.3 6.4 31.5 43 37
Trinidad and Tobago 79.6 27.0 37.9 0.9 1.3 23 99
Canada 79.5 15.2 576.7 2.5 95.5 6 99
Kuwait 79.3 24.8 107.5 1.4 6.1 63 99
Libya 78.9 6.7 46.4 5.4 37.8 49 99
India 77.9 1.9 2,615.8 0.5 669.3 69 91
New Zealand 74.6 7.5 36.5 6.7 32.5 7 99
Mongolia 70.7 19.7 65.5 5.4 17.9 43 86
United Arab Emirates 70.3 19.1 190.7 5.3 53.0 45 99
Australia 69.7 15.9 411.0 5.4 139.9 7 99
Qatar 66.8 37.3 109.3 2.8 8.1 81 99
Turkmenistan 65.6 14.0 85.6 8.1 49.6 18 99
Bahrain 61.5 19.7 34.4 8.5 14.9 63 99
United States 58.7 15.9 5,284.7 1.9 623.8 7 99
Russia 53.9 11.5 1,678.4 5.9 853.0 10 97
China 43.2 7.1 10,174.7 0.9 1,239.0 46 94



Key:
Emissions Index numbers shown on a scale of 0-100.
         100 = Low environmental impact, 0 = High environmental impact.


See: Data for individual countries and underlying data click on the country name

Original source data: Friedlingstein et al. 2020 & World Health Organization.
Total Carbon & Methane Emissions in Million MtCO2e
Per capita Carbon & Methane Emissions in MtCO2e per person

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