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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FACTORS

A low Emissions Index (close to 0) indicates a high environmental impact for the country. The Emissions Index is based on the equal weighting of Carbon and Methane emissions.

Index data: World Economics Research, London






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Index
0-100
Carbon
Emissions
Per Capita
Carbon
Emissions
Total
Methane
Emissions
Per Capita
Methane
Emissions
Total
Air
Quality
PM2.5
Water
Access
% of Population
Afghanistan 99.2 0.30 11.87 0.43 17.13 63 100
Albania 99.9 1.61 4.62 1.00 2.87 16 100
Algeria 95.3 3.95 176.28 2.15 95.93 23 94
Angola 98.1 0.63 21.36 1.30 44.11 27 100
Argentina 93.8 4.09 186.46 2.87 130.89 12 85
Armenia 99.9 2.30 6.82 0.79 2.34 34 82
Australia 92.6 15.17 391.21 5.35 137.97 9 100
Austria 99.4 7.15 64.63 0.78 7.05 12 60
Azerbaijan 99.2 3.77 38.51 1.46 14.93 25 100
Bahamas, The 100.0 6.00 2.38 0.57 0.23 5 91
Bahrain 99.1 22.32 39.02 10.61 18.55 52 98
Bangladesh 95.7 0.56 93.18 0.57 94.79 46 85
Belarus 99.0 6.31 59.61 1.81 17.09 16 93
Belgium 99.3 8.23 95.74 0.70 8.14 11 100
Benin 99.8 0.62 7.77 0.33 4.11 32 94
Bhutan 100.0 1.97 1.54 0.62 0.48 26 100
Bolivia 98.5 1.97 23.34 2.90 34.32 25 100
Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.8 4.15 13.56 1.11 3.62 26 98
Botswana 99.9 2.71 6.49 0.88 2.11 13 100
Brazil 79.6 2.28 488.89 2.07 442.97 11 50
Brunei Darussalam 100.0 23.73 10.48 0.00 0.00 7 100
Bulgaria 99.5 6.17 42.58 0.98 6.76 17 85
Burkina Faso 99.3 0.27 5.72 0.78 16.77 41 99
Burundi 99.9 0.06 0.70 0.12 1.47 28 100
Cabo Verde 100.0 1.17 0.66 0.16 0.09 31 100
Cambodia 99.1 1.12 19.02 1.18 20.00 18 72
Cameroon 99.3 0.34 9.31 0.62 16.88 56 92
Canada 93.3 14.33 545.64 2.73 103.93 6 100
Central African Republic 99.3 0.04 0.22 3.30 16.24 27 47
Chad 97.7 0.11 1.94 3.33 56.33 41 100
Chile 99.1 4.45 85.44 0.62 11.91 21 64
China 0.0 7.94 11,472.39 0.84 1,213.14 38 99
Colombia 96.4 1.79 91.71 1.53 78.44 14 81
Comoros 100.0 0.33 0.29 0.31 0.28 14 98
Congo, Dem. Rep 98.0 0.03 2.60 0.53 48.96 32
Congo, Rep. 99.6 1.32 7.47 1.76 9.96 30 66
Costa Rica 99.8 1.52 7.80 0.93 4.78 15 91
Cote d'Ivoire 99.6 0.43 11.72 0.28 7.58 40 37
Croatia 99.8 4.34 17.70 0.91 3.71 15 60
Cyprus 99.9 6.24 7.58 0.62 0.75 15 99
Czech Republic 99.1 9.06 97.13 1.17 12.55 14 94
Denmark 99.6 5.09 29.57 1.34 7.79 10 95
Dominican Republic 99.5 2.64 28.91 0.87 9.53 8 96
Ecuador 98.7 2.31 41.33 1.56 27.91 17 86
Egypt 95.7 2.39 249.63 0.75 78.19 63 98
El Salvador 99.8 1.11 7.22 0.54 3.52 22 92
Estonia 99.9 7.88 10.44 0.83 1.10 6 69
Eswatini 99.9 0.94 1.10 1.17 1.37 15 100
Ethiopia 96.3 0.15 17.81 0.75 88.41 22 57
Finland 99.6 6.78 37.59 0.84 4.66 6 100
France 96.3 4.68 305.98 0.89 58.23 11 78
Gabon 99.7 2.51 5.72 2.71 6.18 26 100
Gambia 99.9 0.27 0.66 0.55 1.37 39 97
Georgia 99.7 2.76 10.99 1.40 5.57 19 100
Germany 95.0 8.04 674.76 0.59 49.50 11 47
Ghana 99.4 0.67 21.32 0.36 11.42 46 89
Greece 99.4 5.43 56.32 0.87 9.02 15 97
Guatemala 99.4 1.11 20.34 0.63 11.50 21 59
Guinea 99.3 0.36 4.84 1.27 17.14 38 99
Guinea-Bissau 99.9 0.18 0.37 0.71 1.43 35 100
Guyana 99.9 3.89 3.08 2.34 1.85 11 97
Haiti 99.8 0.25 2.86 0.47 5.42 10 100
Honduras 99.6 1.08 10.88 0.80 8.05 19 100
Hong Kong 99.9 4.19 31.66 0.00 0.00 90
Hungary 99.5 5.03 48.44 0.72 6.94 14 100
Iceland 100.0 9.82 3.37 1.46 0.50 6 97
India 60.6 1.94 2,709.67 0.48 668.84 50 99
Indonesia 81.2 2.24 619.29 1.41 389.67 19 95
Ireland 99.2 7.54 37.56 3.13 15.60 8 100
Israel 99.4 6.20 54.52 1.08 9.49 20 97
Italy 96.7 5.44 328.70 0.74 44.67 14 100
Jamaica 99.9 2.59 7.69 0.27 0.80 15 100
Japan 94.2 8.47 1,067.40 0.22 27.73 11 100
Jordan 99.6 2.49 25.61 0.66 6.78 26 65
Kazakhstan 96.7 14.57 276.67 2.64 50.15 27 98
Kenya 98.3 0.36 19.86 0.70 38.49 13 98
Korea, Rep. 96.4 12.01 616.06 0.44 22.57 24 72
Kuwait 98.5 24.52 106.15 5.87 25.41 64 100
Kyrgyzstan 99.8 1.40 9.31 0.74 4.90 38 84
Laos 99.6 2.82 20.77 1.15 8.49 21 86
Latvia 99.9 3.89 7.25 1.03 1.92 12 100
Lebanon 99.8 3.69 24.95 0.50 3.38 24 63
Lesotho 100.0 1.05 2.27 0.49 1.06 18 95
Liberia 100.0 0.23 1.21 0.10 0.52 36 99
Libya 97.0 10.71 74.53 9.35 65.06 30 100
Lithuania 99.8 5.16 13.89 1.09 2.93 10 100
Luxembourg 99.9 13.16 8.35 0.90 0.57 9 98
Madagascar 99.3 0.15 4.25 0.60 17.06 16 100
Malawi 99.8 0.08 1.54 0.22 4.32 19 98
Malaysia 97.3 7.81 256.04 1.21 39.66 22 53
Mali 99.0 0.20 4.18 1.17 24.40 39 93
Malta 100.0 3.89 1.72 0.44 0.19 13 100
Mauritania 99.7 0.86 4.10 1.55 7.40 42 46
Mauritius 99.9 3.51 4.47 1.54 1.96 11 71
Mexico 92.3 3.13 407.22 1.10 143.29 18 100
Moldova 99.8 1.39 5.61 1.25 5.03 12 92
Mongolia 99.0 15.11 50.31 5.83 19.41 41 100
Morocco 99.2 1.89 70.57 0.33 12.32 13 96
Mozambique 98.8 0.22 7.14 0.87 27.98 17 100
Myanmar 96.6 0.66 36.31 1.42 77.82 27 100
Namibia 99.8 1.56 4.03 1.52 3.93 12
Nepal 98.9 0.48 14.18 0.84 24.93 36 83
Netherlands 98.8 8.21 141.03 0.90 15.46 11 45
New Zealand 98.5 6.95 33.78 6.53 31.74 9 70
Nicaragua 99.6 0.75 5.06 1.45 9.72 16 96
Niger 98.8 0.11 2.71 1.17 29.40 50 97
Nigeria 93.5 0.65 137.00 0.68 143.75 56 75
North Macedonia 99.9 3.29 6.85 1.13 2.35
Norway 99.6 7.49 40.93 0.85 4.65 6 64
Oman 98.8 15.50 80.97 4.07 21.26 35 100
Pakistan 92.0 1.02 229.51 0.75 168.90 50 62
Panama 99.7 2.98 13.04 1.17 5.13 12 100
Papua New Guinea 99.5 0.93 8.50 1.24 11.31 9 91
Paraguay 98.7 1.19 8.57 4.21 30.39 12 100
Peru 98.4 1.69 56.28 1.00 33.36 29 97
Philippines 96.6 1.30 144.25 0.60 66.63 23 75
Poland 97.4 8.69 328.59 0.76 28.73 19 90
Portugal 99.4 4.01 40.78 1.10 11.18 7 100
Qatar 98.7 32.65 95.67 7.58 22.21 59 100
Romania 99.0 4.15 79.33 0.87 16.64 13 100
Russia 63.7 12.03 1,755.53 4.76 694.54 9 82
Rwanda 99.9 0.13 1.76 0.15 1.99 36
Saudi Arabia 92.4 19.03 672.38 3.22 113.80 57 56
Senegal 99.5 0.79 13.59 0.69 11.87 38 71
Serbia 99.3 3.55 30.85 1.66 14.44 22 100
Sierra Leone 99.8 0.16 1.28 0.48 3.91 39 46
Singapore 99.7 5.51 32.50 0.75 4.42 13 63
Slovak Republic 99.7 6.47 35.32 0.81 4.42 16 94
Slovenia 99.9 6.05 12.57 0.83 1.73 14 61
South Africa 94.7 7.26 435.94 1.37 82.26 20 95
Spain 97.4 5.00 233.65 0.83 38.80 9 92
Sri Lanka 99.6 0.97 20.77 0.38 8.17 24 90
Sudan 97.5 0.47 21.03 1.29 57.93 21 100
Suriname 99.9 4.71 2.78 2.45 1.45 12 100
Sweden 99.7 3.53 35.83 0.46 4.67 6 100
Switzerland 99.6 4.01 34.92 0.59 5.14 9 100
Taiwan 98.8 11.86 282.86 0.00 0.00 23 97
Tajikistan 99.7 1.06 10.33 0.61 5.95 54 84
Tanzania 97.9 0.21 13.04 0.81 49.81 15 96
Thailand 95.8 3.98 278.50 1.02 71.35 25 99
Togo 99.9 0.28 2.34 0.35 2.97 25 74
Trinidad and Tobago 99.6 25.74 36.13 5.02 7.04 36 67
Tunisia 99.6 2.65 31.58 0.59 7.04 10 99
Turkey 96.0 5.25 446.20 0.58 49.32 27 94
Turkmenistan 96.2 13.56 82.99 13.54 82.84 26 93
Uganda 98.9 0.12 5.79 0.54 25.45 31 97
Ukraine 97.8 4.64 201.85 0.74 32.17 14 94
United Arab Emirates 97.0 20.43 204.08 5.10 50.95 42 100
United Kingdom 96.4 5.08 346.76 0.75 51.16 10 98
United States 47.0 15.04 5,007.33 2.27 755.72 7 71
Uruguay 99.1 1.93 6.74 5.99 20.88 9 94
Uzbekistan 97.2 3.58 121.64 1.61 54.64 41 100
Vietnam 95.2 3.32 326.02 0.84 82.46 21 92
Yemen, Rep. 99.5 0.41 12.49 0.36 10.98 42 61
Zambia 98.8 0.41 7.69 1.44 27.25 17 65
Zimbabwe 99.4 0.75 11.29 0.87 13.13 13 62

See: Data for individual countries by using country lists


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

Notes:
Total emissions data is displayed for reference and not used in the Emissions Index calculations which are based on per capita data.


Source: World Economics, Friedlingstein et al. 2020, ClimateWatch & World Health Organisation
Format: Carbon data in Million MtCO2e and Methane data in MtCO2e, Air Quality: PM2.5




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