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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 96.7 0.27 10.72 2.05 81.51 55 75
Albania 99.9 1.94 5.58 1.10 3.16 18 95
Algeria 97.2 3.85 171.71 1.11 49.55 35 94
Angola 98.2 1.12 38.02 1.18 39.96 38 57
Argentina 94.4 3.92 178.94 2.59 117.92 13
Armenia 99.9 2.02 6.01 0.82 2.43 34 99
Australia 92.3 15.94 411.02 5.42 139.89 7 99
Austria 99.4 7.57 68.50 0.74 6.67 12 99
Azerbaijan 98.1 3.90 39.82 4.26 43.60 21 96
Bahamas, The 100.0 4.99 1.98 0.58 0.23 17
Bahrain 99.2 19.65 34.35 8.49 14.85 63 99
Bangladesh 96.1 0.61 102.16 0.50 83.81 63 98
Belarus 99.0 6.62 62.48 1.77 16.76 16 97
Belgium 99.2 8.57 99.71 0.70 8.20 13 99
Benin 99.7 0.64 8.00 0.45 5.55 42 65
Bhutan 100.0 2.19 1.71 1.10 0.86 38 97
Bolivia 98.8 1.91 22.57 2.20 25.99 26 93
Bosnia and Herzegovina 99.7 8.16 26.62 1.04 3.38 28 96
Botswana 99.8 2.63 6.32 1.90 4.56 25 92
Brazil 80.8 2.18 465.72 1.95 418.02 12 99
Brunei Darussalam 100.0 20.58 9.09 0.00 0.00 8 99
Bulgaria 99.5 6.09 42.01 1.00 6.91 19 99
Burkina Faso 99.4 0.20 4.30 0.73 15.60 56 47
Burundi 99.9 0.05 0.58 0.17 2.14 37 62
Cabo Verde 100.0 1.13 0.63 0.21 0.12 62 89
Cambodia 99.1 0.95 16.03 1.27 21.59 25 71
Cameroon 99.4 0.28 7.59 0.56 15.21 65 66
Canada 93.3 15.15 576.65 2.51 95.53 6 99
Central African Republic 98.7 0.06 0.31 6.41 31.54 43 37
Chad 97.8 0.06 1.03 3.22 54.49 64 46
Chile 99.0 4.39 84.27 0.70 13.50 24 99
China 0.0 7.05 10,174.68 0.86 1,238.95 46 94
Colombia 96.4 1.99 102.20 1.50 77.12 19 98
Comoros 100.0 0.28 0.25 0.30 0.27 15
Congo, Dem. Rep 98.0 0.02 2.28 0.53 48.96 43 46
Congo, Rep. 99.8 0.61 3.46 0.66 3.76 43 74
Costa Rica 99.8 1.66 8.51 0.94 4.83 19 99
Cote d'Ivoire 99.7 0.48 12.95 0.24 6.56 58 71
Croatia 99.8 4.38 17.88 0.94 3.82 17
Cyprus 99.9 6.02 7.32 0.61 0.74 15 99
Czech Republic 99.0 9.42 101.01 1.16 12.43 15 99
Denmark 99.6 5.52 32.08 1.23 7.14 10 99
Dominican Republic 99.5 2.50 27.38 0.84 9.20 16 97
Ecuador 99.0 2.27 40.54 1.14 20.35 20 95
Egypt 96.5 2.37 246.64 0.55 56.87 72 99
El Salvador 99.8 0.95 6.21 0.61 3.99 29 98
Estonia 99.9 10.48 13.89 0.79 1.05 6 99
Eswatini 99.9 0.83 0.97 1.29 1.51 20 71
Ethiopia 95.8 0.14 16.26 0.88 103.46 32 50
Finland 99.6 7.51 41.65 0.76 4.24 6 99
France 96.1 4.95 323.56 0.89 58.34 12 99
Gabon 99.9 2.06 4.70 0.50 1.14 41 85
Gambia 99.9 0.24 0.59 0.68 1.70 58 81
Georgia 99.7 2.58 10.29 1.31 5.21 22 97
Germany 94.4 8.37 701.96 0.64 53.37 12 99
Ghana 99.1 0.47 14.96 0.67 21.37 55 86
Greece 99.3 6.48 67.18 0.93 9.67 14 99
Guatemala 99.4 1.12 20.51 0.64 11.76 31 94
Guinea 99.3 0.23 3.15 1.32 17.86 53 64
Guinea-Bissau 99.9 0.16 0.32 0.78 1.57 54 59
Guyana 99.9 3.02 2.39 1.96 1.55 23 96
Haiti 99.8 0.28 3.28 0.41 4.73 18 67
Honduras 99.6 1.09 10.93 0.82 8.25 26 96
Hong Kong 99.8 5.50 41.54 0.00 0.00 99
Hungary 99.5 5.10 49.10 0.74 7.12 16 99
Iceland 100.0 9.67 3.32 1.54 0.53 6 99
India 60.1 1.88 2,615.82 0.48 669.34 69 91
Indonesia 83.4 2.23 617.51 1.21 335.10 19 92
Ireland 99.1 7.45 37.12 3.38 16.82 8 97
Israel 99.2 7.30 64.17 1.37 12.07 19 99
Italy 96.6 5.58 337.09 0.72 43.67 15 99
Jamaica 99.9 2.70 8.01 0.26 0.78 15 91
Japan 93.7 8.78 1,106.66 0.17 21.12 13 99
Jordan 99.6 2.54 26.07 0.61 6.30 33 99
Kazakhstan 96.8 16.52 313.80 2.18 41.36 18 95
Kenya 98.3 0.31 17.32 0.73 40.25 27 62
Korea, Rep. 96.0 11.91 611.26 0.50 25.53 26 99
Kuwait 99.2 24.84 107.53 1.40 6.08 63 99
Kyrgyzstan 99.7 1.73 11.48 0.75 4.99 24 92
Laos 99.5 4.45 32.81 1.08 7.94 21 85
Latvia 99.9 4.43 8.26 1.04 1.94 12 99
Lebanon 99.7 4.17 28.20 0.48 3.25 31 93
Lesotho 99.9 1.03 2.22 1.07 2.32 25 72
Liberia 99.7 0.26 1.32 1.20 6.23 52 75
Libya 98.3 6.67 46.43 5.43 37.79 49 99
Lithuania 99.8 5.01 13.48 1.17 3.15 11 98
Luxembourg 99.9 15.41 9.78 0.85 0.54 10 99
Madagascar 99.3 0.14 4.01 0.62 17.75 18 53
Malawi 99.5 0.07 1.47 0.57 11.19 26 70
Malaysia 96.8 7.63 250.09 1.47 48.04 16 97
Mali 99.0 0.16 3.39 1.12 23.29 64 83
Malta 100.0 3.51 1.55 0.50 0.22 13 99
Mauritania 99.7 0.86 4.09 1.43 6.83 74 72
Mauritius 99.9 3.68 4.69 1.52 1.93 11 99
Mexico 92.0 3.37 438.50 1.11 145.06 23 99
Moldova 99.8 1.48 5.96 0.82 3.31 14 91
Mongolia 99.0 19.68 65.51 5.36 17.86 43 86
Morocco 98.9 1.93 71.93 0.47 17.67 28 90
Mozambique 98.9 0.27 8.71 0.85 27.48 21 63
Myanmar 97.0 0.48 26.23 1.28 70.06 33 84
Namibia 99.8 1.61 4.17 1.74 4.51 24 84
Nepal 98.7 0.47 13.91 1.04 30.99 82 90
Netherlands 98.5 9.02 154.83 1.01 17.26 12 99
New Zealand 98.5 7.52 36.54 6.69 32.53 7 99
Nicaragua 99.6 0.83 5.55 1.47 9.87 22 82
Niger 98.8 0.08 2.14 1.19 29.86 93 47
Nigeria 94.2 0.66 140.03 0.61 127.94 62 78
North Macedonia 99.9 3.86 8.04 1.21 2.52 30 98
Norway 99.6 7.77 42.44 0.89 4.85 7 99
Oman 99.4 13.72 71.68 1.05 5.46 44 92
Pakistan 92.7 1.10 248.84 0.67 151.02 59 90
Panama 99.7 2.85 12.50 1.23 5.39 15 94
Papua New Guinea 99.5 0.78 7.09 1.25 11.37 11 45
Paraguay 98.8 1.15 8.27 4.04 29.14 12 99
Peru 98.5 1.63 54.53 0.94 31.47 31 93
Philippines 96.6 1.30 144.26 0.61 67.67 21 94
Poland 96.5 8.54 322.63 1.26 47.54 21 99
Portugal 99.3 4.78 48.60 1.11 11.33 8 99
Qatar 99.1 37.31 109.34 2.77 8.11 81 99
Romania 98.7 3.93 75.08 1.24 23.78 15 99
Russia 57.3 11.50 1,678.37 5.85 853.00 10 97
Rwanda 99.9 0.08 1.11 0.22 2.91 40 60
Saudi Arabia 95.4 16.47 582.15 1.25 44.17 60 99
Senegal 99.5 0.57 9.82 0.63 10.77 60 85
Serbia 99.2 6.29 54.67 1.43 12.40 25 95
Sierra Leone 99.8 0.13 1.03 0.57 4.62 54 64
Singapore 99.6 6.60 38.94 0.70 4.15 17 99
Slovak Republic 99.7 6.10 33.31 0.80 4.36 18 99
Slovenia 99.9 6.59 13.70 0.95 1.98 16 99
South Africa 95.8 7.97 478.61 0.76 45.38 25 94
Spain 97.2 5.41 252.68 0.85 39.94 9 99
Sri Lanka 99.5 1.16 24.84 0.47 10.03 17 92
Sudan 97.5 0.51 22.98 1.31 58.86 44 60
Suriname 99.9 4.40 2.61 2.31 1.37 27 98
Sweden 99.6 4.21 42.77 0.45 4.59 6 99
Switzerland 99.6 4.32 37.68 0.55 4.79 10 99
Taiwan 98.7 11.01 262.64 0.00 0.00
Tajikistan 99.7 0.92 8.98 0.57 5.52 35 82
Tanzania 97.3 0.19 11.63 1.07 65.57 27 61
Thailand 95.2 4.12 288.28 1.21 84.72 30 99
Togo 99.9 0.38 3.26 0.41 3.45 46 69
Trinidad and Tobago 99.8 26.98 37.86 0.91 1.28 23 99
Tunisia 99.6 2.60 31.01 0.54 6.42 33 98
Turkey 96.1 4.76 405.13 0.56 47.40 37 97
Turkmenistan 97.6 14.00 85.65 8.10 49.58 18 99
Uganda 98.6 0.12 5.53 0.71 33.26 43 56
Ukraine 96.4 5.14 223.23 1.45 63.00 14 94
United Arab Emirates 96.9 19.09 190.68 5.30 52.96 45 99
United Kingdom 96.1 5.42 369.88 0.75 51.21 10 99
United States 48.9 15.87 5,284.70 1.87 623.77 7 99
Uruguay 99.1 1.83 6.38 6.01 20.94 10 99
Uzbekistan 95.2 3.25 110.25 3.12 105.93 28 98
Vietnam 95.2 2.52 247.71 0.90 87.95 22 97
Yemen, Rep. 99.6 0.34 10.26 0.28 8.59 42 61
Zambia 98.9 0.36 6.72 1.45 27.37 31 65
Zimbabwe 99.5 0.69 10.37 0.79 11.96 25 63

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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