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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FACTORS

A high Emissions Index (close to 100) indicates a low 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 92.5 0.27 10.72 2.05 81.51 55 75
Albania 95.8 1.94 5.58 1.10 3.16 18 95
Algeria 93.2 3.85 171.71 1.11 49.55 35 94
Angola 95.3 1.12 38.02 1.18 39.96 38 57
Argentina 87.3 3.92 178.94 2.59 117.92 13
Armenia 96.6 2.02 6.01 0.82 2.43 34 99
Australia 69.7 15.94 411.02 5.42 139.89 7 99
Austria 92.9 7.57 68.50 0.74 6.67 12 99
Azerbaijan 84.1 3.90 39.82 4.26 43.60 21 96
Bahamas, The 95.4 4.99 1.98 0.58 0.23 17
Bahrain 61.5 19.65 34.35 8.49 14.85 63 99
Bangladesh 96.7 0.61 102.16 0.50 83.81 63 98
Belarus 90.3 6.62 62.48 1.77 16.76 16 97
Belgium 92.2 8.57 99.71 0.70 8.20 13 99
Benin 98.6 0.64 8.00 0.45 5.55 42 65
Bhutan 95.7 2.19 1.71 1.10 0.86 38 97
Bolivia 92.1 1.91 22.57 2.20 25.99 26 93
Bosnia and Herzegovina 91.8 8.16 26.62 1.04 3.38 28 96
Botswana 92.9 2.63 6.32 1.90 4.56 25 92
Brazil 83.6 2.18 465.72 1.95 418.02 12 99
Brunei Darussalam 86.2 20.58 9.09 0.00 0.00 8 99
Bulgaria 93.2 6.09 42.01 1.00 6.91 19 99
Burkina Faso 97.9 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 99.1 1.13 0.63 0.21 0.12 62 89
Cambodia 95.6 0.95 16.03 1.27 21.59 25 71
Cameroon 98.3 0.28 7.59 0.56 15.21 65 66
Canada 79.5 15.15 576.65 2.51 95.53 6 99
Central African Republic 80.6 0.06 0.31 6.41 31.54 43 37
Chad 89.7 0.06 1.03 3.22 54.49 64 46
Chile 95.0 4.39 84.27 0.70 13.50 24 99
China 43.2 7.05 10,174.68 0.86 1,238.95 46 94
Colombia 92.9 1.99 102.20 1.50 77.12 19 98
Comoros 99.4 0.28 0.25 0.30 0.27 15
Congo, Dem. Rep 97.9 0.02 2.28 0.53 48.96 43 46
Congo, Rep. 98.0 0.61 3.46 0.66 3.76 43 74
Costa Rica 96.5 1.66 8.51 0.94 4.83 19 99
Cote d'Ivoire 99.3 0.48 12.95 0.24 6.56 58 71
Croatia 94.7 4.38 17.88 0.94 3.82 17
Cyprus 94.6 6.02 7.32 0.61 0.74 15 99
Czech Republic 90.2 9.42 101.01 1.16 12.43 15 99
Denmark 92.9 5.52 32.08 1.23 7.14 10 99
Dominican Republic 96.1 2.50 27.38 0.84 9.20 16 97
Ecuador 95.1 2.27 40.54 1.14 20.35 20 95
Egypt 95.5 2.37 246.64 0.55 56.87 72 99
El Salvador 98.0 0.95 6.21 0.61 3.99 29 98
Estonia 91.1 10.48 13.89 0.79 1.05 6 99
Eswatini 96.1 0.83 0.97 1.29 1.51 20 71
Ethiopia 95.7 0.14 16.26 0.88 103.46 32 50
Finland 93.0 7.51 41.65 0.76 4.24 6 99
France 92.6 4.95 323.56 0.89 58.34 12 99
Gabon 97.6 2.06 4.70 0.50 1.14 41 85
Gambia 98.3 0.24 0.59 0.68 1.70 58 81
Georgia 94.7 2.58 10.29 1.31 5.21 22 97
Germany 90.2 8.37 701.96 0.64 53.37 12 99
Ghana 97.7 0.47 14.96 0.67 21.37 55 86
Greece 93.0 6.48 67.18 0.93 9.67 14 99
Guatemala 97.5 1.12 20.51 0.64 11.76 31 94
Guinea 96.0 0.23 3.15 1.32 17.86 53 64
Guinea-Bissau 98.0 0.16 0.32 0.78 1.57 54 59
Guyana 92.6 3.02 2.39 1.96 1.55 23 96
Haiti 99.0 0.28 3.28 0.41 4.73 18 67
Honduras 97.1 1.09 10.93 0.82 8.25 26 96
Hong Kong 96.2 5.50 41.54 0.00 0.00 99
Hungary 94.6 5.10 49.10 0.74 7.12 16 99
Iceland 89.4 9.67 3.32 1.54 0.53 6 99
India 77.9 1.88 2,615.82 0.48 669.34 69 91
Indonesia 87.1 2.23 617.51 1.21 335.10 19 92
Ireland 85.0 7.45 37.12 3.38 16.82 8 97
Israel 91.1 7.30 64.17 1.37 12.07 19 99
Italy 92.9 5.58 337.09 0.72 43.67 15 99
Jamaica 97.9 2.70 8.01 0.26 0.78 15 91
Japan 91.0 8.78 1,106.66 0.17 21.12 13 99
Jordan 96.8 2.54 26.07 0.61 6.30 33 99
Kazakhstan 81.3 16.52 313.80 2.18 41.36 18 95
Kenya 97.3 0.31 17.32 0.73 40.25 27 62
Korea, Rep. 89.0 11.91 611.26 0.50 25.53 26 99
Kuwait 79.3 24.84 107.53 1.40 6.08 63 99
Kyrgyzstan 97.0 1.73 11.48 0.75 4.99 24 92
Laos 94.1 4.45 32.81 1.08 7.94 21 85
Latvia 94.4 4.43 8.26 1.04 1.94 12 99
Lebanon 96.2 4.17 28.20 0.48 3.25 31 93
Lesotho 96.6 1.03 2.22 1.07 2.32 25 72
Liberia 96.6 0.26 1.32 1.20 6.23 52 75
Libya 78.9 6.67 46.43 5.43 37.79 49 99
Lithuania 93.5 5.01 13.48 1.17 3.15 11 98
Luxembourg 87.6 15.41 9.78 0.85 0.54 10 99
Madagascar 98.2 0.14 4.01 0.62 17.75 18 53
Malawi 98.5 0.07 1.47 0.57 11.19 26 70
Malaysia 89.4 7.63 250.09 1.47 48.04 16 97
Mali 96.6 0.16 3.39 1.12 23.29 64 83
Malta 96.7 3.51 1.55 0.50 0.22 13 99
Mauritania 95.5 0.86 4.09 1.43 6.83 74 72
Mauritius 93.5 3.68 4.69 1.52 1.93 11 99
Mexico 90.9 3.37 438.50 1.11 145.06 23 99
Moldova 97.0 1.48 5.96 0.82 3.31 14 91
Mongolia 70.7 19.68 65.51 5.36 17.86 43 86
Morocco 97.3 1.93 71.93 0.47 17.67 28 90
Mozambique 97.2 0.27 8.71 0.85 27.48 21 63
Myanmar 94.9 0.48 26.23 1.28 70.06 33 84
Namibia 94.1 1.61 4.17 1.74 4.51 24 84
Nepal 96.4 0.47 13.91 1.04 30.99 82 90
Netherlands 90.7 9.02 154.83 1.01 17.26 12 99
New Zealand 74.6 7.52 36.54 6.69 32.53 7 99
Nicaragua 95.3 0.83 5.55 1.47 9.87 22 82
Niger 96.3 0.08 2.14 1.19 29.86 93 47
Nigeria 95.3 0.66 140.03 0.61 127.94 62 78
North Macedonia 94.2 3.86 8.04 1.21 2.52 30 98
Norway 92.5 7.77 42.44 0.89 4.85 7 99
Oman 87.9 13.72 71.68 1.05 5.46 44 92
Pakistan 94.1 1.10 248.84 0.67 151.02 59 90
Panama 94.8 2.85 12.50 1.23 5.39 15 94
Papua New Guinea 96.0 0.78 7.09 1.25 11.37 11 45
Paraguay 87.0 1.15 8.27 4.04 29.14 12 99
Peru 95.8 1.63 54.53 0.94 31.47 31 93
Philippines 96.1 1.30 144.26 0.61 67.67 21 94
Poland 89.3 8.54 322.63 1.26 47.54 21 99
Portugal 93.6 4.78 48.60 1.11 11.33 8 99
Qatar 66.8 37.31 109.34 2.77 8.11 81 99
Romania 93.5 3.93 75.08 1.24 23.78 15 99
Russia 53.9 11.50 1,678.37 5.85 853.00 10 97
Rwanda 99.7 0.08 1.11 0.22 2.91 40 60
Saudi Arabia 83.4 16.47 582.15 1.25 44.17 60 99
Senegal 98.0 0.57 9.82 0.63 10.77 60 85
Serbia 91.6 6.29 54.67 1.43 12.40 25 95
Sierra Leone 98.6 0.13 1.03 0.57 4.62 54 64
Singapore 93.8 6.60 38.94 0.70 4.15 17 99
Slovak Republic 93.9 6.10 33.31 0.80 4.36 18 99
Slovenia 93.2 6.59 13.70 0.95 1.98 16 99
South Africa 90.8 7.97 478.61 0.76 45.38 25 94
Spain 92.9 5.41 252.68 0.85 39.94 9 99
Sri Lanka 98.1 1.16 24.84 0.47 10.03 17 92
Sudan 95.0 0.51 22.98 1.31 58.86 44 60
Suriname 90.6 4.40 2.61 2.31 1.37 27 98
Sweden 96.1 4.21 42.77 0.45 4.59 6 99
Switzerland 95.8 4.32 37.68 0.55 4.79 10 99
Taiwan 92.0 11.01 262.64 0.00 0.00
Tajikistan 98.1 0.92 8.98 0.57 5.52 35 82
Tanzania 95.8 0.19 11.63 1.07 65.57 27 61
Thailand 91.7 4.12 288.28 1.21 84.72 30 99
Togo 99.0 0.38 3.26 0.41 3.45 46 69
Trinidad and Tobago 79.6 26.98 37.86 0.91 1.28 23 99
Tunisia 97.0 2.60 31.01 0.54 6.42 33 98
Turkey 93.7 4.76 405.13 0.56 47.40 37 97
Turkmenistan 65.6 14.00 85.65 8.10 49.58 18 99
Uganda 97.6 0.12 5.53 0.71 33.26 43 56
Ukraine 90.9 5.14 223.23 1.45 63.00 14 94
United Arab Emirates 70.3 19.09 190.68 5.30 52.96 45 99
United Kingdom 92.7 5.42 369.88 0.75 51.21 10 99
United States 58.7 15.87 5,284.70 1.87 623.77 7 99
Uruguay 80.8 1.83 6.38 6.01 20.94 10 99
Uzbekistan 86.6 3.25 110.25 3.12 105.93 28 98
Vietnam 93.8 2.52 247.71 0.90 87.95 22 97
Yemen, Rep. 99.3 0.34 10.26 0.28 8.59 42 61
Zambia 95.4 0.36 6.72 1.45 27.37 31 65
Zimbabwe 97.4 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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