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Source: Our World in Data
Published: October 2019

CO₂ Emissions Per Capita

Circulated: October 17, 2019

In this chart, we see the countries that generated the most CO₂ per capita in 2017. The global average in 2017 was 4.8 tons per person.

                                                                         
Rank Country CO2 emissions per capita (tons)
1 Qatar 49
2 Trinidad and Tobago 30
3 Kuwait 25
4 United Arab Emirates 25
5 Brunei 24
6 Bahrain 23
7 Saudi Arabia 19
8 Australia 17
9 United States 16
10 Kazakhstan 16
11 Luxembourg 16
12 Canada 16
13 Estonia 15
14 Palau 14
15 Oman 14

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