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Methane Emissions (CH4)

Global methane emissions in the world are 8,174,420 kt CO2 equivalent/yr which is 1.10 t CO2 equivalent/yr per capita

8,174,420 kt
Global dioxide emissions
CO2 equivalent/yr
1.10 t
Emissions per capita
CO2 equivalent/yr

Evolution of global methane emissions

Between 1990 and 2018, global methane emissions increased from 6,898,360 to 8,174,420 kilotonnes of CO2 equivalent

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Largest methane emitting countries

The top 10 largest emitting countries represent 57.07% of all emissions in the world

Country Emissions (kt CO2 equivalent/yr) Share
China 1,238,630 15.15%
Russia 849,570 10.39%
India 666,510 8.2%
United States 622,590 7.6%
Brazil 416,280 5.1%
Indonesia 287,500 3.5%
Pakistan 151,020 1.8%
Iran 149,690 1.8%
Mexico 144,610 1.8%
Australia 139,070 1.7%

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Methane emissions (kt CO2 equivalent) for 195 countries in the world

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Methane emissions per capita

Top countries by methane emissions per capita (CO2 equivalent/capita)

Bottom countries by methane emissions per capita (CO2 equivalent/capita)

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Country Emissions (kt CO2 equivalent/yr) Share of total Emissions per Capita (t CO2 equivalent/yr)
China 1,238,630 15.15% 0.88
Russia 849,570 10.39% 5.9
India 666,510 8.2% 0.48
United States 622,590 7.6% 1.9
Brazil 416,280 5.1% 2.0
Indonesia 287,500 3.5% 1.1
Pakistan 151,020 1.8% 0.68
Iran 149,690 1.8% 1.8
Mexico 144,610 1.8% 1.1
Australia 139,070 1.7% 5.4
Nigeria 127,900 1.6% 0.62
Argentina 117,850 1.4% 2.6
Uzbekistan 105,930 1.3% 3.1
Ethiopia 103,110 1.3% 0.9
Canada 93,980 1.1% 2.5
Vietnam 87,750 1.1% 0.9
Thailand 84,140 1.0% 1.2
Bangladesh 83,790 1.0% 0.51
Afghanistan 81,510 1.0% 2.1
Colombia 76,700 0.94% 1.5
Venezuela 72,340 0.88% 2.5
Philippines 67,660 0.83% 0.62
Myanmar 65,790 0.8% 1.2
Ukraine 62,950 0.77% 1.4
Tanzania 62,650 0.77% 1.0
Sudan 58,850 0.72% 1.3
France 58,340 0.71% 0.87
Egypt 56,870 0.7% 0.56
Chad 53,990 0.66% 3.3
Germany 53,370 0.65% 0.64
United Arab Emirates 52,960 0.65% 5.4
United Kingdom 51,210 0.63% 0.76
Turkmenistan 49,580 0.61% 8.2
Algeria 49,550 0.61% 1.1
Poland 47,540 0.58% 1.3
Turkey 47,400 0.58% 0.56
Malaysia 46,580 0.57% 1.4
South Africa 45,140 0.55% 0.76
Saudi Arabia 44,170 0.54% 1.3
Italy 43,670 0.53% 0.73
Azerbaijan 43,600 0.53% 4.3
Kazakhstan 41,360 0.51% 2.2
Kenya 40,250 0.49% 0.75
Spain 39,940 0.49% 0.84
Dem. Rep. Congo 38,620 0.47% 0.43
Libya 37,790 0.46% 5.5
Angola 35,520 0.43% 1.1
South Sudan 34,170 0.42% 3.1
Uganda 33,250 0.41% 0.73
New Zealand 32,530 0.4% 6.4
Peru 31,410 0.38% 0.95
Nepal 30,800 0.38% 1.1
Niger 29,860 0.37% 1.2
Paraguay 29,070 0.36% 4.1
Korea 25,530 0.31% 0.49
Bolivia 25,050 0.31% 2.1
Romania 23,780 0.29% 1.2
Mali 23,290 0.28% 1.2
Central African Republic 23,200 0.28% 4.8
Ghana 21,350 0.26% 0.69
Japan 21,110 0.26% 0.17
Uruguay 20,940 0.26% 6.0
Ecuador 20,350 0.25% 1.2
Cambodia 20,310 0.25% 1.2
Somalia 19,430 0.24% 1.2
Dem. People's Rep. Korea 18,710 0.23% 0.73
Zambia 17,870 0.22% 0.97
Mongolia 17,860 0.22% 5.4
Guinea 17,830 0.22% 1.4
Morocco 17,670 0.22% 0.48
Madagascar 17,470 0.21% 0.63
Netherlands 17,260 0.21% 0.99
Mozambique 16,850 0.21% 0.54
Ireland 16,820 0.21% 3.4
Iraq 16,750 0.2% 0.42
Belarus 16,730 0.2% 1.8
Burkina Faso 15,600 0.19% 0.75
Cameroon 14,960 0.18% 0.56
Bahrain 14,850 0.18% 8.7
Chile 13,480 0.16% 0.71
Syrian Arab Republic 12,770 0.16% 0.73
Cuba 12,690 0.16% 1.1
Czech Republic 12,430 0.15% 1.2
Serbia 12,400 0.15% 1.8
Equatorial Guinea 12,230 0.15% 8.7
Israel 12,070 0.15% 1.3
Zimbabwe 11,850 0.14% 0.8
Guatemala 11,750 0.14% 0.7
Portugal 11,320 0.14% 1.1
Papua New Guinea 11,310 0.14% 1.3
Malawi 11,020 0.13% 0.58
Senegal 10,750 0.13% 0.64
Sri Lanka 10,030 0.12% 0.46
Nicaragua 9,830 0.12% 1.5
Greece 9,670 0.12% 0.9
Dominican Republic 9,200 0.11% 0.85
Brunei 8,830 0.11% 20.18
Yemen 8,590 0.11% 0.29
Belgium 8,200 0.1% 0.71
Honduras 8,150 0.1% 0.82
Qatar 8,110 0.099% 2.8
Lao PDR 7,610 0.093% 1.0
Denmark 7,140 0.087% 1.2
Hungary 7,120 0.087% 0.73
Bulgaria 6,910 0.085% 1.0
Mauritania 6,830 0.084% 1.5
Austria 6,660 0.081% 0.75
Côte d'Ivoire 6,560 0.08% 0.25
Tunisia 6,420 0.079% 0.54
Jordan 6,300 0.077% 0.62
Liberia 6,210 0.076% 1.2
Kuwait 6,080 0.074% 1.4
Benin 5,530 0.068% 0.46
Tajikistan 5,520 0.068% 0.58
Oman 5,460 0.067% 1.1
Panama 5,390 0.066% 1.2
Timor-Leste 5,280 0.065% 4.0
Georgia 5,210 0.064% 1.4
Kyrgyz Republic 4,990 0.061% 0.76
Norway 4,850 0.059% 0.9
Costa Rica 4,820 0.059% 0.95
Switzerland 4,790 0.059% 0.55
Haiti 4,730 0.058% 0.41
Sierra Leone 4,610 0.056% 0.58
Sweden 4,580 0.056% 0.44
Botswana 4,560 0.056% 1.9
Namibia 4,510 0.055% 1.8
Slovak Republic 4,360 0.053% 0.8
Finland 4,240 0.052% 0.77
Singapore 4,150 0.051% 0.73
El Salvador 3,990 0.049% 0.62
Croatia 3,820 0.047% 0.94
Eritrea 3,730 0.046% 1.2
Congo 3,540 0.043% 0.64
Togo 3,450 0.042% 0.42
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,380 0.041% 1.0
Moldova 3,310 0.04% 1.3
Lebanon 3,250 0.04% 0.48
Albania 3,160 0.039% 1.1
Lithuania 3,150 0.039% 1.1
Rwanda 2,910 0.036% 0.22
North Macedonia 2,520 0.031% 1.2
Armenia 2,430 0.03% 0.82
Barbados 2,350 0.029% 8.2
Lesotho 2,320 0.028% 1.1
Burundi 2,140 0.026% 0.18
Grenada 2,030 0.025% 18.04
Slovenia 1,980 0.024% 0.94
Latvia 1,940 0.024% 1.0
Mauritius 1,930 0.024% 1.5
The Gambia 1,700 0.021% 0.7
Guyana 1,540 0.019% 2.0
Guinea-Bissau 1,500 0.018% 0.76
Eswatini 1,500 0.018% 1.3
Suriname 1,370 0.017% 2.3
Trinidad and Tobago 1,280 0.016% 0.91
Gabon 1,120 0.014% 0.5
Estonia 1,050 0.013% 0.79
Bhutan 860 0.011% 1.1
Montenegro 820 0.01% 1.3
Jamaica 780 0.0095% 0.26
Cyprus 740 0.0091% 0.61
Djibouti 690 0.0084% 0.7
Fiji 670 0.0082% 0.75
Luxembourg 540 0.0066% 0.86
Iceland 530 0.0065% 1.4
Belize 530 0.0065% 1.3
Vanuatu 510 0.0062% 1.7
Solomon Islands 410 0.005% 0.6
Samoa 300 0.0037% 1.5
Comoros 270 0.0033% 0.31
St. Lucia 270 0.0033% 1.5
The Bahamas 230 0.0028% 0.58
Malta 220 0.0027% 0.43
Antigua and Barbuda 200 0.0024% 2.0
Maldives 130 0.0016% 0.24
Cabo Verde 120 0.0015% 0.22
Tonga 100 0.0012% 0.95
Seychelles 90 0.0011% 0.91
St. Kitts and Nevis 80 0.00098% 1.5
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 70 0.00086% 0.63
Micronesia 60 0.00073% 0.52
Dominica 50 0.00061% 0.69
Andorra 50 0.00061% 0.65
São Tomé and Principe 30 0.00037% 0.14
Marshall Islands 30 0.00037% 0.51
Liechtenstein 20 0.00024% 0.52
Kiribati 20 0.00024% 0.17
Palau 20 0.00024% 1.1
Tuvalu 10 0.00012% 0.85
Nauru Unknown 0.0% 0.0
Holy See Unknown 0.0% 0.0
Monaco Unknown 0.0% 0.0
San Marino Unknown 0.0% 0.0
West Bank and Gaza Unknown 0.0% 0.0
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