CO2 emissions (kg per 2010 US$ of GDP) - Middle East

Definition: Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring.

Description: The map below shows how CO2 emissions (kg per 2010 US$ of GDP) varies by country in the Middle East. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the region is Turkmenistan, with a value of 1.67. The country with the lowest value in the region is Israel, with a value of 0.19.

Source: Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Base Period: 2010

Periodicity: Annual