Countries Ranking 2012

Rank (Previous Year) Country 1990 2011 2012 Difference real Changes RE-Investments
(CERINA-Plan 2012)
real Investments
    CO2 CO2 CO2 2011 / 2012 1990 – 2012 16€ / t CO2 2012
(mill. t) (mill. t) (mill. t) (mill. t) (%) (bn. €) (bn. €)
  World 22682 33992 34428 437 52 550.9 160-210
1. (1.) China 2452 8876 9104 228 271 145.7 70
2. (2.) USA 5461 6027 5799 -227 6 92.8 25
3. (3.) India 626 1787 1812 26 189 29.0 6
4. (4.) Russia 2369 1674 1703 30 -28 27.3 3.5
5. (5.) Japan 1179 1311 1413 102 20 22.6 13
6. (6.) Germany 1029 804 816 12 -21 13.0 19.5
7. (7.) South-Korea 257 739 764 26 197 12.2 0.7
8. (8.) Canada 485 628 624 -5 29 10.0 3.5
9. (9.) Saudi Arabia 242 609 622 13 157 10.0
10. (10.) Iran 199 598 612 14 208 9.8 1.0
11. (11.) United Kingdom 625 513 531 18 -15 8.5 7
12. (12.) Brasil 246 488 507 19 106 8.1 6
13. (13.) Mexico 283 464 500 36 77 8.0 1.3
14. (16.) Indonesia 151 453 496 43 228 7.9 0.3
15. (15.) South Africa 329 452 441 -11 34 7.1 5
16. (14.) Italy 440 433 409 -24 -7 6.5 11
17. (18.) Australia 279 391 391 0 40 6.3 3.5
18. (17.) France 416 380 387 8 -7 6.2 3.5
19. (20.) Spain 238 343 341 -2 43 5.5 3
20. (24.) Thailand 88 299 334 35 280 5.3
21. (21.) Taiwan 136 329 326 -3 140 5.2
22. (19.) Poland 382 347 324 -24 -15 5.2
23. (23.) Ukraine 757 318 319 1 -58 5.1 2
24. (22.) Turkey 142 323 318 -5 124 5.1 1
25. (25.) Netherlands 219 267 248 -19 13 4.0
26. (26.) UAE 76 228 235 7 209 3.8
27. (28.) Egypt 92 213 226 12 145 3.6
28. (27.) Singapore 73 214 225 11 208 3.6
29. (29.) Malaysia 67 203 219 17 227 3.5
30. (32.) Kazakhstan 250 169 196 27 -22 3.1
31. (31.) Argentina 104 190 192 2 84 3.1
32. (30.) Venezuela 105 198 189 -9 80 3.0
33. (33.) Pakistan 65 163 166 4 156 2.7
34. (34.) Belgium & Luxembourg 140 147 143 -4 2 2.3 2
35. (35.) Vietnam 36 128 130 2 261 2.1
36. (36.) Uzbekistan 133 122 118 -5 -11 1.9
37. (38.) Algeria 74 108 117 9 58 1.9
38. (37.) Czech Republic 168 121 110 -10 -34 1.8
39. (39.) Kuwait 26 94 102 8 291 1.6
40. (43.) Chile 34 79 95 16 179 1.5
41. (40.) Hong Kong (to China) 41 93 92 -1 123 1.5
42. (41.) Greece 81 92 86 -6 6 1.4
43. (44.) Philipines 40 77 84 8 111 1.3
44. (45.) Israel 36 76 82 6 128 1.3
45. (42.) Romania 169 85 82 -3 -52 1.3
46. (46.) Qatar 17 75 80 5 372 1.3
47. (47.) Colombia 52 72 76 4 46 1.2
48. (50.) Belarus 111 67 68 1 -39 1.1
49. (51.) Bangladesh 17 61 66 5 290 1.1
50. (48.) Austria 61 69 66 -3 8 1.1
51. (49.) Turkmenistan 36 68 64 -4 78 1.0
52. (52.) Portugal 46 57 55 -2 20 0.9
53. (52.) Sweden 61 56 51 -4 -16 0.8
54. (56.) Trinidad & Tobago 15 52 51 -1 239 0.8
55. (55.) Hungary 71 52 51 -2 -29 0.8
56. (60.) Peru 20 45 49 4 144 0.8
57. (54.) Finland 52 53 46 -7 -11 0.7
58. (59.) Norway 35 46 45 0 30 0.7
59. (57.) Bulgaria 75 50 45 -5 -40 0.7
60. (61.) Switzerland 45 41 42 1 -6 0.7
61. (58.) Denmark 56 47 42 -6 -26 0.7
62. (64.) New Zealand 29 35 37 2 29 0.6
63. (62.) Slovakia 55 37 36 -1 -34 0.6
64. (65.) Ecuador 13 34 36 2 174 0.6
65. (63.) Ireland 27 36 35 -2 28 0.6
  rem. Middle East 182 364 347 -16 91 5.6
  rem. Africa 188 342 375 33 99 6.0
  rem. Europe & Eurasia 400 256 270 14 -33 4.3
  rem. South-/Centralamerica 157 189 209 21 33 3.3
  rem. Asia / Pacific 176 139 154 16 -12 2.5

Source: IWR Research, BP Statistical Review, BMU, BMWi, Bloomberg, BNEF, PWE, FBS/UNEP