Methane emissions

kilotons of CO2 equivalent, 1970–2012

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    1970 Ranking
    1. China 781,088.00
    2. United States 594,255.00
    3. India 398,212.00
    4. Russia 338,496.00
    5. Brazil 207,737.00
    6. Germany 126,692.00
    7. Indonesia 126,665.00
    8. United Kingdom 120,054.00
    9. Congo (Kinshasa) 119,583.00
    10. Japan 101,804.00
    11. Poland 97,173.70
    12. Australia 94,290.80
    13. Bangladesh 91,304.90
    14. Argentina 84,917.80
    15. France 82,882.30
    16. Burma (Myanmar) 75,254.30
    17. Ukraine 74,351.60
    18. Thailand 71,443.50
    19. Kazakhstan 68,238.30
    20. Canada 67,295.50
    21. Mexico 60,999.10
    22. Pakistan 56,503.00
    23. Vietnam 54,144.90
    24. Iran 52,012.90
    25. Philippines 43,210.70
    26. Italy 40,488.20
    27. Colombia 36,921.00
    28. Nigeria 35,196.40
    29. Venezuela 35,151.40
    30. Zambia 33,880.50
    31. Turkey 32,789.20
    32. Ethiopia 32,686.90
    33. Romania 32,424.70
    34. South Africa 32,269.90
    35. Sudan 31,752.10
    36. Saudi Arabia 31,739.80
    37. Libya 29,695.20
    38. Central African Republic 28,889.60
    39. Spain 26,508.80
    40. South Korea 25,948.70
    41. Tanzania 25,217.60
    42. New Zealand 25,053.80
    43. Angola 23,376.60
    44. Kuwait 21,910.40
    45. Egypt 20,777.60
    46. Netherlands 20,203.60
    47. Cambodia 20,086.50
    48. Iraq 19,681.90
    49. Czech Republic 17,963.30
    50. Nepal 17,364.40
    51. Uzbekistan 16,830.80
    52. Bolivia 16,508.60
    53. Madagascar 15,194.10
    54. North Korea 15,006.50
    55. Uruguay 14,523.90
    56. Malaysia 14,316.70
    57. Belgium 14,123.10
    58. Peru 13,704.30
    59. Cuba 13,600.20
    60. United Arab Emirates 12,873.00
    61. Algeria 12,857.30
    62. Mozambique 12,793.10
    63. Belarus 12,125.10
    64. Kenya 12,008.80
    65. Sri Lanka 11,338.00
    66. Chile 10,912.90
    67. Turkmenistan 10,820.80
    68. Hungary 10,394.50
    69. Afghanistan 10,202.00
    70. Ireland 10,169.60
    71. Paraguay 10,145.00
    72. Sweden 10,081.50
    73. Finland 9,972.17
    74. Bulgaria 9,939.90
    75. Somalia 9,541.55
    76. Austria 9,022.21
    77. Uganda 8,564.57
    78. Zimbabwe 8,496.71
    79. Morocco 8,486.35
    80. Cameroon 8,286.23
    81. Mali 8,280.67
    82. Chad 8,043.48
    83. Ivory Coast 7,803.20
    84. Denmark 7,692.19
    85. Guinea 7,147.71
    86. Laos 6,975.78
    87. Norway 6,865.77
    88. Mongolia 6,734.56
    89. Portugal 6,730.67
    90. Congo (Brazzaville) 6,677.41
    91. Ecuador 6,620.78
    92. Azerbaijan 6,397.68
    93. Greece 5,871.84
    94. Botswana 5,232.40
    95. Ghana 5,230.40
    96. Niger 5,184.91
    97. Switzerland 4,878.40
    98. Qatar 4,775.99
    99. Burkina Faso 4,613.42
    100. Senegal 4,605.16
    101. Lithuania 4,583.84
    102. Slovakia 4,574.45
    103. Oman 4,571.47
    104. Kyrgyzstan 4,561.13
    105. Nicaragua 4,007.00
    106. Namibia 4,004.26
    107. Dominican Republic 3,786.76
    108. Georgia 3,492.82
    109. Benin 3,460.96
    110. Latvia 3,322.72
    111. Guatemala 3,216.80
    112. Malawi 3,189.38
    113. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,173.70
    114. Mauritania 3,156.65
    115. Croatia 2,985.57
    116. Haiti 2,955.91
    117. Tajikistan 2,814.40
    118. Costa Rica 2,598.51
    119. Sierra Leone 2,554.35
    120. Honduras 2,551.85
    121. Tunisia 2,530.90
    122. Syria 2,425.01
    123. Panama 2,324.03
    124. El Salvador 2,238.92
    125. Estonia 2,208.43
    126. Yemen 2,204.67
    127. Slovenia 2,098.60
    128. Moldova 2,068.17
    129. Guyana 2,066.49
    130. Togo 2,056.17
    131. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 2,033.32
    132. Eritrea 1,796.57
    133. Albania 1,763.64
    134. Solomon Islands 1,631.18
    135. Brunei 1,614.81
    136. Trinidad and Tobago 1,595.85
    137. Burundi 1,468.92
    138. Armenia 1,317.98
    139. Rwanda 1,301.73
    140. Israel 1,301.06
    141. Puerto Rico 1,277.47
    142. Lesotho 1,129.56
    143. Papua New Guinea 947.53
    144. Suriname 941.37
    145. Swaziland 921.19
    146. Gabon 876.14
    147. Jamaica 821.25
    148. Bahrain 791.43
    149. Luxembourg 714.06
    150. Hong Kong 704.29
    151. Bhutan 698.41
    152. Singapore 658.14
    153. Lebanon 545.39
    154. Guinea Bissau 542.10
    155. Gambia 494.79
    156. Liberia 493.17
    157. Fiji 416.30
    158. Timor Leste 411.56
    159. Jordan 361.82
    160. Cyprus 340.55
    161. Iceland 308.49
    162. New Caledonia 180.49
    163. Mauritius 168.89
    164. Djibouti 148.64
    165. Comoros 142.06
    166. Vanuatu 128.36
    167. Barbados 100.04
    168. Malta 97.59
    169. Belize 96.49
    170. Bahamas 93.62
    171. Equatorial Guinea 75.80
    172. Samoa 63.17
    173. Macau 48.87
    174. Cape Verde 45.81
    175. French Polynesia 40.67
    176. Tonga 32.18
    177. Faroe Islands 30.18
    178. Guam 30.07
    179. Saint Lucia 27.63
    180. Saint Kitts and Nevis 26.29
    181. Grenada 25.44
    182. Antigua and Barbuda 24.32
    183. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 23.03
    184. Bermuda 19.97
    185. Greenland 17.82
    186. Saint Thomas and Principe 17.43
    187. Micronesia 16.62
    188. Dominica 16.27
    189. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 16.20
    190. Maldives 13.10
    191. British Virgin Islands 12.58
    192. Cayman Islands 12.21
    193. Aruba 10.25
    194. Seychelles 8.90
    195. American Samoa 6.12
    196. Kiribati 4.66
    197. Gibraltar 3.36
    198. Northern Mariana Islands 2.48
    199. Marshall Islands 2.44
    200. Tuvalu 1.57
    201. Turks and Caicos 1.40
    202. Nauru 1.10
    203. Palau 0.60
    2012 Ranking
    1. China 1,752,290.14
    2. India 636,395.83
    3. Russia 545,818.58
    4. United States 499,809.35
    5. Brazil 477,076.80
    6. Indonesia 223,315.74
    7. Pakistan 158,336.64
    8. Australia 125,588.19
    9. Iran 121,298.11
    10. Mexico 116,704.58
    11. Vietnam 113,563.74
    12. Canada 106,846.77
    13. Thailand 106,499.22
    14. Bangladesh 105,141.60
    15. Sudan 96,531.47
    16. Nigeria 89,781.93
    17. Argentina 88,476.43
    18. Central African Republic 85,676.84
    19. France 81,178.50
    20. Burma (Myanmar) 80,636.51
    21. Turkey 78,852.94
    22. Congo (Kinshasa) 75,336.08
    23. Kazakhstan 71,350.49
    24. Ukraine 68,060.94
    25. Colombia 67,978.92
    26. Poland 65,071.20
    27. Ethiopia 64,481.03
    28. South Africa 63,155.99
    29. Saudi Arabia 62,903.45
    30. United Kingdom 58,980.03
    31. Venezuela 58,198.85
    32. Philippines 57,169.78
    33. Germany 55,720.82
    34. Egypt 51,976.75
    35. Algeria 48,527.01
    36. Uzbekistan 47,333.36
    37. Qatar 41,124.05
    38. Japan 38,956.54
    39. Spain 37,208.11
    40. Cambodia 35,914.91
    41. Italy 35,238.18
    42. Malaysia 34,270.67
    43. South Korea 32,624.70
    44. New Zealand 28,657.66
    45. Guinea 28,653.74
    46. Kenya 28,026.74
    47. Tanzania 27,993.90
    48. United Arab Emirates 26,119.55
    49. Romania 25,707.73
    50. Iraq 24,351.17
    51. Nepal 23,982.24
    52. Bolivia 23,231.42
    53. Turkmenistan 22,008.57
    54. Uganda 21,160.82
    55. Ghana 21,077.79
    56. Madagascar 20,069.72
    57. Azerbaijan 19,955.36
    58. Uruguay 19,548.61
    59. Peru 19,321.45
    60. Netherlands 19,025.82
    61. North Korea 18,983.42
    62. Angola 18,974.45
    63. Cameroon 18,516.37
    64. Libya 18,494.95
    65. Chile 18,380.50
    66. Chad 18,363.88
    67. Mali 18,041.56
    68. Oman 16,857.64
    69. Belarus 16,619.66
    70. Norway 16,408.94
    71. Ivory Coast 16,265.63
    72. Paraguay 16,245.74
    73. Somalia 16,205.86
    74. Ecuador 15,786.34
    75. Laos 15,011.34
    76. Burkina Faso 14,957.18
    77. Trinidad and Tobago 14,788.57
    78. Ireland 14,330.03
    79. Afghanistan 13,763.17
    80. Portugal 12,976.02
    81. Syria 12,782.84
    82. Kuwait 12,690.64
    83. Morocco 12,012.44
    84. Czech Republic 11,901.93
    85. Sri Lanka 11,863.52
    86. Bulgaria 11,793.66
    87. Sweden 10,304.22
    88. Mozambique 9,967.77
    89. Senegal 9,927.65
    90. Belgium 9,243.35
    91. Yemen 8,939.92
    92. Zimbabwe 8,588.91
    93. Cuba 8,559.92
    94. Finland 8,551.56
    95. Greece 8,254.87
    96. Austria 8,006.81
    97. Tunisia 7,647.19
    98. Denmark 7,602.61
    99. Congo (Brazzaville) 7,156.19
    100. Hungary 7,134.92
    101. Benin 6,982.54
    102. Guatemala 6,877.37
    103. Dominican Republic 6,860.96
    104. Niger 6,857.72
    105. Zambia 6,551.38
    106. Nicaragua 6,491.87
    107. Mongolia 6,257.11
    108. Mauritania 6,081.59
    109. Honduras 5,844.24
    110. Tajikistan 5,407.58
    111. Togo 5,342.67
    112. Namibia 5,097.49
    113. Georgia 5,019.19
    114. Switzerland 4,900.25
    115. Lithuania 4,805.60
    116. Croatia 4,708.39
    117. Malawi 4,629.30
    118. Haiti 4,587.22
    119. Brunei 4,539.37
    120. Botswana 4,448.17
    121. Kyrgyzstan 4,291.07
    122. Slovakia 4,074.57
    123. Gabon 3,893.93
    124. Moldova 3,455.92
    125. Armenia 3,425.68
    126. Israel 3,415.64
    127. Bahrain 3,378.53
    128. Panama 3,377.78
    129. Sierra Leone 3,352.04
    130. Latvia 3,181.15
    131. Hong Kong 3,147.40
    132. Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,140.17
    133. El Salvador 3,032.12
    134. Equatorial Guinea 2,959.49
    135. Rwanda 2,941.60
    136. Eritrea 2,893.74
    137. Slovenia 2,821.75
    138. Burundi 2,718.86
    139. Albania 2,644.22
    140. Puerto Rico 2,405.98
    141. Singapore 2,385.80
    142. Costa Rica 2,314.51
    143. Estonia 2,234.88
    144. Papua New Guinea 2,142.87
    145. Guyana 2,124.01
    146. Jordan 2,114.78
    147. Bhutan 1,769.68
    148. Liberia 1,585.68
    149. Solomon Islands 1,449.16
    150. Guinea Bissau 1,420.68
    151. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1,395.70
    152. Swaziland 1,377.02
    153. Jamaica 1,316.45
    154. Lesotho 1,286.68
    155. Luxembourg 1,169.32
    156. Lebanon 1,149.76
    157. Gambia 1,039.28
    158. Timor Leste 732.07
    159. Fiji 714.61
    160. Suriname 709.39
    161. Cyprus 642.41
    162. Djibouti 634.04
    163. Iceland 358.77
    164. Mauritius 311.36
    165. Comoros 283.80
    166. Vanuatu 254.16
    167. Belize 228.49
    168. Bahamas 226.63
    169. New Caledonia 214.73
    170. Cape Verde 151.49
    171. Macau 150.58
    172. Malta 140.94
    173. Samoa 132.88
    174. Barbados 109.39
    175. French Polynesia 99.06
    176. Guam 71.49
    177. Tonga 61.45
    178. Maldives 52.31
    179. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 47.15
    180. Saint Thomas and Principe 46.19
    181. Saint Lucia 43.72
    182. Antigua and Barbuda 43.27
    183. Dominica 40.62
    184. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 39.87
    185. Faroe Islands 38.70
    186. Grenada 36.68
    187. Bermuda 30.96
    188. Micronesia 30.37
    189. Saint Kitts and Nevis 30.06
    190. Cayman Islands 28.72
    191. Greenland 28.68
    192. Seychelles 24.15
    193. Aruba 23.20
    194. British Virgin Islands 19.48
    195. Kiribati 16.31
    196. American Samoa 13.12
    197. Northern Mariana Islands 12.36
    198. Marshall Islands 7.86
    199. Gibraltar 6.60
    200. Turks and Caicos 6.13
    201. Tuvalu 3.37
    202. Nauru 3.21
    203. Palau 1.36

    Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.

    Source: World Bank