Human Development Data for the Arab States

Carbon dioxide per capita emission (growth 1970-2008) (%)

Average annual growth in total CO2 emission from 1970-2008.

Source: HDRO calculations based on data from Boden, Marland and Andres (2009)


Country/Region 2007 2008
Algeria .. 2.9
Bahrain .. 2.4
Djibouti .. -0.8
Egypt .. 3.9
Iraq .. 1
Jordan .. 3.3
Kuwait .. -0.6
Lebanon .. 2.5
Libya .. -1.5
Mauritania .. 1.4
Morocco .. 3.1
Oman .. 11
Qatar .. -0.6
Saudi Arabia .. 2.1
Somalia .. 0.5
Sudan .. 0.1
Syrian Arab Republic .. 3.1
Tunisia .. 3.2
United Arab Emirates .. -1.8
Arab States 5.5 2.3
East Asia & Pacific (developing only) 10.7 4.2
Europe & Central Asia (developing only) 4 2
Latin America & Caribbean (developing only) 2.2 1.5
Least Developed Countries: UN classification 1.3 0.1
OECD Members 1.7 0.6
South Asia 7.3 3.4
Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only) 1.2 0.2
World 6.1 2.5


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