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Nitrous Oxide Emissions

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Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management. Each year of data shows the percentage change to that year from 1990.

Source: World Bank staff estimates from original source: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC)/Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). Emission Database for Global Atmospheric Research (EDGAR): http://edgar.jrc.ec.europa.eu/.

Top 10 Countries with Highest % of Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) :

American Samoa 2457.90%American Samoa 2457.90%
Turks and Caicos Islands 240.57%Turks and Caicos Islands 240.57%
Maldives 197.09%Maldives 197.09%
St. Kitts and Nevis 119.85%St. Kitts and Nevis 119.85%
Grenada 110.24%Grenada 110.24%
Singapore 97.59%Singapore 97.59%
Equatorial Guinea 97.20%Equatorial Guinea 97.20%
Gibraltar 94.54%Gibraltar 94.54%
Bolivia 91.39%Bolivia 91.39%
Vietnam 89.08%Vietnam 89.08%

Countries with Lowest % of Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) :

Puerto Rico -35.17%Timor-Leste -35.17%
Zambia -37.09%Lebanon -37.09%
Slovak Republic -37.16%Cambodia -37.16%
Croatia -41.50%Micronesia, Fed. Sts. -41.50%
Belarus -42.88%Rwanda -42.88%
Togo -43.06%Oman -43.06%
Central African Republic -44.47%Cayman Islands -44.47%
United Kingdom -44.54%Haiti -44.54%
Kazakhstan -45.93%Bahamas, The -45.93%
Botswana -48.70%Liberia -48.70%

Nitrous oxide emissions (% change from 1990) and Trend since 2010
Country % Trend
American Samoa 2457.90%
Turks and Caicos Islands 240.57%
Maldives 197.09%
St. Kitts and Nevis 119.85%
Grenada 110.24%
Singapore 97.59%
Equatorial Guinea 97.20%
Gibraltar 94.54%
Bolivia 91.39%
Vietnam 89.08%
Turkmenistan 84.29%
Lao PDR 84.06%
Timor-Leste 83.98%
Lebanon 70.53%
Cambodia 70.24%
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 68.25%
Rwanda 67.50%
Oman 66.46%
Cayman Islands 60.59%
Haiti 58.61%
Bahamas, The 55.09%
Liberia 54.72%
Seychelles 53.77%
Yemen, Rep. 53.20%
Chile 52.42%
Guatemala 51.68%
Cabo Verde 49.76%
Bahrain 49.73%
Burkina Faso 48.44%
Namibia 47.96%
Mauritania 46.06%
Pakistan 43.85%
Ecuador 43.64%
Tuvalu 42.52%
Brazil 40.84%
Gabon 40.33%
Iran, Islamic Rep. 39.86%
Antigua and Barbuda 39.53%
Kiribati 36.62%
Jamaica 36.04%
Mali 34.56%
China 32.36%
Bangladesh 30.82%
Peru 30.63%
United Arab Emirates 30.19%
Guinea-Bissau 30.05%
Djibouti 29.95%
Senegal 29.47%
Chad 27.26%
Korea, Rep. 25.75%
Guam 24.93%
Syrian Arab Republic 24.65%
Philippines 24.64%
Argentina 24.56%
Israel 23.58%
Nepal 23.57%
India 23.35%
Sudan 23.19%
Somalia 23.02%
Comoros 22.84%
Afghanistan 21.98%
New Zealand 21.91%
Macao SAR, China 21.13%
Nauru 20.41%
Greenland 20.40%
Cyprus 20.36%
Bhutan 20.04%
Indonesia 19.62%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 19.34%
British Virgin Islands 19.20%
Sri Lanka 18.10%
Venezuela, RB 16.91%
Vanuatu 16.89%
Panama 16.51%
Uruguay 16.16%
Thailand 15.83%
Honduras 15.51%
Tonga 14.92%
Samoa 14.51%
Eritrea 14.44%
Algeria 13.82%
Kenya 12.95%
Egypt, Arab Rep. 11.89%
Ethiopia 11.51%
Nigeria 11.49%
Australia 10.69%
Gambia, The 9.57%
Luxembourg 9.44%
Bermuda 9.25%
Turkey 8.87%
Dominican Republic 8.14%
Hong Kong SAR, China 7.76%
Morocco 7.52%
Palau 7.04%
South Africa 6.64%
Nicaragua 6.61%
French Polynesia 6.56%
Colombia 6.26%
Fiji 6.18%
Suriname 5.91%
Faroe Islands 4.80%
El Salvador 4.77%
St. Lucia 4.74%
Belize 4.57%
Malaysia 4.52%
Kuwait 4.20%
Marshall Islands 3.83%
Spain 1.65%
Tunisia 0.70%
Isle of Man 0.00%
West Bank and Gaza 0.00%
Channel Islands 0.00%
Andorra 0.00%
Liechtenstein 0.00%
Montenegro 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
St. Martin (French part) 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
South Sudan 0.00%
Côte d'Ivoire 0.00%
Curaçao 0.00%
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 0.00%
São Tomé and Principe 0.00%
Niger -0.78%
Mauritius -0.91%
Guyana -0.93%
Saudi Arabia -1.49%
Poland -1.86%
Portugal -1.86%
Canada -2.26%
New Caledonia -2.85%
United States -3.01%
Jordan -3.94%
Malta -4.02%
Iceland -5.35%
Guinea -5.43%
Uganda -6.00%
Mexico -6.18%
Burundi -6.48%
Libya -6.62%
Paraguay -7.76%
Italy -7.78%
Finland -7.94%
Azerbaijan -8.29%
Myanmar -8.89%
Malawi -9.49%
Sierra Leone -10.54%
Tanzania -11.23%
Ireland -11.76%
Slovenia -11.77%
Cameroon -11.80%
Uzbekistan -12.02%
Eswatini -12.20%
Norway -12.40%
Tajikistan -12.72%
Belgium -12.86%
Papua New Guinea -14.20%
Sweden -14.28%
Switzerland -14.52%
Benin -16.02%
Madagascar -17.31%
Iraq -19.15%
Zimbabwe -19.48%
Lesotho -20.74%
Barbados -21.32%
Congo, Rep. -21.51%
Costa Rica -22.29%
Austria -22.30%
Bosnia and Herzegovina -22.47%
Japan -22.92%
Denmark -23.89%
Mozambique -23.99%
Netherlands -25.03%
Greece -26.23%
Lithuania -26.83%
Armenia -26.98%
Germany -27.11%
Solomon Islands -28.75%
Ghana -29.34%
Cuba -30.08%
North Macedonia -30.64%
Dominica -30.65%
Georgia -31.62%
Czech Republic -31.66%
Congo, Dem. Rep. -33.42%
Hungary -33.66%
Albania -34.03%
Mongolia -34.37%
France -34.45%
Brunei Darussalam -35.11%
Puerto Rico -35.17%
Zambia -37.09%
Slovak Republic -37.16%
Croatia -41.50%
Belarus -42.88%
Togo -43.06%
Central African Republic -44.47%
United Kingdom -44.54%
Kazakhstan -45.93%
Botswana -48.70%
Romania -48.98%
Ukraine -51.05%
Moldova -51.15%
Russian Federation -51.77%
Kyrgyz Republic -53.65%
Bulgaria -55.01%
Trinidad and Tobago -55.56%
Estonia -57.29%
Aruba -57.60%
Latvia -59.08%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) -65.26%
Northern Mariana Islands -67.22%
Qatar -81.07%
Angola -82.72%
Serbia -100.00%

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