United States

Country Overview

Population (2014)
318,563,456
GDP-PPP (Million Intl$ (2011), 2014)
$16,511,459.48
Available Years
1850-2014, 2030
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Country GHG Emissions Equity Indicators UNFCCC Annex I GHG Emissions

Country GHG Emissions Methodology

GHG Emissions Totals Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2014 6,371.10 20.00 tCO₂e 8.60%
Total GHG Emissions Including Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e‍ 1990-2014 6,319.02 19.84 tCO₂e‍ 13.86%
GHG Emissions by Gas (excluding LUCF) Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total CO₂ (excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂ 1990-2014 5,234.24 16.43 tCO₂ 8.00%
Total CH₄ MtCO₂e 1990-2014 652.47 2.05 tCO₂e -1.12%
Total N₂O MtCO₂e 1990-2014 277.80 0.87 tCO₂e 3.43%
Total F-Gas MtCO₂e 1990-2014 206.59 0.65 tCO₂e 125.12%
GHG Emissions by Gas (Including LUCF) Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total CO₂ (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂ 1990-2014 5,164.55 16.21 tCO₂ 14.49%
Total CH₄ (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂e 1990-2014 666.86 2.09 tCO₂e -1.25%
Total N₂O (including Land-Use Change and Forestry) MtCO₂e 1990-2014 281.03 0.88 tCO₂e 3.35%
GHG Emissions by Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Energy MtCO₂e 1990-2014 5,572.69 17.49 tCO₂e 7.38%
Industrial Processes MtCO₂e 1990-2014 283.75 0.89 tCO₂e 69.85%
Agriculture MtCO₂e 1990-2014 351.48 1.10 tCO₂e 4.95%
Waste MtCO₂e 1990-2014 163.18 0.51 tCO₂e -6.87%
Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂ 1990-2014 -52.08 -0.16 tCO₂ -83.55%
Bunker Fuels MtCO₂ 1990-2014 113.36 0.36 tCO₂ -13.33%
GHG Emissions - Energy Sub-Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Electricity/Heat MtCO₂ 1990-2014 2,380.56 7.47 tCO₂ 10.23%
Manufacturing/Construction MtCO₂ 1990-2014 448.03 1.41 tCO₂ -25.86%
Transportation MtCO₂ 1990-2014 1,728.75 5.43 tCO₂ 21.16%
Other Fuel Combustion MtCO₂e 1990-2014 673.11 2.11 tCO₂e -1.15%
Fugitive Emissions MtCO₂e 1990-2014 342.23 1.07 tCO₂e 7.73%
CO2 Emissions Totals Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total CO₂ Emissions Excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂ 1850-2014 5,234.24 16.43 tCO₂ 26,345.04%
Socio-economic Data Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Population People 1960-2014 318,563,456 n/a 76.32%
GDP-PPP Million Intl$ (2011) 1990-2014 16,511,459 51,831 Intl$ (2011) 78.47%
GDP-USD Million US$ (2010) 1960-2014 16,177,455 50,783 Million US$ (2010) 425.57%

Equity Indicators Methodology

Current Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
GHG Emissions - Per Capita 2012 without LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita 2010 19.86 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Per Capita 2012 with LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita 2010 18.55 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Total 2012 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 6,235.10 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Total 2012 with LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 5,822.87 0.00%
GHG Emissions Intensity (GHG per GDP-PPP) 2012 tCO₂e / Million $ GDP 2010 367 0.00%
Historical Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
CO₂ Emissions - Cumulative 1850-2012 MtCO₂ 2010 366,421.27 0.00%
CO₂ Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1850-2012 tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 1,167.42 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1990-2012 without LUCF tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 474.98 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative Per Capita 1990-2012 with LUCF tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 450.10 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative 1990-2012 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 149,084.47 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Cumulative 1990-2012 with LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 141,273.85 0.00%
Projected Emissions Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
GHG Emissions - Government Projected Total 2030 without LUCF MtCO₂e 2010 7,041.00 0.00%
CO₂ Emissions - EIA Projected Total 2030 MtCO₂ 2010 5,522.70 0.00%
CO₂ Emissions - IEA Projected Total 2030 MtCO₂ 2010 5,336.00 0.00%
GHG Emissions - Government Projected Per Capita 2030 without LUCF tCO₂e Per Capita 2010 18.93 0.00%
CO₂ Emissions - EIA Projected Per Capita 2030 tCO₂ Per Capita 2010 14.83 0.00%
Development Indicators Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
GDP-PPP Per Capita 2012 Intl$ (2011) Per Capita 2010 50,586 0.00%
Human Development Index - Health 2013 undefined 2010 78.90 0.00%
Human Development Index - Education 2013 undefined 2010 12.90 0.00%
Percentage of Population Living on More than $3.10 per Day 2012 Percentage n/a n/a n/a
Percentage of Population with Access to Electricity 2012 Percentage 2010 100 0.00%
Vulnerability Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Capacity to Adapt to Climate Impacts - 2010 On a Scale of 1-5 2010 5 0.00%
Capacity to Adapt to Climate Impacts - 2030 On a Scale of 1-5 2010 5 0.00%
ND-GAIN Country Index 2010 77 0.00%
Potential for Action Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Co-Benefit of Action - Air Pollution Reduction People 2010 905,000 0.00%
Mitigation Potential Below $0 per ton CO₂e - 2030 MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
Mitigation Potential at $0-10 per ton CO₂e - 2030 MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
Mitigation Potential at $10-30 per ton CO₂e - 2030 MtCO₂e n/a n/a n/a
Investment Req for Mitigation Potential Below $0 per tCO₂e 2010 real USD billion n/a n/a n/a
Investment Req for Mitigation Potential at $0-10 per tCO₂e 2010 real USD billion n/a n/a n/a
Investment Req for Mitigation Potential at $10-30 per tCO₂e 2010 real USD billion n/a n/a n/a

UNFCCC Annex I GHG Emissions Methodology

Emissions Totals Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 6,487.85 20.67 tCO₂e 4.31%
Total GHG Emissions Including Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e‍ 1990-2012 5,546.30 17.67 tCO₂e‍ 2.67%
Emissions by Gas including LUCF Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
CO₂ with Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 4,403.91 14.03 tCO₂e 2.95%
CH₄ with Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 567.28 1.81 tCO₂e -10.76%
N₂O with Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 410.08 1.31 tCO₂e 2.88%
Emissions by Gas excluding LUCF Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
CO₂ without Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 5,375.00 17.12 tCO₂e 5.38%
CH₄ without Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 552.01 1.76 tCO₂e -12.82%
N₂O without Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 395.79 1.26 tCO₂e 0.07%
F-Gases MtCO₂e 1990-2012 165.04 0.53 tCO₂e 82.96%
Emissions by Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Energy MtCO₂e 1990-2012 5,498.88 17.52 tCO₂e 4.54%
Industrial Processes MtCO₂e 1990-2012 334.35 1.07 tCO₂e 5.79%
Solvent and other product use MtCO₂e 1990-2012 4.39 0.01 tCO₂e -0.38%
Agriculture MtCO₂e 1990-2012 526.25 1.68 tCO₂e 11.04%
Land-Use Change and Forestry MtCO₂e 1990-2012 -941.54 -3.00 tCO₂e 15.19%
Waste MtCO₂e 1990-2012 123.97 0.39 tCO₂e -24.89%
Energy Emissions by Sub-Sector Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Energy Industries MtCO₂e 1990-2012 2,041.46 6.50 tCO₂e 11.65%
Manufacturing Industries and Construction MtCO₂e 1990-2012 779.83 2.48 tCO₂e -8.38%
Transport MtCO₂e 1990-2012 1,736.64 5.53 tCO₂e 16.37%
Other Sectors MtCO₂e 1990-2012 491.28 1.57 tCO₂e -12.94%
Energy - Other MtCO₂e 1990-2012 191.84 0.61 tCO₂e -7.01%
Fugitive Emissions from Fuels MtCO₂e 1990-2012 257.83 0.82 tCO₂e -18.77%
Socio-economic Data Sources Unit Available Years Latest Value Per Capita Absolute Change from Earliest to Latest Value
Population People 1990-2012 313,873,685 n/a 25.74%
GDP-PPP Million Intl$ (2011) 1990-2012 15,877,508 50,586 Intl$ (2011) 71.79%
GDP-USD Million US$ (2005) 1990-2012 14,136,307 45,038 Million US$ (2005) 71.79%
Energy Use Thous. tonnes oil eq. (ktoe) 1990-2012 2,132,446 6,794 Thous. tonnes oil eq. (ktoe) 11.36%