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The anamorphisis proposed by the Cité de l'économie
will show you the world in a way you may have never seen it.

Select the indicator of your choice at the top left of the screen
and then click on the 'Run the animation' button.

The surface of each country on the map then becomes proportional to the chosen indicator.
Thus, two countries that have the same value for this indicator
will have the same surface after transformation.

For some indicators, you can follow the evolution of the map over time by clicking the ► button that appears at the bottom left of the map.

The indicator currently selected is:
"Carbon dioxide emissions per capita in tonnes, 1980-2011"

Download here the data file of this indicator.
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CO2 emissions per capita have been calculated for each country.
Per capita emissions have increased slightly worldwide, rising from 4.36 tonnes per capita in 1980 to 4.94 tonnes in 2011.
In Africa, emissions have been stable. By contrast, they trebled in Asia, reaching the global average in 2011. The countries of the Americas saw a fall in their per capita emissions (including the United States), unlike Europe.
The countries that have the highest per capita emissions of carbon dioxide are oil-producing countries such as Qatar, Trinidad and Tobago and Kuwait, the exception being Luxembourg, which is in sixth place.
It is in the countries of the Middle East that people emit the most CO2 on average.   Find out more
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