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Ratio of global emissions contribution to share of global population

Several countries in the world have higher levels of carbon emissions per capita compared to their population size. This means that they contribute a significant amount of pollution relative to the number of people living in those countries. 

Below is the map created by Reddit user UnrequitedReason, using World Bank data, showis which countries pollute the most disproportionately for their population.
Ratio of global emissions contribution to share of global population
The top three countries with the highest ratio of global emissions contribution to the share of the global population are Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates.

Despite its small population, Qatar has one of the highest carbon footprints per capita in the world. This is largely due to its extensive oil and gas industry.

Similar to Qatar, Kuwait has a high per capita carbon footprint due to its heavy dependence on oil production.

The United Arab Emirates' reliance on fossil fuels, especially in industries such as energy and transportation, contributes to its high per capita emissions.

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