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Country vs country: American Samoa and Netherlands compared: Environment stats

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STAT American Samoa Netherlands HISTORY
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 8
Ranked 143th. Twice as much as Netherlands
4
Ranked 182nd.
Biodiversity > Fish species, threatened 9
Ranked 167th.
13
Ranked 144th. 44% more than American Samoa
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 1
Ranked 201st.
3
Ranked 170th. 3 times more than American Samoa
Biodiversity > Number 0.27
Ranked 159th. 59% more than Netherlands
0.17
Ranked 173th.

CO2 emissions > Kt 293.04 kt
Ranked 174th.
140,893.6 kt
Ranked 28th. 481 times more than American Samoa

CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita 5.14 kt per 1,000 people
Ranked 69th.
8.68 kt per 1,000 people
Ranked 39th. 69% more than American Samoa

CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 4.96 kt
Ranked 67th.
8.68 kt
Ranked 35th. 75% more than American Samoa

Current issues limited natural fresh water resources; the water division of the government has spent substantial funds in the past few years to improve water catchments and pipelines water pollution in the form of heavy metals, organic compounds, and nutrients such as nitrates and phosphates; air pollution from vehicles and refining activities; acid rain
Endangered species > Bird species 8
Ranked 115th. 4 times more than Netherlands
2
Ranked 178th.

Forest area > Sq. km 180 km²
Ranked 171st.
3,650 km²
Ranked 141st. 20 times more than American Samoa

Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 3.09 km² per 1,000 people
Ranked 94th. 14 times more than Netherlands
0.224 km² per 1,000 people
Ranked 176th.

Proportion of land area under protection 2.93%
Ranked 189th.
19.54%
Ranked 70th. 7 times more than American Samoa

Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 96.9
Ranked 64th.
100
Ranked 33th. 3% more than American Samoa

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 100
Ranked 24th. The same as Netherlands
100
Ranked 32nd.

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 100
Ranked 23th. The same as Netherlands
100
Ranked 32nd.

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved sanitation > Rural 96.9
Ranked 57th.
100
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than American Samoa

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 100
Ranked 32nd. The same as Netherlands
100
Ranked 43th.

Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 1
Ranked 193th.
4
Ranked 150th. 4 times more than American Samoa
Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum 0.27
Ranked 164th. 58% more than Netherlands
0.17
Ranked 177th.

Proportion of land and marine area under protection 16.84%
Ranked 68th.
31.48%
Ranked 20th. 87% more than American Samoa

Biodiversity > Plant species > Higher, threatened 1
Ranked 177th.
0.0
Ranked 209th.
Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Rural 96.9%
Ranked 57th.
100%
Ranked 32nd. 3% more than American Samoa

Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban 96.9
Ranked 71st.
100
Ranked 35th. 3% more than American Samoa

Biodiversity and protected areas > Terrestrial protected areas > Number 4
Ranked 179th.
1,948
Ranked 15th. 487 times more than American Samoa
Water > Proportion of marine area under protection 17.14%
Ranked 34th.
61.82%
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than American Samoa

Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum per million 4.73
Ranked 29th. 456 times more than Netherlands
0.0104
Ranked 189th.

Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 1
Ranked 156th.
0.0
Ranked 196th.

Biodiversity and protected areas > Marine protected areas > Number 7
Ranked 81st. 17% more than Netherlands
6
Ranked 86th.
Forest area > Sq. km per 1000 3.04 km²
Ranked 92nd. 14 times more than Netherlands
0.224 km²
Ranked 172nd.

Endangered species > Fish species > Number 8
Ranked 156th.
11
Ranked 135th. 38% more than American Samoa
Adjusted savings > Carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.47% of GNI
Ranked 57th. 3 times more than Netherlands
0.16% of GNI
Ranked 146th.

Marine protected areas > % of territorial waters 17.04%
Ranked 22nd. 31 times more than Netherlands
0.541%
Ranked 124th.

Biodiversity and protected areas > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total surface area 16.84%
Ranked 59th.
19.77%
Ranked 48th. 17% more than American Samoa
Biodiversity and protected areas > Marine protected areas > % of total surface area 1.74%
Ranked 62nd.
3.08%
Ranked 48th. 77% more than American Samoa
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 per 1000 1.37
Ranked 64th.
2.32
Ranked 31st. 69% more than American Samoa
Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Mineral depletion > Current US$ 0.0
Ranked 170th.
0.0
Ranked 188th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Mineral depletion > % of GNI 0.0
Ranked 129th.
0.0
Ranked 157th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Energy depletion > % of GNI 0.0
Ranked 129th.
2.04%
Ranked 50th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Energy depletion > Current US$ 0.0
Ranked 171st.
$17.87 billion
Ranked 29th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.0
Ranked 144th.
0.16%
Ranked 142nd.

Forest area > % of land area 90% of land area
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Netherlands
10.77% of land area
Ranked 145th.

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 78
Ranked 169th.
36,747
Ranked 26th. 471 times more than American Samoa

SOURCES: United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase database, www.fishbase.org.; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; Kiran Dev Pandey, Piet Buys, Ken Chomitz, and David Wheeler's, ""Biodiversity Conservation Indicators: New Tools for Priority Setting at the Global Environment Facility"" (2006).; World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and International Union for Conservation of Nature, Red List of Threatened Species.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division Original html; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Kiran Dev Pandey, Piet Buys, Ken Chomitz, and David Wheeler's, "Biodiversity Conservation Indicators: New Tools for Priority Setting at the Global Environment Facility" (2006).; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, as compiled by the World Resources Institute, based on data from national authorities, national legislation and international agreements.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Kiran Dev Pandey, Piet Buys, Ken Chomitz, and David Wheeler's, "Biodiversity Conservation Indicators: New Tools for Priority Setting at the Global Environment Facility" (2006). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org. version (07/2008). Accessed: 28 September 2008.; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Bank staff estimates based on sources and methods in Arundhati Kunte and others' ""Estimating National Wealth: Methodology and Results"" (1998).; World Bank staff estimates based on Samuel Fankhauser's ""Valuing Climate Change: The Economics of the Greenhouse"" (1995).; Gregg Marland, Tom Boden, and Bob Andres, University of North Dakota, via net publication

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