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Country vs country: Canada and Maldives compared: Environment stats

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STAT Canada Maldives HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Current US$ $1.41 trillion
Ranked 11th. 948 times more than Maldives
$1.49 billion
Ranked 140th.

Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 16
Ranked 64th.
0.0
Ranked 206th.
Biodiversity > Fish species, threatened 36
Ranked 57th. Twice as much as Maldives
18
Ranked 121st.
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 11
Ranked 85th. 6 times more than Maldives
2
Ranked 187th.
CO2 Emissions per 1000 16.46
Ranked 8th. 8 times more than Maldives
2.1
Ranked 86th.
CO2 emissions > Kt 565,537.9 kt
Ranked 7th. 1276 times more than Maldives
443.22 kt
Ranked 168th.

CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita 17.88 kt per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th. 13 times more than Maldives
1.41 kt per 1,000 people
Ranked 113th.

Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt 499,137.37
Ranked 10th. 465 times more than Maldives
1,074.43
Ranked 155th.

Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 14.63
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than Maldives
3.3
Ranked 93th.

Current issues air pollution and resulting acid rain severely affecting lakes and damaging forests; metal smelting, coal-burning utilities, and vehicle emissions impacting on agricultural and forest productivity; ocean waters becoming contaminated due to agricultural, industrial, mining, and forestry activities depletion of freshwater aquifers threatens water supplies; global warming and sea level rise; coral reef bleaching
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 96.02 km² per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 3201 times more than Maldives
0.03 km² per 1,000 people
Ranked 189th.

Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption 57.93
Ranked 45th. 16 times more than Maldives
3.67
Ranked 109th.

Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 99.81
Ranked 37th. 2% more than Maldives
97.98
Ranked 52nd.

Waste > Local garbage collected 13.38 million tonnes
Ranked 11th. 708 times more than Maldives
18,900 tonnes
Ranked 78th.

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 99.81
Ranked 39th. 1% more than Maldives
98.58
Ranked 66th.

Waste > Local garbage collected per thousand people 418.04 tonnes
Ranked 33th. 7 times more than Maldives
63.51 tonnes
Ranked 68th.

Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 14.63
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than Maldives
3.3
Ranked 93th.

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 99
Ranked 51st. 1% more than Maldives
97.92
Ranked 62nd.

Endangered species > Bird species 16
Ranked 51st.
0.0
Ranked 194th.

Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2000 US$ of GDP $0.41
Ranked 104th.
$0.71
Ranked 53th. 71% more than Canada

Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 12
Ranked 70th. 6 times more than Maldives
2
Ranked 179th.
Forest area > Sq. km 3.1 million km²
Ranked 3rd. 310134 times more than Maldives
10 km²
Ranked 192nd.

Pollution > PM10, country level > Micrograms per cubic meter 14.55
Ranked 156th.
27.58
Ranked 92nd. 90% more than Canada

CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 17.85 kt
Ranked 10th. 12 times more than Maldives
1.54 kt
Ranked 108th.

Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $28,349.73
Ranked 17th. 10 times more than Maldives
$2,812.75
Ranked 74th.
Biodiversity > Number 21.51
Ranked 17th. 15 times more than Maldives
1.39
Ranked 104th.

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved sanitation > Rural 99
Ranked 38th. 1% more than Maldives
98.31
Ranked 41st.

Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 100
Ranked 44th. About the same as Maldives
99.52
Ranked 71st.

Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $916.04 billion
Ranked 10th. 1094 times more than Maldives
$837.01 million
Ranked 149th.
Threatened species 40
Ranked 51st. 13 times more than Maldives
3
Ranked 152nd.
Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum 21.51
Ranked 17th. 15 times more than Maldives
1.39
Ranked 109th.

Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kt 556,884.03
Ranked 8th. 620 times more than Maldives
897.68
Ranked 148th.

Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption per million people 1.68
Ranked 89th.
11.06
Ranked 25th. 7 times more than Canada

Climate change > CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption > Kt 87,032.58
Ranked 17th.
0.0
Ranked 173th.

Endangered species > Fish species > Number 26
Ranked 44th. 2 times more than Maldives
12
Ranked 124th.
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 2
Ranked 144th.
0.0
Ranked 184th.

Biodiversity > Plant species > Higher, threatened 2
Ranked 168th.
0.0
Ranked 198th.
Forest area > Sq. km per 1000 95.98 km²
Ranked 4th. 2856 times more than Maldives
0.0336 km²
Ranked 184th.

Water > Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry 5.2 billion cubic metres
Ranked 3rd. 2764 times more than Maldives
1.88 million cubic metres
Ranked 60th.

Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban 100
Ranked 36th. 3% more than Maldives
97.5
Ranked 62nd.

Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Rural 99%
Ranked 38th. 1% more than Maldives
98.31%
Ranked 41st.

Climate change > CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption > Kt per 1000 6.53
Ranked 17th. 98% more than Maldives
3.3
Ranked 50th.

Climate change > CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption > Kt 180,053.37
Ranked 8th.
0.0
Ranked 173th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Particulate emission damage > Current US$ $877.67 million
Ranked 22nd. 503 times more than Maldives
$1.74 million
Ranked 126th.

Freshwater > Renewable internal freshwater resources > Total > Billion cubic meters 2,850
Ranked 3rd. 95000 times more than Maldives
0.03
Ranked 163th.

Freshwater > Annual freshwater withdrawals > Total > Billion cubic meters 45.97
Ranked 17th.
0.0
Ranked 25th.
Biodiversity and protected areas > Terrestrial protected areas > Number 5,122
Ranked 9th.
0.0
Ranked 195th.
Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum per million 0.646
Ranked 67th.
4.43
Ranked 31st. 7 times more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Net forest depletion > Current US$ 0.0
Ranked 163th.
0.0
Ranked 132nd.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted net savings > Excluding particulate emission damage > Current US$ $107.09 billion
Ranked 9th. 469 times more than Maldives
$228.29 million
Ranked 108th.

Biodiversity and protected areas > Marine protected areas > Number 563
Ranked 3rd.
0.0
Ranked 174th.
Water > Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry to households per capita 110.27 cubic metres
Ranked 2nd. 25 times more than Maldives
4.49 cubic metres
Ranked 46th.

Water > Population connected to wastewater collecting system 74.3%
Ranked 20th.
100%
Ranked 5th. 35% more than Canada

Emissions > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 16.89
Ranked 12th. 6 times more than Maldives
2.99
Ranked 92nd.

Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2005 PPP $ of GDP $0.47
Ranked 43th.
$0.60
Ranked 27th. 28% more than Canada

Climate change > CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption > % of total 36.07%
Ranked 33th.
0.0
Ranked 173th.

Freshwater > Renewable internal freshwater resources per capita > Cubic meters 85,556.3
Ranked 8th. 870 times more than Maldives
98.35
Ranked 160th.

Freshwater > Annual freshwater withdrawals > Industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal 68.68%
Ranked 8th. 23 times more than Maldives
2.94%
Ranked 28th.
Freshwater > Annual freshwater withdrawals > Domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal 19.56%
Ranked 54th.
97.05%
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Canada
Freshwater > Annual freshwater withdrawals > Agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal 11.77%
Ranked 121st.
0.0
Ranked 44th.
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kg per PPP $ of GDP $0.44
Ranked 43th.
$0.57
Ranked 27th. 30% more than Canada

Pollution > Greenhouse gas emissions > United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change sign date June 12, 1992 June 12, 1992
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2000 US$ of GDP $0.63
Ranked 89th.
$0.84
Ranked 66th. 33% more than Canada

Climate change > CO2 emissions from gaseous fuel consumption > Kt per 1000 5.28
Ranked 13th.
0.0
Ranked 173th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.06%
Ranked 124th.
0.15%
Ranked 84th. 3 times more than Canada

Climate change > CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption > Kt per 1000 2.55
Ranked 29th.
0.0
Ranked 173th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Net national savings > Current US$ $130.74 billion
Ranked 9th. 704 times more than Maldives
$185.80 million
Ranked 121st.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Net national savings > % of GNI 9.4%
Ranked 71st.
25.59%
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Net forest depletion > % of GNI 0.0
Ranked 153th.
0.0
Ranked 123th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.31%
Ranked 83th.
0.56%
Ranked 34th. 81% more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Adjusted net savings > Including particulate emission damage > Current US$ $106.22 billion
Ranked 9th. 467 times more than Maldives
$227.21 million
Ranked 104th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Energy depletion > Current US$ $76.92 billion
Ranked 6th.
0.0
Ranked 161st.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted net savings > Excluding particulate emission damage > % of GNI 7.7%
Ranked 64th.
31.45%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Canada

Forest area > % of land area 34.1% of land area
Ranked 77th. 10 times more than Maldives
3.33% of land area
Ranked 170th.

Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 119,713
Ranked 7th. 943 times more than Maldives
127
Ranked 160th.
Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Energy depletion > % of GNI 5.53%
Ranked 37th.
0.0
Ranked 137th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted net savings > Including particulate emission damage > % of GNI 7.63%
Ranked 62nd.
31.3%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Mineral depletion > % of GNI 0.64%
Ranked 38th.
0.0
Ranked 128th.

Emissions > PM10 > Country level > Micrograms per cubic meter 17.39
Ranked 151st.
31.61
Ranked 98th. 82% more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Consumption of fixed capital > Current US$ $194.34 billion
Ranked 10th. 1468 times more than Maldives
$132.36 million
Ranked 141st.

Freshwater > Annual freshwater withdrawals > Total > % of internal resources 1.61%
Ranked 107th.
11.25%
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Canada
Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Consumption of fixed capital > % of GNI 13.97%
Ranked 17th. 26% more than Maldives
11.1%
Ranked 79th.

Total natural resources rents > % of GDP 5.1%
Ranked 71st.
0.0
Ranked 178th.

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Gross savings > % of GNI 23.36%
Ranked 58th.
35.71%
Ranked 25th. 53% more than Canada

Climate change > CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption > Kt 222,902.26
Ranked 12th. 207 times more than Maldives
1,074.43
Ranked 147th.

Climate change > CO2 emissions from liquid fuel consumption > % of total 44.66%
Ranked 138th.
100%
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Adjusted savings > Mineral depletion > Current US$ $8.93 billion
Ranked 8th.
0.0
Ranked 157th.

Adjusted net national income > Current US$, % of GDP 79.16%
Ranked 107th. 15% more than Maldives
68.97%
Ranked 133th.

Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 80.8%
Ranked 104th.
84.34%
Ranked 80th. 4% more than Canada
Pollution > Carbon dioxide 1999 per 1000 3.93
Ranked 11th. 8 times more than Maldives
0.475
Ranked 105th.
CO2 Emissions 521,404
Ranked 8th. 865 times more than Maldives
603.1
Ranked 144th.
International agreements > Signed but not ratified Air Pollution-Volatile Organic Compounds, Marine Life Conservation none of the selected agreements
PM10 > Country level > Micrograms per cubic meter 19.09 mcg/m³
Ranked 151st.
36.91 mcg/m³
Ranked 101st. 93% more than Canada

Adjusted net national income > Current US$ per capita $40,810.99
Ranked 11th. 9 times more than Maldives
$4,474.16
Ranked 68th.

Adjusted savings > Carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.35% of GNI
Ranked 92nd.
0.75% of GNI
Ranked 43th. 2 times more than Canada

Adjusted savings > Particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.16% of GNI
Ranked 119th.
0.28% of GNI
Ranked 97th. 75% more than Canada

Water > Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry to households 3.27 billion cubic metres
Ranked 1st. 2450 times more than Maldives
1.34 million cubic metres
Ranked 51st.

Climate change > CO2 emissions from solid fuel consumption > % of total 17.44%
Ranked 55th.
0.0
Ranked 173th.

Water > Net freshwater supplied by water supply industry per capita 175.28 cubic metres
Ranked 6th. 28 times more than Maldives
6.32 cubic metres
Ranked 55th.

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