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High income OECD countries Compared by Environment > Wildness

DEFINITION: Percent of land area having very low anthropogenic impact
Units: Percent of Land Area
Units: Global grids for population (GPW), land use (USGS AVHRR based classification from EROS data center), VMAP roads, VMAP railways, VMAP coastlines, VMAP major rivers and the stable lights data were all scored for "wildness". The scores were aggregated and normalized.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Canada 81.87% 1990
2 Iceland 80.08% 1990
3 Australia 74% 1990
4 Chile 40.46% 1990
5 United States 35.89% 1990
6 New Zealand 31.51% 1990
7 Sweden 31.41% 1990
8 Finland 30.04% 1990
9 Norway 28.71% 1990
10 Spain 3.43% 1990
11 Estonia 2.86% 1990
12 Switzerland 2.43% 1990
13 Portugal 0.78% 1990
14 Israel 0.61% 1990
15 United Kingdom 0.21% 1990
16 Japan 0.06% 1990
=17 Austria 0.04% 1990
=17 Italy 0.04% 1990
=17 France 0.04% 1990
20 Germany 0.02% 1990
=21 Ireland 0.01% 1990
=21 Greece 0.01% 1990
=23 Czech Republic 0.0 1990
=23 Denmark 0.0 1990
=23 Belgium 0.0 1990
=23 Netherlands 0.0 1990
=23 Slovenia 0.0 1990
=23 Poland 0.0 1990
=23 South Korea 0.0 1990
=23 Slovakia 0.0 1990

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Wildness. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Wild Areas Project (WAP), joint Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and CIESIN project to map the lastwild places on the earth's surface. via ciesin.org. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Environment/Wildness

High income OECD countries Compared by Environment > Wildness

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