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Afghanistan

Afghani Environment Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $5.67 billion 2005 108th out of 168
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $228.15 2005 157th out of 168
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 14 2013 89th out of 209
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 11 2013 84th out of 209
CO2 Emissions per 1000 0.0396 2003 171st out of 174
CO2 emissions > Kt 703.3 kt 2003 156th out of 194
Current issues limited natural fresh water resources; inadequate supplies of potable water; soil degradation; overgrazing; deforestation (much of the remaining forests are being cut down for fuel and building materials); desertification; air and water pollution 2011
Endangered species > Bird species 13 2008 69th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 0.29 km² per 1,000 people 2005 171st out of 193
National parks > Number of parks 1 2014 24th out of 24
Proportion of land area under protection 0.372% 2012 211th out of 217
Total renewable water resources 65 cu km 1997 9th out of 31
Total renewable water resources per million 3.42 cu km 1997 12th out of 31
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 52.99 2011 168th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 60.62 2011 180th out of 194

SOURCES: The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium; The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium. 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.; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; World Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. 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 Development Indicators 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.; Wikipedia: List of national parks (Africa); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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