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Bhutan

Bhutanese Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $1.05 billion 2011 80th out of 83
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 18 2013 54th out of 209
CO2 Emissions per 1000 0.63 2003 124th out of 174
Carbon efficiency 1.09 CO2 emissions/$ GDP 1998 75th out of 141
Current issues soil erosion; limited access to potable water 2011
Ecological footprint 0.79 2000 134th out of 141
Endangered species > Bird species 17 2008 47th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 50.16 km² per 1,000 people 2005 12th out of 193
Marine fish catch 0.0 1999 108th out of 139
National parks > Number of parks 4 2014 22nd out of 24
Proportion of land area under protection 28.35% 2012 33th out of 217
Total renewable water resources 95 cu km 1987 9th out of 17
Total renewable water resources per million 189.55 cu km 1987 2nd out of 16
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 97.21 2011 82nd out of 194
Water > Severe water stress 0.0 2000 99th out of 140

SOURCES: The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium; 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.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Living Planet Report 2000, Gland, Switzerland: 2000, and Redefining Progress.; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and International Union for Conservation of Nature, Red List of Threatened Species.; World Development Indicators database; FAOSTAT on-line database; 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; Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel, WaterGap 2.1, 2000 via ciesin.org

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