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Liberia

Liberia Environment Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $811.44 million 2011 82nd out of 83
CO2 Emissions per 1000 0.136 2003 155th out of 174
CO2 emissions > Kt 461.54 kt 2003 167th out of 194
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt 799.41 2010 159th out of 198
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 0.202 2010 174th out of 198
Current issues tropical rain forest deforestation; soil erosion; loss of biodiversity; pollution of coastal waters from oil residue and raw sewage 2011
Ecological footprint 1.16 2000 100th out of 141
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 9.61 km² per 1,000 people 2005 48th out of 193
Marine fish catch 10,861 tons 1999 84th out of 139
Pollution > Climate change > Agrees climate change is caused by human activity 41% 2014 106th out of 128
Proportion of land area under protection 2.52% 2012 192nd out of 217
Total renewable water resources 232 cu km 1987 3rd out of 17
Total renewable water resources per million 105.64 cu km 1987 5th out of 16
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 74.42 2011 160th out of 194
Water > Severe water stress 0.0 2000 137th out of 140

SOURCES: The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium; 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; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.; 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.; FAOSTAT on-line database; Wikipedia: Climate change opinion by country; 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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