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Nauru

Nauru Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Current issues limited natural fresh water resources, roof storage tanks collect rainwater but mostly dependent on a single, aging desalination plant; intensive phosphate mining during the past 90 years - mainly by a UK, Australia, and NZ consortium - has left the central 90% of Nauru a wasteland and threatens limited remaining land resources 2011
Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption 0.01 2011 156th out of 164
Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 65.61 2011 127th out of 188
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 95.99 2011 95th out of 194

Citation

"Nauru Environment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Nauru/Environment

Nauru Environment Profiles (Subcategories)

Pollution 4