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Suriname

Suriname Environment Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $1.51 billion 2005 144th out of 168
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,030.39 2005 72nd out of 168
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 7 2013 149th out of 209
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 9 2013 105th out of 209
CO2 Emissions per 1000 4.61 2003 56th out of 174
CO2 emissions > Kt 2,238.09 kt 2003 130th out of 194
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 4.54 2010 77th out of 198
Current issues deforestation as timber is cut for export; pollution of inland waterways by small-scale mining activities 2011
Endangered species > Bird species 0.0 2008 193th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 328.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005 1st out of 193
Proportion of land area under protection 14.72% 2012 105th out of 217
Total renewable water resources 122 cu km 2003 8th out of 21
Total renewable water resources per million 250.58 cu km 2003 1st out of 20
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 81.1 2011 129th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 91.91 2011 120th 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; 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; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and International Union for Conservation of Nature, Red List of Threatened Species.; 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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