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The Bahamas

The Bahamas Environment Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $5.62 billion 2010 73th out of 97
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $15,578.48 2010 8th out of 97
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 6 2013 157th out of 209
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 6 2013 133th out of 209
CO2 Emissions per 1000 5.47 2003 49th out of 174
CO2 emissions > Kt 1,868.13 kt 2003 138th out of 194
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 6.84 2010 50th out of 198
Current issues coral reef decay; solid waste disposal 2011
Endangered species > Bird species 5 2008 141st out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 15.94 km² per 1,000 people 2005 35th out of 193
National parks > Number of parks 27 2014 5th out of 11
Proportion of land area under protection 13.66% 2012 113th out of 217
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 96 2011 77th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 96 2011 94th out of 194
Water pollution > Organic water pollutant > BOD emissions > Kg per day 884.86 2001 70th out of 72

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.; Wikipedia: List of national parks (Africa); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 1998 study by Hemamala Hettige, Muthukumara Mani, and David Wheeler, ""Industrial Pollution in Economic Development: Kuznets Revisited"" (available at www.worldbank.org/nipr). The data were updated through 2005 by the World Bank's Development Research Group using the same methodology as the initial study.

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