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Virgin Islands

Virgin Islands Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Biodiversity > Number 0.2 2008 168th out of 197
CO2 emissions > Kt 13,523.8 kt 2003 85th out of 194
CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita 124.28 kt per 1,000 people 2003 1st out of 194
Current issues lack of natural freshwater resources 2011
Endangered species > Bird species 1 2008 189th out of 197
Endangered species > Fish species > Number 11 2008 133th out of 197
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 11 2008 86th out of 197
Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 2 2008 184th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km 100 km² 2005 176th out of 193
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 0.92 km² per 1,000 people 2005 150th out of 193
Proportion of land area under protection 15.34% 2012 100th out of 217
Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 96.4 2011 67th out of 188
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 100 2011 28th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban 100 2011 37th out of 198
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 100 2011 27th out of 194

SOURCES: Kiran Dev Pandey, Piet Buys, Ken Chomitz, and David Wheeler's, ""Biodiversity Conservation Indicators: New Tools for Priority Setting at the Global Environment Facility"" (2006).; World Development Indicators database; 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.; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.fishbase.org. version (07/2008). Accessed: 28 September 2008.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables

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Virgin Islands Environment Profiles (Subcategories)

Adjusted savings 8 Freshwater 3
Biodiversity and protected areas 4 Sanitation 3
Endangered species 4 Water 5
Forest area 3