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Environment > Coral reefs > Area > Per $ GDP: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Reef areas have been rounded to the nearest 10 sq km, while for those countries with small areas of coral reefs, the terms less than 100, less than 50 and less than 10 sq km have been used. There are 80 countries and geographical locations with coral ree Per $ GDP figures expressed per $1 million of Gross Domestic Product.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Tuvalu 58.2 sq km per $1 million 1967
2 Kiribati 37.22 sq km per $1 million 1898
3 Solomon Islands 7.19 sq km per $1 million 1875
4 Saint Lucia 0.185 sq km per $1 million 1847
5 Jamaica 0.111 sq km per $1 million 1976
6 Australia 0.08 sq km per $1 million 1907
7 Barbados 0.0219 sq km per $1 million 1886
8 United Arab Emirates 0.0187 sq km per $1 million 2093
9 Colombia 0.00334 sq km per $1 million 1924
10 Cambodia 0.00185 sq km per $1 million 1852
11 United States 0.000321 sq km per $1 million 2085
12 China 0.000208 sq km per $1 million 2079

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Coral reefs > Area > Per $ GDP. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Atlas of Coral Reefs accessible via United Nations Environment Program. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Coral-reefs/Area/Per-$-GDP

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Interesting observations about Environment > Coral reefs > Area > Per $ GDP

  • All of the top 5 countries by coral reefs > area > per $ GDP are Hot countries.
  • 6 of the top 8 countries by coral reefs > area > per $ GDP are Former British Colonies'.
  • 5 of the top 11 countries by coral reefs > area > per $ GDP are Christian.
  • 3 of the top 7 countries by coral reefs > area > per $ GDP are Heavily indebted.
  • 4 of the top 9 countries by coral reefs > area > per $ GDP are Latin American and Caribbean.
  • United States ranked second last for coral reefs > area > per $ GDP globally in 2085.
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