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Environment > Water > Salinisation: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Electrical conductivity
Units: Micro-Siemens/Centimeter
Units: The country values represent averages of the station-level values for the three year time period 1994-96, except where data were only available for an earlier time period (1988-1993). The number of stations per country varies depending on country size; number of water bodies; and level of participation in the GEMS monitoring system.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 India 4,520.19 1994
2 Morocco 3,300.63 1994
3 Nepal 2,722.27 1994
4 Belgium 2,626.19 1994
5 Kuwait 2,493.15 1994
6 Iraq 2,454.88 1994
7 Tajikistan 2,442.78 1994
8 Turkmenistan 2,438.25 1994
9 Greece 2,259.13 1994
10 Israel 2,149.96 1994
11 United Arab Emirates 2,087.05 1994
12 Saudi Arabia 2,057.25 1994
13 Egypt 1,977.91 1994
14 Armenia 1,953.96 1994
15 Kyrgyzstan 1,938.57 1994
16 Libya 1,858.24 1994
17 Bulgaria 1,743.52 1994
18 Lebanon 1,696.86 1994
19 Republic of Macedonia 1,619.25 1994
20 Trinidad and Tobago 1,614.88 1994
21 Syria 1,608.99 1994
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1,600.55 1994
22 Germany 1,566.07 1994
23 Algeria 1,478.73 1994
24 Azerbaijan 1,473.98 1994
25 Benin 1,378.26 1994
South Asia average (profile) 1,369.38 1994
26 Costa Rica 1,359.25 1994
OPEC countries average (profile) 1,331.18 1994
27 South Africa 1,312.26 1994
28 Peru 1,297.18 1994
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,248.06 1994
30 Central African Republic 1,242.78 1994
31 Mexico 1,239.62 1994
32 Uganda 1,195.79 1994
33 Nigeria 1,157.79 1994
34 Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,153.53 1994
35 Belarus 1,124.68 1994
36 Turkey 1,105.28 1994
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1,088.26 1994
37 Burkina Faso 1,074.82 1994
38 Guinea-Bissau 1,071.4 1994
39 Tunisia 1,064.77 1994
40 Guatemala 1,061.16 1994
41 Poland 1,043.77 1994
42 Uzbekistan 1,031.99 1994
43 Jordan 1,014.42 1994
44 Jamaica 998.46 1994
45 Spain 927.14 1994
46 Slovakia 918.85 1994
47 Italy 915.42 1994
48 Slovenia 908.82 1994
49 Mozambique 894.71 1994
Eurozone average (profile) 894.12 1994
50 Liberia 891.54 1994
failed states average (profile) 875.04 1994
51 Ethiopia 871.56 1994
Former French colonies average (profile) 865.53 1994
52 Oman 853.45 1994
Cold countries average (profile) 830.62 1994
53 Kazakhstan 823.68 1994
54 Austria 811.6 1994
European Union average (profile) 799.09 1994
55 Gabon 777.5 1994
NATO countries average (profile) 772.11 1994
56 Mauritania 756.33 1994
57 Somalia 739.68 1994
Emerging markets average (profile) 732.37 1994
58 Sri Lanka 731.02 1994
59 North Korea 727.1 1994
60 Ireland 723.43 1994
61 Guinea 716.05 1994
62 Haiti 713.29 1994
63 Croatia 700.79 1994
64 Zimbabwe 700.63 1994
High income OECD countries average (profile) 689.44 1994
65 Chile 667.94 1994
66 Australia 655.39 1994
67 Cambodia 648.36 1994
68 Netherlands 623.12 1994
69 Vietnam 609.69 1994
70 Rwanda 609.09 1994
Non-religious countries average (profile) 599.02 1994
71 Lithuania 598.75 1994
72 Burma 594.19 1994
73 Czech Republic 592.77 1994
74 El Salvador 582.63 1994
75 Hungary 579.26 1994
76 Botswana 575.51 1994
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 563.04 1994
77 Ukraine 557.81 1994
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 542.11 1994
78 Mongolia 531.94 1994
79 China 522.78 1994
80 Cuba 515 1994
81 Papua New Guinea 510.96 1994
82 Malaysia 508.01 1994
83 Kenya 504 1994
84 Cameroon 493.57 1994
85 Paraguay 455.6 1994
86 Uruguay 446.24 1994
87 Romania 438.87 1994
88 Nicaragua 438.42 1994
89 Madagascar 436.49 1994
90 Namibia 435.61 1994
91 Denmark 422.19 1994
92 Iran 419.64 1994
93 Bolivia 416.7 1994
94 Pakistan 410.13 1994
95 Honduras 388.43 1994
96 Cote d'Ivoire 387.14 1994
97 Senegal 380.8 1994
98 United States 375.65 1994
99 Latvia 371.55 1994
100 Chad 368.95 1994
101 United Kingdom 368.06 1994
102 Tanzania 363.21 1994
103 Sierra Leone 350.5 1994
104 Thailand 348.33 1994
105 Dominica 326.71 1994
106 Bhutan 315.59 1994
107 Malawi 311.31 1994
108 Iceland 304.23 1994
109 Switzerland 301.06 1994
110 France 299.38 1994
111 Angola 291.46 1994
112 The Gambia 283.18 1994
113 Moldova 260.18 1994
114 Sudan 259.33 1994
115 Panama 248.78 1994
116 Niger 247.69 1994
117 Laos 239.07 1994
118 Burundi 237.91 1994
119 Canada 237.44 1994
120 Bangladesh 231.6 1994
121 Estonia 219.48 1994
122 Portugal 191.13 1994
123 Ghana 185.59 1994
124 Japan 179.29 1994
125 Venezuela 175.58 1994
126 Indonesia 167.13 1994
127 Brazil 145.65 1994
128 South Korea 141.33 1994
129 Philippines 136.7 1994
130 Togo 136.55 1994
131 Zambia 130.62 1994
132 Ecuador 129.35 1994
133 New Zealand 125.84 1994
134 Mali 120.77 1994
135 Argentina 113.68 1994
136 Albania 112.94 1994
137 Colombia 85.8 1994
138 Sweden 77.56 1994
139 Finland 50.49 1994
140 Norway 0.61 1994
141 Russia 0.0 1994

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Water > Salinisation. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Global Environmental Monitoring System/Water Quality Monitoring System, with data for an additional 29 countries from Prescott-Allen,R. The Well being of Nations, Washington, DC: Island Press, 2001. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Water/Salinisation

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