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  • Carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI: Carbon dioxide damage is estimated to be $20 per ton of carbon (the unit damage in 1995 U.S. dollars) times the number of tons of carbon emitted.
  • Consumption of fixed capital > % of GNI: Consumption of fixed capital represents the replacement value of capital used up in the process of production.
  • Consumption of fixed capital > Current US$: Consumption of fixed capital represents the replacement value of capital used up in the process of production.
  • Energy depletion > % of GNI: Energy depletion is equal to the product of unit resource rents and the physical quantities of energy extracted. It covers crude oil, natural gas, and coal."
  • Energy depletion > Current US$: Energy depletion is equal to the product of unit resource rents and the physical quantities of energy extracted. It covers crude oil, natural gas, and coal."
  • Gross savings > % of GNI: Gross savings are the difference between gross national income and public and private consumption, plus net current transfers."
  • Mineral depletion > % of GNI: Mineral depletion is equal to the product of unit resource rents and the physical quantities of minerals extracted. It refers to bauxite, copper, iron, lead, nickel, phosphate, tin, zinc, gold, and silver."
  • Mineral depletion > Current US$: Mineral depletion is equal to the product of unit resource rents and the physical quantities of minerals extracted. It refers to bauxite, copper, iron, lead, nickel, phosphate, tin, zinc, gold, and silver."
  • Net forest depletion > % of GNI: Net forest depletion is calculated as the product of unit resource rents and the excess of roundwood harvest over natural growth.
  • Net forest depletion > Current US$: Net forest depletion is calculated as the product of unit resource rents and the excess of roundwood harvest over natural growth.
  • Net national savings > % of GNI: Net national savings are equal to gross national savings less the value of consumption of fixed capital.
  • Net national savings > Current US$: Net national savings are equal to gross national savings less the value of consumption of fixed capital.
  • Particulate emission damage > % of GNI: Particulate emissions damage is calculated as the willingness to pay to avoid mortality attributable to particulate emissions.
  • Particulate emission damage > Current US$: Particulate emissions damage is calculated as the willingness to pay to avoid mortality attributable to particulate emissions.
STAT France United States HISTORY
Carbon dioxide damage > % of GNI 0.1%
Ranked 154th.
0.31%
Ranked 80th. 3 times more than France

Consumption of fixed capital > % of GNI 13.86%
Ranked 24th.
13.96%
Ranked 18th. 1% more than France

Consumption of fixed capital > Current US$ $399.60 billion
Ranked 5th.
$1.99 trillion
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than France

Energy depletion > % of GNI 0.03%
Ranked 86th.
1.93%
Ranked 52nd. 64 times more than France

Energy depletion > Current US$ $724.52 million
Ranked 69th.
$276.06 billion
Ranked 3rd. 381 times more than France

Gross savings > % of GNI 18.74%
Ranked 76th. 49% more than United States
12.6%
Ranked 108th.

Mineral depletion > % of GNI 0.0
Ranked 152nd.
0.11%
Ranked 53th.

Mineral depletion > Current US$ $20.12 million
Ranked 70th.
$16.10 billion
Ranked 7th. 800 times more than France

Net forest depletion > % of GNI 0.0
Ranked 146th.
0.0
Ranked 87th.

Net forest depletion > Current US$ 0.0
Ranked 156th.
0.0
Ranked 95th.

Net national savings > % of GNI 4.88%
Ranked 91st.
-1.36%
Ranked 115th.

Net national savings > Current US$ $140.63 billion
Ranked 8th.
$-194,522,724,898.49
Ranked 131st.

Particulate emission damage > % of GNI 0.01%
Ranked 147th.
0.14%
Ranked 86th. 14 times more than France

Particulate emission damage > Current US$ $167.31 million
Ranked 42nd.
$20.07 billion
Ranked 2nd. 120 times more than France

SOURCES: World Bank staff estimates based on Samuel Fankhauser's ""Valuing Climate Change: The Economics of the Greenhouse"" (1995).; World Bank staff estimates using data from the United Nations Statistics Division's National Accounts Statistics.; World Bank staff estimates based on sources and methods in Arundhati Kunte and others' ""Estimating National Wealth: Methodology and Results"" (1998).; World Bank national accounts data files.; World Bank staff estimates.; Kiran D. Pandey and others' ""The Human Costs of Air Pollution: New Estimates for Developing Countries"" (2006).

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