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Europe Compared by Environment > Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum

DEFINITION: GEF benefits index for biodiversity (0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum). GEF benefits index for biodiversity is a composite index of relative biodiversity potential for each country based on the species represented in each country, their threat status, and the diversity of habitat types in each country. The index has been normalized so that values run from 0 (no biodiversity potential) to 100 (maximum biodiversity potential).

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 34.13 2008
2 Spain 6.84 2008
3 Turkey 6.23 2008
4 Portugal 5.52 2008
5 France 5.3 2008
6 Italy 3.85 2008
7 United Kingdom 3.55 2008
8 Greece 2.8 2008
9 Norway 1.31 2008
10 Bulgaria 0.809 2008
11 Azerbaijan 0.795 2008
12 Iceland 0.696 2008
13 Romania 0.653 2008
=14 Georgia 0.639 2008
=14 Germany 0.639 2008
16 Croatia 0.625 2008
17 Ireland 0.554 2008
18 Poland 0.525 2008
19 Ukraine 0.468 2008
20 Cyprus 0.454 2008
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.369 2008
22 Austria 0.327 2008
23 Sweden 0.298 2008
24 Serbia 0.241 2008
=25 Armenia 0.227 2008
=25 Switzerland 0.227 2008
27 Republic of Macedonia 0.199 2008
28 Albania 0.185 2008
=29 Finland 0.17 2008
=29 Slovenia 0.17 2008
=29 Netherlands 0.17 2008
=32 Hungary 0.156 2008
=32 Denmark 0.156 2008
34 Slovakia 0.128 2008
35 Czech Republic 0.114 2008
36 Estonia 0.0568 2008
37 Latvia 0.0426 2008
=38 Malta 0.0284 2008
=38 Belarus 0.0284 2008
=38 Lithuania 0.0284 2008
=41 Moldova 0.0142 2008
=41 Belgium 0.0142 2008
=43 Liechtenstein 0.0 2008
=43 San Marino 0.0 2008
=43 Luxembourg 0.0 2008
=43 Andorra 0.0 2008
=43 Monaco 0.0 2008
=43 Montenegro 0.0 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Environment/Biodiversity/GEF-benefits-index-for-biodiversity/0-=-no-biodiversity-potential-to-100-=-maximum

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