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Antigua and Barbuda

Antiguan and Barbudan Environment Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 1 2013 194th out of 209
Biodiversity > Fish species, threatened 19 2013 113th out of 209
Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum 0.71 2008 135th out of 204
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 2 2013 172nd out of 209
Biodiversity > Number 0.71 2008 130th out of 197
Biodiversity > Plant species > Higher, threatened 4 2013 131st out of 209
CO2 Emissions per 1000 4.44 2003 57th out of 174
CO2 emissions > Kt 399.27 kt 2003 169th out of 194
CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita 4.99 kt per 1,000 people 2003 72nd out of 194
CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 4.94 kt 2003 68th out of 189
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2000 US$ of GDP $0.51 2010 80th out of 182
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt 513.38 2010 170th out of 198
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 5.89 2010 62nd out of 198
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 5.89 2010 62nd out of 198
Current issues water management - a major concern because of limited natural fresh water resources - is further hampered by the clearing of trees to increase crop production, causing rainfall to run off quickly 2011
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2000 US$ of GDP $0.43 2007 125th out of 171
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kt 436.02 2007 163th out of 187
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 5.09 2007 69th out of 187
Endangered species > Bird species 1 2008 179th out of 197
Endangered species > Fish species > Number 14 2008 101st out of 197
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 4 2008 106th out of 197
Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 2 2008 166th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km 90 km² 2005 177th out of 193
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 1.09 km² per 1,000 people 2005 140th out of 193
Freshwater > Renewable internal freshwater resources > Total > Billion cubic meters 0.05 2008 162nd out of 167
Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption 0.38 2011 137th out of 164
Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption per million people 4.31 2011 56th out of 163
Proportion of land area under protection 10.18% 2012 133th out of 217
Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 91.43 2011 92nd out of 188
Threatened species 6 1990 144th out of 158
Total renewable water resources 0.1 cu km 2000 25th out of 26
Total renewable water resources per million 1.29 cu km 2000 24th out of 25
Waste > Local garbage collected 136,399.99 tonnes 2009 67th out of 68
Waste > Local garbage collected per thousand people 1,580.53 tonnes 2009 1st out of 68
Waste > Population served by local garbage collection 95% 2009 24th out of 39
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 97.87 2011 63th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 97.87 2011 76th out of 194
Water > Percent of water resources used 16.15% 2005 35th out of 89

SOURCES: United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; Froese, R. and Pauly, D. (eds). 2008. FishBase database, www.fishbase.org.; 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).; United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre; 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 Resources Institute. 2003. Carbon Emissions from energy use and cement manufacturing, 1850 to 2000. Available on-line through the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT) at Washington, DC: World Resources Institute. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States.; Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, United States. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International 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.; Food and Agriculture Organisation, AQUASTAT data.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. 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