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Suriname

Suriname Environment Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ $1.51 billion 2005 144th out of 168
Adjusted net national income > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,030.39 2005 72nd out of 168
Adjusted net national income > Current US$ $3.20 billion 2011 130th out of 154
Adjusted net national income > Current US$ per capita $6,033.24 2011 55th out of 154
Biodiversity > Bird species, threatened 7 2013 149th out of 209
Biodiversity > Fish species, threatened 26 2013 80th out of 209
Biodiversity > GEF benefits index for biodiversity > 0 = no biodiversity potential to 100 = maximum 2.68 2008 84th out of 204
Biodiversity > Mammal species, threatened 9 2013 105th out of 209
Biodiversity > Number 2.68 2008 81st out of 197
Biodiversity > Plant species > Higher, threatened 26 2013 71st out of 209
Biodiversity richness 2 1994 24th out of 53
CO2 Emissions per 1000 4.61 2003 56th out of 174
CO2 emissions > Kt 2,238.09 kt 2003 130th out of 194
CO2 emissions > Kt > Per capita 5.04 kt per 1,000 people 2003 71st out of 194
CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 4.6 kt 2003 71st out of 189
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2000 US$ of GDP $1.09 2010 36th out of 182
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt 2,383.55 2010 139th out of 198
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Kt per 1000 4.54 2010 77th out of 198
Climate change > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 4.54 2010 77th out of 198
Current issues deforestation as timber is cut for export; pollution of inland waterways by small-scale mining activities 2011
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kg per 2000 US$ of GDP $1.90 2007 23th out of 171
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Kt 2,436.56 2007 127th out of 187
Emissions > CO2 emissions > Metric tons per capita 4.77 2007 73th out of 187
Endangered species > Bird species 0.0 2008 193th out of 197
Endangered species > Fish species > Number 20 2008 63th out of 197
Endangered species > Higher plant species > Number 26 2008 60th out of 197
Endangered species > Mammal species > Number 7 2008 113th out of 197
Forest area > Sq. km 147,760 km² 2005 38th out of 193
Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita 328.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005 1st out of 193
Freshwater > Renewable internal freshwater resources > Total > Billion cubic meters 88 2008 59th out of 167
Freshwater > Withdrawal 0.67 2000 89th out of 124
Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption 4.01 2011 108th out of 164
Pollution > Ozone depleting substance consumption per million people 7.57 2011 34th out of 163
Proportion of land area under protection 14.72% 2012 105th out of 217
Protected area 4.7% 1997 84th out of 147
Sanitation > Population with improved sanitation > Urban and rural 82.97 2011 108th out of 188
Threatened species 18 1990 100th out of 158
Total renewable water resources 122 cu km 2003 8th out of 21
Total renewable water resources per million 250.58 cu km 2003 1st out of 20
Waste > Local garbage collected 174,992 tonnes 2009 66th out of 68
Waste > Local garbage collected per thousand people 336.41 tonnes 2009 49th out of 68
Waste > Population served by local garbage collection 67% 2004 41st out of 49
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Rural 81.1 2011 129th out of 190
Water > Drinking water > Population with improved drinking water sources > Urban and rural 91.91 2011 120th out of 194
Water > Percent of water resources used 0.549% 2000 123th out of 140

SOURCES: The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium; The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium. 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 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.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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; Jacaranda Atlas; 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. 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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Citation

"Suriname Environment Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Suriname/Environment/All-stats

  • Suriname ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Suriname ranked first for forest area > sq. km per 1000 globally in 2005.