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Reporting Obligations

Obligation Legislative Instrument Report To Reporting Format Deadline
Obligation Legislative Instrument Report To Reporting Format Deadline
Yearly report to the Basel Convention Basel Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal Basel Convention Electronic Reporting System of the Basel Convention

2015-12-31
National report on the implementation of the Cartagena Protocol Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity National report template

2015-11-01
Summaries of risk assessments or environmental reviews of living modified organisms Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity Biosafety Clearing House No specific format is provided.

National report on the implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity National Reports Guidelines

2017-03-31
Thematic reports Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity Thematic Reports Guidelines

Annual Report Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CITES Secretariat Guidelines for the Preparation and Submission of CITES Annual Reports

2015-10-31
Biennial Report Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CITES Secretariat Biennial Report Format

2016-12-31
Report on the conservation of and trade in African and Asian rhinoceros Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora CITES Secretariat

2018-03-31
Reporting of Annual Data Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

2016-09-30
Reporting of Activities on Research, Development, Public Awareness and Exchange of Information Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

2016-09-30
Ramsar National Report Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat Ramsar Convention National Report Format - Section 4 Annex
National Report Format
2017-01-01
Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS) Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat Ramsar Convention Ramsar Information Sheet

Information on changes to ecological character Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat Ramsar Convention

Montreux Record Questionnaire Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat Ramsar Convention Resolution V1.1: Working definition of ecological character, guidelines for describing and maintaining the ecological character of listed sites, and guidelines for operation of the Montreux Record

Implementation plan Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention Guidance for Developing a National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

National Report Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention Electronic Reporting System of the Stockholm Convention (SC-ERS)

2018-12-31
DDT Registration Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention DDT Questionnaires

2016-12-31
Report on Implementation United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa UNCCD, Permanent Secretariat Templates for the 2014 Reporting Exercise

2016-05-30
Tentative List Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Tentative List Submission Format

Information in support of inscription of a property Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (2013) (Para. 120-168)

Periodic National Report Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Periodic Reporting Questionnaire Section I and II

2017-12-31
Reactive Monitoring Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage World Heritage Committee, UNESCO World Heritage Centre Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (2013) (Para. 169-176)

Prevention of Waste from Shipping The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto International Maritime Organisation

FRA Country Report Global Forest Resources Assessment FAO Forestry Resources Assessment Programme FRA 2015
Forest Resources Information Management System
2019-12-31
Technical Reporting on maritime pollution by ships Conventions establishing the International Maritime Organisation International Maritime Organisation

National Report Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and their Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity Convention on Biological Diversity Interim National Report on the Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol

Notification of unintentional transboundary movements of living modified organisms Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity Biosafety Clearing House No specific format is provided.

Report on implementation measures International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Standard Voluntary Reporting Format

2016-09-28
Reporting of Base Year Data Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

Reporting on the Establishment and Operation of Licensing System Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer UNEP - Ozone Secretariat Handbook on Data Reporting under the Montreal Protocol

National Communications (Non-Annex I Parties) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Guidelines for the preparation of national communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

Biennial Update Report (Non-Annex I Parties) United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change UN Framework Convention on Climate Change UNFCCC biennial update reporting guidelines for Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention

2016-12-31

UNEP Projects: Addis

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UNEP Projects: PIMS

Programme Information and Management System (PIMS) was created with the intention of supporting the functional needs of the entire UNEP Programme of Work cycle. Since its launch in 2009, PIMS has contributed to the improvement of programme delivery in the organization. It supports the planning process, guiding the way in which UNEP plans its future programming and allocates resources in a more strategic manner, taking into account lessons learned and good practices.

Please note that the project information as shown is as was approved at the beginning of the project.

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Natural Resources

Indicators on resource use and emissions help monitor patterns and rates of resource use and efficiency in countries. This data is intended to help governments understand how economic growth patterns influence resource use; evaluate the impacts of policies adopted in the past; and develop effective strategies to improve resource efficiency through targeted SCP policies and actions.

The database below enables users to search the Materials domain using the Search box on the right. To download datasets click on Download dataset. To chart the data, click on the Chart option available in all rows. The dataset is based on international data sources.

Please refer to the Technical Annex.

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Indicator Chart Units 1970* 1980* 1990* 2000* 2010*
Domestic Extraction Chart tonnes 52643556.00 105082144.00 133472176.00 201667984.00 315282880.00
Domestic Extraction (Biomass) Chart tonnes 312157.62 617143.50 1488672.88 5886614.50 4217896.00
Domestic Extraction (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 44896000.00 87706000.00 105810000.00 148804992.00 166955008.00
Domestic Extraction (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 72368.42 0.00
Domestic Extraction (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 7435397.00 16759000.00 26173500.00 46904000.00 144110000.00
Domestic Extraction per capita Chart tonnes per capita 226.91 103.53 73.90 66.65 37.35
Domestic Extraction per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.35 0.61 0.82 1.95 0.50
Domestic Extraction per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 193.52 86.41 58.59 49.18 19.78
Domestic Extraction per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.00
Domestic Extraction per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 32.05 16.51 14.49 15.50 17.07
Domestic Material Consumption Chart tonnes 7839361.00 28415146.00 56523640.00 106927480.00 234267872.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Biomass) Chart tonnes 403963.62 1371313.88 2915167.75 11927365.00 16144511.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 8552268.00 27434972.00 44150640.00 74013360.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 1091174.00 0.00 3645297.50 0.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 7435397.00 17400390.00 26173500.00 47204176.00 144110000.00
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita Chart tonnes per capita 33.79 28.00 31.30 35.34 27.75
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.74 1.35 1.61 3.94 1.91
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 8.43 15.19 14.59 8.77
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 1.08 0.00 1.20 0.00
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 32.05 17.14 14.49 15.60 17.07
Domestic Material Input Chart tonnes 52871360.00 112458448.00 143263792.00 230213600.00 363783136.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 403963.62 1656659.50 3993288.75 14263371.00 20973452.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 45032000.00 92226000.00 113097000.00 159373168.00 198699680.00
Domestic Material Input (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 1118057.00 0.00 5361953.50 0.00
Domestic Material Input (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 7435397.00 17457730.00 26173500.00 51215116.00 144110000.00
Domestic Material Input per capita Chart tonnes per capita 227.89 110.80 79.33 76.08 43.09
Domestic Material Input per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.74 1.63 2.21 4.71 2.48
Domestic Material Input per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 194.10 90.86 62.62 52.67 23.54
Domestic Material Input per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 1.10 0.00 1.77 0.00
Domestic Material Input per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 32.05 17.20 14.49 16.93 17.07
Export Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 68.98 57.74 31.88
Export Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.26 0.41 0.13
Export Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 57.03 46.27 18.95
Export Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.02 0.00
Export Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 11.68 11.04 12.79
Exports Chart tonnes 50892000.00 84043304.00 86740152.00 123286120.00 129515272.00
Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 0.00 285345.62 1078121.00 2336006.00 4828942.00
Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 50892000.00 83673728.00 85662032.00 115222520.00 124686328.00
Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 26882.99 0.00 1716656.00 0.00
Exports (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 57339.90 0.00 4010939.00 0.00
Exports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 219.36 82.80 48.03 40.74 15.34
Exports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.28 0.60 0.77 0.57
Exports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 219.36 82.44 47.43 38.08 14.77
Exports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.57 0.00
Exports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.06 0.00 1.33 0.00
GDP (2005 USD) Chart US$_Exch_2005 21011019776.00 79909191680.00 81923547136.00 139150819328.00 203434950656.00
Imports Chart tonnes 227806.00 7376304.00 9791616.00 28545620.00 48500244.00
Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 91806.00 1039516.06 2504616.00 8376756.00 16755557.00
Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 136000.00 4520000.00 7287000.00 10568164.00 31744686.00
Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 1118057.00 0.00 5289585.00 0.00
Imports (Non-metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 698730.88 0.00 4311116.00 0.00
Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.98 7.27 5.42 9.43 5.75
Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.40 1.02 1.39 2.77 1.98
Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.59 4.45 4.03 3.49 3.76
Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 1.10 0.00 1.75 0.00
Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.69 0.00 1.42 0.00
Material Footprint Chart tonnes 34490000.00 163500000.00 292600000.00
Material Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes 6690000.00 25600000.00 44400000.00
Material Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 6390000.00 27200000.00 40000000.00
Material Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 3410000.00 15700000.00 28200000.00
Material Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 18000000.00 95000000.00 180000000.00
Material Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 0.42 1.17 1.44
Material Footprint Intensity (Biomass) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.08 0.18 0.22
Material Footprint Intensity (Fossil Fuels) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.08 0.20 0.20
Material Footprint Intensity (Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.04 0.11 0.14
Material Footprint Intensity (Non-Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.22 0.68 0.88
Material Footprint of Exports Chart tonnes 124577000.00 174708096.00 269100000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 477000.00 1240000.00 1100000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 103000000.00 140000000.00 160000000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 68100.00 0.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 21100000.00 33400000.00 108000000.00
Material Footprint of Imports Chart tonnes 25710000.00 136500000.00 246200000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 5680000.00 20900000.00 41200000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 3720000.00 18400000.00 32800000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 3410000.00 15700000.00 28200000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 12900000.00 81500000.00 144000000.00
Material Footprint of Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 14.24 45.11 29.16
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 3.15 6.91 4.88
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 2.06 6.08 3.89
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 1.89 5.19 3.34
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 7.14 26.93 17.06
Material Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 19.10 54.03 34.66
Material Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 3.70 8.46 5.26
Material Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 3.54 8.99 4.74
Material Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 1.89 5.19 3.34
Material Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 9.97 31.39 21.32
Material Intensity Chart kg per US$ 0.37 0.36 0.69 0.77 1.15
Physical Trade Balance (Biomass) Chart tonnes 91806.00 754170.44 1426495.00 6040750.00 11926615.00
Physical Trade Balance (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes -50756000.00 -79153728.00 -78375032.00 -104654360.00 -92941640.00
Physical Trade Balance (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 1091174.00 0.00 3572929.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 641390.94 0.00 300177.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Total) Chart tonnes -50664192.00 -76667000.00 -76948536.00 -94740504.00 -81015024.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint Chart tonnes -98867000.00 -38208100.00 -22900000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes 5203000.00 19660000.00 40100000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes -99280000.00 -121600000.00 -127200000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 3410000.00 15631900.00 28200000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes -8200000.00 48100000.00 36000000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita -54.74 -12.63 -2.71
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 2.88 6.50 4.75
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita -54.97 -40.19 -15.07
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 1.89 5.17 3.34
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita -4.54 15.90 4.26
Physical Trade Balance per capita Chart tonnes per capita -218.38 -75.53 -42.61 -31.31 -9.60
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.40 0.74 0.79 2.00 1.41
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita -218.78 -77.98 -43.40 -34.59 -11.01
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 1.08 0.00 1.18 0.00
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.63 0.00 0.10 0.00
Population Chart persons 232000.00 1015000.00 1806000.00 3026000.00 8442000.00


* For values shown as "0.00" no positive real value was officially recorded in the base data sets used for any of the underlying components which make up this aggregated total.

Data Source: UNEP (2015). Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity. A Report of the International Resource Panel. Schandl, H.; Fischer-Kowalski, M.; West, J.; Giljum, S.; Dittrich, M.; Eisenmenger, N.; Geschke, A.; Lieber, M.; Wieland, H.P.; Krausmann, F.; Gierlinger, S.; Hosking, K.; Lenzen, M.; Tanikawa, H.; Miatto, A.; Fishman, T.

Inclusive Wealth Index

The inclusive wealth index measures the wealth of nations by carrying out a comprehensive analysis of a country’s productive base. That is, it measures all of the assets from which human well-being is derived, including manufactured, human and natural capital. In this, it measures a nation’s capacity to create and maintain human well-being over time. An inclusive approach to calculating wealth opens the spectrum of how we measure success, and reflects our common desire for health and well-being across generations.

Inclusive Wealth
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Data Source: UNU-IHDP and UNEP (2014). Inclusive Wealth Report, 2014. Measuring progress toward sustainability.

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International Waters

IW:LEARN is the Global Environment Facility's (GEF) International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network. It supports knowledge sharing and contains freely available project-related information. It also promotes experience sharing and learning among GEF International Waters projects and the country officials, agencies, and partners working on them.

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