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Liberia

Liberia

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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
DDT Registration Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Secretariat of the Stockholm Convention DDT Questionnaires

2016-12-31
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
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

National Report Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals UNEP-CMS Secretariat CMS Family Online Reporting System

2017-04-30

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 27217810.00 23685444.00 9675489.00 7129603.50 8817672.00
Domestic Extraction (Biomass) Chart tonnes 2730625.00 4109444.50 5068389.00 6542403.50 8064471.50
Domestic Extraction (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes
Domestic Extraction (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 23616490.00 18016300.00 4200000.00 6300.00 166500.00
Domestic Extraction (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 870694.56 1559700.00 407100.00 580900.00 586700.00
Domestic Extraction per capita Chart tonnes per capita 19.17 12.51 4.60 2.47 2.23
Domestic Extraction per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.92 2.17 2.41 2.26 2.04
Domestic Extraction per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita
Domestic Extraction per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 16.63 9.52 2.00 0.00 0.04
Domestic Extraction per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.61 0.82 0.19 0.20 0.15
Domestic Material Consumption Chart tonnes 10520219.00 6522439.00 7729817.00 4657067.50 9112145.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Biomass) Chart tonnes 2599869.00 3799087.50 3122717.00 4076167.75 8373944.50
Domestic Material Consumption (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 80001.51 832804.38 4200000.00 0.00 151500.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 7840348.50 1890547.25 407100.00 580900.00 586700.00
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita Chart tonnes per capita 7.41 3.45 3.68 1.61 2.30
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.83 2.01 1.48 1.41 2.12
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.06 0.44 2.00 0.00 0.04
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 5.52 1.00 0.19 0.20 0.15
Domestic Material Input Chart tonnes 34287424.00 24189874.00 9776105.00 7437849.50 9270026.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 2801879.00 4260045.50 5169005.00 6850649.50 8516826.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes
Domestic Material Input (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 23643522.00 18038138.00 4200000.00 6300.00 166500.00
Domestic Material Input (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 7842022.50 1891690.50 407100.00 580900.00 586700.00
Domestic Material Input per capita Chart tonnes per capita 24.15 12.78 4.65 2.57 2.34
Domestic Material Input per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.97 2.25 2.46 2.37 2.15
Domestic Material Input per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita
Domestic Material Input per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 16.65 9.53 2.00 0.00 0.04
Domestic Material Input per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 5.52 1.00 0.19 0.20 0.15
Export Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 3.25 1.88 1.47
Export Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.37 1.72 1.38
Export Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00
Export Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 1.75 0.00 0.02
Export Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.13 0.16 0.07
Exports Chart tonnes 23767206.00 17667434.00 2046288.00 2844133.00 157881.00
Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 202010.00 460958.00 2046288.00 2774482.00 142881.00
Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 23563522.00 17205334.00 0.00 69651.00 15000.00
Exports (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 1674.20 1143.30 0.00 0.00 0.00
Exports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 16.74 9.33 0.97 0.98 0.04
Exports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.14 0.24 0.97 0.96 0.04
Exports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Exports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 16.59 9.09 0.00 0.02 0.00
Exports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
GDP (2005 USD) Chart US$_Exch_2005 706661696.00 872213312.00 417707328.00 541077184.00 1098752000.00
Imports Chart tonnes 7069614.50 504429.03 100616.00 308246.00 452354.00
Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 71254.00 150601.00 100616.00 308246.00 452354.00
Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 27032.63 21837.54 0.00 0.00 0.00
Imports (Non-metal Ores) Chart tonnes 6971328.00 331990.47 0.00 0.00 0.00
Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 4.98 0.27 0.05 0.11 0.11
Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.05 0.08 0.05 0.11 0.11
Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 4.91 0.18 0.00 0.00 0.00
Material Footprint Chart tonnes 3177000.00 2347700.00 4180600.00
Material Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes 2260000.00 1900000.00 2900000.00
Material Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 52000.00 74100.00 82600.00
Material Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 574000.00 68600.00 200000.00
Material Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 291000.00 305000.00 998000.00
Material Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 7.61 4.34 3.80
Material Footprint Intensity (Biomass) Chart kilograms per US$ 5.41 3.51 2.64
Material Footprint Intensity (Fossil Fuels) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.12 0.14 0.08
Material Footprint Intensity (Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 1.37 0.13 0.18
Material Footprint Intensity (Non-Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.70 0.56 0.91
Material Footprint of Exports Chart tonnes 6843000.00 5441610.00 5825100.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 2890000.00 4960000.00 5450000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 3690000.00 5610.00 88100.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 263000.00 476000.00 287000.00
Material Footprint of Imports Chart tonnes 423700.00 837000.00 1212600.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 164000.00 495000.00 310000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 52000.00 74100.00 82600.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 61700.00 67900.00 122000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 146000.00 200000.00 698000.00
Material Footprint of Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.20 0.29 0.31
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.08 0.17 0.08
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.03 0.02
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.03 0.02 0.03
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.07 0.07 0.18
Material Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 1.51 0.81 1.06
Material Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 1.07 0.66 0.73
Material Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.03 0.02
Material Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.27 0.02 0.05
Material Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.14 0.11 0.25
Material Intensity Chart kg per US$ 14.89 7.48 18.51 8.61 8.29
Physical Trade Balance (Biomass) Chart tonnes -130756.00 -310357.00 -1945672.00 -2466236.00 309473.00
Physical Trade Balance (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes -23536488.00 -17183496.00 0.00 -69651.00 -15000.00
Physical Trade Balance (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 6969654.00 330847.19 0.00 0.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Total) Chart tonnes -16697591.00 -17163006.00 -1945672.00 -2535887.00 294473.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint Chart tonnes -6419300.00 -4604610.00 -4612500.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes -2726000.00 -4465000.00 -5140000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 52000.00 74100.00 82600.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes -3628300.00 62290.00 33900.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes -117000.00 -276000.00 411000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita -3.05 -1.59 -1.17
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita -1.30 -1.54 -1.30
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.03 0.02
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita -1.73 0.02 0.01
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita -0.06 -0.10 0.10
Physical Trade Balance per capita Chart tonnes per capita -11.76 -9.07 -0.93 -0.88 0.07
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita -0.09 -0.16 -0.93 -0.85 0.08
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita -16.57 -9.08 0.00 -0.02 0.00
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 4.91 0.17 0.00 0.00 0.00
Population Chart persons 1420000.00 1893000.00 2103000.00 2892000.00 3958000.00


* 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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