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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

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.

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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*
Carbon Footprint Chart kilotonnes 36138.17 28853.00 39095.31
Carbon Footprint (Agriculture) Chart kilotonnes 23121.28 13063.02 19055.70
Carbon Footprint (Construction) Chart kilotonnes 37.38 116.27 138.35
Carbon Footprint (Manufacturing) Chart kilotonnes 622.98 1049.27 2090.40
Carbon Footprint (Mining and Energy) Chart kilotonnes 1113.76 1239.08 3069.53
Carbon Footprint (Services) Chart kilotonnes 10118.65 11761.76 12497.87
Carbon Footprint (Transport) Chart kilotonnes 1124.12 1623.59 2243.45
Carbon Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 8.46 4.15 3.80
Carbon Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 2.00 1.24 1.46
Carbon Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 9.01 8.59 5.82 4.09 3.18
Domestic Energy Production Chart PJ 150.60 184.34 230.31 298.87 371.67
Domestic Extraction (Biomass) Chart tonnes 23973640.00 30003200.00 41879208.00 52175680.00 62943532.00
Domestic Extraction (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 17000.00 16000.00
Domestic Extraction (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 405.81 0.00 0.00
Domestic Extraction (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 1605609.75 306500.00 2085100.00 5158100.00 16456700.00
Domestic Extraction (Total) Chart tonnes 25579250.00 30309700.00 43964712.00 57350780.00 79416232.00
Domestic Extraction per capita Chart tonnes per capita 2.21 2.11 2.43 2.47 2.96
Domestic Extraction per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 2.07 2.09 2.31 2.25 2.34
Domestic Extraction per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Domestic Extraction per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Domestic Extraction per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.14 0.02 0.12 0.22 0.61
Domestic Material Consumption Chart tonnes 25192912.00 30393234.00 45622336.00 59796400.00 84653648.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Biomass) Chart tonnes 23521302.00 29892734.00 42837592.00 52517032.00 64344648.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 66000.00 194000.00 128910.00 1230536.00 1867480.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 116869.81 103558.00 1187502.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 1605609.75 306500.00 2538961.00 5945275.00 17254020.00
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita Chart tonnes per capita 2.18 2.11 2.52 2.58 3.15
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 2.03 2.08 2.37 2.27 2.40
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.05 0.07
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.04
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.14 0.02 0.14 0.26 0.64
Domestic Material Input Chart tonnes 25651346.00 30569746.00 46435312.00 60031268.00 86521544.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 23979736.00 30069246.00 43457944.00 52715608.00 64715736.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 66000.00 194000.00 317493.00 1234188.00 2100628.00
Domestic Material Input (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 117120.81 104680.00 1360933.00
Domestic Material Input (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 1605609.75 306500.00 2542755.00 5976792.00 18344250.00
Domestic Material Input per capita Chart tonnes per capita 2.22 2.13 2.56 2.59 3.22
Domestic Material Input per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 2.07 2.09 2.40 2.27 2.41
Domestic Material Input per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.08
Domestic Material Input per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.05
Domestic Material Input per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.14 0.02 0.14 0.26 0.68
Energy Exports Chart PJ 0.00 0.01 0.29 0.45 0.11
Energy Footprint Chart PJ 27.93 44.40 100.60
Energy Footprint (Agriculture) Chart PJ 1.24 1.37 4.37
Energy Footprint (Construction) Chart PJ 0.04 0.05 0.06
Energy Footprint (Manufacturing) Chart PJ 8.97 16.36 31.11
Energy Footprint (Mining and Energy) Chart PJ 7.24 9.96 28.29
Energy Footprint (Services) Chart PJ 3.27 5.14 6.46
Energy Footprint (Transport) Chart PJ 7.16 11.53 30.32
Energy Footprint Intensity Chart MJ/$ 6.54 6.38 9.77
Energy Footprint per capita Chart GJ/cap 1.54 1.92 3.75
Energy Imports Chart PJ 2.67 7.28 13.06 43.41 59.35
Energy Intensity Chart MJ/$ 70.77 71.00 56.75 48.78 41.51
Export Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.44 1.36 1.22
Export Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.43 1.27 0.99
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 0.00 0.00 0.00
Export Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.01 0.09 0.22
Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 458434.00 176513.00 620350.00 198575.00 371089.00
Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 188583.00 3652.00 233148.00
Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 69.38 251.00 1122.00 173431.00
Exports (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 3794.00 31517.00 1090229.00
Exports (Total) Chart tonnes 458434.00 176582.38 812978.00 234866.00 1867897.00
Exports Expenditure Chart USD_2005 86406768.00 251170368.00 380876384.00 1574930176.00 1103510016.00
Exports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.04 0.01 0.04 0.01 0.07
Exports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.04 0.01 0.03 0.01 0.01
Exports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.01
Exports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
Exports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.04
GDP (2005 USD) Chart USD_2005 2189963776.00 2689846528.00 4270878208.00 6959568896.00 10298503168.00
GHG Chart kilotonnes 19741.40 23098.04 24841.75 28468.16 32738.69
GHG (Agriculture) Chart kilotonnes 16707.21 19094.85 19818.64 20502.89 23358.31
GHG (CH4) Chart kilotonnes 17226.46 19465.13 20095.76 20938.59 23978.69
GHG (CH4) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 1.49 1.35 1.11 0.90 0.89
GHG (CO2) Chart kilotonnes 411.76 762.62 1241.32 3458.83 3976.69
GHG (CO2) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.04 0.05 0.07 0.15 0.15
GHG (Energy) Chart kilotonnes 96.95 94.53 97.08 148.82 167.53
GHG (Fgasses) Chart kilotonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
GHG (Fgasses) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
GHG (Households) Chart kilotonnes 1368.81 1727.10 2035.55 2957.25 3331.39
GHG (Industry) Chart kilotonnes 101.13 293.82 340.33 1341.76 1503.48
GHG (Land Use) Chart kilotonnes 172.17 183.16 194.16 109.37 109.22
GHG (N2O) Chart kilotonnes 2103.18 2870.29 3504.68 4070.74 4783.32
GHG (N2O) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.18 0.20 0.19 0.18 0.18
GHG (Other) Chart kilotonnes 44.19 51.56 65.65 88.62 85.65
GHG (Transport) Chart kilotonnes 64.10 161.01 340.81 832.81 1007.08
GHG (Waste) Chart kilotonnes 1186.85 1492.01 1949.55 2486.63 3176.03
GHG per capita Chart tonnes per capita 1.71 1.61 1.37 1.23 1.22
Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 6095.00 66047.00 1578737.00 539929.00 1772203.00
Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 66000.00 194000.00 317493.00 1217188.00 2084628.00
Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 116715.00 104680.00 1360933.00
Imports (Non-metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 457655.00 818692.00 1887550.00
Imports (Total) Chart tonnes 72095.00 260047.00 2470600.00 2680489.00 7105314.00
Imports Expenditure Chart USD_2005 155053200.00 454941792.00 857708224.00 2304760320.00 4170254848.00
Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.01 0.02 0.14 0.12 0.26
Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.02 0.07
Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.05 0.08
Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.05
Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.04 0.07
Material Footprint Chart tonnes 38585900.00 29774290.00 57183088.00
Material Footprint (Agriculture) Chart tonnes 6691362.00 7640533.00 11398240.00
Material Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes 34894248.00 23908970.00 38415128.00
Material Footprint (Biomass) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 1.93 1.03 1.43
Material Footprint (Construction) Chart tonnes 1421387.00 1015412.00 2489780.00
Material Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 352492.69 530803.12 1511596.00
Material Footprint (Fossil Fuels) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.02 0.06
Material Footprint (Manufacturing) Chart tonnes 19443360.00 14364890.00 27984600.00
Material Footprint (Metals) Chart tonnes 285527.41 385285.19 1273928.00
Material Footprint (Metals) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.02 0.05
Material Footprint (Minerals) Chart tonnes 3053630.00 4949237.00 15982440.00
Material Footprint (Minerals) per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.17 0.21 0.60
Material Footprint (Mining and Energy) Chart tonnes 566545.81 957847.19 2940499.00
Material Footprint (Services) Chart tonnes 10176040.00 5513931.00 11552450.00
Material Footprint (Transport) Chart tonnes 262139.41 251662.41 630455.81
Material Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 9.04 4.28 5.55
Material Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 9.03 4.28 5.55
Material Footprint Intensity (Biomass) Chart kilograms per US$ 8.17 3.43 3.73
Material Footprint Intensity (Fossil Fuels) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.08 0.08 0.15
Material Footprint Intensity (Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.07 0.06 0.12
Material Footprint Intensity (Non-Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.71 0.71 1.55
Material Footprint of Exports Chart tonnes 7953034.50 31535340.00 32624170.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 7760000.00 29500000.00 26700000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 0.00 5340.00 4170.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 34.30 0.00 0.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 193000.00 2030000.00 5920000.00
Material Footprint of Imports Chart tonnes 2571000.00 3954000.00 10170000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 774000.00 1230000.00 1960000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 352000.00 519000.00 1500000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 285000.00 385000.00 1270000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 1160000.00 1820000.00 5440000.00
Material Footprint of Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.14 0.17 0.38
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.04 0.05 0.07
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.02 0.06
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.02 0.05
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.06 0.08 0.20
Material Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 2.13 1.28 2.13
Material Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 11.50 11.30 10.68 8.59 8.22
Physical Trade Balance (Biomass) Chart tonnes -452339.00 -110466.00 958387.00 341354.00 1401114.00
Physical Trade Balance (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 66000.00 194000.00 128910.00 1213536.00 1851480.00
Physical Trade Balance (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 -69.38 116464.00 103558.00 1187502.00
Physical Trade Balance (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 453861.00 787175.00 797321.00
Physical Trade Balance (Total) Chart tonnes -386339.00 83464.62 1657622.00 2445623.00 5237417.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint Chart tonnes -5382034.50 -27581340.00 -22454170.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes -6986000.00 -28270000.00 -24740000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 352000.00 513660.00 1495830.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 284965.69 385000.00 1270000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 967000.00 -210000.00 -480000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita -0.30 -1.19 -0.84
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita -0.39 -1.22 -0.92
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.02 0.06
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.02 0.02 0.05
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.05 -0.01 -0.02
Physical Trade Balance per capita Chart tonnes per capita -0.03 0.01 0.09 0.11 0.20
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita -0.04 -0.01 0.05 0.01 0.05
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.05 0.07
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.04
Physical Trade Balance per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.03 0.03 0.03
Population Chart Persons 11559000.00 14385000.00 18111000.00 23184000.00 26846000.00
Total Primary Energy Supply Chart PJ 153.14 190.99 242.38 339.45 427.50
Total Primary Energy Supply (Coal) Chart PJ 0.30 2.08 2.04 10.80 12.69
Total Primary Energy Supply (Hydro) Chart PJ 0.24 0.73 3.16 5.88 11.54
Total Primary Energy Supply (Natural Gas) Chart PJ 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total Primary Energy Supply (Non domestic Electricity) Chart PJ 0.00 0.05 -0.17 0.36 2.39
Total Primary Energy Supply (Nuclear) Chart PJ 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total Primary Energy Supply (Petroleum) Chart PJ 2.23 4.52 10.21 29.84 41.16
Total Primary Energy Supply (Renewables) Chart PJ 150.36 183.60 227.15 292.57 359.73
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita Chart GJ/cap 12.97 13.28 13.38 14.64 15.92
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Coal) Chart GJ/cap 0.03 0.14 0.11 0.47 0.47
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Hydro) Chart GJ/cap 0.02 0.05 0.17 0.25 0.43
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Natural gas) Chart GJ/cap 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Non-Domestic Electricity) Chart GJ/cap 0.00 0.00 -0.01 0.02 0.09
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Nuclear) Chart GJ/cap 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Petroleum) Chart GJ/cap 0.19 0.31 0.56 1.29 1.53
Total Primary Energy Supply per Capita (Renewables) Chart GJ/cap 12.74 12.76 12.54 12.62 13.40
Unit Price of Exports Chart tonnes per capita 0.19 1.42 0.47 6.69 0.58
Unit Price of Imports Chart tonnes per capita 2.15 1.75 0.35 0.86 0.59
Water Footprint Chart Tl 18.15 9.83 13.41
Water Footprint (Agriculture) Chart Tl 15.45 7.82 11.20
Water Footprint (Construction) Chart Tl 0.00 0.00 0.00
Water Footprint (Manufacturing) Chart Tl 2.67 1.99 2.19
Water Footprint (Mining and Energy) Chart Tl 0.00 0.00 0.01
Water Footprint (Services) Chart Tl 0.02 0.02 0.02
Water Footprint (Transport) Chart Tl 0.00 0.00 0.00
Water Footprint Intensity Chart l/$ 4249.90 1412.96 1302.56
Water Footprint per capita Chart kl/cap 1002.20 424.15 499.68
Water Intensity Chart l/$ 4366.28 3554.85 2238.88 1373.94 922.17
Water use (Agriculture) Chart Tl 9.32 9.32 9.32 9.32 9.32
Water use (Manufacturing) Chart Tl 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.03
Water use (Residential) Chart Tl 0.25 0.25 0.25 0.20 0.15
Water use (Total) Chart Tl 9.56 9.56 9.56 9.56 9.50
Water use per Capita Chart kl/cap 827.23 664.72 527.97 412.44 353.76


* 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.

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

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