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ESCWA Publication: E/ESCWA/SD/2011/4


Country: Arab region

Publication Type: Reports & studies

Publication Subject: Compendium of Environment Statistics in the Arab Region

Cluster: Statistics, Information Society and Technology

Focus Area: Natural resource sustainability, Statistics

Initiatives: Advancing environment & energy statistics

SDGs: Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Keywords: Arab countries, Environmental statistics, Natural resources, Waste management, Biological diversity, Pollution, Air pollution, Biological diversity, Climate, Economic growth, Energy consumption, Land use statistics, Natural resources, Waste management, Freshwater, Land use, Marine environment, Population growth, Statistical data, Sustainable development, Urbanization, Water management

Compendium of Environment Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 2010-2011

January 2011

The publication includes seven chapters on environmental statistics and covers the 14 ESCWA member countries. It aims to outline freshwater resources and management in the ESCWA region, as well as the fisheries production and availability in ESCWA member countries. In addition to the biodiversity resources available, the data covers management of these resources and the contribution of biodiversity to the national economy. An overview of waste management is presented with all related data, in addition to data on air pollution. The statistical overview of energy consumption in the ESCWA region includes figures on oil, natural gas and electricity consumption in each country, as well as the average for the ESCWA region and GCC sub-region.

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