China

  • Country Basics
  • CO₂Emissions
  • Energy
  • Air Pollution
  • Biodiversity and Water
  • Global Environmental Rankings of NEA Countries

Total Land Area (1,000 ha, 2011):  932,748.99
Population (million, 2010): 1,359
Population Density (people/㎢, 2010):  143
CO₂ Total Emissions (in thousands of tonnes, 2012): 9,860,000
CO₂ Emission per Capita (in thousands of tonnes per capita, 2012):  7.1
CO₂/GDP (kg CO₂/$1 GDP (PPP), 2010):  0.9084
Electricity Consumption (kWh per capita, 2011):  3,298
Total Primary Energy Production (Quadrillion Btu, 2011):  97.833
SO₂ (1,000 metric tons/squ, 2000):  2,680
NOx (1,000 metric tons/squ, 2000):  0.75
Forest Areas (%, 2011):  22.5
Protected Areas (㎢, 2012):  1,570,151.34
Arable & Permanent Crop Areas in total land areas (%, 2011):  21.5
Annual Water Availability (km3/yr, 2005):  2,830
Annual Water Withdrawals (km3/yr, 2005):  554.1
Human Development Index (2012):  101
Ecological Footprint (2007):  75
Environmental Performance Index (2012):  116
Resource and Environmental Performance Index (2003):  54

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