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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

2016-12-31
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
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

2017-11-01
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.

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.

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
Estimates relating to total annual take for each population Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds UNEP/AEWA Secretariat CMS Online Reporting System

2015-12-31
Triennial National Report Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds UNEP/AEWA Secretariat CMS Online Reporting System

2017-12-31
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

Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS) Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat Ramsar Convention Ramsar Information Sheet

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
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
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 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

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
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
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)

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

Checklist of Information International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling International Whaling Commission Checklist of Information Required or Requested under Section VI of the Schedule

2016-06-30
Notification of authorisation of a special permit International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling International Whaling Commission

Progress report on cetacean research International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling International Whaling Commission Guidelines for Submission of Scientific Progress Reports

2016-06-30
Proposal for special permit for research purposes International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling Scientific Committee, via the IWC Secretariat Guidelines for the review of scientific permit proposals

Report on Infractions: Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling International Whaling Commission Report on Infractions of the ICRW: Aboriginal Subsistence Whaling

2016-06-30
Report on Infractions: Commercial Whaling International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling International Whaling Commission Report on Infractions of the ICRW: Commercial Whaling

2016-06-30
Results of research conducted under special permit International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling Scientific Committee, via the IWC Secretariat

FRA Country Report Global Forest Resources Assessment FAO Forestry Resources Assessment Programme FRA 2015
Forest Resources Information Management System
2019-12-31
Notification of final regulatory action Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade Secretariat for the Rotterdam Convention Notification of final regulatory action form

Import response Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade Secretariat for the Rotterdam Convention Import response form

Export notification Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade Secretariat for the Rotterdam Convention Export notification form

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 437199328.00 545569728.00 610602176.00 661286464.00 681346240.00
Domestic Extraction (Biomass) Chart tonnes 98961176.00 127521040.00 132853912.00 158073184.00 165871856.00
Domestic Extraction (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 56091000.00 115120000.00 176060000.00 226330000.00 255718000.00
Domestic Extraction (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 235098768.00 233696368.00 228038432.00 203492496.00 159292512.00
Domestic Extraction (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 47048404.00 69232304.00 73649800.00 73390800.00 100463904.00
Domestic Extraction per capita Chart tonnes per capita 19.43 18.76 16.60 14.75 13.24
Domestic Extraction per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 4.40 4.39 3.61 3.52 3.22
Domestic Extraction per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 2.49 3.96 4.79 5.05 4.97
Domestic Extraction per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 10.45 8.04 6.20 4.54 3.10
Domestic Extraction per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 2.09 2.38 2.00 1.64 1.95
Domestic Material Consumption Chart tonnes 447113024.00 528465920.00 573080128.00 605975104.00 639635008.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Biomass) Chart tonnes 97005872.00 122076240.00 132853912.00 158073184.00 165871856.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 67960000.00 103461000.00 138538000.00 171018624.00 214006736.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 235098768.00 233696368.00 228038432.00 203492496.00 159292512.00
Domestic Material Consumption (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 47048404.00 69232304.00 73649800.00 73390800.00 100463904.00
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita Chart tonnes per capita 19.87 18.17 15.58 13.51 12.43
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 4.31 4.20 3.61 3.52 3.22
Domestic Material Consumption per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 3.02 3.56 3.77 3.81 4.16
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 10.45 8.04 6.20 4.54 3.10
Domestic Material Consumption per Capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 2.09 2.38 2.00 1.64 1.95
Domestic Material Input Chart tonnes 452107552.00 563489280.00 622980160.00 738306880.00 803711680.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 100556384.00 128940632.00 132853912.00 168402784.00 177394240.00
Domestic Material Input (Biomass) Chart tonnes 69404000.00 131620000.00 188438000.00 248985376.00 288739520.00
Domestic Material Input (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 235098768.00 233696368.00 228038432.00 240046560.00 233419984.00
Domestic Material Input (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 47048404.00 69232304.00 73649800.00 80872160.00 104157952.00
Domestic Material Input per capita Chart tonnes per capita 20.09 19.38 16.93 16.46 15.62
Domestic Material Input per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 4.47 4.43 3.61 3.76 3.45
Domestic Material Input per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 3.08 4.53 5.12 5.55 5.61
Domestic Material Input per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 10.45 8.04 6.20 5.35 4.54
Domestic Material Input per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 2.09 2.38 2.00 1.80 2.02
Export Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 6.69 7.74 7.16
Export Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.85 0.95 0.97
Export Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 2.83 3.61 3.38
Export Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 2.22 2.34 1.78
Export Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.80 0.83 1.03
Exports Chart tonnes 4994509.00 35023392.00 49900000.00 132331776.00 164076704.00
Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 3550509.00 6864394.00 0.00 10329594.00 11522387.00
Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 1444000.00 28159000.00 49900000.00 77966760.00 74732784.00
Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 36554064.00 74127472.00
Exports (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 7481359.00 3694052.00
Exports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.22 1.20 1.36 2.95 3.19
Exports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.16 0.24 0.00 0.23 0.22
Exports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.06 0.97 1.36 1.74 1.45
Exports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.82 1.44
Exports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.17 0.07
GDP (2005 USD) Chart US$_Exch_2005 110199767040.00 153509150720.00 178330664960.00 213585215488.00 300266455040.00
Imports Chart tonnes 14908205.00 17919598.00 12378000.00 77020392.00 122365432.00
Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 1595205.12 1419598.12 0.00 10329594.00 11522387.00
Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 13313000.00 16500000.00 12378000.00 22655378.00 33021520.00
Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 36554064.00 74127472.00
Imports (Non-metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 7481359.00 3694052.00
Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 0.66 0.62 0.34 1.72 2.38
Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.07 0.05 0.00 0.23 0.22
Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.59 0.57 0.34 0.51 0.64
Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.82 1.44
Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.17 0.07
Material Footprint Chart tonnes 417400000.00 416200000.00 450000000.00
Material Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes 116000000.00 142000000.00 149000000.00
Material Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 80000000.00 78700000.00 104000000.00
Material Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 155000000.00 115000000.00 91000000.00
Material Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 66400000.00 80500000.00 106000000.00
Material Footprint Intensity Chart kilograms per US$ 2.34 1.95 1.50
Material Footprint Intensity (Biomass) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.65 0.66 0.50
Material Footprint Intensity (Fossil Fuels) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.45 0.37 0.35
Material Footprint Intensity (Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.87 0.54 0.30
Material Footprint Intensity (Non-Metal Ores) Chart kilograms per US$ 0.37 0.38 0.35
Material Footprint of Exports Chart tonnes 246300000.00 346900000.00 368600000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 31200000.00 42600000.00 50100000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 104000000.00 162000000.00 174000000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 81800000.00 105000000.00 91700000.00
Material Footprint of Exports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 29300000.00 37300000.00 52800000.00
Material Footprint of Imports Chart tonnes 52920000.00 101500000.00 137600000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Biomass) Chart tonnes 13900000.00 26600000.00 33900000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 8100000.00 14000000.00 22300000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 8920000.00 16400000.00 23400000.00
Material Footprint of Imports (Non-metalic Minerals) Chart tonnes 22000000.00 44500000.00 58000000.00
Material Footprint of Imports per capita Chart tonnes per capita 1.44 2.26 2.67
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 0.38 0.59 0.66
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 0.22 0.31 0.43
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.24 0.37 0.45
Material Footprint of Imports per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 0.60 0.99 1.13
Material Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita 11.34 9.28 8.75
Material Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita 3.15 3.17 2.90
Material Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes per capita 2.17 1.75 2.02
Material Footprint per capita (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 4.21 2.56 1.77
Material Footprint per capita (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes per capita 1.80 1.80 2.06
Material Intensity Chart kg per US$ 4.06 3.44 3.21 2.84 2.13
Physical Trade Balance (Biomass) Chart tonnes -1955303.88 -5444796.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes 11869000.00 -11659000.00 -37522000.00 -55311384.00 -41711264.00
Physical Trade Balance (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Physical Trade Balance (Total) Chart tonnes 9913696.00 -17103796.00 -37522000.00 -55311384.00 -41711264.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint Chart tonnes -193380000.00 -245400000.00 -231000000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Biomass) Chart tonnes -17300000.00 -16000000.00 -16200000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Fossil Fuels) Chart tonnes -95900000.00 -148000000.00 -151700000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Metal Ores) Chart tonnes -72880000.00 -88600000.00 -68300000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint (Non-Metal Ores) Chart tonnes -7300000.00 7200000.00 5200000.00
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita Chart tonnes per capita -5.26 -5.47 -4.49
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Biomass) Chart tonnes per capita -0.47 -0.36 -0.31
Physical Trade Balance Footprint per capita (Fossil Fuels)