Water pollution, other industry (% of total BOD emissions)
Description: The map below shows how Water pollution, other industry (% of total BOD emissions) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Singapore, with a value of 72.74. The country with the lowest value in the world is Moldova, with a value of 0.95.
Source: 1998 study by Hemamala Hettige, Muthukumara Mani, and David Wheeler, "Industrial Pollution in Economic Development: Kuznets Revisited" (available at www.worldbank.org/nipr). The data were updated by the World Bank's Development Research Group using the same methodology as the initial study.