Adjusted savings: mineral depletion (% of GNI)

Definition: Mineral depletion is the ratio of the value of the stock of mineral resources to the remaining reserve lifetime (capped at 25 years). It covers tin, gold, lead, zinc, iron, copper, nickel, silver, bauxite, and phosphate.

Description: The map below shows how Adjusted savings: mineral depletion (% of GNI) 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 Dem. Rep. Congo, with a value of 16.04. The country with the lowest value in the world is Tonga, with a value of 0.00.

Source: World Bank staff estimates based on sources and methods in World Bank's "The Changing Wealth of Nations: Measuring Sustainable Development in the New Millennium" (2011).

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual