Saudi Arabia - Adjusted savings

Adjusted savings: natural resources depletion (% of GNI)

Adjusted savings: natural resources depletion (% of GNI) in Saudi Arabia was 36.01 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 41 years was 57.95 in 1979, while its lowest value was 14.72 in 1998.

Definition: Natural resource depletion is the sum of net forest depletion, energy depletion, and mineral depletion. Net forest depletion is unit resource rents times the excess of roundwood harvest over natural growth. Energy depletion is the ratio of the value of the stock of energy resources to the remaining reserve lifetime (capped at 25 years). It covers coal, crude oil, and natural gas. 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.

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:

Year Value
1970 23.70
1971 27.10
1972 25.96
1973 37.27
1974 47.85
1975 35.75
1976 35.26
1977 34.85
1978 30.22
1979 57.95
1980 50.39
1981 42.11
1982 29.35
1983 23.46
1984 22.72
1985 17.99
1986 15.68
1987 17.40
1988 16.13
1989 18.38
1990 25.35
1991 24.40
1992 23.69
1993 21.53
1994 19.73
1995 20.11
1996 22.32
1997 19.64
1998 14.72
1999 17.00
2000 26.91
2001 23.13
2002 20.63
2003 25.88
2004 30.55
2005 36.33
2006 37.60
2007 36.86
2008 42.83
2009 28.84
2010 30.99
2011 36.01

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts