Belgium - Adjusted savings

Adjusted savings: natural resources depletion (% of GNI)

Adjusted savings: natural resources depletion (% of GNI) in Belgium was 0.001 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 0.013 in 1970, while its lowest value was 0.000 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 0.013
1971 0.006
1972 0.004
1973 0.003
1974 0.007
1975 0.011
1976 0.012
1977 0.010
1978 0.007
1979 0.006
1980 0.006
1981 0.010
1982 0.012
1983 0.009
1984 0.008
1985 0.008
1986 0.004
1987 0.001
1988 0.000
1989 0.000
1990 0.005
1991 0.000
1992 0.000
1993 0.000
1994 0.000
1995 0.000
1996 0.000
1997 0.000
1998 0.000
1999 0.001
2000 0.000
2001 0.000
2002 0.000
2003 0.000
2004 0.000
2005 0.001
2006 0.001
2007 0.001
2008 0.000
2009 0.000
2010 0.000
2011 0.000
2012 0.000
2013 0.002
2014 0.001
2015 0.001

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts