Saudi Arabia - Adjusted savings

Adjusted savings: natural resources depletion (% of GNI)

Adjusted savings: natural resources depletion (% of GNI) in Saudi Arabia was 7.65 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 45 years was 34.94 in 1979, while its lowest value was 0.05 in 1971.

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 0.05
1971 0.05
1972 0.09
1973 0.35
1974 20.27
1975 13.79
1976 16.28
1977 17.16
1978 13.96
1979 34.94
1980 30.07
1981 21.23
1982 10.24
1983 7.90
1984 7.14
1985 4.31
1986 4.32
1987 4.85
1988 3.53
1989 4.98
1990 9.51
1991 6.79
1992 7.28
1993 7.03
1994 6.36
1995 7.03
1996 9.11
1997 7.84
1998 5.28
1999 6.76
2000 11.93
2001 9.20
2002 8.31
2003 11.36
2004 13.34
2005 16.95
2006 16.27
2007 14.86
2008 17.92
2009 10.32
2010 13.05
2011 15.74
2012 15.42
2013 14.06
2014 12.80
2015 7.65

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts