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Spain     [80]
(Independent )
LAND AREA: 507606 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 39270000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 77 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 1%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 17%
  URBAN POP: 76% (1994), versus 57% (1960), Annual Growth: 0.4%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 77.6 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 97.1%
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.934
ECONOMY
  GNP: US$525.0 billion, Annual GNP Growth Rate 1980-1993: 2.4%,  Annual Growth Rate GNP/Capita: 2.7%
  GDP/Capita: $8881  GDP/Capita PPP: $14324
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $2828, 1970 $5207, 1980 $6630, 1990 $8522
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 8388,000 ha, 16.8% of land area, 0.2 ha/capita
  ARABLE LAND: 29.7% of land area
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  INTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES: 2.8,000 cu.m/cap/year
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Spain
Alboran, I de (Spain)
Chafarinas (Spain)


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