ACP ENVIRONMENTAL OBSERVATORY
Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Somalia

Capital: Mogadishu
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 627,340 (2007)
 
Population (people): 8,909,015 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 14.20 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.5% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 53 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 104 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): No Data
 
GDP growth (annual): No Data
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 11.1% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): 0 (2010)
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 0.60% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.00% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Lag Badana-Bushbush 872 872 1547 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
East African mangroves 0.03 0.0 22.65 2.91 0.0
Ethiopian montane forests 0.14 0.0 10.02 0.82 0.0
Ethiopian xeric grasslands and shrublands 2.18 0.18 4.64 20.93 0.81
Hobyo grasslands and shrublands 1.74 0.0 0.0 100.0 100.0
Northern Zanzibar-Inhambane coastal forest mosaic 1.92 6.22 20.63 25.06 7.55
Somali Acacia-Commiphora bushlands and thickets 32.98 0.4 11.19 46.01 1.66
Somali montane xeric woodlands 4.26 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Central Somali Coast 2.59 0.0 0.0 100.0 0.0
Gulf of Aden 1.38 0.0 4.15 32.97 0.0
Northern Monsoon Current Coast 0.67 0.0 0.07 74.08 0.0
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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
30 0 0 0 0 1 29 0
Aves
604 21 2 9 10 17 562 4
Mammalia
180 15 2 4 9 9 133 23
Selected Indicator Trends
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