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Fisheries

Explore how countries perform on each of the issues included in the EPI. Select countries using the chart below. For each country, view the issue rank, score, and trendlines for the issue and indicator(s). 

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Issue Rank & Country
Out of 134 countries
Issue Score
Out of 100
22%
Issue Trend
Ten-year Change
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Coastal Shelf Fishing Pressure
Indicator Score
Out of 100
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Indicator Trend
Ten-year Change
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Fish Stocks
Indicator Score
Out of 100
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Indicator Trend
Ten-year Change
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Issue
Rank

Country
Fisheries
Score
Coastal Shelf Fishing Pressure
Score(Proportion)
Fish Stocks
Score(Proportion)
1 Sri Lanka 62.43
74.87
0.0004
50
0.1
>
2 Timor-Leste 59.87
98.92
0
20.81
0.1584
>
3 Solomon Islands 54.67
99.77
0
9.57
0.1809
>
4 Seychelles 51.16
96.77
0
5.56
0.1889
>
5 Barbados 50
100
0
0
0.2131
>
5 Palau 50
100
0
0
0.2065
>
7 Equatorial Guinea 49.67
82.26
0.0002
17.07
0.1659
>
8 Papua New Guinea 49.51
78.57
0.0003
20.45
0.1591
>
9 Vanuatu 48.81
94.63
0
2.99
0.194
>
10 Comoros 48.26
96.52
0
0
0.2
>
11 Mauritius 47.5
94.36
0
0.64
0.1987
>
12 Cape Verde 43.26
66.07
0.0014
20.45
0.1591
>
13 Brunei Darussalam 42.06
72.62
0.0006
11.5
0.177
>
14 Tonga 41.85
78.94
0.0003
4.76
0.1905
>
15 Bahamas 39.68
66.04
0.0014
13.33
0.1733
>
16 Libya 38.84
59.49
0.0031
18.18
0.1636
>
17 Fiji 38.36
67.62
0.0011
9.09
0.1818
>
18 Kenya 37.87
68.87
0.0009
6.86
0.1863
>
19 Costa Rica 37.51
47.93
0.0138
27.08
0.1458
>
20 Ecuador 37.17
46.27
0.0171
28.07
0.1439
>
21 Dominican Republic 37.15
53.62
0.0067
20.67
0.1587
>
22 Kiribati 36.08
66.87
0.0012
5.3
0.1894
>
23 Cote d'Ivoire 33.68
53.64
0.0067
13.72
0.1726
>
24 Finland 32.89
63.01
0.002
2.78
0.1944
>
25 Cuba 32.72
49.27
0.0117
16.17
0.1677
>
26 Guatemala 32.6
43.78
0.0236
21.43
0.1571
>
27 Colombia 32.46
55.42
0.0053
9.5
0.181
>
28 Cyprus 32.32
43.79
0.0235
20.85
0.1583
>
29 El Salvador 31.98
42.91
0.0263
21.05
0.1579
>
30 Yemen 30.85
36.41
0.0605
25.29
0.1494
>
31 Liberia 30.5
47.7
0.0143
13.31
0.1734
>
32 Portugal 30.07
41.61
0.0311
18.53
0.1629
>
33 Guinea-Bissau 29.9
42.19
0.0288
17.61
0.1648
>
34 Peru 29.77
36.03
0.0635
23.51
0.153
>
35 Ghana 29.46
34.47
0.0776
24.44
0.1511
>
36 Gabon 28.8
31.2
0.118
26.4
0.1472
>
37 Nigeria 28.24
23.14
0.3308
33.33
0.1333
>
38 Nicaragua 28.11
34.66
0.0757
21.57
0.1569
>
39 Panama 27.75
36.01
0.0637
19.49
0.161
>
40 Estonia 27.66
55.32
0.0054
0
0.2222
>
41 Honduras 27.29
49.17
0.0118
5.41
0.1892
>
42 Taiwan 27.04
34.6
0.0763
19.48
0.161
>
43 Sierra Leone 26.94
31.38
0.1152
22.5
0.155
>
44 Poland 26.52
36.38
0.0608
16.67
0.1667
>
45 Tanzania 26.2
52.41
0.0078
0
0.2
>
46 Greece 25.86
30.23
0.1334
21.49
0.157
>
47 Indonesia 25.8
25.62
0.2408
25.98
0.148
>
48 Mexico 25.34
33.28
0.0903
17.4
0.1652
>
48 Japan 25.34
25.37
0.2487
25.32
0.1494
>
50 Sweden 25.3
38.83
0.0444
11.76
0.1765
>
50 Ukraine 25.3
42.48
0.0278
8.11
0.1838
>
52 Italy 24.93
37.4
0.0533
12.47
0.1751
>
53 Brazil 24.68
29.28
0.1508
20.09
0.1598
>
54 Namibia 24.59
33.15
0.0918
16.03
0.1679
>
55 Trinidad and Tobago 24.58
49.16
0.0118
0
0.2019
>
56 Oman 24.39
37.63
0.0518
11.16
0.1777
>
57 United Arab Emirates 24.25
39.24
0.0421
9.25
0.1815
>
58 Egypt 23.78
42.34
0.0283
5.23
0.1895
>
59 Algeria 23.71
34.8
0.0744
12.62
0.1748
>
60 Mozambique 23.67
44.02
0.0228
3.31
0.1934
>
61 Chile 23.35
25.52
0.244
21.19
0.1576
>
62 Mauritania 23.31
30.86
0.1232
15.76
0.1685
>
63 Spain 23.24
24.8
0.2677
21.69
0.1566
>
64 Philippines 23.18
26.54
0.2141
19.81
0.1604
>
65 Angola 22.95
27.34
0.1932
18.56
0.1629
>
66 Sudan 22.75
42.27
0.0286
3.23
0.1935
>
67 India 22.64
18.14
0.628
27.14
0.1457
>
68 Iran 22.41
28.64
0.1636
16.18
0.1676
>
69 South Korea 22.24
20.54
0.4615
23.94
0.1521
>
70 Turkey 21.9
23.02
0.3362
20.78
0.1584
>
71 Canada 21.54
28.87
0.1588
14.22
0.1716
>
72 Norway 20.88
26.9
0.2044
14.86
0.1703
>
73 Senegal 20.78
21.56
0.4049
20
0.16
>
74 Guinea 20.73
30.28
0.1326
11.18
0.1776
>
75 Uruguay 20.19
20.79
0.4474
19.6
0.1608
>
76 Viet Nam 20.11
25.77
0.2363
14.45
0.1711
>
77 Morocco 19.37
17.61
0.6715
21.13
0.1577
>
77 Australia 19.37
14.65
0.9816
24.1
0.1518
>
79 Croatia 19.3
23.89
0.3008
14.72
0.1706
>
80 Thailand 19.05
16.23
0.8022
21.88
0.1563
>
81 Venezuela 18.5
28.76
0.1611
8.24
0.1835
>
82 Malaysia 17.6
13.7
1.1088
21.5
0.157
>
83 Suriname 17.55
33.45
0.0884
1.64
0.1967
>
84 Iceland 16.71
23.81
0.3038
9.6
0.1808
>
85 Ireland 16.49
25.94
0.2314
7.05
0.1859
>
86 Guyana 15.79
30.41
0.1304
1.16
0.1977
>
87 Argentina 15.68
13.61
1.1216
17.74
0.1645
>
88 Tunisia 14.85
26.76
0.2081
2.94
0.1941
>
89 China 14.68
9.21
1.9698
20.16
0.1597
>
90 Pakistan 14.61
24.85
0.266
4.37
0.1913
>
91 Germany 13.4
18.46
0.6027
8.33
0.1833
>
92 Russia 12.73
8.14
2.2587
17.32
0.1654
>
93 Denmark 8.66
7.02
2.6078
10.31
0.1794
>
94 Saudi Arabia 6.43
0
10.0319
12.87
0.1743
>
95 New Zealand 5.42
0
0.0606
10.84
0.1783
>
96 United States of America 3.34
5.28
3.2582
1.39
0.1972
>
97 South Africa 2.52
0
8.2633
5.04
0.1899
>
98 Belgium 0
0
0.663
0
-
>
98 Malta 0
0
0.0596
0
-
>
98 Lithuania 0
0
0.0417
0
-
>
98 Albania 0
0
0.0755
0
-
>
98 Djibouti 0
0
0.0015
0
-
>
98 Jamaica 0
0
0.0039
0
-
>
98 Dominica 0
0
0.0101
0
-
>
98 Israel 0
0
0.1174
0
-
>
98 Madagascar 0
0
0.0087
0
-
>
98 Myanmar 0
0
0.169
0
-
>
98 Montenegro 0
0
0.1991
0
-
>
98 Romania 0
0
0.0002
0
-
>
98 United Kingdom 0
0
8.7226
0
0.2404
>
98 Benin 0
0
0.027
0
-
>
98 Singapore 0
0
9.6376
0
-
>
98 Haiti 0
0
0.0078
0
-
>
98 Bangladesh 0
0
0.1543
0
-
>
98 Somalia 0
0
0.0007
0
-
>
98 Cameroon 0
0
1.1248
0
-
>
98 Grenada 0
0
0.0011
0
-
>
98 Bulgaria 0
0
0.0001
0
-
>
98 Eritrea 0
0
0.0363
0
-
>
98 Latvia 0
0
0.0144
0
-
>
98 Cambodia 0
0
0.2915
0
-
>
98 Congo 0
0
0.2889
0
-
>
98 Lebanon 0
0
0.0795
0
-
>
98 Gambia 0
0
0.3092
0
-
>
98 Kuwait 0
0
0.3265
0
-
>
98 Belize 0
0
0.0149
0
-
>
98 Antigua and Barbuda 0
0
0.0031
0
-
>
98 France 0
0
6.8196
0
0.2125
>
98 Togo 0
0
0.0073
0
-
>
98 Netherlands 0
0
12.2852
0
0.2047
>
98 Georgia 0
0
0
0
-
>
98 Syria 0
0
0.0623
0
-
>
98 Qatar 0
0
0.0273
0
-
>
98 Bahrain 0
0
0.9746
0
-
>

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Methods

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is constructed through the calculation and aggregation of 20 indicators reflecting national-level environmental data. These indicators are combined into nine issue categories, each of which fit under one of two overarching objectives. Click on "Learn More" to explore the complete methods.
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