Isle of Man Environment - 2021


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Environment - current issues

air pollution, marine pollution; waste disposal (both household and industrial)


temperate; cool summers and mild winters; overcast about a third of the time

Land use

agricultural land: 74.7% (2018 est.)

arable land: 43.8% (2018 est.)

permanent crops: 0% (2018 est.)

permanent pasture: 30.9% (2018 est.)

forest: 6.1% (2018 est.)

other: 19.2% (2018 est.)

Revenue from forest resources

forest revenues: 0% of GDP (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 175


urban population: 53.1% of total population (2021)

rate of urbanization: 0.97% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Waste and recycling

municipal solid waste generated annually: 50,551 tons (2011 est.)

municipal solid waste recycled annually: 25,276 tons (2011 est.)

percent of municipal solid waste recycled: 50% (2011 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Isle of Man on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Isle of Man 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Isle of Man 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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