267,667 sq km
GDP – per capita
Population below national poverty line
CO2 emission estimates – per capita (metric tons)
- Mean annual temperature has increased by 0.6 ̊C since 1960.
- Mean annual rainfall in Gabon has decreased at an average rate of 3.8mm per month (2.6%) each decade since 1960. This constitutes a 2.6% decrease in overall rainfall each decade.
- The mean annual temperature in Gabon is projected to increase by 0.9 ̊C to 2.5 ̊C by the 2060s, and 1.3 ̊C to 4.1 ̊C by the 2090s. The projected rate of warming is faster in the continental interior regions in the country’s east and slower in coastal areas.
- Projections of variable rainfall during the September-November season over the same period tend towards increases of 4% to 10%, but show the possibility of up to a 30% increase or up to an 18% decrease.