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Overall Rank: 91

United States is ranked 91 out of 221 EEZs.

Overall Score

69
The overall Ocean Health Index score for United States ranks #91 among 221 EEZs.

Likely Future State

Overall

-0.4%

Global

8%

The near term future state of United States is estimated at roughly -0.4% compared to a global estimate of ~ 8%. The estimate of future state is a function of 4 dimensions: Status, Pressures and Resilience components and 5-year trend of Status components.
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DATA

This countries overall score is the average of the scores for each of the 10 goals.

Below are the the scores for each goal and sub-goal.

All scores are out of 100.

Click on a goal to see how they are calculated.

GOAL
SCORE
RANK
MORE INFO
globe Overall Score
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Food Provision 67 28
Wild Caught Fisheries 68 23
Mariculture 13 44
Artisanal Fishing Opportunities 100 8
Natural Products 36 64
Carbon Storage 62 116
Coastal Protection 75 122
Coastal Livelihoods & Economies 78 133
Livelihoods 56 172
Economies 100 90
Tourism & Recreation 45 110
Sense of Place 72 87
Iconic Species 70 65
Lasting Special Places 75 90
Clean Waters 75 55
Biodiversity 79 188
Species 83 110
Habitats 76 191

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The OHI results are shown on the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of each coastal country, an area that extends 200 nautical miles (370 KM) offshore from the country’s coast. For countries with multiple and separate coastlines, EEZs were grouped based on country, latitude, habitation, and ocean basin.

When a goal is not relevant to a specific region, no value (N/A) is shown and that goal is not included in calculation of the region's overall Index score.