Table 2 Country ranking.

From: The Global Flood Protection Benefits of Mangroves

(a) Land [x1,000 km2](b) People [million](c) Property [$US billion](d) Property/GDP [%]
1Cuba3.921Vietnam7.021United States11.311Belize28.86
2Vietnam3.122India2.872China8.582Suriname21.35
3Bahamas2.473Bangladesh1.113Taiwan7.893Mozambique17.59
4Cambodia1.784Philippines0.614India7.844Bahamas13.72
5India1.635China0.525Mexico7.425Anguilla4.63
6United States1.426Brazil0.336Vietnam6.456Guyana4.57
7Nicaragua1.407Nigeria0.307Mozambique1.947Madagascar3.57
8Mexico1.138Indonesia0.258Saudi Arabia1.618Guinea Bissau3.24
9Honduras1.079Mozambique0.249Bangladesh1.569Vietnam3.14
10Indonesia0.8410Mexico0.2310Bahamas1.5510Turks and Caicos2.57
11Bangladesh0.8211Ivory Coast0.2111Philippines1.0011Sierra Leone2.02
12Brazil0.7612Thailand0.1812Australia0.7912Taiwan1.71
13Guyana0.7513Ecuador0.1813UAE0.7413New Caledonia1.16
14Belize0.7114Taiwan0.1714Brazil0.7214Solomon Islands1.07
15Madagascar0.6915Pakistan0.1415Suriname0.7015Ant. & Barbuda1.06
  1. The countries receiving the greatest benefits from mangroves in averted land flooding and damages to people and property. The table also shows the benefits of mangroves (averted flood damages to property) relative to GDP.