Belgium carbon emissions and environmental impact

Belgium air pollution

Belgium as an air pollution mortality rate of 15.7 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Belgium is 12.9 mg/m³, endangering 91.9% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Belgium energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Belgium is 4.74 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of Belgium population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 9.2% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 39.21%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 20.34%
  • Renewable electricity output: 20.80%

Belgium territory

The territory of Belgium has a surface area of 30530 km², 30280 of which being land area. Forests represents 22.6% of the land with 6838 km². Around 36.7% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

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Brussels South Charleroi CRL Charleroi

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