Benin carbon emissions and environmental impact

Benin air pollution

Benin as an air pollution mortality rate of 205.0 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Benin is 39.0 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Benin energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Benin is 9.07 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 6.4% of Benin population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 50.9% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 94.44%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.46%
  • Renewable electricity output: 5.56%

Benin adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Benin are around $445,203,857 which represent 3.2% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $253,536,652 (1.80)%
  • Mineral depletion: $439,410 (0.00)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $149,860,968 (1.06)%
  • Energy depletion: $13,022,440 (0.09)%
  • Education expenditure: $568,066,194 (4.03)%

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