Cameroon carbon emissions and environmental impact

Cameroon air pollution

Cameroon as an air pollution mortality rate of 208.1 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Cameroon is 72.8 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Cameroon energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Cameroon is 4.78 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 23.0% of Cameroon population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 76.5% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 23.88%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.12%
  • Renewable electricity output: 76.12%

Cameroon territory

The territory of Cameroon has a surface area of 475440 km², 472710 of which being land area. Forests represents 39.3% of the land with 185960 km². Around 3.4% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Cameroon adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Cameroon are around $-117,208,996 which represent -0.3% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $303,093,153 (0.80)%
  • Mineral depletion: $42,289,617 (0.11)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $287,503,691 (0.76)%
  • Energy depletion: $1,106,149,606 (2.92)%
  • Education expenditure: $1,015,048,253 (2.68)%

Cameroon rents

The total resources rents of Cameroon represent 6.20461% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 3.13732% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.43381% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.13692% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 2.49656% of GDP

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