Ecuador carbon emissions and environmental impact

Ecuador air pollution

Ecuador as an air pollution mortality rate of 24.5 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Ecuador is 14.9 mg/m³, endangering 98.3% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Ecuador energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Ecuador is 3.62 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 95.6% of Ecuador population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 13.8% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 47.20%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 2.10%
  • Renewable electricity output: 52.80%

Ecuador territory

The territory of Ecuador has a surface area of 256370 km², 248360 of which being land area. Forests represents 50.2% of the land with 124692 km². Around 13.3% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Ecuador adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Ecuador are around $3,818,412,856 which represent 3.6% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $1,474,599,706 (1.41)%
  • Mineral depletion: $145,239,634 (0.14)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $240,035,961 (0.23)%
  • Energy depletion: $6,063,956,091 (5.79)%
  • Education expenditure: $4,115,999,574 (3.93)%

Ecuador rents

The total resources rents of Ecuador represent 7.70874% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 7.25442% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.01971% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.16916% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.26545% of GDP

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