El Salvador carbon emissions and environmental impact

El Salvador air pollution

El Salvador as an air pollution mortality rate of 41.9 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in El Salvador is 24.5 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

El Salvador energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in El Salvador is 3.65 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 86.0% of El Salvador population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 24.4% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 42.18%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 35.23%
  • Renewable electricity output: 57.82%

El Salvador territory

The territory of El Salvador has a surface area of 21040 km², 20720 of which being land area. Forests represents 12.6% of the land with 2606 km². Around 0.7% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

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