Gabon carbon emissions and environmental impact

Gabon air pollution

Gabon as an air pollution mortality rate of 76.0 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Gabon is 44.4 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Gabon energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Gabon is 6.54 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 79.1% of Gabon population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 82.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 56.26%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.56%
  • Renewable electricity output: 43.74%

Gabon territory

The territory of Gabon has a surface area of 267670 km², 257670 of which being land area. Forests represents 90.0% of the land with 232000 km². Around 28.8% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Gabon adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Gabon are around $2,685,179,406 which represent 20.4% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $184,432,073 (1.17)%
  • Mineral depletion: $22,017,738 (0.14)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $31,347,906 (0.20)%
  • Energy depletion: $2,143,709,312 (13.61)%
  • Education expenditure: $482,102,153 (3.06)%

Gabon rents

The total resources rents of Gabon represent 23.42102% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 20.34564% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.30775% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.16358% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 2.60405% of GDP

You can calculate your own carbon dioxide footprint with precision, using the curb6 calculator.

Ready to act on climate change?

Early access members will receive a 50% discount code on all premium subscriptions.


The easiest way to go carbon neutral. Calculate, analyze, and offset your carbon dioxide emissions without hassle.

Uptime monitoring provided by
© Copyright 2024. All Rights Reserved.