Greece carbon emissions and environmental impact

Greece air pollution

Greece as an air pollution mortality rate of 27.6 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Greece is 16.2 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Greece energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Greece is 3.72 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 94.3% of Greece population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 17.2% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 71.13%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 16.89%
  • Renewable electricity output: 28.66%

Greece territory

The territory of Greece has a surface area of 131960 km², 128900 of which being land area. Forests represents 31.7% of the land with 40842 km². Around 4.5% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Greece adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Greece are around $-3,741,221,770 which represent -1.7% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $2,200,932,763 (1.01)%
  • Mineral depletion: $86,854,949 (0.04)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $212,104,260 (0.10)%
  • Energy depletion: $89,745,020 (0.04)%
  • Education expenditure: $6,726,487,005 (3.10)%

Greece rents

The total resources rents of Greece represent 0.15533% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.02860% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.00072% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.07873% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.01026% of GDP

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Airport IATA code City
Eleftherios Venizelos ATH Athens
Thessaloniki Macedonia SKG Thessaloniki

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