Jordan carbon emissions and environmental impact

Jordan air pollution

Jordan as an air pollution mortality rate of 51.2 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Jordan is 33.0 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Jordan energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Jordan is 4.64 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 99.1% of Jordan population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 3.2% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 99.03%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.69%
  • Renewable electricity output: 0.97%

Jordan territory

The territory of Jordan has a surface area of 89320 km², 88780 of which being land area. Forests represents 1.1% of the land with 975 km². Around 35.6% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Jordan adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Jordan are around $1,383,856,191 which represent 3.3% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $902,504,559 (2.15)%
  • Mineral depletion: $58,101,787 (0.14)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $75,219,920 (0.18)%
  • Energy depletion: $1,708,197 (0.00)%
  • Education expenditure: $1,357,922,990 (3.23)%

Jordan rents

The total resources rents of Jordan represent 0.63838% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.00113% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.01096% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.60837% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.01792% of GDP

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