Korea, Rep. carbon emissions and environmental impact

Korea, Rep. air pollution

Korea, Rep. as an air pollution mortality rate of 20.5 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Korea, Rep. is 25.0 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Korea, Rep. energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Korea, Rep. is 6.55 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 96.7% of Korea, Rep. population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 2.7% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 67.72%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.50%
  • Renewable electricity output: 1.89%

Korea, Rep. territory

The territory of Korea, Rep. has a surface area of 100339 km², 97489 of which being land area. Forests represents 63.4% of the land with 61764 km². Around 1.6% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Korea, Rep. adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Korea, Rep. are around $330,631,879,887 which represent 19.2% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $22,578,133,863 (1.31)%
  • Mineral depletion: $14,587,443 (0.00)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $1,675,836,495 (0.10)%
  • Energy depletion: $63,875,304 (0.00)%
  • Education expenditure: $80,021,982,172 (4.64)%

Korea, Rep. rents

The total resources rents of Korea, Rep. represent 0.01892% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.00240% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.00240% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.00141% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.01150% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from Korea, Rep.

Airport IATA code City
Gimhae PUS Busan
Gimpo GMP Seoul
Incheon ICN Seoul
Jeju CJU Cheju

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