Latvia carbon emissions and environmental impact

Latvia air pollution

Latvia as an air pollution mortality rate of 41.3 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Latvia is 13.4 mg/m³, endangering 89.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Latvia energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Latvia is 3.91 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 95.3% of Latvia population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 38.1% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 49.83%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 16.56%
  • Renewable electricity output: 50.17%

Latvia territory

The territory of Latvia has a surface area of 64490 km², 62180 of which being land area. Forests represents 54.0% of the land with 33564 km². Around 16.0% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

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