Malaysia carbon emissions and environmental impact

Malaysia air pollution

Malaysia as an air pollution mortality rate of 47.4 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Malaysia is 16.0 mg/m³, endangering 90.5% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Malaysia energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Malaysia is 4.68 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 96.3% of Malaysia population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 5.2% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 90.04%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.68%
  • Renewable electricity output: 9.96%

Malaysia territory

The territory of Malaysia has a surface area of 330345 km², 328550 of which being land area. Forests represents 67.6% of the land with 222092 km². Around 1.5% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Malaysia adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Malaysia are around $9,707,715,501 which represent 2.8% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $9,273,853,405 (2.68)%
  • Mineral depletion: $62,354,482 (0.02)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $563,651,409 (0.16)%
  • Energy depletion: $14,474,831,311 (4.19)%
  • Education expenditure: $15,181,297,720 (4.39)%

Malaysia rents

The total resources rents of Malaysia represent 7.54151% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 2.92934% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 2.98889% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.03724% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 1.56852% of GDP

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Airport IATA code City
Kuala Lumpur KUL Kuala Lumpur
Penang PEN Penang

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