Mauritius carbon emissions and environmental impact

Mauritius air pollution

Mauritius as an air pollution mortality rate of 38.3 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Mauritius is 14.5 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Mauritius energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Mauritius is 2.55 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 93.3% of Mauritius population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 11.5% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 77.28%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 18.65%
  • Renewable electricity output: 22.72%

Mauritius territory

The territory of Mauritius has a surface area of 2040 km², 2030 of which being land area. Forests represents 19.0% of the land with 386 km². Around 0.0% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.


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