Nigeria carbon emissions and environmental impact

Nigeria air pollution

Nigeria as an air pollution mortality rate of 307.4 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Nigeria is 71.8 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Nigeria territory

The territory of Nigeria has a surface area of 923770 km², 910770 of which being land area. Forests represents 7.2% of the land with 65834 km². Around 0.0% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Nigeria adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Nigeria are around $192,981,551 which represent 0.1% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $4,190,494,898 (1.10)%
  • Mineral depletion: $29,752,151 (0.01)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $6,532,927,579 (1.72)%
  • Energy depletion: $17,257,663,578 (4.54)%
  • Education expenditure: $3,228,231,406 (0.85)%

Nigeria rents

The total resources rents of Nigeria represent 11.48387% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 9.02534% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 1.41791% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.01735% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 1.02283% of GDP

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