Peru carbon emissions and environmental impact

Peru air pollution

Peru as an air pollution mortality rate of 63.9 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Peru is 24.8 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Peru energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Peru is 2.79 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 75.1% of Peru population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 25.5% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 47.27%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 3.59%
  • Renewable electricity output: 52.73%

Peru territory

The territory of Peru has a surface area of 1285220 km², 1280000 of which being land area. Forests represents 57.7% of the land with 738054 km². Around 0.5% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Peru adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Peru are around $13,919,436,041 which represent 6.6% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $2,066,470,762 (0.98)%
  • Mineral depletion: $11,278,394,142 (5.34)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $361,900,492 (0.17)%
  • Energy depletion: $627,625,819 (0.30)%
  • Education expenditure: $6,870,332,556 (3.25)%

Peru rents

The total resources rents of Peru represent 8.90208% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.30557% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.26494% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 8.21094% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.11738% of GDP

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