Portugal carbon emissions and environmental impact

Portugal air pollution

Portugal as an air pollution mortality rate of 9.8 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Portugal is 8.2 mg/m³, endangering 16.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Portugal energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Portugal is 3.34 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 100.0% of Portugal population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 27.2% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 51.87%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 30.64%
  • Renewable electricity output: 47.53%

Portugal territory

The territory of Portugal has a surface area of 92226 km², 91606 of which being land area. Forests represents 34.6% of the land with 31706 km². Around 16.6% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

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Airport IATA code City
Faro FAO Faro
Francisco de Sá Carneiro OPO Porto
Humberto Delgado (Lisbon Portela Airport) LIS Lisbon

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