Saudi Arabia carbon emissions and environmental impact

Saudi Arabia air pollution

Saudi Arabia as an air pollution mortality rate of 83.7 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Saudi Arabia is 87.9 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Saudi Arabia energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Saudi Arabia is 5.80 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 96.0% of Saudi Arabia population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 0.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 76.21%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.00%
  • Renewable electricity output: 0.00%

Saudi Arabia territory

The territory of Saudi Arabia has a surface area of 2149690 km², 2149690 of which being land area. Forests represents 0.5% of the land with 9770 km². Around 2.5% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Saudi Arabia adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Saudi Arabia are around $136,195,392,731 which represent 17.2% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $20,179,549,424 (2.54)%
  • Mineral depletion: $434,183,013 (0.05)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $1,283,944,150 (0.16)%
  • Energy depletion: $73,654,503,792 (9.28)%
  • Education expenditure: $57,032,113,156 (7.19)%

Saudi Arabia rents

The total resources rents of Saudi Arabia represent 29.54626% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 28.71282% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.73149% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.10119% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.00076% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from Saudi Arabia

Airport IATA code City
King Abdulaziz JED Jeddah
King Fahd DMM Dammam
King Khaled RUH Riyadh

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