Senegal carbon emissions and environmental impact

Senegal air pollution

Senegal as an air pollution mortality rate of 160.7 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Senegal is 40.7 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Senegal energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Senegal is 4.98 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 31.6% of Senegal population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 42.7% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 87.79%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 1.77%
  • Renewable electricity output: 10.42%

Senegal territory

The territory of Senegal has a surface area of 196710 km², 192530 of which being land area. Forests represents 42.8% of the land with 82330 km². Around 1.1% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Senegal adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Senegal are around $2,832,007,825 which represent 12.5% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $484,790,140 (2.14)%
  • Mineral depletion: $192,555,163 (0.85)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $133,545,523 (0.59)%
  • Energy depletion: $2,065,612 (0.01)%
  • Education expenditure: $1,129,200,552 (4.99)%

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