Tanzania carbon emissions and environmental impact

Tanzania air pollution

Tanzania as an air pollution mortality rate of 139.0 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Tanzania is 29.1 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Tanzania energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Tanzania is 8.34 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 2.2% of Tanzania population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 85.7% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 65.85%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.67%
  • Renewable electricity output: 34.15%

Tanzania territory

The territory of Tanzania has a surface area of 947300 km², 885800 of which being land area. Forests represents 51.6% of the land with 456880 km². Around 3.0% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Tanzania adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Tanzania are around $8,704,296,077 which represent 16.7% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $509,462,233 (0.91)%
  • Mineral depletion: $998,866,996 (1.78)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $411,648,563 (0.73)%
  • Energy depletion: $169,490,538 (0.30)%
  • Education expenditure: $2,096,652,749 (3.73)%

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