Thailand carbon emissions and environmental impact

Thailand air pollution

Thailand as an air pollution mortality rate of 61.5 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Thailand is 26.3 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Thailand energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Thailand is 5.41 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 74.4% of Thailand population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 22.9% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 91.46%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 5.87%
  • Renewable electricity output: 8.54%

Thailand territory

The territory of Thailand has a surface area of 513120 km², 510890 of which being land area. Forests represents 32.2% of the land with 164290 km². Around 1.9% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Thailand adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Thailand are around $72,485,511,697 which represent 15.0% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $10,625,342,475 (2.20)%
  • Mineral depletion: $67,467,573 (0.01)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $801,927,344 (0.17)%
  • Energy depletion: $7,643,601,468 (1.59)%
  • Education expenditure: $20,181,031,910 (4.19)%

Thailand rents

The total resources rents of Thailand represent 2.01022% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 0.75652% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.86785% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.01708% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.34092% of GDP

Calculate the carbon footprint of flights departing from Thailand

Airport IATA code City
Chiang Mai CNX Chiang Mai
Don Mueang DMK Bangkok
Phuket HKT Phuket
Suvarnabhumi BKK Bangkok

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