Tunisia carbon emissions and environmental impact

Tunisia air pollution

Tunisia as an air pollution mortality rate of 56.1 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Tunisia is 37.7 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Tunisia energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Tunisia is 3.78 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 99.1% of Tunisia population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 12.6% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 96.08%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 2.49%
  • Renewable electricity output: 2.84%

Tunisia territory

The territory of Tunisia has a surface area of 163610 km², 155360 of which being land area. Forests represents 6.8% of the land with 10512 km². Around 1.0% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Tunisia adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Tunisia are around $-3,188,382,192 which represent -8.3% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $1,100,256,013 (2.86)%
  • Mineral depletion: $53,955,853 (0.14)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $82,385,171 (0.21)%
  • Energy depletion: $725,042,538 (1.89)%
  • Education expenditure: $2,266,860,289 (5.90)%

Tunisia rents

The total resources rents of Tunisia represent 3.28642% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 2.56340% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.26793% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.24308% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 0.21201% of GDP

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