Uruguay as an air pollution mortality rate of 17.5 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Uruguay is 9.3 mg/m³, endangering 22.4% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.
The energy intensity level of primary energy in Uruguay is 3.09 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 98.0% of Uruguay population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 58.0% of the country's total energy consumption.
The territory of Uruguay has a surface area of 176220 km², 175020 of which being land area. Forests represents 10.7% of the land with 18677 km². Around 0.7% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.
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