Vietnam carbon emissions and environmental impact

Vietnam air pollution

Vietnam as an air pollution mortality rate of 64.5 per 100,000 population. The mean annual exposure of PM2.5 in Vietnam is 29.6 mg/m³, endangering 100.0% of its population according to the World Health Organisation guidelines.

Vietnam energy

The energy intensity level of primary energy in Vietnam is 5.94 MJ/$2011 PPP GDP. 66.9% of Vietnam population has access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking, and the renewable energy consumption represent 35.0% of the country's total energy consumption.

Electricity production breakdown:

  • Oil, gas and coal sources: 63.27%
  • Renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric: 0.12%
  • Renewable electricity output: 36.73%

Vietnam territory

The territory of Vietnam has a surface area of 331230 km², 310070 of which being land area. Forests represents 48.1% of the land with 149020 km². Around 0.6% of territorial waters are protected marine areas.

Vietnam adjusted savings

It is estimated that the adjusted net savings of Vietnam are around $30,865,316,063 which represent 13.5% of the gross national income.

  • Carbon dioxide damages: $7,759,382,814 (3.40)%
  • Mineral depletion: $248,120,903 (0.11)%
  • Particulate emission damage: $460,943,313 (0.20)%
  • Energy depletion: $2,582,421,985 (1.13)%
  • Education expenditure: $10,518,591,646 (4.61)%

Vietnam rents

The total resources rents of Vietnam represent 4.32010% of its gross domestic product.

  • Oil rents: 1.61403% of GDP
  • Natural gas rents: 0.58122% of GDP
  • Mineral rents: 0.27712% of GDP
  • Forest rents: 1.49279% of GDP

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Noi Bai HAN Hanoi
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