LatAm: exposure to solid fuel air pollution 2017, by country

This statistic presents the countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with the highest level of exposure to household air pollution from solid fuels in 2017. That year, the country with the highest exposure to solid fuel air pollution was Haiti, with around 81 percent of the population exposed, followed by Honduras with a share of 47 percent of affected population.

Share of population exposed to household air pollution from solid fuels in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017, by country

Share of population
Haiti 81%
Honduras 47%
Guatemala 46%
Nicaragua 39%
Paraguay 35%
Peru 26%
El Salvador 19%
Bolivia 17%
Mexico 15%
Belize 13%
Suriname 12%
Panama 9.4%
Guyana 9%
Dominican Republic 8.8%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8.7%
Dominica 8.4%
Jamaica 7.7%
Chile 7.5%
Colombia 6.8%
Costa Rica 6.5%
Brazil 6.2%
Saint Lucia 5.8%
Grenada 3.5%
Ecuador 3.2%
The Bahamas 2.9%
Argentina 2.3%
Cuba 2.1%
Antigua and Barbuda 1.8%
Uruguay 1.4%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.8%
Venezuela 0.4%
Puerto Rico 0.22%
Barbados 0.06%
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Sources

Release date

April 2019

Region

Central and South America, Mexico

Survey time period

2017

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