Some countries have access to clean cooking technologies and fuels, others are more dependent on the use of polluting, open fires or inefficient fuels for their household cooking needs. The Alliance has gathered information from a number of sources to provide country-level snapshots of a range of factors related to access to clean cookstoves and fuels.

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By the Numbers

RegionEast Asia and Pacific
Population 2,796,484
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking70%
Number of people who primarily use fuels such as wood, charcoal, coal, and kerosene for cookingno data
Percentage of woodfuel harvest that is unsustainableno data
Number of people affected by HAP1,957,539
Number of households affected by HAP652,513
Number of deaths per year attributable to HAP 3,802
Number of child deaths per year attributable to HAP 453
Urban population using solid fuels60.9%
Rural population using solid fuels95%>no data
Population using wood for cooking34.0%
Population using dung for cooking23.3%
Population using charcoal for cooking0.2%
Population using coal for cooking19.4%
Population using kerosene for cooking0.0%
Population using gas for cooking0.3%
Population using electricity for cooking22.8%
Population using other fuels for cooking0.0%