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 96,706,764
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking49%
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 HAP47,386,314
Number of households affected by HAP8,940,814
Number of deaths per year attributable to HAP 48,221
Number of child deaths per year attributable to HAP 6,833
Urban population using solid fuels26.5%
Rural population using solid fuels70.5%
Population using wood for cooking41.8%
Population using dung for cooking0.0%
Population using charcoal for cooking6.8%
Population using coal for cooking0.0%
Population using kerosene for cooking4.7%
Population using gas for cooking43.4%
Population using electricity for cooking1.3%
Population using other fuels for cooking2.0%