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 104,941
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking45%
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 HAP47,223
Number of households affected by HAP10,377
Number of deaths per year attributable to HAP 31
Number of child deaths per year attributable to HAP 1
Urban population using solid fuels9.4%
Rural population using solid fuels50.2%
Population using wood for cooking40.9%
Population using dung for cooking0.0%
Population using charcoal for cooking0.0%
Population using coal for cooking0.0%
Population using kerosene for cooking2.0%
Population using gas for cooking53.6%
Population using electricity for cooking3.5%
Population using other fuels for cooking0.0%