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 88,775,500
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking51%
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 HAP45,275,505
Number of households affected by HAP9,842,501
Number of deaths per year attributable to HAP 45,502
Number of child deaths per year attributable to HAP 1,574
Urban population using solid fuels20.2%
Rural population using solid fuels72.1%
Population using wood for cooking56.8%
Population using dung for cooking0.0%
Population using charcoal for cooking3.5%
Population using coal for cooking5.2%
Population using kerosene for cooking1.3%
Population using gas for cooking32.3%
Population using electricity for cooking0.4%
Population using other fuels for cooking0.5%