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.

Please contact us at knowledge@cleancookingalliance.org with any questions.

By the Numbers

RegionEast Asia and Pacific
CountryMicronesia
Population103,395
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking42%
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 HAP43,426
Number of households affected by HAP9,543
Number of deaths per year attributable to HAP51
Number of child deaths per year attributable to HAP1
Urban population using solid fuelsno data
Rural population using solid fuelsno data
Population using wood for cooking41.50%
Population using dung for cookingno data
Population using charcoal for cookingno data
Population using coal for cookingno data
Population using kerosene for cooking44.10%
Population using gas for cooking3.60%
Population using electricity for cooking10.60%
Population using other fuels for cooking0.20%

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