Some countries have access to clean cooking technologies and fuels, others are more dependent on the use of solid fuels, rudimentary cookstoves, and open fires 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

RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CountryUganda
Population 36,345,860
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking99%
Number of people affected by HAP41,000,000
Number of households affected by HAP8,370,000
Number of deaths per year from HAP 20,000
Number of child deaths per year from HAP 5,800
Urban population using solid fuels95.2%
Rural population using solid fuels95%>no data
Population using wood for cooking85.8%
Population using dung for cooking0.0%
Population using charcoal for cooking13.0%
Population using coal for cooking0.0%
Population using kerosene for cooking0.3%
Population using gas for cooking0.1%
Population using electricity for cooking0.0%
Population using other fuels for cooking0.8%

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