There are multiple factors that determine the health, environmental, economic, and climate impacts from cooking on a country’s inhabitants. While 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 a snapshot of a range of factors including: overview of access to clean cookstoves and fuels, demographic and household data, adoption indicators, economic statistics, and other pertinent health and gender resources.

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By the Numbers

RegionEast Asia and Pacific
CountryVietnam
Population 88,775,500
Percentage of population using solid fuels for cooking51%
Number of people affected by HAP45,275,505
Number of households affected by HAP9,842,501
Number of deaths per year from HAP 45,502
Number of child deaths per year from 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%

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