Relationship between
Po ution, Wealth & Health
in ASEAN+6
ASEAN+6 refers to the largest economies in Southeast Asia-much...
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Pollution, Wealth and Health in ASEAN + 6

The relationship between Pollution, Wealth and Health in the six largest ASEAN economies. Do more CO2 emissions equate to a shorter life span?
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Health & Medicine      
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  • 1. Relationship between Po ution, Wealth & Health in ASEAN+6 ASEAN+6 refers to the largest economies in Southeast Asia-much larger than the four remaining ASEAN nations. Country GDP (2012) Indonesia $878 Billion Thailand $365.5 Billion THAILAND VIETNAM PHILLIPPINES $303.5 Billion Malaysia MALAYSIA Singapore $274.7 Billion Phillippines $250.2 Billion MALAYSIA SINGAPORE INDONESIA Vietnam $141.6 Billion more $ = more energy usage Energy Use GDP $44,000 5,600 $35,200 $26,400 4,200 2,800 $17,600 1,400 GDP Per Capita (current US$) $8,800 $0 0 1990 1995 2000 2005 2010 Year Singapore Malaysia Thailand Indonesia Vietnam Philippines more energy use = more CO2 emmissions 8 7 6 5 CO2 emmissions metric tons per capita (2009) 4 3 2 1 ne s lip pi Ph i In do ne Th ai Vi et na m sia nd la re ga po Si n M al ay sia 0 what does this mean? pollution LUPUS thought to cause CANCER ALLERGIES ASTHMA IMMUNE DISEASES Proportional Mortality in ASEAN+6 (% of total deaths, all ages) Singapore Malaysia Thailand Vietnam Philippines 8% Indonesia 10% 30% 24% Cancer Energy Use Per Capita (kg of oil equivalent) 7,000 18% 12% 6% 0% 0% 2% 4% 6% Respiratory Diseases Singapore Vietnam v.s. Poorest ASEAN+6 nation Wealthiest ASEAN+6 nation Approximately $43,000 GDP/capita Highest energy-usage per person Approximately $1,200 GDP/capita 2nd lowest energy-usage per person Approximately 6,455 kg oil/year Approximately 681 kg oil/year Highest rate of death due to cancer --it is a major outlier Cancer death-rate comparable to fellow ASEAN+6 nations 30% cancer-related deaths/year 14% cancer-related deaths/year Lowest percentage of respiratory related deaths in the region Highest percentage of respiratory related deaths in the region Half of those in Vietnam 8% respiratory deaths/year more money less money more energy use less energy use more CO2 emissions less CO2 emissions more cancer related deaths less cancer related deaths less respiratory related deaths more respiratory related deaths Singapore has the highest life expectancy in ASEAN+6 at 81.5 years. Vietnam has the 2nd highest life expectancy in ASEAN+6 at 74.8 years. is there any correlation? Do CO2 levels matter when it comes to the overall population’s health? What role does pollution play in respiratory diseases? Does pollution correlate with cancer? ... Or does lavish living? Do Singaporean’s live longer because they have a higher standard of living, which gives an increased chance of being diagnosed with cancer? You be the judge. laurencebradford.com @SEAdevelopment Resources: The World Bank The World Health Organization

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