Country profile

Macedonia

Macedonia

General Statistics:

  • Population: 2.0 million (2002 Population Census)
  • GDP: US$10.1 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: between 10 and 14 million metric tons of carbon-dioxide equivalent emissions over the 2003-2009 period, or approximately 5.6 metric tons per capita.
  • Energy use per capita: 188,860 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Macedonia set a target of reducing emissions between 30% and 36% below projected business-as-usual levels by 2030. The text of Macedonia’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Macedonia has produced its Third National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2017. The Action Plan may be found here (currently only in Macedonian language).

Resources

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Libraries and Reports

Low Emission Strategies Planning and Guidance Resources

November 20, 2016

These resources include guidance documents and tools from a UK-based source on low-emissions strategies.

Knowledge exchange

UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.

Regional statistics

Assessment of Renewable Energy Action Plan Implementation

November 20, 2016

Assessment of renewable energy action plan implementation and the progress of renewable energy in the Energy Community.

News and Events