Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 3.55 million (2016 Domestic Statistical Office Estimate)
  • GDP: US$6.5 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 11.7 million metric tons gross emissions in 1998 (10.9 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 120,820 Kg of oil, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Moldova set a target of reducing emissions 64-67% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of Moldova’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Moldova has elaborated its 2016-2018 draft National Energy Efficiency Action Plan and is currently waiting for its adoption in the Parliament. This version can be found here (currently only in Romanian).


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Libraries and Reports

USAID LEDS Global Climate Change Reports, Results and Data

November 20, 2016

In addition to providing reports, results and data from USAID projects, this site also contains related discussions that LEDS practitioners will find useful.

Regional statistics

Household Carbon Footprint in EU27

July 20, 2017

This interactive map tracks household carbon footprint across regions in the EU (2006-2014).

Libraries and Reports

Policy instruments for low-carbon development based on work from the EUFP7 project, CECILIA2050

September 19, 2017

This collection of papers contains many of the most important insights from the research undertaken by the different CECILIA2050 project partners.

News and Events