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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