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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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.


World Resources Institute CAIT Climate Data Explorer database

November 20, 2016

This large, free-to-use dataset of climate data, with rich supporting visualization tools, covers numerous indicators from around the world.

Libraries and Reports

Fossil CO2 & GHG emissions of all world countries

November 7, 2017

This publication provides a fact sheet with time series of GHG emissions from most anthropogenic activities

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