Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 4.19 million (2015 Croatian Bureau of Statistics)
  • GDP: US$48.7 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 26.5 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (19.9 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. Croatia’s 2nd 3rd and 4th National Communication combined submission to the UNFCCC estimated 29.9 million metric tons gross emissions in 2003 (14.5 net, accounting for carbon sinks).
  • Energy use per capita: 1,813 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Croatia’s commitment is contained within the larger European Union INDC, which commits its 28 members to a combined reduction of 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of the European Union INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Croatia is currently developing its 2017-2019 EEAP. The current version can be found here.


view all

Libraries and Reports

Transition of Ukraine to the Renewable Energy by 2050

November 28, 2017

A study on the possibility of Ukraine’s energy sector transition to maximum share of renewable energy sources (RES) in final consumption by 2050.


UNEP Tools and Resource Kit on Climate Change

November 20, 2016

This collection of UNEP-developed tools is available for use by practitioners.

Trainings and webinars

An integrated planning framework for the development of sustainable and resilient cities (InSMART)

October 12, 2017

Rocco de Miglio and Alessandro Chiodi present InSMART, a novel step by step approach for developing city plans.

News and Events