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.


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