Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 5.38 million (2001 Population and Housing Census)
  • GDP: US$87.3 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 43.1 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (35.0 million metric tons net, accounting for LUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis. The Slovak Ministry of Environment’s National Inventory Report of 2016 estimated 2014 emissions to be 42.9 million metric tons gross emissions (34.8 net, accounting for carbon sinks).
  • Energy use per capita: 2,847 kg of oil equivalent, 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: As an EU member nation, Slovakia’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: Slovakia has produced a National Energy Efficiency Action Plan in 2014. The Action Plan may be found here.


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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.

Regional statistics

Household Carbon Footprint in EU27

July 20, 2017

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

LEDS Newsletter

Issue3: The first LEDS-EEP webinar series continues!

September 19, 2017

This week, the LEDS-EEP continues its webinar programme series on “Tools and Methodologies for Municipal and Regional Sustainable Energy Planning”...

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