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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Knowledge exchange

UNEP Climate Initiatives Platform

November 20, 2016

This UNEP platform contains information on over 200 international climate initiatives, organized by theme (e.g. finance, industry, energy and transport).

Libraries and Reports

USAID LEDS Global Climate Change Reports, Results and Data

November 20, 2016

In addition to providing reports, results and data from USAID projects, this site also contains related discussions that LEDS practitioners will find useful.

Trainings and webinars

The use of LEAP and simple muni-EIPMP tool for SEAP development and monitoring in Georgian municipalities

October 5, 2017

Anna Sikharulidze presents the Georgian approach in using tools and methodologies for municipal energy planning in Georgia.

News and Events