Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 48.5 million (2001 Ukraine Census).
  • GDP: US$90.6 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 403 million metric tons gross emissions in 1998 (375 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy Use: Energy use per capita: 357,42 Kg of oil 2013

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Ukraine set a target of reducing emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. The text of Ukraine’s INDC can be viewed here.

NEEAP: Ukraine has produced its Draft National Energy Efficiency Action Plan. The Action Plan may be found here.


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Regional statistics

Household Carbon Footprint in EU27

July 20, 2017

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

Knowledge exchange

Open EI LEDS Gateway

November 20, 2016

This site provides an introductory explanation as well as a summary of the LEDS decision-making and implementation process to assist those beginning a LEDS process in understanding not only the process but the expectations, goals and outcomes to pursue.

Trainings and webinars

Introduction to energy planning in cities and key tools

September 6, 2017

Neven Duic presents on how energy planning and key tools allow for municipalities to conceive long investment cycles.

News and Events