Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 2.8 million (2011 national census).
  • GDP: US$11.5 billion (World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 8.4 million metric tons gross emissions in 2009, on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 112,140 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: In its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), submitted to the UNFCCC in 2015, Albania set a target of reducing emissions 11.5% below business-as-usual levels by 2030. This represents just over 700,000 tons of emissions mitigation in the year 2030. The text of Albania’s INDC can be viewed here.

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


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Libraries and Reports

LEDS GP Sub-National Working Group Resource Page

November 20, 2016

This resource page contains working papers, studies and reports on the integration of national and subnational actions to achieve climate goals at city, district, provincial or state level.

Knowledge exchange

UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.


Local Energy Efficiency Self-Scoring Tool, Version 3.0

September 19, 2017

This updated version of the Local Energy Efficiency Self-Scoring Tool lets you score any community’s energy efficiency efforts using ACEEE's metrics.

News and Events