Country profile

Hungary

Hungary

General Statistics:

  • Population: 9.9 million (2011 Hungarian Population and Housing Census)
  • GDP: US$120.7 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Energy use per capita: 2,292 kg of oil equivalent, 2013.
  • Greenhouse gas emissions: 62.0 million metric tons gross emissions in 2012 (57.6 million metric tons net, accounting for LULUCF), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

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

Resources

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Trainings and webinars

Learning from Eastern Europe: An energy efficiency model to reduce energy poverty in residential buildings

February 14, 2018

LEDS-EEP and Habitat for Humanity present this webinar on energy-smart building renovations in Armenia, BiH & Macedonia

Tools

UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.

Tools

UNEP Tools and Resource Kit on Climate Change

November 20, 2016

This collection of UNEP-developed tools is available for use by practitioners.

News and Events