Country profile



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.


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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


UNEP Experts Roster

November 20, 2016

This website makes available relevant UNEP experts.


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