Country profile



General Statistics:

  • Population: 1.8 million (2016 US Census Bureau estimate)
  • GDP: US$6.4 billion (2015, World Bank estimate)
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 10.5 million metric tons gross emissions in 2009 (also 10.5 million metric tons net, accounting for very small LULUCF carbon-sink activity), on a carbon-dioxide equivalent basis.
  • Energy use per capita: 181,580 Kg of oil, 2013.

Important Initiatives related to Climate Change:

INDC: Kosovo is not a party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

NEEAP: Kosovo has produced its Second Energy Efficiency Action Plan. It can 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).

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