Index rank 30

Balance Score


Energy Sustainability Index Rankings and Balance Score

 2011  2012  2013  Trend Score
Energy Performance  20  22  24   
Energy Security  53  59  66  C
Energy Equity  37  38  31  B
Environmental Sustainability  28  21  21  A
Contextual Performance  58  61  61   
Political Strength  44  43  45   
Societal Strength  48  48  48   
Economic Strength  81  89  81   
Overall Rank  28  30  30  ABC
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Fossil Fuel Reserves

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Key Metrics

Industrial sector (% of GDP) 33.1
TPEP / TPEC  (net energy importer) 0.48
Emission intensity (kg CO2 per USD) 0.27
Energy affordability (USD per kWh) 0.10
GDP / capita (PPP, USD); GDP Group 17,850 (II)
Energy intensity (million BTU per USD) 0.12
CO2 emissions (metric tons CO2 per capita) 4.28
Population Access to Electricity (%) 100.0
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Index Commentary

Croatia’s overall Index ranking remains unchanged and it continues to balance the three sides of the energy trilemma relatively well, although energy security lags slightly behind. The country’s energy security ranking declines, despite small improvements in further diversifying its electricity fuel mix, lowered transmission and distribution losses, and increased oil stocks. Croatia improves its ranking in the energy equity dimension because of lower household expenditure on electricity. The environmental impact of the country’s economy continues to be well-managed, and CO2 emissions from electricity generation decline. Contextual performance remains largely unchanged, with some deterioration among the political strength indicators. Economic strength remains Croatia’s weakest contextual dimension, although an increased availability of domestic credit to the private sector has a positive impact on the country’s economic stability.