Illustration Covenant in figures

A summary of the actions undertaken in the framework of the Covenant of Mayors can be displayed using the statistics of the initiative as below.

Signatories

Country-by-country

Countries Signatories Population covered Signatories with
submitted SEAPs
Signatories with
submitted monitoring
reports
Albania 3 483 786 (15%) 1 (33%) 0 (0%)
Algeria 3 692 500 (2%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
Armenia 11 1 341 436 (43%) 7 (64%) 0 (0%)
Austria 26 1 939 558 (23%) 25 (96%) 4 (15%)
Azerbaijan 1 4 000 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Belarus 10 717 765 (7%) 7 (70%) 0 (0%)
Belgium 296 9 327 006 (87%) 191 (65%) 37 (13%)
Bosnia-herzegovina 17 1 634 176 (43%) 17 (100%) 3 (18%)
Bulgaria 24 2 543 622 (34%) 23 (96%) 2 (8%)
Croatia 77 2 040 624 (48%) 61 (79%) 11 (14%)
Cyprus 25 505 753 (59%) 24 (96%) 6 (24%)
Czech Republic 14 1 731 809 (17%) 10 (71%) 3 (21%)
Denmark 38 3 282 054 (63%) 36 (95%) 6 (16%)
Estonia 3 435 399 (34%) 3 (100%) 1 (33%)
Finland 11 2 102 301 (41%) 10 (91%) 4 (36%)
France 126 15 649 597 (25%) 100 (79%) 6 (5%)
Georgia 10 1 902 900 (45%) 10 (100%) 1 (10%)
Germany 71 18 671 732 (23%) 65 (92%) 18 (25%)
Greece 128 5 433 691 (51%) 96 (75%) 8 (6%)
Hungary 49 3 207 160 (32%) 43 (88%) 0 (0%)
Iceland 1 118 427 (41%) 1 (100%) 1 (100%)
Ireland 13 1 946 697 (44%) 9 (69%) 0 (0%)
Israel 4 202 000 (2%) 2 (50%) 0 (0%)
Italy 3710 40 204 737 (68%) 3 438 (93%) 648 (17%)
Jordan 1 120 000 (2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Kazakhstan 1 347 486 (2%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Kosovo 2 180 514 (10%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Kyrgyzstan 2 18 900 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Latvia 20 1 115 655 (51%) 19 (95%) 5 (25%)
Lebanon 1 800 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Lithuania 14 1 379 419 (42%) 14 (100%) 3 (21%)
Luxembourg 11 26 906 (5%) 1 (9%) 0 (0%)
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of 1 600 000 (29%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Malta 24 114 081 (28%) 24 (100%) 0 (0%)
Moldova, Republic Of 14 428 471 (12%) 12 (86%) 0 (0%)
Montenegro 3 141 416 (22%) 3 (100%) 0 (0%)
Morocco 2 946 485 (3%) 1 (50%) 0 (0%)
Netherlands 24 4 440 222 (27%) 17 (71%) 2 (8%)
New Zealand 1 360 000 (9%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Norway 8 1 356 872 (31%) 8 (100%) 1 (13%)
Palestinian Territories 4 484 146 (13%) 4 (100%) 0 (0%)
Poland 54 4 022 704 (11%) 34 (63%) 6 (11%)
Portugal 138 6 001 623 (57%) 122 (88%) 38 (28%)
Romania 72 3 671 584 (17%) 64 (89%) 5 (7%)
Serbia 1 255 518 (2%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Slovakia 6 586 688 (11%) 4 (67%) 0 (0%)
Slovenia 29 599 152 (30%) 29 (100%) 0 (0%)
Spain 1615 28 028 927 (63%) 1 385 (86%) 267 (17%)
Sweden 56 4 281 452 (49%) 54 (96%) 20 (36%)
Switzerland 9 819 913 (11%) 9 (100%) 2 (22%)
Tajikistan 1 30 000 (0%) 1 (100%) 0 (0%)
Turkey 10 9 500 080 (13%) 9 (90%) 0 (0%)
Ukraine 97 9 731 872 (22%) 57 (59%) 5 (5%)
United Kingdom 35 18 162 793 (30%) 33 (94%) 8 (23%)


Signatories’ profile

Signatories over time

Covenant Coordinators and Supporters

Signatories supported country-by-country

Countries % signatories supported By Coordinators By Supporters
Albania 33% 0 0
Algeria 33% 0 0
Armenia 100% 11 11
Austria 85% 0 11
Belgium 91% 214 14
Bosnia-herzegovina 35% 0 6
Bulgaria 21% 0 5
Croatia 18% 0 14
Cyprus 76% 0 19
Denmark 45% 14 3
Estonia 33% 0 1
Finland 55% 0 6
France 35% 3 25
Georgia 90% 0 9
Germany 78% 9 45
Greece 46% 41 19
Hungary 12% 0 2
Iceland 100% 0 1
Ireland 67% 0 2
Israel 25% 0 0
Italy 71% 2177 110
Latvia 5% 0 1
Lebanon 100% 0 0
Lithuania 7% 0 1
Luxembourg 100% 0 2
Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of 100% 0 1
Malta 75% 0 18
Moldova, Republic Of 29% 1 3
Morocco 50% 0 0
Netherlands 67% 12 8
New Zealand 100% 0 1
Norway 88% 0 7
Palestinian Territories 25% 0 0
Poland 85% 14 34
Portugal 49% 35 25
Romania 55% 15 18
Serbia 100% 0 1
Slovakia 33% 1 0
Slovenia 3% 0 1
Spain 98% 1557 313
Sweden 59% 5 27
Switzerland 22% 0 2
Turkey 20% 0 2
Ukraine 51% 11 41
United Kingdom 69% 10 15


Covenant Coordinators and Supporters over time

Action Plans

State of play

SEAPs status Total
SEAPs submitted5,491
SEAPs accepted4,222
SEAPs not accepted132
More information on the SEAP assessment status can be found here.

SEAP approaches overview

Type of CO2 emissions reduction target
Absolute - target calculated based on the total CO2 emissions in the baseline year

Per capita - target calculated based on the total CO2 emissions divided by the number of inhabitants in the baseline year
Emission factors
IPCC - emission factors for fuel combustion which are based on the carbon content of each fuel

Life cycle assessment - emission factors for the overall life cycle of each energy carrier
Emission reporting units
CO2 - only CO2 emissions are accounted

CO2 equivalent - emissions of CO2, CH4 and N2O are accounted and converted into CO2 equivalent
Baseline years
Baseline year - the year against which the 2020 target is set and the achievements of the emissions reduction in 2020 are compared.
More information on the SEAP methodological framework can be found on the SEAP Guidebook

SEAPs submitted over time

Monitoring Reports

Overview of submitted monitoring reports

Monitoring status Number
Number of submitted action reports (without MEI) 795
Number of submitted full reports (with MEI)327
Total number of submitted monitoring reports1122
Average number of monitoring reports by signatory1

Monitoring over time

Benchmarks of excellence

State of play

Benchmarks of excellence Total
Signatories3,745
Coordinators80
Supporters66

Snapshot of fields of action

Benchmarks of Excellence submitted by Signatories
Municipal buildings, equipment/facilities960
Tertiary buildings equipment/facilities65
Residential buildings440
Public lighting595
Industry27
Transport371
Local electricity production575
Local heat/cold production114
Others598


Benchmarks of excellence submitted by Coordinators and Supporters
Awareness raising30
Financing schemes28
Methods and tools44
Other44
These figures are calculated overnight, except for the Covenant of Mayors infographic.
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