ALBANIA

Capital Tirana
Area (km2) 28 748
Total population (thousands, 2019) 2 854
Population density (per km2) 99
National currency Albanian Lek (ALL)
National statistical office www.instat.gov.al
Institute of Statistics (INSTAT)
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 44%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 10%
   hourly wage, 2018 7%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 22%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 60%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 20%
Women researchers
   percentage of total for both sexes ..
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 79.6
   males, years 75.2
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 17.7
   males, years 15.6
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.3
Adolescent fertility rate, 2018
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 14.3
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 26.6
 
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
2021
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
..
..
3.8
11.2
-1.8
0.4
Unemployment rate
 (%)
15.2
13.8
12.3
11.6
..
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
36.5
31.9
28.3
27.2
..
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP ..
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP ..
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP ..
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP ..
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 13 056
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   ALL per USD, US=1, 2020 41.008
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
28
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
26

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2019 169
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2013 1 000
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2020 499
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2020 64
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 2
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 43
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2014 8 650
      million tonne-kilometres, 2014 3 500