ALBANIA

Capital Tirana
Area (km2) 28 748
Total population (thousands, 2017) 2 873
Population density (per km2) 100
National currency Albanian Lek (ALL)
National statistical office www.instat.gov.al
Institute of Statistics (INSTAT)
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 43%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 10%
   hourly wage ..
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 26%
Female tertiary students, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 60%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 24%
Women researchers
   percentage of total for both sexes ..
Life expectancy at birth, 2018
   females, years 80.5
   males, years 77.4
Life expectancy at 65, 2018
   females, years 18.5
   males, years 17.2
Total fertility rate, 2014
   average number of children per woman 1.8
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 16.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2014
   age in years 24.5
 
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
0.9
5.1
7.2
5.1
3.8
11.2
Unemployment rate
 (%)
17.5
17.1
15.2
13.8
..
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
39.0
39.8
36.5
31.9
..
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 41 372
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 13 834
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 31.5
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 45.2
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 12 476
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   ALL per USD, US=1, 2019 40.567
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
28
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
26
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 334
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2013 1 000
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 725
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 74
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 3
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 20
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2014 8 650
      million tonne-kilometres, 2014 3 500