BELARUS

Capital Minsk
Area (km2) 207 600
Total population (thousands, 2019) 9 466
Population density (per km2) 46
National currency Belarussian ruble (BYR)
National statistical office www.belstat.gov.by
National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 49%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2019 27%
   hourly wage, 2019 25%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 3%
Female tertiary students, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 52%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 39%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 39%
Life expectancy at birth, 2019
   females, years 79.4
   males, years 69.3
Life expectancy at 65, 2019
   females, years 18.4
   males, years 13.0
Total fertility rate, 2019
   average number of children per woman 1.4
Adolescent fertility rate, 2019
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 10.8
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2019
   age in years 26.8
 
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GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 193 360
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 20 537
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 72.1
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 66.6
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 14 211
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   BYR per USD, US=1, 2020 0.774
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
42
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
176

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 5 454
   Motorways
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   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2020 396
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2020 61
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 3 741
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 42 420
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 12 736
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 28 778