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, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
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, 2018
   average number of children per woman 1.4
Adolescent fertility rate, 2018
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 11.7
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2019
   age in years 26.8
 
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
-0.6
-1.2
-2.0
-1.2
-0.4
-0.1
Unemployment rate
 (%)
5.1
5.2
5.8
5.7
4.8
4.2
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
11.1
10.9
10.7
9.3
10.7
10.2
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 192 779
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 20 435
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 65.1
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2019 65.8
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 14 469
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   BYR per USD, US=1, 2019 0.699
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, 2019 5 459
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres ..
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 389
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 58
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 6 274
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 48 205
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 12 736
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 28 516