REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA

Capital Chisinau
Area (km2) 33 845
Total population (thousands, 2017) 3 549
Population density (per km2) 105
National currency Moldovan leu (MDL)
National statistical office www.statistica.md
National Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Moldova
Women in the labour force, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 49%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2017 14%
   hourly wage ..
Women in part-time employment, 2017
   percentage of employed women 6%
Female tertiary students, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
Female victims of homicide, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 26%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 48%
Life expectancy at birth, 2017
   females, years 77.0
   males, years 69.3
Life expectancy at 65, 2017
   females, years 16.6
   males, years 13.5
Total fertility rate, 2015
   average number of children per woman 1.3
Adolescent fertility rate, 2015
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 27.9
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 24.8
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
2.2
1.0
1.6
1.3
-1.0
3.7
Unemployment rate
 (%)
5.2
4.0
5.0
4.2
4.1
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
12.2
9.8
12.8
11.2
11.8
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2018 25 888
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 7 251
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 30.4
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 56.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2018 7 294
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   MDL per USD, US=1, 2018 7.340
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
12
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
14
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2017 1 151
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres ..
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 874
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2018 77
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 95
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 971
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2017 3 689
      million tonne-kilometres, 2017 4 884