NORTH MACEDONIA

Capital Skopje
Area (km2) 25 713
Total population (thousands, 2017) 2 075
Population density (per km2) 81
National currency Macedonian denar (MKD)
National statistical office www.stat.gov.mk
State Statistical Office
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 41%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2014 9%
   hourly wage, 2014 8%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 5%
Female tertiary students, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 55%
Female victims of homicide, 2006
   percentage of total for both sexes 18%
Women researchers, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Life expectancy at birth, 2018
   females, years 78.8
   males, years 74.6
Life expectancy at 65, 2018
   females, years 17.1
   males, years 14.9
Total fertility rate, 2018
   average number of children per woman 1.4
Adolescent fertility rate, 2017
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 15.8
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2017
   age in years 27.2
 
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
4.3
1.6
2.3
2.5
2.4
2.5
Unemployment rate
 (%)
29.0
28.0
26.1
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..
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
51.9
53.1
47.3
48.2
46.7
45.4
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2017 31 930
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2017 15 392
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 60.6
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2018 73.2
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2017 12 555
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   MKD per USD, US=1, 2017 19.358
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
40
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
37
Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 683
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 287
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 3 001
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2017 75
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 63
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 307
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2018 9 718
      million tonne-kilometres, 2018 10 622