NORTH MACEDONIA

Capital Skopje
Area (km2) 25 713
Total population (thousands, 2019) 2 077
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, 2020
   percentage of total for both sexes 40%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2014 9%
   hourly wage, 2014 8%
Women in part-time employment, 2020
   percentage of employed women 4%
Female tertiary students, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 56%
Female victims of homicide, 2006
   percentage of total for both sexes 18%
Women researchers, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 53%
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 76.7
   males, years 72.2
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 15.7
   males, years 13.0
Total fertility rate, 2020
   average number of children per woman 1.3
Adolescent fertility rate, 2019
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 15.6
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2020
   age in years 26.9
 
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
2.3
2.5
2.4
2.5
5.1
-0.4
Unemployment rate
 (%)
26.4
24.3
22.8
..
..
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
47.3
48.2
46.7
45.4
35.6
35.7
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2020 34 836
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 16 808
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 65.9
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2021 81.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2020 14 107
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   MKD per USD, US=1, 2020 18.829
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
40
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
37

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 683
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2020 335
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2020 2 770
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2020 60
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 25
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 342
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2020 10 352
      million tonne-kilometres, 2020 10 644