NORTH MACEDONIA

Capital Skopje
Area (km2) 25 713
Total population (thousands, 2021) 1 837
Population density (per km2) 71
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, 2021
   percentage of total for both sexes 58%
Female victims of homicide, 2006
   percentage of total for both sexes 18%
Women researchers, 2022
   percentage of total for both sexes 54%
Life expectancy at birth, 2021
   females, years 75.5
   males, years 71.1
Life expectancy at 65, 2021
   females, years 14.9
   males, years 12.5
Total fertility rate, 2021
   average number of children per woman 1.4
Adolescent fertility rate, 2021
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 15.6
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2022
   age in years 27.4
 
2018
2019
2020
2021
2022
2023
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
2.5
5.1
-0.3
87 041.8
-99.9
-0.5
Unemployment rate
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Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
45.4
35.6
35.7
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GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2022 42 269
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2021 21 284
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 72.8
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2023 86.3
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2021 17 796
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   MKD per USD, US=1, 2022 19.001
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, 2022 683
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2022 335
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 3 625
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2021 63
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 46
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 286
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2022 11 949
      million tonne-kilometres, 2022 14 627