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Albania
Summary statistics
Region Southern Europe  
Currency Lek (ALL)  
Surface area (square kilometres) 28748  
Population in 2011 (estimated, 000) 3216  
Population density in 2011 (per square kilometre) 111.9  
Capital city and population in 2011 (000) Tirana (419)  
United Nations membership date 14 December 1955  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2011 13000  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 11954  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 8159  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2011 2.0  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 3.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 5.8  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2011 4042.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 3731.0  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2597.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2011 4075.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 3705.0  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2649.0  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2011 31.2  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 32.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 37.0  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2011 107.54 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 104.00 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 103.58 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2011 -1595  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -1353  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -571  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2011 139  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 135  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 117  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2011 121 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2010 140 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Industrial production index (2005=100) 2005 100 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 123  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 119  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2011 123  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 119  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 19.9 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Age group 15 to 64 years. 2009.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 13.5 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Official estimates.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2011 ... The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 44.1 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Age group 15 to 64 years. 2009.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 58.5 The indices are shown in terms of ISIC Rev. 3. Official estimates.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2011 49.6  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 49.7  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 50.0  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2011 71.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 71.3  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 71.7  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2011 2932 Excludes nationals residing abroad. Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 2417 Excludes nationals residing abroad. Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 748 Excludes nationals residing abroad. Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2011 ...  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2010 1050 2009.  
Energy production, primary (000 mt oil equivalent) 2005 945  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 106.9  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 94.4  
Telephone subscribers, total (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 57.6  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2011 49.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 45.0  
Internet users (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 6.0  
Exports (million US$) 2011 1948.2  
Imports (million US$) 2011 5395.9  
Balance (million US$) 2011 -3447.7  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2011 Italy (53.4), Serbia (9.3), Turkey (7.4)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2011 Italy (30.5), Greece (10.6), China (6.4)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 0.3  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.3  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 -2.0  
Urban population (%) 2012 54.5  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2012 21.5  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2012 14.4/13.0  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2012 100.1  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 80.4/74.2  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 16.6  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 1.5  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2006-2010 69.3  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2010 89.1/2.8 Data refer to foreign citizens.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR end-2011 106  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2006-2012 87.6/90.2  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2006-2012 55.4  
Intentional homicides (females and males, per 100 000) 2008-2010 1.9/7.5  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2012 15.7  
Environment
Threatened species 2012 109  
Forested area (% of land area) 2010 28.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2009 3004/1.0  
Energy consumption per capita (kilograms oil equivalent) 2009 402.0  
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