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Albania Exports Down 44.4% in April
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Albania Exports Down 44.4% in April

TIRANA, May 18 Albania’s good exports shrank 44.4 percent to Lek 15 billion last month compared to the same period of 2019, official data from the Institute of Statistics showed on Monday. Imports in April reached Lek 36 billion, marking a decrease of 36.7 percent compared to April 2019. Trade deteriorated as the country went...

Tourists to Get Free Entry to Museums in Gjirokastra
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Tourists to Get Free Entry to Museums in Gjirokastra

TIRANA, May 14 As Albania lifts restrictions museums, art galleries, and archeological parks are set to reopen for the public on May 18, International Museum Day. So far in 2020 tourism is one of the worst-hit sectors in Albania. According to the data provided by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the number of visitors to...

Highest Paid Jobs in Albania in 2019
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Highest Paid Jobs in Albania in 2019

TIRANA, May 5 Information and telecommunication technology (ICT)  and finance and insurance jobs topped the list of the highest-paying occupations in Albania in 2019. The future of the ICT sector seems very bright, considering that it was among the least affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Official data released on Tuesday from the Institute of Statistics...

Albania Jobless Rate Hits New Record Low in Q4, 2019
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Albania Jobless Rate Hits New Record Low in Q4, 2019

TIRANA, March 10 The official unemployment rate among people ages 15 and over fell to a new record low during the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019 11.2 percent down from 12.2 percent in Q4 2018. The official data released by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) show that the number of employed people increased by 3.1...

Inbound/Outbound Visitors Up Over 20% in January
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Inbound/Outbound Visitors Up Over 20% in January

TIRANA, February 24 Total arrivals in January 2020 rose 20.9 percent to 693,956 compared to January 2019. The Albanian Insitute of Statistics (INSTAT) unveiled on Monday the data on the movement of citizens during the first month of the year. The recent stats confirms a significant growth in the number of both Albanian and international...

Albania Goods Exports Down in 2019
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Albania Goods Exports Down in 2019

TIRANA, January 17 Albania exported goods worth Lek 299 billion in January-December, down by 3.8 percent compared to 2018, the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on Thursday. Meanwhile, imports from the rest of the world were Lek 649 billion, up by 1.2 percent compared to the previous year. Therefore, Albania recorded a Lek 350...

Women Entrepreneurs Run ¼ of Companies in 2018
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Women Entrepreneurs Run ¼ of Companies in 2018

TIRANA, December 19 Over 25.7 percent of active enterprises in Albania in 2018 were owned or managed by women, the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirmed on the Statistical Yearbook 2019. Women entrepreneurs run 40,953 out of a total of 162,853 companies of all sizes across Albania. The data confirm that 24.5 percent of all active...

Unemployment Rate Down to 11.4% in Q3, 2019
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Unemployment Rate Down to 11.4% in Q3, 2019

TIRANA, December 17 Albania’s unemployment rate dropped to 11.4 percent during the third quarter of 2019 compared to 12.2 percent in the same period of 2018. According to the data published Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the labor force in the third quarter of 2019 amounted to 61.5 percent of the population (males 77.7percent, females 62...

What Regions Have the Highest and Lowest Average Wage in Albania?
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What Regions Have the Highest and Lowest Average Wage in Albania?

TIRANA, November 25 Tirana, Fieri, and surprisingly Kukes had the highest average wage per employee in 2018, the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) unveiled. According to the Statistical Yearbook 2019, the average wage in Albania in 2018 was Lek 50,589. Tirana region had the highest monthly average wage, Lek 57,533, while the regions with the lowest...

October Sees Drop in Road Accidents but Not in Fatalities
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October Sees Drop in Road Accidents but Not in Fatalities

TIRANA, November 21 While there’s much to be done for improving road safety in Albania, recent data show a significant drop in road accidents in October. Nerveless, the number of fatalities increased compared to October 2018. The Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) unveiled on Thursday the report on October road accidents. INSTAT reported a nearly...