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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...

How Albanians Use the Internet Today?
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How Albanians Use the Internet Today?

TIRANA, November 15 Besides being a driver for competitiveness, digital infrastructure both advanced and underdeveloped  has an enduring appeal to foreign investors The latest report on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) usage in households and by individuals drafted by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) reveals the number of people using the internet has surged over...

Fewer Births in Aging Albania during Q3
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Fewer Births in Aging Albania during Q3

TIRANA, November 14 The quarterly report on Demographic Indicators by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) shows a y-o-y falling birth rate for the July-September period, but without mentioning reasons why the rate has been falling. Yet, immigration, economic anxiety, or positive social phenomena such as women’s empowerment, lifestyle choices, fertility awareness, and birth control,...

What Sector Had Highest Contribution to Turnover Growth Rate in 2018
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What Sector Had Highest Contribution to Turnover Growth Rate in 2018

TIRANA, November 11 Producers of services contributed to the highest turnover growth rate in 2018. According to the preliminary results of the structural survey of economic enterprises, published on Monday by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT), the turnover generated by the producers of services in 2018 accounts for 66.1 percent of the total. At...

In August 2019, Exports were Down by 27% Compared to Previous Month
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In August 2019, Exports were Down by 27% Compared to Previous Month

TIRANA, 18 September August 2019- Trade deficit was Lek32 billion, or up by 13%  The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) has published the latest data, on Tuesday, 17 September regarding the exports and imports of goods in Albania last month. The publication titled ‘The foreign trade of goods’, shows that the exports of goods during August...