In April 2015 the trade deficit is 23 billion lekë signing an increase by 6.5 % compared with April 2014 and 3.3 % compared with March 2015.
During the first quarter of 2015, youth (aged 15-29) labour force participation rate is 43.9 %. Youth employment rate is 28.9 %.
In the first quarter 2015, Producer Price Index reached 101.5 % compared with base year 2010. (2010 = 100).
The annual change of index is -1.8 %.
Quarterly change of Index is -0.4 %.
In the first quarter 2015, Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) reached 102.1 % versus the first quarter 2011 (First quarter 2011=100). The annual change of Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) is 0.4 % and the quarterly change of the CCI for dwellings is -0.2 %.
In the first quarter 2015, the value of turnover index volume increased 4.7 percent compared with the same quarter of the previous year. Whereas, in the group of Retail trade without including the retail sales of motor fuel, this index increased 9.5 percent compared with the same quarter of 2014.
During year 2013, Albanian economy performed a real GDP growth rate by +1.11 % (in volume) compared with year 2012, after a growth of +1.42 % in year 2012 compared with year 2011.
Gross Domestic Product deflator was +0.2 %. Based on these results, GDP per capita in the year 2013 amounted to ALL 466 thousand (or EUR
3,330) from ALL 460 thousand (or EUR 3,276) in year 2012.
The population of Albania on January 1st is 2,893,005 inhabitants,
compared to the population of 2014 there is a decrease of 2,942 inhabitants.
The sex ratio of this population is 102.1 males for 100 females. The median age of the population of Albania on January the 1st
2015 is 35 years.
112,537 enterprises are active at the end of 2014.
This year are 1,454 active enterprise more than 2013.
28.5 % of enterprises owned/managed by female.
55.4 % of foreign and joint enterprises have origin from Italy and Greece.
Electric power derived from all sources, during 2014 decreased 0.8
percent compared with 2013. The domestic production of electric power represents 60.6 percent of the total quantity of available
In May 2015 the annual rate of consumer price is 1.8 %. A year before the annual rate was 1.6 %.
Monthly rate of consumer price is -1.6 % .
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