On April 2016 the value of exports was 21 billion lekë, increasing by 1.5 % compared with April 2015 and by 9.0 % compared with March 2016. The value of imports in April 2016, was 51 billion lekë, increasing by 17.2 % compared with April 2015 and 9.1 % compared with March 2016. This month the trade deficit is 30 billion lekë signing an increase by 31.4 % compared with April 2015 and 9.2 % compared with March 2016
During the fourth quarter of 2015, youth (aged 15-29 years) labour force participation rate is 45.9 % and youth employment rate is 31.1 %.
In the first quarter 2016, Producer Price Index reached 97.4 % compared with base year 2010. (2010 = 100).
The annual change of index is – 4.3 %.
Quarterly change of index is -2.2 %.
In the first quarter 2016, Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) reached 101.9 % versus the first quarter 2011. (First quarter 2011=100).
In the first quarter 2016, the annual change of Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) is - 0.2 %
In the first quarter 2016, the quarterly change of the Construction Cost Index (for Dwellings) is - 0.4 %.
In the fourth quarter 2015, the value of turnover index volume increased 6.8 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 13.5 percent compared with the same quarter of 2014.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the fourth quarter of 2015 in volume terms has increased by 2.15 % compared with the fourth quarter of 2014.
As for changes to the preceding quarter, the indicator of Gross Domestic Product increased by 0.73 % compared with the third quarter of 2014
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.
152,288 enterprises are active at the end of 2015 comparing with 112,537 active enterprises in 2014, of which 19,543 are farmers registered to tax offices with an unique code.
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
Consumer Price Index in April 2016 arrived 102.0 % considerate
December 2015 as base period.
In April 2016 the annual rate of consumer price is 0.3 % stain at the same level of previous month. A year before the annual rate was 2.3 %.
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