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General and Regional Statistics   
25713km2Surface area01.01.2014
80 Number of municipalities01.01.2014
1767 Number of settlements01.01.2014
34 Number of cities01.01.2014
1733 Number of villages01.01.2014
Population and Social Statistics   
14758 Juveniles recipients of social welfare2017
43040 Adult recipients of social welfare2017
26160 Recipients of Social cash benefit (households)2017
11300 Recipients of child care allowances2017
7301 Children recipients of special allowances2017
989Number of SchoolsNumber of regular elementary schoolsyear. 2017/2018
131Number of SchoolsNumber of regular secondary schoolsyear 2017/2018
192 448Number of PersonsNumber of students in the regular elementary schoolsyear 2017/2018
71 458Number of PersonsNumber of students in the regular secondary schoolsyear 2017/2018
18 291Number of PersonsNumber of teachers in the regular elementary schoolsyear 2017/2018
7445Number of PersonsNumber of teachers in the regular secondary schoolsyear 2017/2018
58083 Enrolled students at higher schools and facultiesyear 2016/2017
8247 Number of graduated students at higher schools and faculties - first cycle of studies2016
1977 Number of persons who obtained the title "Master of Science" and "Specialist"2017
209 Number of persons who have obtained the title "Doctor of Science"2017
124 Number of research organizations2016
2 075 301 Population31.12.2017
20502 Reported adult perpetrators of crimes2016
9320 Accused adult perpetrators of crimes2016
8172 Convicted adult perpetrators of crimes2016
587 Reported juvenile perpetrators of crimes2016
702 Accused juvenile perpetrators of crimes2016
468 Convicted juvenile perpetrators of crimes2016
35286 Children in kindergartens2017
10.5live births per 1000 inh.Birth rate2017
0.7per 1000 inh.Rate of natural increase2017
1.43live births per womanTotal fertility rate2017
9.8deaths per 1000 inh.Crude mortality rate2017
9.2infant deaths per 1000 inh.Infant mortality rate2017
6.6marriages per 1000 inh.Nuptiality rate2017
6.6divorces per 1000 inh.Divorciality rate2017
2 202 Net migration2017
1285 Total number of performances in professional theaters 2016/2017
30 Number of concerts of the Macedonian Philharmonic2016/2017
575 Organized fine art exhibitions2017
4130 Number of teachers and supporting staff in the tertiary education institutionsyear 2017/2018
Incomes, Expenditures and Prices   
958770 Active populationIII.2018
759445 Employed III.2018
199325 Unemployed III.2018
45.1%Employment rateIII.2018
20.8%Unemployment rateIII.2018
24 355denarsAverage monthly net wage09.2018
104.8 Index of the average monthly net wage09.2018/09.2017
35 794denarsAverage monthly gross wage09.2018
104.9 Index of the average monthly gross wage09.2018/09.2017
318273denarsAverage annual labour costs2008
98.8 Industrial producer price indices on the domestic market10.2018/10.2017
100.1 Industrial producer price indices on the domestic market10.2018/09.2018
99.5 Retail Price Index11.2018 / 10.2018
99.8 Consumer Price Index11.2018 / 10.2018
101.2 Consumer Price Index11.2018 / 11.2017
109.4 Price index in agriculture - input10.2018 / 10.2017
103.2 Price index in agriculture - output10.2018 / 10.2017
374701denarsTotal available assets, average per household2016
333399denarsTotal used assets, average per household 2016
103.0 Catering price index11.2018 / 11.2017
97.7 Construction costs indices for new residential buildingsIII 2016 / III 2015
99.7 Industrial producer price indices on the non-domestic market10.2018/09.2018
100.0 Industrial producer price indices on the non-domestic market10.2018/10.2017
21.9%%Laeken indicator of at risk of poverty rate2016
99.9 Industrial producer price indices, total10.2018/09.2018
99.5 Industrial producer price indices, total10.2018/10.2017
33.6 Inequality of income distribution, Gini coefficient2016
1.27 Job vacancy rateIII.2016
Economy and Finances   
133254milion denars (preliminary data)Value of Gross Fixed Capital Formation-current prices2015
7.9% (preliminary data)Value of Gross Fixed Capital Formation-current prices2015 / 2014
288967denarsGross domestic product per capita2016
43.1%The biggest share in total GDP has Skopje region2016
5.0%The lowest share in total GDP has Northeast region2016
51.9%The biggest share in the total GFCF has Skopje region2016
1.7%The lowest share in the total GFCF has Northeast region2016
3.0%Gross Domestic ProductIII.2018
616600milion denars (Preliminary Data)GDP at current prices2017
594795milion denarsGDP at current prices2016
57(EU28=100)Price level index for investment 2017
36(EU28=100)Volume index of GDP per capita2017
48(EU28=100)Price level index for Household final consumption expenditure2017
62(EU28=100)Price level index for food and on-alcoholic beverages2017
146 585milion denarsValue addedIII.2018
103.0 Value added, volume indices, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year (%)III.2018
Industry, Construction and Energy   
106.4 Industrial production index10.2018/10.2017
105.2 Industrial production index01-10.2018/01-10.2017
104.0 Index of the number of employees in industry10.2018/10.2017
1475.3kWhFinal electricity consumption in households per capita2016
33.7 %Participation of hydro production in terms of total gross production of electricity 2016
73,5%Share of domestic production in the gross national electricity consumption2016
32.4%Share of solids in gross inland consumption2016
58.8%Energy dependency2016
276 Number of issued building permits10.2018
-31.0%Percentage change10.2018/10.2017
2 806 168thousand denarsValue of completed construction works09.2018
105.4 Turnover indices in industry03.2018/03.2017
Foreign Trade   
5 734 882thousand US dollarsExport value of goods01-10.2018
7 490 571thousand US dollarsImport value of goods01-10.2018
76.6%Import coverage by export01-10.2018
Transport, Tourism, Internal Trade and Other Services   
83 303 Number of tourists10.2018
107.1 Number of tourists10.2018 / 10.2017
182 557 Number of nights spent10.2018
110.1 Number of nights spent10.2018 / 10.2017
113.7 Number of domestic tourists (index)10.2018 / 10.2017
104.4 Number of foreign tourists (index)10.2018 / 10.2017
164260milion denarsWholesale turnover by articles2015
126965milion denarsRetail turnover by products20135
1 886thousandPassengers carried in road passenger transportIV.2017
142thousandPassengers carried in rail transportIV.2017
432thousand tonnesGoods carried in rail transportIV.2017
12 600thousand tonnesGoods carried in road freight transportIV.2017
478 251 Passengers carried in air transportIV.2017
79.3%Households with Internet access2018
79.2%Internet users (aged 15-74)2018
92.4%Enterprises with 10 or more persons employed with access to the Internet2018
109.3 Turnover index in the Trade sector10.2018/10.2017
Multi-domain Statistics   
71 419 Active business entities2017
0.0% (estimated data)Growth rate of real GDP per capita2017
425.5kgoe/1000 euroEnergy intensity of the economy2013
38.6%Employment rate of persons aged 55-642014
380kg per personGenerated municipal waste per person2015
+2,7%Generated municipal waste per person2015/2014
725 911,44tonnesGenerated waste from industry2014
38 561,54tonnesHazardous waste from industry2014
20.7%Consumer confidence inicator in manufacturing industry10.2018
55302 Number of active business entities in the non-financial business economy 2017
385728 Number of employees in the non-financial business economy2017
1192284milion denars Turnover in the non-financial business economy2017
260285milion denarsValue added at factor cost2017
 favorablePresent orders (contracts) for construction worksIII.2018/III.2017
68.4%%Average level of capacity utilization of the business entities10.2018
 less favorableAssesment of the present busines situation of the business entities in retail tradeIII.2018/III.2017
10.9%Customer confidence indicator in constructionIII.2018
18.3%Customer confidence indicator in retail saleIII.2018
2 944 369thousand denarsInvestments in Environmental Protection2014
3 677 672thousand denarsExpenditures on maintenance of assets for environmental protection 2014
51 524milion denarsGross value added in agriculture2016
-0.6%%Gross value added in agriculture2016/2015
87 802milion denarsOutput of the agricultural "industry"2016
36 277milion denarsIntermediate consumption2016
807441m3Gross felled timber2017
- 9.3%Gross felled timber2017/2016
1001489hectaresForest area2017
- 48.0%Afforestation2017/2016
255 036 Number of cattle2017
202 197 Number of pigs2017
724 555 Number of sheep2017
448 754thousand litersMilk production2017
22 879tonnesMeat production2017
170 885 Number of agricultural holdings2013
315 863hectaresTotal utilised agricultural area2013
517thousand hectaresCultivated area2017
1266thousand hectaresAgricultural area2017
417thousand hectaresArable land and gardens2017
239 362 Number of cattle2013
42 192 Agricultural holdings specialised in field crops2007
58.22%Agricultiral holdings classified in I class - up to 2000 euro2007
2.14Livestock unitsLivestock units per agricultural holding2013
4 948 Total number of the catering trade capacities2016
334226hectaresArea of utilised agricultural land2007
241257 Number of cattle2007
192675 Number of agricultural holdings2007
471069 Household members who work at individual agricultural holdings,2007
79637.94hectaresIrrigated area2007
233702 Number of pigs2007
794053 Number of sheep2007
132924 Number of goats2007
2022547 Total Population2002
564296 Total number of Households2002
698143 Total number of Dwellings2002
4 378 Catering trade establishment2016
570 Accommodation establishment2016
18 749  Total number of capacities in retail trade2016
18 266 Stores2016
483 Gas stations2016

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