General profile: Georgia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
3.912 Millions
2.510 GEL/US$
15 169 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 69 490 km²
6.04 %
5.00 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+29.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
865
1 677
2 205
2 728
Merchandise imports
2 490
5 257
7 300
7 979
Merchandise trade balance
-1 625
-3 580
-5 096
-5 251
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
4 %4 %46 %46 %4 %4 %18 %18 %28 %28 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
395272217209207395272217209207
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
738
1 641
3 155
4 044
Services imports
636
1 093
1 683
1 961
Services trade balance
102
548
1 472
2 083
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
45.1
42.5
30.2
23.8
Travel
32.7
40.2
61.4
68.0
Other services
19.1
14.8
7.8
7.8
TRADE INDICES
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547547446446440440502502503503403403369369319319230230273273257257209209209209175175137137111111999910010015015014314313713713613613613613713714114114214213713713113111911911511510610611011010310310210297971001005474464405025034033693192302732572092091751371119910015014313713613613714114213713111911510611010310297100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+5.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
6 411
11 638
13 993
15 169
GDP per capita, current US$
1 429
2 750
3 541
3 877
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
9.59
6.25
2.88
5.00
Current account balance, % of GDP
-10.85
-10.30
-12.63
-8.88
Exchange rate (/US$)
1.813
1.782
2.269
2.510
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
64.818.432.443.559.164.818.432.443.559.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.8 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
452.75
845.10
1 652.51
1 861.90
FDI outflows
-89.48
135.15
309.15
268.10
Personal remittances, % of GDP
6.96
10.17
10.42
11.83
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
1 794.01 794.01 520.81 520.81 458.71 458.71 986.51 986.51 945.31 945.31 770.11 770.11 547.31 547.31 183.91 183.91 111.61 111.61 065.01 065.0883.1883.1627.3627.3446.0446.0358.6358.6248.5248.5226.3226.3218.6218.6205.9205.91 8621 8621 6031 6031 6531 6531 8181 8181 0211 0211 0231 0231 1301 1308458456646641 5701 5701 7531 7531 1711 1714534534924923353351601601101101311311 794.01 520.81 458.71 986.51 945.31 770.11 547.31 183.91 111.61 065.0883.1627.3446.0358.6248.5226.3218.6205.91 8621 6031 6531 8181 0211 0231 1308456641 5701 7531 171453492335160110131FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
-17.94
-18.60
-18.17
-12.11
Balance, % of imports
-35.20
-35.42
-29.37
-19.59
Normalized balance
-0.214
-0.215
-0.172
-0.109
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
1121021061031019591867786888884
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.004 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 340
935
153
77
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
3.81
4.02
5.61
5.57
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
209 800
222 000
222 000
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.06
0.28
1.05
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
4.39
5.19
4.49
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 19 November 2018