General profile: Georgia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
3.980 Millions
2.367 GEL/US$
14 059 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
2.13 %
2.80 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-4.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
865
1 677
2 205
2 114
Merchandise imports
2 490
5 257
7 281
7 236
Merchandise trade balance
-1 625
-3 580
-5 076
-5 122
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
8 %8 %41 %41 %18 %18 %33 %33 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
206174170167153206174170167153
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
738
1 641
3 155
(e) 3 367
Services imports
636
1 093
1 700
(e) 1 757
Services trade balance
102
548
1 455
(e) 1 610
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
45.1
42.5
30.2
(e) 27.3
Travel
32.7
40.2
61.4
(e) 64.3
Other services
19.1
14.8
7.8
(e) 7.8
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.8 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
6 411
11 638
13 965
14 059
GDP per capita, current US$
1 433
2 738
3 491
3 533
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
5.80
5.80
5.80
2.80
Current account balance, % of GDP
-10.84
-10.29
-11.78
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
1.813
1.782
2.269
2.367
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
71.216.532.145.064.971.216.532.145.064.9
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.6 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
452.75
813.84
1 575.97
1 661.42
FDI outflows
-89.48
135.15
309.15
231.79
Personal remittances, % of GDP
6.96
10.17
10.68
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
1 481.91 481.91 986.51 986.51 945.31 945.31 770.11 770.11 547.31 547.31 183.91 183.91 111.61 111.61 065.01 065.0883.1883.1627.3627.3446.0446.0358.6358.6248.5248.5226.3226.3218.6218.6205.9205.91 6611 6611 5761 5761 7631 7639509509119111 0481 0488148146596591 5641 5641 7501 7501 1701 1704534534924923353351601601101101311311 481.91 986.51 945.31 770.11 547.31 183.91 111.61 065.0883.1627.3446.0358.6248.5226.3218.6205.91 6611 5761 7639509111 0488146591 5641 7501 170453492335160110131FDI 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
2016
Balance, % of GDP
-17.40
-17.87
-20.90
(e) -32.78
Balance, % of imports
-34.14
-34.02
-32.10
(e) -43.11
Normalized balance
-0.206
-0.205
-0.191
(e) -0.275
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
1191091031029692877887898985
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2016
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.005 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
1 340 000 000
935 200 000
152 706 000
89 978 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
3.81
4.02
5.61
5.73
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
226 115
(e) 291 365
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
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).
e
Estimated.
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: 15 September 2017