General profile: Greece

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
11.160 Millions
0.887 EUR/US$
200 187 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 128 900 km²
1.12 %
1.30 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+15.7 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
17 278
27 950
28 731
32 597
Merchandise imports
54 436
66 913
48 352
56 848
Merchandise trade balance
-37 158
-38 963
-19 622
-24 251
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
2 %2 %36 %36 %32 %32 %10 %10 %20 %20 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
3 4222 2782 2071 9471 5213 4222 2782 2071 9471 521
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
33 866
(e) 37 223
30 964
(e) 32 224
Services imports
16 229
(e) 20 113
12 185
(e) 12 308
Services trade balance
17 637
(e) 17 110
18 779
(e) 19 916
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
(e) 50.9
(e) 54.9
35.7
(e) 32.1
Travel
(e) 39.2
(e) 34.2
50.6
(e) 51.9
Other services
(e) 9.5
10.3
13.2
(e) 15.5
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+1.3 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
247 777
299 362
195 542
200 187
GDP per capita, current US$
21 925
26 154
17 431
17 938
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
0.60
-5.48
-0.29
1.30
Current account balance, % of GDP
-8.87
-11.38
0.12
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.887
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
69.920.210.630.531.269.920.210.630.531.2
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.3 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
623.29
329.91
1 271.87
4 046.05
FDI outflows
1 467.82
1 557.26
1 581.78
672.02
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.49
0.50
0.22
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
244.6244.6428.8428.8734.7734.7804.8804.8681.2681.21 186.21 186.21 499.21 499.22 020.32 020.32 686.62 686.62 483.72 483.71 542.61 542.61 220.11 220.11 242.01 242.01 561.01 561.01 658.01 658.02 013.02 013.02 191.02 191.04 0464 0463 0693 0691 2721 2722 6882 6882 8172 8171 7401 7401 1431 1433303302 4362 4364 4994 4992 1112 1115 3555 3556236232 1022 1021 2751 27550501 5891 5891 1081 108244.6428.8734.7804.8681.21 186.21 499.22 020.32 686.62 483.71 542.61 220.11 242.01 561.01 658.02 013.02 191.04 0463 0691 2722 6882 8171 7401 1433302 4364 4992 1115 3556232 1021 275501 5891 108FDI 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
-7.61
(e) -7.72
-0.17
(e) -0.38
Balance, % of imports
-26.35
(e) -26.22
-0.57
(e) -1.19
Normalized balance
-0.152
(e) -0.151
-0.003
(e) -0.006
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
64586067646056514758575250
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
58%Male 58%Female
42%Female 42%
OTHER INDICATORS
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3.880 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
54 642
67 629
75 121
72 250
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
29.07
34.25
46.81
50.15
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 137 000
3 679 000
4 461 000
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
2.80
1.99
3.07
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
5.74
4.83
4.89
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
(l) 2.98
(o) 3.52
..
..
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.
l
Data not available for G5151; G5152 and 7123.
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
o
Number of persons employed in full time equivalent units.Total business economy includes repair of computers, personal and household goods; except financial and insurance activities.
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: 14 August 2018