General profile: Israel

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
8.322 Millions
3.600 ILS/US$
350 540 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 21 640 km²
0.24 %
3.30 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+1.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
42 770
58 413
63 701
61 092
Merchandise imports
47 142
61 209
64 990
(e) 71 908
Merchandise trade balance
-4 371
-2 796
-1 289
(e) -10 816
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
28 %28 %72 %72 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
14 5474 5403 1822 9652 18114 5474 5403 1822 9652 181
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
17 349
25 375
36 826
(e) 44 320
Services imports
14 337
18 807
24 554
(e) 29 123
Services trade balance
3 012
6 568
12 272
(e) 15 197
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
21.2
17.1
10.9
(e) 9.2
Travel
18.4
20.1
15.7
(e) 14.9
Other services
60.4
62.8
71.6
(e) 74.3
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+3.3 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
142 463
233 611
299 094
350 540
GDP per capita, current US$
21 576
31 459
37 088
42 124
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
4.10
5.48
2.63
3.30
Current account balance, % of GDP
3.06
3.69
4.92
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
4.488
3.739
3.887
3.600
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
55.122.320.530.328.255.122.320.530.328.2
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+1.8 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
4 818.27
6 984.91
11 336.50
18 954.00
FDI outflows
2 945.83
7 943.57
10 969.00
6 275.30
Personal remittances, % of GDP
0.26
0.24
0.28
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
974.0974.0853.1853.1859.0859.0764.8764.8684.9684.9594.6594.6571.5571.5507.0507.0628.4628.4579.7579.7488.8488.8376.9376.9715.0715.0423.0423.0410.0410.0499.0499.0400.0400.018 95418 95411 90311 90311 33711 3376 0496 04911 84211 8429 0189 0188 6538 6536 9856 9854 6074 60710 27510 2758 7988 79814 39614 3964 8184 8182 9472 9473 3223 3221 5831 5831 7721 7726 9576 957974.0853.1859.0764.8684.9594.6571.5507.0628.4579.7488.8376.9715.0423.0410.0499.0400.018 95411 90311 3376 04911 8429 0188 6536 9854 60710 2758 79814 3964 8182 9473 3221 5831 7726 957FDI 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
-0.11
2.21
3.00
(e) 1.62
Balance, % of imports
-0.26
6.71
10.62
(e) 5.89
Normalized balance
-0.001
0.032
0.050
(e) 0.029
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
57586063657272686478828282
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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0.017 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
864
486
316
326
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
20.06
33.20
33.22
46.45
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
2 282 000
2 522 000
2 856 028
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
7.51
12.29
14.33
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
9.75
9.20
11.46
..
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.
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: 14 August 2018