General profile: Israel

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2016
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
8.192 Millions
3.841 ILS/US$
309 807 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
..
-0.54 %
2.80 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-5.6 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2016
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchandise exports
42 770
58 413
63 701
(e) 60 160
Merchandise imports
47 142
61 209
64 990
(e) 68 835
Merchandise trade balance
-4 371
-2 796
-1 289
(e) -8 675
Export structure by product group in 2016
(as % of total exports)
33 %33 %67 %67 %
Top 5 partners in 2016
(exports, millions of US$)
17 6574 4173 9143 3222 50217 6574 4173 9143 3222 502
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Services exports
16 873
25 375
(e) 35 328
(e) 38 899
Services imports
13 826
18 807
(e) 22 431
(e) 23 782
Services trade balance
3 047
6 568
(e) 12 898
(e) 15 118
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2016
Transport
21.8
17.1
(e) 11.4
(e) 9.1
Travel
17.0
20.1
(e) 15.4
(e) 14.2
Other services
61.2
62.8
(e) 71.9
(e) 75.2
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.8 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2016
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
GDP, current
142 462
233 756
299 413
309 807
GDP per capita, current US$
21 573
31 502
37 129
37 816
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
4.15
5.66
2.51
2.80
Current account balance, % of GDP
2.84
3.36
4.83
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
4.488
3.739
3.887
3.841
GDP by expenditure in 2015
(as % of total GDP)
54.722.319.930.727.754.722.319.930.727.7
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+4.0 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2016
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2016
FDI inflows
4 818.27
6 335.00
11 510.00
12 323.70
FDI outflows
2 945.83
8 657.00
9 884.48
12 500.73
Personal remittances, % of GDP
..
..
..
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
12 32412 32411 51011 5106 7386 73812 44812 4488 4688 4688 7288 7286 3356 3354 6074 60710 27510 2758 7988 79814 39614 3964 8184 8182 9472 9473 3223 3221 5831 5831 7721 7726 9576 95712 32411 5106 73812 4488 4688 7286 3354 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
2016
Balance, % of GDP
-0.08
2.22
(e) 3.17
(e) 2.44
Balance, % of imports
-0.20
6.74
(e) 11.58
(e) 8.69
Normalized balance
-0.001
0.033
(e) 0.055
(e) 0.042
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
595862647272686478828281
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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0.018 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2016
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2016
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
864 000 000
486 059 000
316 251 000
321 291 000
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
20.06
33.20
33.22
37.36
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
2 281 552
(e) 2 446 000
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2016
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.
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