General profile: Slovakia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
5.448 Millions
0.887 EUR/US$
95 745 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 48 088 km²
1.31 %
3.40 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+9.0 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
31 889
64 664
75 235
84 521
Merchandise imports
34 649
65 026
73 361
83 322
Merchandise trade balance
-2 760
-363
1 875
1 199
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %89 %89 %5 %5 %4 %4 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
17 4269 7166 4375 3115 09017 4269 7166 4375 3115 090
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
6 402
6 413
8 123
(e) 9 782
Services imports
5 586
7 279
7 923
(e) 8 723
Services trade balance
816
-866
200
(e) 1 059
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
-
29.2
28.7
(e) 27.9
Travel
-
34.7
29.9
(e) 29.9
Other services
-
27.8
35.8
(e) 37.3
TRADE INDICES
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ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+3.4 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
48 965
89 501
87 501
95 745
GDP per capita, current US$
9 069
16 561
16 087
17 575
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
6.75
5.04
3.85
3.40
Current account balance, % of GDP
-10.47
-4.70
-1.72
-2.14
Exchange rate (/US$)
0.804
0.755
0.902
0.887
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
54.519.422.694.691.154.519.422.694.691.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.4 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
3 109.64
1 769.76
106.10
2 276.71
FDI outflows
191.43
946.13
5.95
349.51
Personal remittances, % of GDP
2.47
1.78
2.44
2.19
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
2 100.52 100.52 119.42 119.42 137.62 137.62 395.02 395.02 071.72 071.71 927.91 927.91 752.71 752.71 591.31 591.31 670.91 670.92 050.32 050.31 661.81 661.81 342.91 342.91 211.61 211.6702.12 2772 277-295-295106106-512-512-604-6042 9822 9823 4913 4911 7701 770-6-64 8684 8684 0174 0175 8035 8033 1103 1104 0294 0292 9762 9765 8655 8652 2752 2752 7202 7202 100.52 119.42 137.62 395.02 071.71 927.91 752.71 591.31 670.92 050.31 661.81 342.91 211.62 277-295106-512-6042 9823 4911 770-64 8684 0175 8033 1104 0292 9765 8652 2752 720FDI 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
-5.48
-1.09
1.56
(e) 1.86
Balance, % of imports
-5.60
-1.41
1.74
(e) 2.01
Normalized balance
-0.029
-0.007
0.009
(e) 0.010
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
187182181179183178170153136169187204190
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
55%Male 55%Female
45%Female 45%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
185
193
..
3
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
..
..
..
..
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
..
..
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
9.39
19.13
16.65
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
8.34
15.62
15.01
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
(o) 5.94
..
..
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.
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: 19 November 2018