General profile: Israel

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
8.656 Millions
3.442 ILS/US$
402 733 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(n) 21 640 km²
-0.59 %
-2.46 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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-15.2 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
42 770
58 413
64 063
49 627
Merchandise imports
47 142
61 209
62 065
69 901
Merchandise trade balance
-4 371
-2 796
1 998
-20 275
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
13 %13 %83 %83 %4 %4 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
13 1074 1133 7132 4571 69513 1074 1133 7132 4571 695
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Services exports
17 349
25 375
37 444
(e) 52 569
Services imports
14 337
18 807
24 264
(e) 25 332
Services trade balance
3 012
6 568
13 180
(e) 27 237
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
21.2
17.1
10.8
(e) 7.8
Travel
18.4
20.1
15.8
(e) 5.5
Other services
60.4
62.8
70.9
(e) 84.4
TRADE INDICES
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788890949910092888286857581827774726462616695989599102100919087828891838284858486878889
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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-2.5 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2020
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
GDP, current
142 529
233 996
299 813
402 733
GDP per capita, current US$
21 829
31 852
37 578
46 529
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
4.14
5.58
2.31
-2.46
Current account balance, % of GDP
3.25
3.48
5.19
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
4.488
3.739
3.887
3.442
GDP by expenditure in 2019
(as % of total GDP)
54.222.921.128.927.154.222.921.128.927.1
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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..
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2020
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2020
FDI inflows
4 818.27
6 984.91
11 336.50
..
FDI outflows
2 945.83
7 943.57
10 968.50
..
Personal remittances, % of GDP
2.62
2.03
1.96
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
6 051.05 828.66 194.26 362.45 889.16 185.05 686.84 679.95 073.64 739.54 619.04 535.44 401.73 679.818 22420 78918 16911 98811 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 indicators²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Balance, % of GDP
-0.11
1.95
2.96
..
Balance, % of imports
-0.26
5.93
10.43
..
Normalized balance
-0.001
0.029
0.050
..
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
575856586063657271686478828182
LABOUR FORCE
Labour force by gender in 2020
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
53%Male 53%Female
47%Female 47%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0.016 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2020
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
864
486
317
330
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
..
25.13
30.06
40.60
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
2 282 000
2 522 000
..
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2020
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.
n
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
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: 22 July 2021