General profile: North Macedonia

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2021
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
2.103 Millions
52.102 MKD/US$
14 050 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(q) 25 220 km²
3.23 %
3.95 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+23.4 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2021
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchandise exports
2 041
3 351
4 536
8 186
Merchandise imports
3 228
5 474
6 427
11 386
Merchandise trade balance
-1 187
-2 123
-1 892
-3 200
Export structure by product group in 2021
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %84 %84 %5 %5 %8 %8 %
Top 5 partners in 2021
(exports, millions of US$)
4 0913963122652534 091396312265253
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Services exports
687
989
1 528
2 058
Services imports
545
(e) 816
1 142
1 460
Services trade balance
141
(e) 174
387
599
Services exports by main category²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Transport
23.4
27.7
23.3
24.6
Travel
13.0
19.9
17.3
18.7
Other services
35.5
36.3
34.1
42.9
TRADE INDICES
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135136150142123108100968173787062858666615551454651889697979899100949289899599959797989999101102103
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+4.0 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2021
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
GDP, current
6 259
9 407
10 065
14 050
GDP per capita, current US$
3 011
4 493
4 775
6 680
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
4.72
3.36
3.86
3.95
Current account balance, % of GDP
-2.55
-2.11
-1.91
-3.41
Exchange rate (/US$)
49.284
46.485
55.537
52.102
GDP by expenditure in 2020
(as % of total GDP)
67.416.829.658.170.967.416.829.658.170.9
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.6 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2021
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2021
FDI inflows
96.02
212.53
240.45
605.58
FDI outflows
2.87
4.77
15.46
90.86
Personal remittances, % of GDP
3.62
4.12
3.05
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
412.9317.1344.5314.5290.8306.7366.5376.1394.2434.1387.9381.2406.6345.0266.6226.6213.0173.7105.973.480.960623044672520537524027333514347921320158669343396324447215FDI 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
2021
Balance, % of GDP
-17.76
(e) -20.23
-16.67
-16.02
Balance, % of imports
-34.87
(e) -34.83
-25.67
-19.84
Normalized balance
-0.211
(e) -0.211
-0.147
-0.110
Trade openness²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
14613013913212411711311210511111196861121069284
LIVING AREA
Population by living area in 2021
(% of population)
Urban
59%Urban 59%Rural
41%Rural 41%
OTHER INDICATORS
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Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2021
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2021
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
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..
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Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2006 = 100 for China)
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Container port throughput (TEU)
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..
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Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2021
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.39
0.32
0.62
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
4.28
4.83
3.72
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
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..
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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.
q
Estimated. Data refers to 2020.
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: 20 October 2022