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Indicators of economy in Albania

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2021 was at about 12.259 USD per capita. GDP in Albania, on the other hand, reached USD 6.494 per capita, or 18.26 billion USD in the whole country. Albania is one of the smaller economies and is currently ranked 122. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Albania is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 84.

Inflation in Albania was in 2021 at around 2.04%. Within the EU, the average in the same year was 2.55%. In the United States, it was most recently 4.70%.

Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 48.0% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.


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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

Overall, the gross domestic product in Albania in 2020 decreased moderatly from 15.40 billion US Dollar to 15.13 billion US Dollar. Certainly, there have been shifts in some sectors of the economy, but a minus of 1.8% is still comparatively good this year. Numerous countries suffered more substantial losses. The tourism sector alone slumped by around 49 percent. The unemployment rate rose from 11.5 to 13.3 percent. The consumer inflation rate has risen from 1.4% previously to 1.6% now.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2021

 Albania
Total
Albania
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP18.26 bn USD6,494.39 USD17.09 tn USD33,228.68 USD
Gross national product17.19 bn USD6,113.24 USD16.78 tn USD32,621.03 USD


Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1984 - 2021



Im- and Exports 2021

 Albania
Total
Albania
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports8.00 bn USD2,846.66 USD8,916.24 bn USD17,337.55 USD
Exports5.59 bn USD1,987.53 USD9,554.34 bn USD18,578.33 USD


Development of imports and exports in millions of USD 1980 - 2021

Exports
Imports



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