Solid external balances and low levels of indebtedness in both the private and the public sector will support moderate growth of above 2% in the period 2017-2019. Some uncertainties persist, however, as to the future course of fiscal policy and the impacts of the expected strengthening of the domestic currency.
|Main Economic Indicators||2014||2015||2016||2017||2018||2019|
|Population, 1000 persons.||10525||10546||10564||.||.||.|
|GDP, real change in %||2.7||4.5||2.4||2.4||2.6||2.3|
|GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)||23800||25200||25900||.||.||.|
|Gross industrial production, real change in %||5.0||4.6||3.0||.||.||.|
|Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average||6.1||5.1||4.0||3.9||3.8||3.6|
|Average gross monthly wages, EUR||936||970||1021||.||.||.|
|Consumer prices, % p.a.||0.4||0.3||0.6||2.0||1.8||1.8|
|Fiscal balance in % of GDP||-1.9||-0.6||-0.4||.||.||.|
|Public debt in % of GDP||42.2||40.3||39.5||.||.||.|
|Current account in % of GDP||0.2||0.9||1.6||1.2||0.9||0.8|
|FDI inflow, EUR mn||6101||2223||5500||.||.||.|
|Gross external debt in % of GDP||67.8||69.4||69.6||.||.||.|
Basic data are continuously updated.
* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
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