Given the huge economic uncertainty generated by the spread of the coronavirus in Europe, we are currently only publishing headline real GDP growth forecasts for our countries. We will produce a full update of our forecasts as soon as is realistically possible.

map Slovakia
Main Economic Indicators201720182019202020212022
Population, 1000 persons543954475450...
GDP, real change in %
GDP per capita (EUR at PPP)215002260023500...
Gross industrial production, real change in %
Unemployment rate - LFS, in %, average8.16.55.8...
Average gross monthly wages, EUR95410131092...
Consumer prices, % p.a.
Fiscal balance in % of GDP-1.0-1.1-1.2...
Public debt in % of GDP51.349.448.3...
Current account in % of GDP-1.9-2.6-2.9...
FDI inflow, EUR mn374921582143...
Gross external debt in % of GDP111.4113.6111.9...

Basic data are continuously updated.

* Forecasts are changed beginning of March, July and November.
See Press Conferences.

Forecasts as of March 2020 considering the effect of COVID-19 with a severe scenario. Due to this uncertain situation we only offer forecasts for GDP.


SLOVAKIA: Low and vulnerable growth

Doris Hanzl-Weiss
in: Uncertainty in Turbulent Times
wiiw Forecast Report No. Spring 2020, March 2020 , pp. 139-142
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Monthly Report No. 9/2019

Richard Grieveson, Julia Grübler and Doris Hanzl-Weiss
wiiw Monthly Report No. 9, September 2019
43 pages including 1 Table and 31 Figures