Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by economic activity and by expenditure approach, 2018

  • 18/09/2019

Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) publishes Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data for 2018 by economic activities and expenditure approach based on ESA 2010.

GDP at current prices in 2018 was 6 725.9 million euros. Real growth in 2018, compared to 2017, was 3.82%, while the GDP per capita for 2018 was 3 746 euros.

Real growth in 2018 was in the following economic activities: Financial and insurance activities (17.9%); public administration and defense; compulsory social security (9.5%); construction (9.3%); health and social work activities (8.1%); wholesale and retail trade, repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles (7.6%); information and communication (5.1%); mining industry (4.2%); transport and storage (4.1%); education (3.9%); administrative and support activities (3.9%); processing industry (3.4%); hotels and restaurants (2.9%); real estate business (2.8%); professional, scientific and technical activities (2.7%); art, entertainment and recreation (2.3%); other services (1.4%); and water supply (0.6%).

While, there was a decrease in the following activities: Agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing (-10.6%); and electricity and gas supply (-3.4%).

Meanwhile, the real growth by key components of GDP with the expenditure approach in 2018 was: Import of services (22.5%); Government final consumption expenditure (8.9%); import of goods (6.5%); gross fixed capital formation (6.1%); export of services (5.5%); final household consumption expenditure (4.8%); final consumption expenditures of NSIPSHs (4.0%).

Meanwhile, there was a decrease in the Export of goods (-2.0%).