Tag: statistics
Macedonia 01.06.20 | 12:17

Number of newborn babies in Macedonia drops by 7 percent in one year

The number of newborn children in Macedonia has declined for a fifth year in a row. There were 19.845 newborns in 2019, a drop of 7 percent compared to 2018. That’s 3.230 less compared to a year as recent as 2015. The statistics are getting worse in 2020, with just 4.191 newborns in the first quarter...

Macedonia 18.05.20 | 11:19

Macedonia remains the country with the worst coronavirus death rate in the region

Regional comparisons continue to place Macedonia as the worst performer in fighting the coronavirus epidemic. Macedonia has 860 confirmed cases per million, and has 48 deaths per million. Given that the census figures are highly unreliable in Macedonia, the numbers of 1.792 total infections and over...

Economy 31.03.20 | 13:07

Number of industrial workers down 3.2 percent in January and February

The number of workers in the industry dropped 3.2 percent in January and February compared to the same period last year, the Macedonian Bureau of Statistics informed today. The drop was most notable in industries producing durable consumer goods (6.6 percent) and non-durable goods (4.5 percent), wth...

Economy 06.12.19 | 14:39

GDP growth of 3.6 percent in the third quarter of 2019

The State Statistics Bureau today informed that the GDP grew by 3.6 percent in the third quarter of 2019. Growth was reported in the mining, manufacturing, energy and waste management sectors, in construction and in the food industry. This is in accordance with the figures for the first and second quarter...

Economy 24.10.19 | 17:14

Mickoski: Zaev is cooking the books to paint a fake rosy picture of the economy

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski accused the Zaev Government of manipulating macro-economic data to portray a fake rosy picture of the Macedonian economy. Each of the passing three years the Government promised to focus on the economy and to deliver a 5 percent GDP growth. It failed to get half...

Macedonia 20.09.19 | 10:44

Zaev’s head of the Statistics Bureau denies his claims about “phantom voters”

Apostol Simovski, the head of the State Statistics Bureau, dismissed one of the most frequently repeated claims by Zoran Zaev, while he was in the opposition. Zaev and his SDSM party insisted that there is a huge number of phantom voters on the electoral rolls, and refused to participate in elections...

Macedonia 21.03.19 | 10:55

Number of students in elementary and high school education drops by 0.9 and 2.2 percent

The number of elementary school pupils in Macedonia dropped by 0.9 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year, down to a total of 188.517. The drop among high school students was even greater, by 2.2 percent, down to 70.861, reported the DZS State Statistics Bureau. About 120.000 of elementary school...

Economy 12.03.19 | 15:05

Drop in the number of foreign tourists

The number of tourists in Macedonia dropped by 0.7 percent in January, and the number of nights they spent in the country was down 4.3 percent. Statistics show that the number of domestic tourists grew by 2.6 percent, and the drop was due to the 2.7 drop in foreign tourists. A total of 49.021 tourists...