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Serbia

 
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Coordinates:
44.00 N  21.00 E

 
 
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   Government    Serbia Top of Page
Political parties and leaders:
Definition Field Listing
Democratic Party of Serbia or DSS [Vojislav KOSTUNICA]; Democratic Party or DS [Boris TADIC]; G17 Plus [Miadjan DINKIC is acting leader]; Serbian Radical Party or SRS [Vojislav SISELJ, but Tomislav NIKOLIC is acting leader]; Socialist Party of Serbia or SPS [vacant, but Ivica DACIC is head of the SPS Main Board]; New Serbia or NS [Velimir ILIC]; Serbian Renewal Movement or SPO [Vuk DRASKOVIC]
   Economy    Serbia Top of Page
GDP (purchasing power parity):
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
$41.15 billion for Serbia (including Kosovo) (2005 est.)
GDP (official exchange rate):
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$19.19 billion for Serbia alone (excluding Kosovo) (2004 est.)
GDP - real growth rate:
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
5.9% for Serbia alone (excluding Kosovo) (2005 est.)
GDP - per capita (PPP):
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
$4,400 for Serbia (including Kosovo) (2005)
GDP - composition by sector:
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agriculture: 16.6%
industry: 25.5%
services: 57.9% (2005 est.)
Labor force:
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
2.961 million for Serbia (including Kosovo) (2002)
Labor force - by occupation:
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agriculture: 30%
industry: 46%
services: 24%
note: excluding Kosovo and Montenegro (2002)
Unemployment rate:
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
31.6%
note: unemployment is approximately 50% in Kosovo (2005)
Inflation rate (consumer prices):
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
15.5% (2005)
Investment (gross fixed):
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14.2% of GDP (2005 est.)
Public debt:
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
53.1% of GDP (2005 est.)
Industrial production growth rate:
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
1.4% (2006)
Electricity - production:
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33.87 billion kWh (excluding Kosovo and Montenegro) (2004)
Electricity - exports:
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12.05 billion kWh (excluding Kosovo; exported to Montenegro) (2004)
Electricity - imports:
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11.23 billion kWh (excluding Kosovo; imports from Montenegro) (2004)
Oil - production:
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14,660 bbl/day (2003 est.)
Natural gas - consumption:
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2.55 billion cu m (2003 est.)
Current account balance:
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-$2.451 billion (2005 est.)
Imports:
Definition Field Listing Rank Order
$10.58 billion (excluding Kosovo and Montenegro) (2005)
Debt - external:
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$15.43 billion (including Montenegro) (2005 est.)
Economic aid - recipient:
Definition Field Listing
$2 billion pledged in 2001 to Serbia and Montenegro (disbursements to follow for several years; aid pledged by EU and US has been placed on hold because of lack of cooperation by Serbia in handing over General Ratco MLADIC to the criminal court in The Hague)

 

This page was last updated on 20 July, 2006


Source: CIA Factbook