Country Profile

Kosovo* is a multi-party parliamentary representative democratic republic. It is a developing country, with an upper-middle-income economy.

Social entrepreneurship in the country is still in its nascent stages. Social entrepreneurship ecosystem is being developed in Kosovo trough a number of programs for young people who wanted to start their own business in order to improve their communities.


Country Facts and Figures [KOS]

Indicator  Value  Source 
Population 1,775,378 World bank,2020
Human Development Index  0.750 HDI,2019
GDP (current US$) (billions) 7,611,402.17 World Bank,2020
GDP growth -6.9 World bank,2020
GNI per capita, PPP ($) 11,650 World bank,2020
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) (millions) 285,081,551 World bank,2019
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 49.1 World bank,2019
Tax revenue (% of GDP) 22.5 Ceicdata.com, 2020
Unemployment rate 25.9 ASK, 2020
Unemployment rate (male) 23.5 ASK, 2020
Unemployment rate (female) 32.3 ASK, 2020
Unemployment rate (youth 15-24 years) 49.1 ASK, 2020
Employment rate (male) 42.8 ASK, 2020
Employment rate (female) 14.1 ASK, 2020
Average monthly net wage (EUR) 466 ASK, 2020
Poverty rate  18 Kosovo Agency of Statistics, 2017
Households with internet access (%) 93% ASK, 2018
Sources: * Human Development Index 2019 * World Bank 2015, 2019 & 2020 * Agencija za statistike Kosovo 2017, 2018 & 2020 * Ceicdata.com, 2020

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*All references to Kosovo, whether the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of Kosovo.