Markets Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Currency 1.19 1.19 1.18 1.18 1.17 1.16
Stock Market (points) 1127.60 1097 1074 1052 1030 986
Government Bond 10y (%) 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55

Overview Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.10 0.4 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.50 7.2 2.9 5 5 5
Unemployment Rate (%) 7.90 10.2 10.2 8.7 8.2 7.4
Inflation Rate (%) 0.30 1.9 2 1.9 1.8 2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.80 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Interest Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Balance of Trade (EUR Million) -72.26 -270 -270 -230 -230 -230
Current Account (EUR Million) 90.00 50 50 30 30 30
Current Account to GDP (%) -0.50 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.4
Government Debt to GDP (%) 36.90 45 45 45 45 47
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.20 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -5.8
Business Confidence (points) -9.20 -5 -3 -2 -1 2
Consumer Confidence (points) -25.80 -13 -16 -14 -8 -10
Retail Sales MoM (%) 4.40 1.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 31.40 31.4 31.4 31.4 31.4 31.4

GDP Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
GDP Growth Rate (%) 1.10 0.4 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.6
GDP Annual Growth Rate (%) -1.50 7.2 2.9 5 5 5
GDP (USD Billion) 34.12 31 31 31 31 33.5
GDP Constant Prices (EUR Thousand) 7225447.00 6052567 6743895 7085081 7381113 7750168
Gross National Product (EUR Million) 8171.00 7081 7413 8766 8017 8418
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (EUR Thousand) 2043946.00 1396476 1674086 2300094 2024925 2126171
GDP per capita (USD) 16697.69 16100 16100 16100 16100 16700
GDP per capita PPP (USD) 30830.10 30300 30300 30300 30300 31000
GDP From Agriculture (EUR Thousand) 173240.00 171964 301730 182709 331754 348341
GDP From Construction (EUR Thousand) 473007.00 276943 409536 519022 512215 537826
GDP From Manufacturing (EUR Thousand) 824005.00 670985 751326 773671 836367 878185
GDP From Mining (EUR Thousand) 174470.00 226557 188202 226719 151047 158599
GDP From Public Administration (EUR Thousand) 631746.00 356324 484753 523163 468292 491706
GDP From Services (EUR Thousand) 1003126.00 745260 853276 968149 1096565 1151394
GDP From Transport (EUR Thousand) 482990.00 473287 431014 652744 541819 568910

Labour Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Unemployment Rate (%) 7.90 10.2 10.2 8.7 8.2 7.4
Wages (EUR/Month) 915.00 880 880 880 880 880
Minimum Wages (EUR/Month) 500.00 500 500 500 560 560
Population (Million) 1.92 1.88 1.88 1.87 1.87 1.85
Retirement Age Women 63.75 64 64 64 64 64.25
Retirement Age Men 63.75 64 64 64 64 64.25

Prices Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Inflation Rate (%) 0.30 1.9 2 1.9 1.8 2
Inflation Rate Mom (%) 0.80 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Harmonised Consumer Prices (points) 108.83 111 111 114 114 114
Consumer Price Index CPI (points) 110.00 110 111 114 110 113
Core Consumer Prices (points) 107.66 110 109 112 112 112
Producer Prices (points) 107.40 106 106 131 131 109
Producer Prices Change (%) 2.10 1.3 1.3 1.9 1.9 1.9
CPI Housing Utilities (points) 104.90 108 107 112 106 108
CPI Transportation (points) 107.50 104 103 113 104 106
Food Inflation (%) -0.60 1.1 1.6 2.2 2 2.2

Money Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Interest Rate (%) 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Interbank Rate (%) 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17

Trade Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Balance of Trade (EUR Million) -72.26 -270 -270 -230 -230 -230
Current Account (EUR Million) 90.00 50 50 30 30 30
Current Account to GDP (%) -0.50 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.4
Imports (EUR Million) 1139.72 1450 1450 1450 1450 1450
Exports (EUR Million) 1067.46 1180 1180 1360 1360 1360

Government Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Government Debt to GDP (%) 36.90 45 45 45 45 47
Government Budget (% of GDP) -0.20 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -7.2 -5.8
Government Budget Value (EUR Million) -125850748.00 35777 35777 35777 35777 35777
Government Spending (EUR Thousand) 1478948.00 1146935 1442939 1299146 1215609 1276390
Government Spending to GDP (%) 38.90 41.8 41.8 41.8 41.8 39

Taxes Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Corporate Tax Rate (%) 20.00 20 20 20 20 20
Personal Income Tax Rate (%) 31.40 31.4 31.4 31.4 31.4 31.4
Sales Tax Rate (%) 21.00 21 21 21 21 21
Social Security Rate (%) 35.09 35.09 35.09 35.09 35.09 35.09
Social Security Rate For Companies (%) 24.09 24.09 24.09 24.09 24.09 24.09
Social Security Rate For Employees (%) 11.00 11 11 11 11 11

Business Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Business Confidence (points) -9.20 -5 -3 -2 -1 2
Industrial Production (%) 1.50 2.2 1.8 2 2 2
Industrial Production Mom (%) 0.60 1 0.8 0.2 0.6 0.3

Consumer Actual Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2022
Consumer Confidence (points) -25.80 -13 -16 -14 -8 -10
Retail Sales MoM (%) 4.40 1.5 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Retail Sales YoY (%) -8.50 2.6 2.9 3.3 3.3 3.3
Consumer Spending (EUR Thousand) 3691654.00 3738339 3525654 4039751 4169133 4377590
Bank Lending Rate (%) 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05 4.05
Gasoline Prices (USD/Liter) 1.51 1.39 1.32 1.14 1.19 1.13


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