Ministry of Education and Science Budget for 2012

Expenditures allocated to “Ministry of Education and Science”  for 2012 is shown in the graph below: Source: Ministry of FinanceComments and Analysis: Open Data Albania (ODA) Budget allocated to every program related to Ministry of Education and Science or 2012 by percent is shown graphically as folllows: Source: Ministry of FinanceComments and Analysis: Open Data Albania (ODA) All the information is presented in the dynamic…

Revenues from health contributions for the Albania Health Insurance Institute during 2000-2011

Albania Health Insurance Institute (AHII) is one of the most important institutions of the country’s health system. It was established in 1995, after the Albanian government’s decision to build a health financing system based on contributions and a single payer. Initially, the AHII reimbursement service covered only a number of drugs, but whiles it was designed to provide step by step more and more services.…

Activity of hospitals

The number of hospitals per 100.000 inhabitants from 1993 until 2008 is shown in the graph below: Source: Ministry of HealthComments and analysis: ODA The number of hospital beds per 100.000 inhabitants from 1993 until 2008 is shown in the graph below: Source: Ministry of HealthComments and analysis: ODA The entire dataset on the activity of hospitals  from 1993 until 2008 is shown in the…

Foreign University Degrees recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science

University Degrees recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science: Source:Ministry of Education ad ScienceComment and analysis:ODA Foreign University Degrees recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science according to the countries where university degrees are issued: Source:Ministry of Education ad ScienceComment and analysis:ODA Foreign University Degrees recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science: Source:Ministry of Education ad ScienceComment and analysis:ODA

The unemployment rate in Albania and a regional comparison

The unemployment rate is the ratio between the number of registered unemployed individuals and the individuals currently in the labor force. The labor force refers to the share of the working age population who are either in a job or actively looking for one. The comparison between Albania and the other countries of the region is given in the following figure: * IMF estimatesSource: IMFComments…

Retirement Pensions: City vs. Countryside

Open Data Albania has conducted a research work on the average and minimum retirement pension in the Albanian villages and cities during the last decade. The report is based on datasets of the monthly pension benefited by the individuals provided from INSTAT (Albanian Institute of Statistics). In the last years, the average retirement pension payment has changed as shown in the following chart: Source: INSTAT…

Fluctuations of Total Revenues and Expenditures in the Consolidated Budget during 2009

Budget is a financial plan of all revenues and expenditures which are presumed to be executed within a period of one year. As a compass it helps to orientate and to organise the operations of each government unit responsible for accomplishing every objective set. As plan, during its preparation process budget is based on forecasts and that is a reason why it changes during the…

Gender relations in the lists of mayors from 2000 to 2015.

Open Data Albania (ODA) has researched the election of mayors in the last four elections. The data were obtained from the electronic newsletters or manuals of the Central Election Commission. This research article contains statistical as well as specific information on the mayoral winners in the local elections of 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2011. In the Republic of Albania there are 65 municipalities on the…

Professional profiles of the high state representatives – The Chairman of the Council of Ministers May 1991- November 2011

Open Data Albania has conducted a research work on the professional profiles of the high State representatives, respectively individuals in the tenure of the Chairman of the Council of Ministers.The research analysis was conducted from May 1991 to November 2011, after the first pluralist elections and fall of the Communist Regime. The data have been researched on the official sites of the main institutions such…

Expenditures allocated for Health function for 2012

Expenditures allocated for Health function for 2012 is shown in the graph below: Source: Ministry of FinanceComments and Analysis: Open Data Albania (ODA) Budget allocated to every program related to “Health” function for 2012 by percent is shown graphically as folllows: Source: Ministry of FinanceComments and Analysis: Open Data Albania (ODA) All the information is presented in the dynamic table below: Source: Ministry of FinanceComments…

The unemployment rate in Albania

The unemployment rate is the ratio between the number of registered unemployed individuals and the individuals currently in the labor force. The labor force refers to the share of the working age population (in Albania from 16 years old to retirement) who are either in a job or actively looking for one. Historically, the unemployment rate has changed as shown in the following figure:Source: Bank…

Fluctuations of Unemployment insurance benefits, Social Assistance and Compensation for Ex-Political prisoners in the Consolidated Budget during 2009

Unemployment insurance benefits, social assistance and compensation for ex-political prisoners are part of Consolidated Budget under “Other Expenditures” category. Even these categories have a small share to total budget expenditure, about 4% -5%, due to nature of social classes that benefit from these payments the sensitivity is high. The following chart shows the fluctuations of these categories in the Initial Budget, Revised Budget, Normative Act…

The Conference “Open Data in Albania” – June 22, 2011

Open Data ideology and practice requires that data are freely available for everyone, laying the foundations for transparency and decision making. Many democratic countries have supported this practice, freeing and facilitating access to their government data.Open Data Albania is a new initiative that embraces the Open Data principles for Albania. This project aims to collect from public offices data on socio-economic indicators, process and publish…