Offenders convicted for causing or inciting suicide, 2004 – 2012

Open Data Albania is exploring on the number of persons prosecuted as perpetrators of encouraging suicide. This research is based on cases prosecuted and offenders convicted by the courts under section 99 of the Criminal Code “Causing Suicide”. Criminal law considers guilty and sentences to a fine or imprisonment of up to five years, all those people that cause suicide or incite attempted suicide to…

Incomes, expenses and financing from the budget for Health Insurance 1995-2013

Open Data Albania is exploring the value of income and expenses of health insurance and the coverage from the state budget. Scheme contributions for health insurance are administered by the Health Insurance Institute (HII). According to its Statute, HII provides funding sources from: contributions of the insured, the state budget, donations and other income. The rate of contribution for health insurance is 3.4% and is…

On Income, expenses and budget financing for Social Security 1993-2013

Open Data Albania is investigating the income and expenditure for social insurance scheme and the difference covered by the state budget. Contribution scheme is administered by the Social Insurance Institute (SII) and has five insurance branches: disease, maternity, pension, accidents and occupational diseases, and unemployment. Social insurance scheme is compulsory for all employed individuals, but other individuals can be part of it through voluntary insurance…

The annual cost per inmate in the Republic of Albania in 2013

Open Data Albania is exploring the costs of the annual State budget to keep detainees in prisons or prisoners for serving prison sentences. To obtain this analysis it was taken under consideration the value of budget expenditures for all transactions in 2013 and this total was divided by the number of prisoners and detainees in a certain date of the year and there was also…

The trend of interest rates in the banking system in 2013

Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on interest rates on loans and deposits in the domestic banking system during 2004-2013 . According to data from the Bank of Albania, the average monthly rate of loan in local currency fell 8.9 % in December 2013 in accordance with reduction of interest rate set by the Bank of Albania , at 3 %. Source: ODAProcessing and…

Chrome, trading volume of during 2005-2013

Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on trading volume of chrome during 2005-2013. During 1970-1990 , Albania was the first producer of chromium in Europe and ranked second in the world in the export and manufacturing of this product. Currently all the chromium explored in the country is being exported , as there is no heavy industry which provides domestic  demand for this mineral.…

Labor Market in the Banking System 2009 – 2013

Open Data Albania is investigating the labor market, namely the number of persons employed in commercial banks in the years 2009-2013. The analysis aims to assess the pace of growth or contraction of the labor market in this sector. Specifically in 2009, the banking sector employed 6384 individuals. This number decreased in 2010 with 442 employees less than in the previous year. After 2010 fluctuations…

Open Data Albania has conducted a research on data on profit banking system during year 2013. According to data from the Bank of Albania, the banking system has sealed a positive year in terms of accumulated profits from his activity.   Despite the economic crisis that has been associated with reduced lending and deposit rates, banks have been able to collect more profits. In late…

Inflation trend during 1988 – 2013

Open Data Albania has updated data on inflation in Albania for a 25 -year period , from 1988 to 2013 . Inflation is an indicator of change in the general price level in an economy. Inflation is measured as the change in the consumer price index ( CPI ), which measures the change in price of a basket of items for these goods typically consumed…

Imports to Albania by countries, 2013

Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on Albania imports by country of origin during the period from 2005 to 2013 . Total imports declined by 3% on an annual basis in 2013 , reaching 512 billion All, reflecting both the contraction of consumption in the country by individuals, as well the fall of businesses investments. With the decline in imports and increase of exports…

Exports by Destination 2005-2013

Open Data has undertaken a research on destinations of Albanian exports over the period 2005-2013. There have been analized performance of 15 countries that share the biggest part of Albanian exports. Although exports continue to be dominated by Italy, during the last two years Albanian exporting companies have expanded the geography of their sales abroad, particularly in other European countries. Exports by main trade partners…

Loans and deposits by currency during 2002-2013

Open Data Albania has updated data on lending to the economy and bank deposits during the period 2002-2013. At the end of December 2013 crediting of the economy amounted to 547.9 billion All, registering the first decline of bank loans over the past 11 years. Credit to the economy was reduced by 22.1 % on an annual basis in 2013. Source: Central BankProcessing and comments:…

Profits of Banks during 2008-2013

Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on the earnings performance of banks operating in Albania . The report detailed data from the Albanian Association of Banks, which collects data based on self- reporting banks, profits, deposits, loans, etc. Reports Albanian Association of Banks are under financial standards IFRS and may differ from those of the Central Bank that analyzes data banking system by another…

Loan-Deposits ratio of Banks in 2013

Open Data Albania has undertaken a research on weight and coverage of loans to deposits in commercial banks in 2013. At the end of this year, total deposits were at about 933 billion All with a decrease of 6% compared to last year ( this figure does not include Alpha Bank , Union Bank and Tirana Bank , as they have not reported annual data).…