Non-Profit Sector, Number of Organizations operating during the 2006 – 2020 period, Gender Relations in NGO Administration

Open Data Albania is conducting a research in respect to the number of Non-Profit Organizations operating in the country. According to Law no. 8788, dated 7.5.2001, a “Non-Profit” can be an association, foundation or center, which operates independently from state bodies and interests. The right to establish a non-profit organization belongs to any natural or legal person, local or foreign. Non-profit organizations, after their establishment,…

Personal income tax in the Republic of Albania, January 2022

Open Data Albania is listing the types of personal income tax, i.e of the individual citizen or resident in the country, based on the type of income he generates (earns and collects). The listing excludes taxes extracted from the salary income or business income, but other revenue the individual generates, such as: rent, bank interests or lending; Property Sale profit – the difference between the…

Innovation Index, how Albania compares to the region

Open Data Albania is conducting an assessment on indicators related to Innovation. The latter are part of the Global Innovation Index IIG assessment, developed by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The index evaluates and ranks 132 countries, among them Albania, where the highest the country’s ranking, the poorest its innovation performance. The Innovation Index measures and evaluates 81 indicators related to Institutions, Infrastructure, Human…

Costs on wages, Contributions and Mandatory Taxes on the Average Wage in Albania and Region, January 2022

In the following article we will analyze the costs APPLIED, other than the net salary (salary collected by the Employee), for an occupation with an average salary in Albania and the Region. Countries apply obligatory Health contributions; Social Security contributions as protection net for Retirement Pension and Disability, as well as Unemployment Insurance. Beyond the Contributions and the Insurance, individuals also pay Income Tax. Contributions…

Budget Employees 2022 and Average Salaries by Budget Institutions

In 2022, the Direct Budget Institutions are expected to employ 84 214 (eighty four thousand two hundred and fourteen) people. This is 450 more employees than in 2021. Employees in budgetary institutions include only institutions in which staff costs are covered by State Budget funds. This does not include: Central Bank, or other public sector structures such as state-owned financial and non-financial enterprises, Special Funds…