Energy Purchase Price from the State and the Stock Exchange, 2012 -2021. Year and Month when the Difference Between Exchange Stock Prices and Energy Purchases Price by State is emphasized.

Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania Source: HUPX, ERE 2021, Annual Report 2021 Comments and Analysis: Open Data Albania…

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,…

Basic Consumption and Production Costs: External and Internal Factors influencing rising costs, March and April 2022

Open Data Albania is analyzing causes and prospects for the increase in the overall level of prices and costs in Albania, as well as production, export or final consumption prices. To this end, we are listing external and internal factors for  influencing rising costs because, in addition to market embargoes due to the Russian Federation’s Aggression against Ukraine, there are also factors associated with domestic…

Mortality Rate from Sars-CoV-2, Albania, countries in the Region and Worldwide

Open Data Albania is analyzing several indicators on infection and riskiness or mortality from Sars-CoV- 2. The main indicator, which will serve as a basis for comparison between countries is mortality the virus. The latter will be measured as the ratio of confirmed deaths by against the number of confirmed cases with Covid-19. The data for this article was obtained from Our World in Data…

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…

Ranking by value of the State Treasury beneficiary businesses, 2019-2021 period

In this article, we’ll present the transactions of the State Treasury in Albania and their distribution during the last 3 (three) years. Private companies or economic operators that have benefited the most from payments from the State Budget in this period have been considered. Payments towards state institutions, public companies – owned by ministries, municipalities or other authorities are excluded from this analysis, as well…

Concentration of the Hydrocarbon market in Albania

The analytical team at Open Data Albania is examining the Albanian market of “Fuel and Oil”, to assess whether there is the premise for concentration of one/few operators with a dominant position in the market. To achieve this, we used budgetary market purchases (purchases paid from the State Budget) and state fuel subsidies for farmers as a sample, given that information about the companies open…

Projection, the date when Albania potentially reaches the level of per capita income of the EU

Open Data Albania is analyzing different projections or scenarios which will try to estimate when will Albania reach the same level of per capita average income with European Union. To establish the potential pessimistic and optimistic projections, we are considering the dynamic changes that the per capita income has undergone in the country. To that end, we’ll be assessing the growth progression or change in…

Public Procurement Procedures without competition in 2020 and 2021

Open Data Albania has done a short analysis on Public Procurement Procedures held in 2020 and 2021 without competition or open procedures. As such, we have taken into consideration tenders that were conducted with Restricted, local or international, procedures and Negotiated procurement procedures without prior publication of a contract notice.In this analysis, we have not considered Negotiated procurement procedures with prior announcement or Requests for…

Electricity generation from Public and Private Hydropower Plants 2007-2021

Open Data Albania is publishing data on the production of electricity from hydropower plants in the country. In addition to the hydro works owned and administered by the Albanian Electricity Corporation (KESH), there are also small and medium HPPs operating in the country. Their licensing and construction started during the Government Program for Energy mandate 2009 – 2013, through Public Private Partnerships or Concessionary HPPs.…

Planned Government Expenditure for Healthcare Programs, 2022 Budget

Open Data Albania is analyzing the level of public spending on healthcare over the years by examining the programs that cover health services. In accordance with Law no. 115/2021 ‘On the 2022 budget’, there are 77 billion ALL planned to be distributed to the  Ministry of Health and Social Protection, out of which 63% or 49 billion ALL will be allocated for the health services…