“February, Month of Civil Engagement for EU Integration” started – AIS presented a Policy Paper on Integrity Control of Public Contractors, EU practice and the Albanian Context

February, the Month of Civil Engagement for European Integration, began with an event of the Organization AIS, whose purpose was to presentat a Policy Paper titled “Control of the Integrity of Public Contractors, EU practices and contracting in the Albanian Context”, drafted in the frame of the C1-EU- NPA Project. His Excellency, the ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Tirana, Mr. Reinout Vos,…

The 2023 Budget based on Governmental Functions and Programs, Initial Plan, revisions to the annual plan

This article aims to draw attention to the planning of budget expenditures based on different functions for the year 2023 and their categorization by Government program. The data were extracted from the Plans approved by the Law on the 2023 Budget (Law No. 84/2022). For 2023, the planned expenditures amount to 698 billion Lek. The largest portion of expenditures is composed by the function of…

Albanian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom, by gender, age group, and admissions

Open Data is looking into the number of Albanian asylum seekers in the United Kingdom, at the same time processing the data by gender and age group. The figures were obtained from the United Kingdom’s Office for Official Statistics. Asylum seeker is any third-country national or stateless person, who has submitted an application for international protection or has been included in such an application as…

Maritime Transport volume and it’s share against the total Freight Transport, nine months 2022 as well as the trend in the years 2006 – 2022

Maritime transport is the main method for the transportation of goods in Albania and until 2021, this sector accounted for almost half of the total import – export transportation of goods. The situation headed towards a turning point in 2022, where the processing of goods through seaports showed a decrease in the volume, as well as share against the total transportation of goods. The data…

European Sovereignty Index: Ranking of EU countries in Economy, Protection, Health, Technology and Climate 2022

The European Sovereignty Index was built to measure the contribution of EU member states to the construction of European sovereignty. The latter is to be achieved by achieving a high level of implementation of common European policies, achieving the common objectives at European level by member states, but it also independent initiatives from member states designed to help in the strengthening of the European coordination…

Criminal offenses against children, marriage and family. Court cases and convicted perpetrators for 2021

Open Data Albania is bringing the statistical data related to criminal offenses against children, marriage and family uo to date. These offenses are provided for in section IX of the Penal Code. The research is based on data obtained from the Statistical Yearbooks of the Ministry of Justice. In total, this section consists of figures of criminal offenses provided for in twelve articles. Criminal offences,…

Free Elections and Legal Proceedings for Criminal Offenses against them, 2005-2021

Open Data Albania is engaged in bringing up to date the shifts and volume of criminal offenses with an electoral background in Albania, during the last sixteen years. The data has been extracted from the  Statistical Yearbooks of the Ministry of Justice. The current Penal Code contains twelve articles, which provide for crimes and criminal misdemeanors that affect electoral processes. Only in 2012, the legislator…

Gender Ratio among the convicted on Corruption based on to the Criminal Prosecutions by the Judiciary in the Republic of Albania, 2013-2021

In 2021, 22% of those convicted for the criminal offense of corruption are women. This percentage is considerable, if we take into account that  only 13% of the total number of convicted for criminal offenses are women. Open Data Albania, based on the Statistical Yearbook of the Ministry of Justice, has examined the data on corruption-related crimes through the 2013-2021 period, as well as gender…

Enrollment and graduation in public and private universities, from 2016 to 2021

In 2021, a number of 123,880 students were enrolled in Albanian universities, of which 94,487 (76%) were students studying in public higher education institutions and the rest, 29,393 students, in non-public higher education institutions. Source: INSTAT Comments and Analyses: Open Data Albania Whereas, on the same year, there were 32,690 students that graduated, 24,402 (75%) of which in public HEIs and 8,288 (25%) in non-public…

Preferences for University Studies by Gender Groups

In 2021, the number of students registered in all institutions of higher education in Albania, whether public or non-public, is 123,880. Of these, 73,493 (59%) are girls and the rest, 50,387, are boys (41%). The majority of Albanian youth studies “business, administration and law”, of which, specifically for 2021, there are 32,227 students registered in these profiles, among them 19,180 (61%) are girls and 12,417…

Shareholders’ Equity in Business Entities operating as Audiovisual Medias, October 2022

Open Data Albania is updating the data regarding the operation of Television Media in the country. The research highlights the number of licenses by category held by television media and the commercial entities who own these screens. The data used in the analyses was obtained from the Audiovisual Media Authority AMA and the National Recording Center NKR. In Albania, televisions are categorized based on the…

Women convicted by verdict of the Albanian Courts in 2021

Open Data Albania is updating the 2021 data on the current state of convicts in the Institutions for the Execution of Penal Decisions. The data were collected from the Statistical Yearbooks of the Ministry of Justice, detailing the number of women and girls convicted based on the criminal offense or specific article breached. The criminality among women, according to the 2021’s Judicial Decisions constitutes 5.5…

Domestic Electricity Production based on the Producing Entity, January – August 2022

Open Data is probing into the domestic net production of Electricity data, regarding both Public and Private Producers, as well as Concessionair companies. The data was extracted from the Energy Regulatory Entity (ERE) Electricity Market Reports for the January-August 2022 period. Currently, domestic electricity production consists of two main components: The production carried out by companies with state capital, like KESH sh.a. and Lanabregas sh.a.,…

Financial Data concerning PPP Concessionary Businesses with budget support. 2021 vs 2020 comparison

Open Data Albania is studying the Turnover, Gross Profit Margin for 13 Businesses that implement concessionary projects or Public Private Partnerships, supported from the State Budget. Out of 13 concessionary PPP companies, that implement concessionary projects with budget support, only 9 of them have submitted and published the Financial Statements for 2021, in line with the existing legal requirements. Until October 2022, 4 of them…