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Belarus

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Belarus Happiness
Happiness

5.53

0 unhappy, 10 happy

The Happiness ranking is part of the World Happiness Report. The country scores are based on a survey in which respondents evaluate the quality of their current lives on a scale of 0 to 10.
Belarus Life expectancy
Life expectancy

74.23

years

Life expectancy at birth indicates the number of years a newborn infant would live if prevailing patterns of mortality at the time of its birth were to stay the same throughout its life.
Belarus Political stability
Political stability

-0.73

-2.5 weak, 2.5 strong

The Political Stability Index and Absence of Violence/Terrorism measures perceptions of the likelihood that the government will be destabilized or overthrown by unconstitutional or violent means, including politically-motivated violence and terrorism.
Belarus Political rights
Political rights

7

7 weak, 1 strong

The Political Rights ratings from the Freedom House evaluate three categories: electoral process, political pluralism and participation, and the functioning of government. The index ranges from 1 (strong rights) to 7 (weak rights).
Belarus Civil liberties
Civil liberties

6

7 weak, 1 strong

The Civil Liberties index from the Freedom House evaluate the following: freedom of expression and belief, associational and organizational rights, rule of law, and personal autonomy and individual rights. The rating ranges from 1 (strong liberties) to 7 (no liberties).
Belarus Corruption
Corruption

47

100 = no corruption

The Corruption Perceptions Index is an indicator of perceptions of public sector corruption, i.e. administrative and political corruption (based on information from surveys and assessments of corruption, collected by a variety of reputable institutions).
Belarus Population
Population

9.40

Million

Total population is indicated in Millions and is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship. The values shown are midyear estimates.
Belarus Population growth
Population growth

-0.20

% growth / year

Annual population growth rate for year t is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage . Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
Belarus Population density
Population density

46

People per square km

Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.
Belarus Urban population
Urban population

79.48

% of total population

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.
Belarus Migrant population
Migrant population

11

% of total

International migrant stock is the number of people born in a country other than that in which they live. It also includes refugees.
Belarus Economic growth
Economic growth

-0.90

% of GDP

Economic growth is intended as the annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency.
Belarus Foreign Direct Investment
Foreign Direct Investment

1.98

% of GDP

Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor (new investment inflows less disinvestment). Source: The World Bank.
Belarus Exports
Exports

61.90

% of GDP

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. Source: The World Bank
Belarus Government debt
Government debt

48.05

% of GDP

Government debt includes domestic and foreign liabilities such as currency and money deposits, securities other than shares, and loans. It is the gross amount of government liabilities reduced by the amount of equity and financial derivatives held by the government.
Belarus Capital investment
Capital investment

26.27

% of GDP

Capital investments are fixed assets including for example land improvements, plant, machinery, construction of roads, railways, schools, offices, hospitals, private residential, commercial and industrial buildings, etc.
Belarus Inflation
Inflation

5.5

% yearly change

Inflation as measured by the consumer price index reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.
Belarus R&D
R&D

0.60

% of GDP

Gross domestic expenditures on research and development (R&D), expressed as a percent of GDP. They include both capital and current expenditures in the four main sectors: Business enterprise, Government, Higher education and Private non-profit.
Belarus Shadow economy
Shadow economy

32.37

% of GDP

The shadow economy as percent of total annual GDP. Detailed methodology of the estimations can be obtained from the following International Monetary Fund working paper by Leandro Medina and Friedrich Schneider (2018).
Belarus Health spending
Health spending

5.64

% of GDP

Level of current health expenditure expressed as a percentage of GDP including healthcare goods and services consumed during each year but does not including capital health expenditures such as buildings, machinery, IT and stocks of vaccines for emergency or outbreaks.
Belarus Education spending
Education spending

4.95

% of GDP

General government expenditure on education is expressed as a percentage of GDP. It includes expenditure funded by transfers from international sources to government. General government usually refers to local, regional and central governments.
Belarus Military spending
Military spending

1.25

% of GDP

Military spending includes expenditure on peacekeeping, defense ministries, paramilitary forces, space activities, military and civil personnel, procurement, military research and development, and aid. Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
Belarus Unemployment
Unemployment

4.77

% of labor force

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Source: The World Bank
Belarus Females unemployment
Females unemployment

3.50

% of female labor force

Female unemployment refers to the share of the female labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Source: The World Bank
Belarus Males unemployment
Males unemployment

5.88

% of male labor force

Male unemployment refers to the share of the male labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Source: The World Bank
Belarus Youth unemployment
Youth unemployment

10.63

% of 15-24 labor force

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment. Source: The World Bank
Belarus Cost of starting a business
Cost of starting a business

0.50

% of income per capita

The cost of starting a business indicator includes all official fees and fees for legal or professional services if such services are required by law. The company law, the commercial code, and specific regulations and fee schedules are used as sources for calculating costs. Source: The World Bank.
Belarus Tax rate
Tax rate

53.30

% of commercial profits

Total tax rate measures the amount of taxes and mandatory contributions payable by businesses after accounting for allowable deductions and exemptions as a share of commercial profits. Personal income tax, VAT, sales taxes or goods and service taxes are excluded.
Belarus Number of taxes paid by businesses
Number of taxes paid by businesses

7

Tax payments by businesses are the total number of taxes paid by businesses, including electronic filing. The tax is counted as paid once a year even if payments are more frequent. Source: The World Bank.
Belarus Patent applications
Patent applications

298

by residents

Patent applications are worldwide patent applications filed through the Patent Cooperation Treaty procedure or with a national patent office for exclusive rights for an invention. A patent provides protection for the invention to the owner of the patent for a limited period, generally 20 years.
Belarus Internet users
Internet users

85.09

% of population

Internet users are individuals who have used the Internet (from any location) in the last 3 months. The Internet can be used via a computer, mobile phone, personal digital assistant, games machine, digital TV etc. Source: The World Bank.
Belarus Land area
Land area

202980

sq. km

Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.
Belarus Agricultural land
Agricultural land

84530

sq. km.

Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Source: FAO.
Belarus Forest area
Forest area

87676.0

sq. km

Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens. Source: FAO
Belarus Precipitation
Precipitation

618

mm per year

Average precipitation is the long-term average in depth (over space and time) of annual precipitation in the country. Precipitation is defined as any kind of water that falls from clouds as a liquid or a solid.
Belarus Energy imports
Energy imports

86.78

% total energy use

Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Source: The World Bank
Belarus Oil production
Oil production

34.37

thousand barrels / day

Oil production, thousand barrels per day
Belarus Renewable power capacity
Renewable power capacity

0.43

million kilowatts

Total capacity to produce electricity from renewable resources in million kilowatts.
Belarus Carbon dioxide emissions
Carbon dioxide emissions

6.28

metric tons per capita

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring. Source: The World Bank.
Belarus ATMs
ATMs

55.86

per 100,000 adults

Number of ATMs per 100,000 adults. Automated teller machines are computerized telecommunications devices that provide clients of a financial institution with access to financial transactions in a public place.
Belarus Homicides
Homicides

3.6

per 100,000 people

Number of homicides per 100,000 people per year.
Belarus Robberies
Robberies

26

per 100,000 people

Number of robberies per 100,000 people per year.
Belarus Suicides
Suicides

21.20

per 100,000 population

Suicide mortality rate is the number of suicide deaths in a year per 100,000 population.
Belarus Prisoners
Prisoners

343

per 100,000 people

Number of prisoners per 100,000 people.

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