Key Facts

Area 69,700 square meters
Population 3 729 635 (2018)
Population Urban 2 174.800 (2018)
Population Rural 1 554.835 (2018)
Population below poverty line 21.9%
Climate Warm and pleasant , with four distinct seasons
Capital Tbilisi (Population about 1.587 million) (2018)
Nation Georgians – 86.3%, Azerbaijanis – 6.3 %, Armenians – 4.5 %, Russians – 0.7 %
Language Georgian (Official), Russian, English
Religion Orthodox Christianity 90%, Muslim 9%, Other 1%
Natural resources Forests, minerals, water
Government Type Republic
Currency Georgian Lari
GDP 15.2 billion USD (2017)
GDP per capital 4067 USD (2017)
Inflation 3% (2018)
Unemployment Rate 13.9 % (2017)
Unemployment Rate age range Age 15-19 – 27.1% (2017)
Age 20-24 – 29.6%
Age 25-29 – 20.8%
World Bank “Doing Business” rank #6 (2018)
The Global Competitiveness Index Rankings #67 – (2017)

 

 

Key Economic Data

Share of the top trading partners in total exports in January-June 2018*

  • Other Countries
  • Russia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Turkey
  • Bulgaria
  • Armenia

Share of the top trading partners in total imports in January-June 2018

  • Other Countries
  • Turkey
  • Russia
  • China
  • Azerbaijan
  • Ukraine

Share of major commodity positions by exports in January-June 2018*

  • Other Commodities
  • Copper ores
  • Ferro-alloys
  • Motor Cars
  • Wine
  • Medicaments

Share of major commodity positions by imports in January-June 2018*

  • Other commodities
  • Petroleum
  • Motor cars
  • Cooper ores
  • Gases
  • Medicaments

Structure of Gross Output in 2017*, percent

  • Industry
  • Trade
  • Construction
  • Transport and Communication
  • Agriculture
  • Public administration
  • Real estate, renting and business activities
  • Health and social work
  • Other activities

Real growth rates of gross domestic product

up