1 CHAPTER TITLE. MAIN indicators . OF THE VISEGR D. Group countries . Main indicators of the Visegr d Group countries Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018. Czech Statistical Office, 2018. Statistics Poland, 2018. Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic, 2018. Prepared by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office in cooperation with statistical offices of Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia Primary source of data in the publication is the database of Eurostat. All other sources are indicated in footnotes at the place of occurrence. Information on methodology: methodological notes linked to datasets under as well as on the sites of data sources indicated Contents Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 3. Chapter 1 Chapter 3. Comprehensive information Education and research Figure 1: Capitals and largest 12 Figure 11: Population by educational Table 1: Geographical 13 attainment level, 22. Table 2: Weight of Visegr d Group Table 8: Number of students in tertiary countries in the European 14 22.
2 Figure 12: Proportion of students in tertiary education as % of the population aged 20 22. Figure 13: Number of students per lecturer Chapter 2 in tertiary 22. Population and living conditions Figure 14: Research and development expenditures Contents Table 3: Population on 1 16 as % of 23. Figure 2: Distribution of population by Table 9: R&D expenditures per inhabitant, 23. main age groups, 1 January 16 Figure 15: Distribution of R&D expenditures Table 4: Average life expectancy at birth, 16 by sectors, 23. Figure 3: Items of population change Figure 16: Share of R&D business expenditures per 1000 16 by main sections, 24. Table 5: Number of employed persons aged 15 17. Figure 4: Employment rate of population aged 15 17 Chapter 4. Figure 5: Distribution of employed persons by size Economic environment of enterprises, 17 Figure 17: Share of foreign affiliates in value added Figure 6: Distribution of employees at factor cost of enterprises, 26.
3 Aged 15 64 by sections, 18 Figure 18: Distribution of value added at factor cost of Table 6: Number of unemployed persons foreign affiliates by section, 26. aged 15 18 Table 10: Distribution of number of enterprises Figure 7: Unemployment rate of the population by number of employed persons, 27. aged 15 19 Figure 19: Gross domestic product (GDP) per capita Figure 8: Price level index of actual individual in purchasing power parity, as % of EU-28 27. consumption .. 19 Figure 20: Volume of gross Figure 9: Change of harmonised index of consumer 19 domestic product (GDP).. 27. Figure 10: Volume of household final consumption Figure 21: Regional (NUTS2) GDP per capita in expenditure .. 20 purchasing power parity, as % of EU-28 average, 28. Table 7: Level of actual individual consumption Figure 22: Distribution of gross value added per capita in purchasing power 20 by section, 29. 4 Main indicators of the Visegr d Group countries Figure 23: Volume of gross fixed capital 29 Table 18: Ranking of main partner countries based on Figure 24: Gross fixed capital formation guest-nights at tourist accommodation as a percentage of 29 establishments, 40.
4 Table 11: Production of main crops, 30 Figure 34: Tourism revenues and expenditures as Table 12: Production of main fruits, 30 a percentage of 40. Table 13: Livestock, 1 December 30. Figure 25: Volume of industrial production, calendar 31. Figure 26: Share of manufacture of transport Chapter 6. equipment in gross value added of 31 Infrastructure Figure 27: Volume of production in construction, Figure 35: Length of 42. Contents calendar 31 Figure 36: Length of railway 42. Figure 28: Volume of retail trade turnover, Table 19: Length of motorways and railway lines calendar 31 per 100 km2, 42. Figure 37: Passenger cars per 1000 42. Figure 38: Share of renewable energy in gross final energy 43. Chapter 5 Figure 39: Proportion of households External relations with internet 43. Figure 29: FDI outwards within Visegr d Group Figure 40: Internet purchases by individuals countries , end of 34 in the last 3 43. Table 14: Foreign direct capital investment stock, Figure 41: Interaction with public authorities end of 34 in the last 12 43.
5 Table 15: Major partner countries based on FDI stock data, end of 35. Figure 30: FDI outwards within Visegr d Group countries in manufacturing, end of 36. Figure 31: External trade in goods, 37. Table 16: Major partner countries in merchandise imports and exports, by country, 38. Figure 32: Volume of external trade in goods, 39. Figure 33: High-tech exports as a share of total 39. Table 17: Number domestic and international quest-nights, 39. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 5. preface 1. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 7. Four countries in Central Europe, with relations in the field of business, science, arts, everyday life, sharing even monarchs in various periods, have constituted a Group cooperating at many levels for many centuries. The history of the Visegr d Group dates back to the 14th century, when the leaders of the Central European kingdoms that cover today's countries held a summit in order to resolve Preface international disputes.
6 The V4 Group of modern times was established in Visegr d to promote progress and development in the region. The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia acceded the European Union in 2004, contributing by more than one tenth of the area and population, nearly 6% of economic performance based on GDP, about 8% of manufacturing of motor vehicles and almost one fifth of main crops produced by 2016. History of official statistical services dates back to a century or even more in the V4 countries . Preceding the accession to the EU, these statistical offices cooperated including other candidate countries , resulting for instance in a quarterly bulletin, published between 1993 and 2004. A strengthened cooperation of the National Statistical Institutes 8 Main indicators of the Visegr d Group countries of the four countries started in 2018 under the Hungarian V4 Presidency, with the aim of creating a Marek platform to discuss specific statistical topics of mutual Roj ek President of Czech interest, and to exchange views and best practices Statistical Office of statistical production and the development of methodologies.
7 As the first tangible outcome of our strengthened cooperation the four NSIs publish this booklet on the main indicators of the Visegr d preface Group countries , covering population and living Dr. Vukovich Gabriella conditions, education and research, the economic President of Hungarian environment, external relations and infrastructure. In Central Statistical Office this joint publication, put together for the first time to provide an insight into the most important social and economic characteristics of the V4 countries , the similarities and diversities within this block of Dominik countries can be observed as well as the weight Rozkrut of the Group within the EU. The booklet includes President of Statistics Poland comprehensive, visual information presented in tables and charts. The concept and development of the content are the result of the statistical cooperation between the four countries . Alexander Ballek President of Statistical We hope that this information will be Office of the Slovak Republic useful to our readers.
8 Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 9. COMPREHENSIVE. INFORMATION. 1. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 11. FIGURE. 1 Capitals and largest cities COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION. Population, City thousand Praha 1 267. Brno 377. Ostrava 293. Budapest 1 753. Warszawa Debrecen 202. Szeged 161. Warszawa 1 735. d . d 706. Krak w 762. Bratislava 426. Ko ice 239. Pre ov 90 Krak w Praha Ostrava Pre ov Ko ice Brno Bratislava Share (%) of Length of Debrecen National Country outer state Budapest currency area population border, km*. Czech Republic 1 279 CZK Szeged Hungary 1 567 HUF. Poland 2 174 PLN. Slovakia 204 EUR. Visegr d Group 5 224 . * Borders with neighbouring countries other than V4 members and including coastline of Poland. 12 Main indicators of the Visegr d Group countries TABLE. 1 Geographical information Country Czech Republic Hungary Poland Slovakia COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION. Area, thousand km2 Mount Sn ka K kes Mount Rysy Gerlachovsk t t Highest point, m (Krkono e Mountains), (M tra Mountains), (High Tatra mountains), (High Tatras), 1 602 1 014 2 499 2 655.
9 Discharge of the Labe River Gy lar t (Szeged), Raczki Elbl skie, Streda nad Bodrogom, Lowest point, m at H ensko, 76 94. 115. Vltava, Tisza, Vistula, V h, Longest river, km 433 596a) 1 022 406. Largest natural lake, ern jezero, Balaton, niardwy, Ve k Hincovo pleso, km2 596 Protected Natura 2000 areas, 1 1 6 1 thousand hectares Protected natural areas as % of the country's area Number of national 4 10 23 9. parks National parks area, thousand hectares National parks area as % of the country's area Number of world 12 8 15 7. heritage sites a). Length in Hungary. Source: Eurostat, UNESCO, national statistical offices Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 13. TABLE. 2 Weight of Visegr d Group countries in the European Union Indicator's joint Indicator Year COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION. value share in the EU-28, %. Area, thousand km2 2015 Population on 1 January, million persons 2017 Gross domestic product, billion euro 2017 Household and NPISH final consumption expenditure, 2017 billion euro Gross fixed capital formation, billion euro 2017 Agricultural area, million hectares 2015 Forests, million hectares 2015 Agricultural output at basic price, billion euro 2017 Value added of industry, billion euro 2017 Value added of manufacture of transport equipment, 2015 billion euro Number of tourism nights at accommodation 2016 establishments, million nights External trade in goods, imports, billion euro 2016 External trade in goods, exports, billion euro 2016 Foreign direct capital investment stock, billion euro 2016 Stock of direct capital investment abroad, 2016 billion euro Number of employed people, million persons 2016 Number of unemployed people, million persons 2017 R&D expenditures, billion euro 2016 Students in tertiary education.
10 Million persons 2015 14 Main indicators of the Visegr d Group countries POPULATION AND. LIVING CONDITIONS. 2. Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2018 15. TABLE FIGURE Distribution of population by 3 Population on 1 January 2 main age groups, 1 January 2017. POPULATION AND LIVING CONDITIONS. (million persons) %. 100. Country 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 90. Czech Republic 80. Hungary 70. Poland 60. Slovakia 50. Visegr d Group 40. EU-28 30. 20. 10. 0. Czech Republic Hungary Poland Slovakia Visegr d Group 0 14 years 15 64 years 65 and over TABLE FIGURE Items of population change 4 Average life expectancy at birth, 2015. 3 per 1000 inhabitants (2012 2016 annual average). (year) . 14. Country Males Females Total 13 12. Czech Republic 11 10 Hungary 9. Poland 8. 7. Slovakia 6. EU-28 5. 4. 3. 2 1 0. 1 Czech Republic Hungary Poland Slovakia Visegr d Group Live births Deaths Net migration 16 Main indicators of the Visegr d Group countries TABLE.