Economy of Liechtenstein
Population: 0.04 M (2018)
GDP per Capita: 165,028 USD (2016)
6,210 M.



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2,016 B.



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2,016 B.



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0.60 %



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Data is provided by World Bank, FMI and Central Banks.

GDP and Economic Growth

Indicator Value
Economic Growth 1.80 % (2008)
GDP of 2010 USD USD 5.10 B. (2010)
GDP Current USD USD 6.21 B. (2016)
GDP per Capita Current USD USD 165,028 (2016)
GDP per capita, PPP Liechtenstein
GDP per Capita, 2010 USD USD 141,200 (2010)

Government spending and balances

Indicator Value
Government Spending % GDP
Government Spending
Government Debt % GDP 0.60 % (2017)

International Trade and Investment

Indicator Value
Terms of Trade Base Year 2000 Liechtenstein
Trade Openness Liechtenstein
Exports of Goods and Services % GDP
Exports Goods & Services
Exports Annual Growth Liechtenstein
Imports as % GDP Liechtenstein
Total Imports
Foreign Direct Investment % GDP 976.24 % (2016)
Foreign Direct Investment USD 39.00 B. (2017)
Current Account Balance % GDP USD % (2018)
Current Account Balance USD B. (2018)
Trade Balance % GDP % (2018)
Trade Balance USD B. (2018)
Foreign Exchange Reserves incl Gold
Remittances % GDP
Balance of Payments

Labor Market

Indicator Value
Labor Force
Unemployment Rate
Unemployment Rate Females
Unemployment Rate Males
Youth Unemployment (ages 15-24)
Labor Force Participation Rate
Labor Force (Percent Female)
Female Labor Force Participation Rate
Male Labor Force Participation Rate
Dependent People

Agriculture Sector

Indicator Value
Forest Area 43.10 % (2016)
Forest Area km² 69 km² (2016)
Agricultural Land 32.25 % (2016)
Agricultural Land km² 52 km² (2016)
Value added % GDP
Agriculture Value added
Crop Production Index 109.30 (2016)
Precipitation 56 mm (2012)
Arable Land 14 % (2016)
Cereal Yield 14 % (2016)
Food production index 97 (2016)
Rural Population 86 % (2018)
Fertilizer use of Arable Land 97 (2016)
Livestock Production Index 97 (2016)
Economy of Liechtenstein

According to the World Bank and its latest published data, the economy of the Liechtenstein presents a growth rate of 1.80 % (2008) to the previous year.

With a population that reaches 0.04 M (2018) and a gross domestic product of USD 6.21 B. (2016), it translates a Gross Domestic Product per Capita of USD 165,028 placing its inhabitants on the threshold of an High-income country (according to the World Bank's updated classification).

Liechtenstein also has a workforce of with an unemployment rate of , where women represent and men , the unemployment rate for young people between 15-24 years old stood at . The total number of dependent people stands at .

The central government spent of its gross domestic product that year, which in absolute terms is . Its consolidated public debt reached 0.60 of its GDP, not exceeding the 35% risk limit used by the European Union.

Regarding its international trade, Liechtenstein exported , which represents of its gross domestic product, in that same sense its imports reached with a direct foreign investment of USD 39.00 B. (2017).

Liechtenstein has a forest area of 69 km² (2016), which represents 43.10 % (2016) of its total area, an average rainfall of 56 mm (2012) per year and a population of 86 % (2018) living in rural areas. With a total area of 52 km² (2016) available for agriculture and of its employments, the agricultural sector contributes to the economy of the Liechtenstein about ( of its GDP).