City Profile – Skopje; Comprehensive overview of the city, PEST analysis and analysis of key industries including technology, tourism and hospitality, construction and retail.

Skopje is the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia and the country’s largest city in terms of population. The Skopje metropolitan region holds 30% share of the nation’s population and the region’s economy accounts for 32.6% of the nation’s GVA.

“City Profile Skopje” provides historical and forecast data on key city level metrics along with analytical coverage of the latest political, economic, social, technological, infrastructural, legal and environmental issues affecting Skopje.

The report contains detailed tourism, retail, construction, technology and public infrastructure data and insight into economic, social, and industry trends.


– The service sector mainly drives the economic growth of the region, accounting for 62.9% of total GVA.

– Skopje metropolitan region is a key tourist destination in Macedonia as 32.5% of the total tourist arrivals to the Republic of Macedonia visited Skopje in 2017.

Reasons to buy

- Gain a comprehensive knowledge of future economic and demographic trends and understand the performance of various sectors within the city.

- Analyze and understand the business environment in the city to align your investment and expansion strategies.

- The report helps to drive a conclusion in choosing a suitable city to invest or expand according to your business structure.

Explore new opportunities in the hospitality, tourism, construction, real estate and retail sectors.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

City Snapshot 2

PEST Analysis 6

Political 6

Economic 7

Social 16

Technology and Infrastructure 21

Communications 21

Internal Transport Networks 21

Connectivity 22

Airports 23

Business Environment Analysis 25

Travel and Tourism 26

Tourism Flows 26

Hotels 28

Attractions 29

Events 30

Construction and Real Estate 31

Investment 31

Real Estate Market 32

Retail 33

Retail Market 33

Consumption, Income and Prices 34

Appendix 35

Sources 35

Further Reading 35

Ask the Analyst 35

About MarketLine 35

Disclaimer 35

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Skopje region key facts (estimates), 2017 2

Table 2: Skopje region real GDP growth, 2000-25 9

Table 3: Skopje region economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25 11

Table 4: Skopje region GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 (US$) 13

Table 5: Skopje region employment structure, 2000-25 (% of total) 15

Table 6: Skopje region population change. 2016-17 16

Table 7: Skopje region population comparison, 2000-25 (million) 18

Table 8: Skopje region population by age, 2000-25 (% of total) 20

Table 9: Skopje region mass transit network indicators, H1 2018 22

Table 10: Skopje region International Airport Skopje, key indicators, 2013-18* 24

Table 11: Skopje city office rents, H1 2018 25

Table 12: Skopje region visitors by domestic and international category, 2014-18* 26

Table 13: Skopje region international visitors by country of residence 27

Table 14: Skopje region nights spent and tourism turnover (US$), 2012-17 28

Table 15: Skopje region accommodation indicators 29

Table 16: Skopje region MICE and other events 30

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Skopje region — real GDP growth, 2000-25 8

Figure 2: Skopje region economic growth comparison (Index 2010=100), 2000-25 10

Figure 3: Skopje region GDP per capita comparison, 2000-25 12

Figure 4: Skopje region employment structure, 2000-25 14

Figure 5: Skopje region — population comparison (2000-25) 17

Figure 6: Skopje region population by age, 2000-25 (% of total) 19


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