Slovakia: In-depth PEST insights
- Pages: 39
- Published: May 2017
- Report Code: ML00003-040
This PEST country analysis report on Slovakia provides a holistic view of the country, with insightful analysis of current and future issues, supplemented with relevant quantitative data to support trend analysis.
– Understand the political system in Slovakia through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators.
– Understand the economic situation in Slovakia through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues.
– Understand customer demographics in Slovakia through analysis of income distribution and the rural-urban split, as well as healthcare and education.
– Understand the technological landscape in Slovakia through analysis of relevant laws and policies, as well as patents data.
– The political landscape section discusses the evolution of the political scenario in Slovakia, as well as the country's economic, social, foreign, and defense policies. The section also discusses the country's performance according to World Bank Governance Indicators.
– The economic landscape section outlines the evolution of Slovakia's economy, as well as the country's performance in terms of GDP growth, composition by sector (agriculture, industry, and services), fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, credit disbursement, banking sector, and employment."
– The social landscape section analyzes the government's social welfare policies, as well as the country's performance in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education.
Reasons to buy
- What is the outlook in Slovakia in terms of political stability, policies towards business, and the popularity of the government?
- How does Slovakia perform in terms of GDP growth, its fiscal situation, international investment position, monetary situation, and employment?
- How does Slovakia perform in terms of healthcare, income distribution, and education?
- How does Slovakia perform in terms of technology-intensive sectors like IT, life sciences, and R&D expenditure trends?
Table of Contents
Key highlights 2
Key developments (January 2016-May 2017) 3
Key Facts and Geographic Location 8
Key facts 8
Geographical location 9
Political Landscape 10
Structure and policies 12
Key political figures 12
Structure of government 12
Structure of legislature 13
Key policies 14
Foreign and defense 15
Governance indicators 15
Economic Landscape 17
Structure and policies 19
Financial system 19
GDP and growth rate 20
GDP composition by sector 21
Fiscal situation 24
Current account 24
Foreign trade 24
External debt 25
International investment position 25
Monetary situation 26
Banking sector 27
Social Landscape 29
Structure and policies 29
Demographic composition 29
Social welfare 32
Income distribution 33
Technological Landscape 35
Structure and policies 35
Research and development 35
Research and development 36
Opportunity sectors 36
Ask the analyst 38
About MarketLine 38
List of Tables
List of Tables
Table 1: Slovakia key facts 8
Table 2: Mid-year population by gender (%), 2016 30
List of Figures
List of Figures
Figure 1: Map of Slovakia 9
Figure 2: Slovakia key political events timeline 11
Figure 3: Key political figures- Slovakia 12
Figure 4: Distribution of seats by political parties in the 2016 parliamentary election 14
Figure 5: Evolution of GDP growth in Slovakia, 200516 18
Figure 6: GDP and GDP growth rate of Slovakia (constant prices), 201020 20
Figure 7: Sector-specific GDP in Slovakia, 2016 21
Figure 8: Agricultural output in Slovakia, 201016 22
Figure 9: Industrial output in Slovakia, 201016 23
Figure 10: Services output in Slovakia, 201016 24
Figure 11: Slovakia’s trade position, 201115 25
Figure 12: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Slovakia, 201020 27
Figure 13: Unemployment in Slovakia, 201020 28
Figure 14: Major religions in Slovakia, 2011 31
Figure 15: Healthcare expenditure in Slovakia, 200815 33
Figure 16: Education expenditure in Slovakia, 201015 34
Figure 17: Internet users and growth rate in Slovakia, 201015 37