Sustainable Development Gals
In the Republic of Serbia, in 2018, the procedure upon criminal reports was completed for 92 802 adult perpetrators of criminal offenses, which is by 3% more than in 2017. 29 750 adult persons were convicted, which is by 6% less when compared to the previous year. In 2018, the largest number of criminal offenses for which adult persons were legally convicted concerned criminal offenses against property (29.6%), marriage and family (15.7%), and human health (13.9%). Three persons were sentenced to 40-year imprisonment. The prison sentence made up 24.9% of all sentences, and the conditional sentence (imprisonment) made up 56.7%.
The total number of crime reports against juvenile perpetrators of crimes in 2018 amounted to 2 744 and was lower by 21% if compared to 2017. The number of submitted motions for pronouncing criminal sanctions (1 849) was lower by 7%, and the number of minors sentenced to criminal sanctions (1 548) was also lower by 5% in comparison to to the previous year.
The overall external trade in the Republic of Serbia for the period January – December 2018 amounted to:
- USD 45122.0 million - which was a 15.9% increase compared to the same period of the previous year;
- EUR 38200.7 million - which was a 10.9% increase compared to the same period of the previous year.
In May 2019, 1 822 building permits were issued, presenting the increase of 5.9% related to May 2018. Index of anticipated value of works in May 2019 increased by 150.4% relative to May 2018.
Producer prices of agricultural and fishing products in May 2019, compared to the same month of 2018, were decreased by 3.6% average.
Prices of goods and services used for personal consumption in June 2019 in relation to May 2019 decreased by 0.3% on average.
During 2018, the sections: Agriculture, forestry and fishing, Mining and quarrying, Manufacturing, Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply, Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities, Construction and Other service activities of the Republic of Serbia generated waste amounting to 49.2 million tons, out of which 68.8% related to non-hazardous and 31.2% to hazardous waste. The greatest share of generated hazardous waste was from the section of Mining and quarrying (39.5%).
According to the estimations of crops, the production of wheat is expected to be 2410 thous. tons in the Republic of Serbia, which is a decrease of 18.1% relative to the production output in 2018. When compared to 2018, the production of raspberries and sour cherries is expected to decrease by 5.5% and 24.3%, respectively.