Sustainable Development Gals
During 2019, 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 64.5 million tons, out of which 75.6% related to non-hazardous and 24.4% to hazardous waste. The greatest share of generated hazardous waste was from the section of Mining and quarrying (29.2%).
In the Republic of Serbia in 2019, the number of live births was 64 399 (9.3‰), while the number of deaths amounted to 101 458 (14.6‰). The natural increase was -37 059 (-5.3‰).
According to the order of birth, first born children were the most numerous, 29 656 (46.1%) then second born ones, 22 701 (35.3%). Observed by age, first born children were born to women aged 25-29, while second born ones were born to women aged 30-34.
It is in January, July, August, September and October that the most children were born.
The estimated number of population in the Republic of Serbia in 2019 is 6 945 235. Observed by sex, 51,3% are women (3 561 503), аnd 48,7% men (3 383 732). Depopulation trend continued, meaning that the population growth rate, relative to the previous year, is negative and amounts to -5,4‰
According to the estimations of crops, the production of wheat is expected to be 2 668 thous. tons in the Republic of Serbia, which is a growth of 5.3% relative to the production output in 2019.
When compared to 2019, the production of raspberries and sour cherries is expected to increase by 7.4% and 70.9%, respectively.
Industrial production in the Republic of Serbia in May 2020 decreased by 9.3% relative to May 2019.
The overall external trade in the Republic of Serbia for the period January - May 2020 amounted to:
- USD 16836.2 million - which was a decrease of 10.8% compared to the same period 2019;
- EUR 15348.7 million - which was a decrease of 8.1% compared to the same period 2019.
According to the preliminary results, the turnover of retail trade in the Republic of Serbia in May 2020, compared to May 2019, increased by 1.9% at current prices and by 4.7% at constant prices.
In the Republic of Serbia, in May 2020, compared to May 2019, the number of tourist arrivals decreased by 87.6%, while the number of tourist overnight stays decreased by 82.6%.