Austria PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report

Austria PESTLE Insights - A Macroeconomic Outlook Report


Financial intermediation, real estate and business activities contributed 23.9% to the gross value added (GVA) in 2019, followed by mining, manufacturing and utilities (22.1%) and wholesale, retail and hotels (17.0%). In nominal terms, financial intermediation, real estate and business activities grew by 4.0% and the mining sector grew by 3.1% in 2019.

The ATX Index, widely considered a benchmark of the overall performance of stocks listed in the Vienna Stock Exchange, has exhibited a decreasing trend. As of July 24 2020, the ATX Index stood at 2,257.36, compared to 3,032.28 on July 26, 2019.


  • As per World Bank's logistics performance index (LPI), transport and logistic infrastructure in Austria has improved over the last two years with a jump in rank from seventh in 2016 to fourth out of 160 countries in 2018
  • Upper Austria, Lower Austria and Vienna contributed 57.89% to the country’s GDP and comprised 57.1% of Austria’s population in 2019
Reasons to Buy
  • Macroeconomic Outlook Report identifies the potentials of the country as an investment destination by analyzing the political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure.
  • PESTLE Insights provides 360 degree view of the economy which can be used as a strategic tool to understand the market dynamics, business potentials and direction of operations
  • Along with providing the country’s snapshot, the report captures the risk factors pertaining to the macroeconomic risks, political environment, legal environment, demographic and social structure effectiveness, technology & infrastructure and natural and geographic aspects that might impact business.
  • This report also highlights key clusters/cities which contribute significantly to the country GDP and population along with major companies’ presence in these areas.

List of Exhibits
Did you Know?
Country Highlights
COVID-19 Impact
Country Snapshot
PESTLE Insights
Political Landscape
Economic Landscape
Social Landscape
Technological Landscape
Legal Landscape
Environmental Landscape
List of Figures
Exhibit 1: Austria’s Performance in Country Risk Analysis in Comparison to Western Europe and the World
Exhibit 2: Performance Overview (Score: 1-100)
Exhibit 3: Broad Categories and Weights behind the Index
EXHIBIT 4: ATX Stock Index
Exhibit 5: Key Sectors Contribution to the Economy (2015-2019)
Exhibit 6: FDI Inflows (2014-2019), FDI share by industry (2019), FDI trend by industry (2014-19)
Exhibit 7: FDI share by region (2019) and FDI trend by country (2014-2019)
Exhibit 8: Key Infrastructure Indicators
Exhibit 9: Real GDP And Household Consumption Growth Rate (2015 - 2022f)
Exhibit 10: Real GDP Growth Rate Comparison (2019)
Exhibit 11: Export, Import and Trade Balance (2015 - 2019)
Exhibit 12: Current Account Balance (2015 - 2021f)
Exhibit 13: Top Three Commodity Exports, % of Total Exports (2014-2018)
Exhibit 14: Machinery, Mechanical Appliances, Nuclear Reactors, Boilers And Parts Thereof, % Share In World’s Total (2019)
Exhibit 15: Interest Rates (October 2014- June 2020)
Exhibit 16: Exchange Rate and Inflation (2015 - 2022f)
Exhibit 17: Government net lending/borrowing (% of GDP)(2015 - 2019)
Exhibit 18: General Government Debt (2015 - 2022f)
Exhibit 19: Unemployment Rate (2015 - 2022f)
Exhibit 20: Average Annual Wages (2015 - 2019)
Exhibit 21: Labour Cost Index (2015 - 2022f)
Exhibit 22: Rural/Urban Share in Total Population (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025f)
Exhibit 23: Age-group Share in Total Population ( 2005, 2015, 2025f)
Exhibit 24: Gender Split (1995, 2005, 2015, 2025f)
Exhibit 25: Internet Users % of Total Population, Mobile Penetration Rate and Broadband Penetration Rate (2019)
Exhibit 26: Number of Patents Granted Per M Population (2019)
Exhibit 27: High‐technology Exports (% Of Manufactured Exports) (2018)
Exhibit 28: Doing Business in Austria (2020)
Exhibit 29: Corruption Perception Index (Rankings) (2019)
Exhibit 30: CO2 Emissions (2012 - 2017)

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