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Slovakia: In-depth PEST insights

Slovakia: In-depth PEST insights

Summary

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.

Synopsis

  • 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.
Scope
  • 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?


Overview
Catalyst
Summary
Key highlights
Key developments (January 2016-May 2017)
Key Facts and Geographic Location
Key facts
Geographical location
Political Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Key political figures
Structure of government
Structure of legislature
Key policies
Economic
Social
Foreign and defense
Performance
Governance indicators
Economic Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Financial system
Performance
GDP and growth rate
GDP composition by sector
Fiscal situation
Current account
Foreign trade
External debt
International investment position
Monetary situation
Banking sector
Employment
Social Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Demographic composition
Education
Healthcare
Social welfare
Performance
Healthcare
Income distribution
Education
Technological Landscape
Summary
Evolution
Structure and policies
Research and development
Performance
Research and development
Opportunity sectors
Appendix
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Disclaimer
List of Tables
Table 1: Slovakia – key facts 8
Table 2: Mid-year population by gender (%), 2016 30
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, 2005–16 18
Figure 6: GDP and GDP growth rate of Slovakia (constant prices), 2010–20 20
Figure 7: Sector-specific GDP in Slovakia, 2016 21
Figure 8: Agricultural output in Slovakia, 2010–16 22
Figure 9: Industrial output in Slovakia, 2010–16 23
Figure 10: Services output in Slovakia, 2010–16 24
Figure 11: Slovakia’s trade position, 2011–15 25
Figure 12: Consumer price index and consumer price index-based inflation in Slovakia, 2010–20 27
Figure 13: Unemployment in Slovakia, 2010–20 28
Figure 14: Major religions in Slovakia, 2011 31
Figure 15: Healthcare expenditure in Slovakia, 2008–15 33
Figure 16: Education expenditure in Slovakia, 2010–15 34
Figure 17: Internet users and growth rate in Slovakia, 2010–15 37

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