Albania’s most important sector is services (60 percent of GDP) with banking, communications and tourism driving the growth. The manufacturing industry accounts for 20 percent of GDP. The remaining 20 percent goes to agriculture which is dominated by small family owned operations and employs almost half of the labour force. Remittances also have a big importance for the economy and account for around 8 percent of GDP. On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of GDP and accounts for 78 percent of its total use, followed by gross fixed capital formation (26 percent) and government expenditure (11 percent, as collective expenditure accounts for 6 percent and individual expenditure accounts for 5 percent). By contrast, net exports of goods and services contributes negatively accounting for -18 percent of total GDP, as exports accounts for 35 percent while imports accounts for a much higher 53 percent. This page provides - Albania GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Albania GDP Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.