Slovakia's gross domestic product jumped 9.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2021, matching preliminary estimates, and following a 0.2 percent growth in the previous three-month period. It is the highest growth rate in fourteen years, amid a low base effect from last year due to the coronavirus lockdown. Output rose primarily in key industries, especially in car production and the manufacture of basic metals. Growth was also supported by investment and domestic consumption. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the economy rose 2 percent, following a downwardly revised 1.4 percent decrease in the first quarter of 2021. Still, the economy remains 2.3% below the pre-pandemic level. source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Slovakia averaged 3.54 percent from 1996 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 13.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2007 and a record low of -10.90 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides - Slovakia GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Slovakia GDP Annual Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

GDP Annual Growth Rate in Slovakia is expected to be 4.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Slovakia GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 3.90 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Slovakia GDP Annual Growth Rate


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-08-17 07:00 AM YoY Prel Q2 9.6% 0.2% 11.1% 10%
2021-09-03 07:00 AM YoY Final Q2 9.6% 0.2% 9.6%
2021-11-12 08:00 AM YoY Prel Q3 9.6% 4.2%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
GDP Growth Rate 2.00 -1.40 percent Jun/21
GDP Annual Growth Rate 9.60 0.20 percent Jun/21
GDP Constant Prices 21.90 19.87 EUR Million Jun/21
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 4.08 3.28 EUR Billion Jun/21
GDP From Services 4489.00 3786.00 EUR Million Jun/21
GDP From Public Administration 2.87 2.83 EUR Billion Jun/21
GDP From Manufacturing 4267.00 4313.00 EUR Million Jun/21
GDP From Construction 1156.00 549.00 EUR Million Jun/21
GDP From Agriculture 0.50 0.36 EUR Billion Jun/21

News Stream
Slovak Q2 GDP Growth Strongest in 14 Years
Slovakia's gross domestic product jumped 9.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2021, matching preliminary estimates, and following a 0.2 percent growth in the previous three-month period. It is the highest growth rate in fourteen years, amid a low base effect from last year due to the coronavirus lockdown. Output rose primarily in key industries, especially in car production and the manufacture of basic metals. Growth was also supported by investment and domestic consumption. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the economy rose 2 percent, following a downwardly revised 1.4 percent decrease in the first quarter of 2021. Still, the economy remains 2.3% below the pre-pandemic level.
2021-09-03
Slovak Q2 GDP Growth Strongest in Over 3 Years
Slovakia's gross domestic product advanced 9.6 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2021, following a 0.2 percent growth in the previous three-month period and compared with market expectations of an 11.1 percent jump, a preliminary estimate showed. It was the fastest expansion since the last quarter of 2017, attributed to a low base effect due to the lockdown last year and amid the ongoing recovery. Output rose primarily in key industries, especially in car production and the manufacture of basic metals. Growth was also supported by both domestic and external demand. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the economy rose 2 percent, following a downwardly revised 1.4 percent decrease in the first quarter of 2021.
2021-08-17
Slovak Q1 GDP Growth Revised Lower to 0.2%
Slovakia's gross domestic product grew 0.2 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2021, below a preliminary estimate of a 0.3 percent expansion and following a 2.1 percent contraction in the previous quarter. Despite the pandemics and the unfavorable epidemiological situation, a return to a slight economic recovery was visible during Q1, following the declines in all four quarters of last year, only due to foreign demand (especially in the field of automotive products). On the contrary, domestic demand had a dampening effect on the economic growth (down 4 percent), with household consumption falling 5.8 percent and government expenditure decreasing 1.8 percent. In addition gross fixed capital formation was lower by 10 percent. On a seasonally adjusted quarterly basis, the economy shrank 2 percent, more than earlier estimates of a 1.8 percent drop.
2021-06-04

Slovakia GDP Annual Growth Rate
In Slovakia, the most important industries are engineering, chemical, electrotechnical engineering, wood-processing and food industry. On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of GDP and accounts for 57 percent of its total use, followed by gross fixed capital formation (21 percent) and government expenditure (19 percent). Exports of goods and services account for 92 percent of GDP while imports account for 88 percent, adding 4 percent of total GDP.