flag Austria Austria: Statistical Overview

Capital: Vienna


Total Population: 8,917,205
Natural Increase: 0.4%
Density: 108 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 58.7%
Population of main cities: Vienna (1,921,200); Graz (291,200); Linz (206,600); Salzburg (155,500); Innsbruck (131,100); Klagenfurt (101,800); Villach (63,300); Wels (62,700); Sankt Pölten (55,900); Dornbirn (50,300)
Ethnic Origins: About 91% ethnic Austrians, 4% former Yugoslavs (including Croats, Slovenes, Serbs, and Bosniaks), 2% Turks, 1% Germans and 2% other or unspecified origins. (Statistics Austria)
Official Language: German (official nationwide), Croatian (official in Burgenland), Slovene (official in Carinthia) and Hungarian (official in Burgenland).
Other Languages Spoken: Turkish, Serbian.
Business Language(s):

Though German is the national official language but English is also used as a business language, especially when dealing with foreign companies.

Religion: Almost 74% of the population is Roman Catholic followed by Protestant (4.7%), Muslim 4.2%, others 5.5%.

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Vienna

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Euro (EUR)

Country Overview

Area: 83,879 km²
Type of State: Federal Republic based on parliamentary democracy, composed of nine States (Bundesländer).
Type of Economy: High-income economy with a high standard of living and an OECD member.
A country rich in small and medium sized enterprises, protected by environmental regulation.
HDI*: 0.885/1
HDI (World Rank): 23/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.



Telephone Code:
To call from Austria, dial 00
To call Austria, dial +43
Internet Suffix: .at
Computers: 60.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 39.6 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 81.0 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20162017201820192020
Imports of Goods (million USD) 157,094175,755193,722184,758172,200
Exports of Goods (million USD) 152,381168,026184,815178,670168,538
Imports of Services (million USD) 48,77255,15063,86065,22655,769
Exports of Services (million USD) 60,02066,13675,11175,74164,251

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest Available Data


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