Albania has a population of 2.9 million people, and a land mass of 27 000 km2. Life expectancy is 77 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 4146, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 3.5%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 11.9 billion.
Albania is ranked at place 58 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Albania is ranked at place 88, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Albania in 2016 were NOK 21 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Albania at a value of 20 million.