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 4537, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 3.8%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 13 billion.
Albania is ranked at place 63 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Albania is ranked at place 91, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Albania in 2017 were NOK 15 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Albania at a value of 15 million.