Economy structure

HUMAN RESOURCES

  • Labor force - employment

    The municipality has 4080 job holders, of whom:

    ·   877 in the processing industry and agriculture

    ·   922 in trade

    ·   423 in transport and services

    ·   293 in the public sector

    ·   410 in education

    ·   231 in catering

    ·   924 in other

  • Employment by groups

    Small and Medium Enterprises with 1.470 employees

    ·       manufacturing industry: 606

    ·       wholesale and retail: 476

    ·       Health protection: 141

    ·       Transportation: 133

    ·       Professional, scientific and technical services: 63

    ·       Agriculture, forestry, and fishing: 51

     

     

  • Educational structure and educational profile

    • 1 higher education institution – 7 faculties and 14 educational profiles

    • 2 high schools with 11 educational profiles in the mechanical engineering, business and

    legal, economics, agricultural, trade and medical profession

    • 4 elementary schools

  • University centers and educational profiles

    • University Apeiron Banja Luka – section in Novi Grad with the following faculties

    and educational profile:

    • Faculty of Transport – Bachelor of Transport Engineering;

    • Faculty of Legal Sciences – Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Business Law;

    • Faculty of Information Technology – Bachelor of Information Technology;

    • Faculty of Philological Sciences – Professor of Russian Language and Literature

    and Bachelor of Philology – Interpreter;

    • Faculty of Business Economics – Bachelor of Economics;

    • Faculty of Sports Sciences – Bachelor of Management in Sports, Bachelor in

    Coaching and Professor of Physical Education;

    • Faculty of Health Sciences – Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Health Care

    Management, Bachelor of Physical Therapy and Bachelor of Medical and

    Laboratory Engineering.

    • University of Banja Luka and ICBL (Banja Luka Innovation Center) – 90 km away.

  • Educational structure and educational profile

    11 educational profiles in 2 high schools (mechanical engineering, business and legal, economics, agricultural, trade and healthy, etc.)

  • Number of unemployed persons

    735 unemployed persons of a following qualification structure:

    Unskilled workers: 89

    Semi-skilled – Lower educational background workers: 5

    Skilled workers: 242

    Technician Secondary School and Highly skilled workers : 278

    Higher education (Bachelor – First cycle of Higher Education) and  Higher education (Faculty of Elementary Studies and Masters – 2nd cycle of higher education): 121

    More information: Available work force on the 31st of December 2018

  • Average net/gross salary

    • Novi Grad Municipality: net salary 380,51 EUR, gross salary 596,92 EUR 

    • Republic of Srpska: net salary 439,48 EUR, gross salary 696,41 EUR

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LOCAL ECONOMY

  • Number and size of businesses – small and medium enterprises (SMEs)

    151 active businesses:

    • Micro (up to 9 employees) 71 

    • Small (from 10 to 49 employees) 67 

    • Medium (from 50 to 249 employees) 10 

    • A big (from 250 employees) 3 

  • Main branches of the small and medium enterprises industries with percentage share

    • Agriculture 6,1%

    • Processing industry 33,3%

    • Trade 24,5%

    • Transport and services 12,2%

    • Other 23,9%

  • Financial operations of small and medium enterprises in 2017. year

    Total income: 100.442.118,46 EUR

    Total expenditures: 97.755.250,76 EUR

    Net profit: 3.272.133,84 EUR

  • Percentage share in the processing industry

    • Wood industry 30,5%

    • Textile industry 7,9%

    • Metal industry 7,3%

    • Food industry 52,4%

    • Other 1,9%

  • Capital of the Municipality

    Capital of the Municipalityl: 28.471.381,53 EUR

    Growth rate 2017/2016: 2.5% 

    Share of the municipality of Novi Grad in the capital of the Republic of Srpska  in 2017.g.:0,3%

  • Foreign trade exchange of the Municipality

    Trend volume of trade:  60.679.487,17 EUR

    Trend of exports: 18.911.000,79 EUR 

    The trend of imports: 41.767.692,30 EUR

    Trend trade balance : – 22.855.897,43

    Coverage of imports by exports:45,3 %

    Main foreign trade partners are Germany, Italy, Slovenia and Croatia 

    The most important export products: wood and wood products, textile and textile products and base metals and articles of base metals 

    The main import products are: chemical products, food, tobacco, machinery and mechanical appliances, electrical equipment, telephones, etc.

  • Foreign investors

    23 registered foreign businesses, in the following fields:

    • processing industry 48%

    • trade 26%

    • transportation and real estate operations 8%

    • construction sector 4%

    • other 14%

  • Market size

    Novi Grad Municipality participates with 1.1% in the total income of Republic of Srpska

  • International trade agreements on the level of BiH

    • Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)

    • European Union Free Trade Agreement (EFTA)