Expatriation and Immigration in Austria

Overview by Globlatrade.net:

Capital: Vienna


Total Population: 8,364,095
Annual Growth Rate: 0.3%
Density: 101 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 66.5%
Population of main cities including suburbs: Vienna (2,000,000); Graz (320,000); Linz (280,000); Salzburg (220,000); Innsbruck (190,000).
Ethnic Origins: Austrians 91.1%, former Yugoslavs 4% (includes Croatians, Slovenes, Serbs, and Bosniaks), Turks 1.6%, German 0.9%, other or unspecified 2.4% (2001 census)  
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: 83,870 km²
Type of State: Federal Republic based on parliamentary democracy.
Type of Economy: High-income economy, with high standard of living. OECD member.
A country of small and medium enterprises; alive to environmental protection.
HDI*: 0.851/1
HDI (World Rank): 25/169

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 Make a Call From Austria, Dial 00
To Make a Call to Austria, Dial +43
Internet Suffix: .at
Computers: 60.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Telephone Lines: 40.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 59.4 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 100% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Imports of Goods (million USD) 137,212 163,037 184,293 143,063 158,549
Exports of Goods (million USD) 136,751 163,621 181,289 136,988 151,791
Imports of Services (million USD) 33,337 38,854 42,569 36,707 36,137
Exports of Services (million USD) 45,199 53,657 62,957 54,045 53,426

Source: WTO - World Trade Organization


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