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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Australia

14.8

Jun 2018

15.0

May 2018

-39.8

Apr 2009

26.2

Mar 2018

% Point

monthly

Aug 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-01
Brazil

0.6

Jul 2018

-0.6

Jun 2018

-30.2

Oct 2015

36.0

Jan 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Canada

26.2

Jun 2018

25.0

May 2018

-15.8

Mar 2009

46.4

Mar 2011

% Point

monthly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
China

1.6

Sep 2018

2.6

Aug 2018

-22.4

Nov 2008

18.4

Apr 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
European Union

6.5

Jun 2018

6.4

May 2018

-38.3

Mar 2009

9.2

Jan 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
France

0.3

Sep 2018

3.0

Aug 2018

-39.4

Jul 1993

14.7

Jun 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Germany

23.5

Sep 2018

24.3

Aug 2018

-44.6

Mar 2009

34.6

Nov 2017

% Point

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
Greece

0.3

Sep 2018

6.3

Aug 2018

-36.6

Mar 2009

13.3

Mar 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
India

14.6

Jun 2018

15.8

Mar 2018

-3.6

Jun 2009

27.5

Jun 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Indonesia

5.8

Sep 2018

8.7

Jun 2018

-15.5

Mar 2009

14.2

Dec 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2006 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-11-01
Italy

1.8

Jul 2018

1.8

Jun 2018

-34.4

Mar 2009

14.2

Feb 1995

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Japan

15.0

Sep 2018

15.0

Jun 2018

-59.0

Jun 2009

15.0

Sep 2018

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Malaysia

8.8

Sep 2018

16.3

Jun 2018

-46.1

Dec 2008

24.1

Jun 2004

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-26
Singapore

5.0

Jun 2018

5.4

May 2018

-11.4

Nov 2008

30.2

Apr 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
South Africa

-13.6

Sep 2018

-13.2

Aug 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Turkey

-8.9

Oct 2018

-9.6

Sep 2018

-40.2

Nov 2008

17.0

Jan 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-25
United Kingdom

5.4

Sep 2018

7.6

Aug 2018

-49.0

Mar 2009

21.6

Jan 1988

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
United States

19.6

Sep 2018

22.6

Aug 2018

-41.2

May 1980

55.0

Jul 1950

% Point

monthly

Jan 1948 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01

All countries/regions

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

11.0

Jun 2018

19.8

Mar 2018

-20.9

Sep 2013

26.4

Mar 2017

% Point

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-09
Armenia

7.4

Jun 2016

7.4

Mar 2016

-10.3

Mar 2009

43.4

Jun 2006

% Point

quarterly

Sep 2005 - Jun 2016

Updated on 2018-09-12
Australia

14.8

Jun 2018

15.0

May 2018

-39.8

Apr 2009

26.2

Mar 2018

% Point

monthly

Aug 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-01
Austria

10.0

Jun 2018

11.0

May 2018

-38.0

Mar 2009

15.0

Feb 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Belgium

-4.0

Oct 2018

-1.1

Sep 2018

-34.3

Mar 2009

6.0

Jun 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1980 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-24
Brazil

0.6

Jul 2018

-0.6

Jun 2018

-30.2

Oct 2015

36.0

Jan 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-19
Bulgaria

-0.3

Jul 2018

0.7

Jun 2018

-32.1

Jun 1993

12.3

Jan 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Canada

26.2

Jun 2018

25.0

May 2018

-15.8

Mar 2009

46.4

Mar 2011

% Point

monthly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
China

1.6

Sep 2018

2.6

Aug 2018

-22.4

Nov 2008

18.4

Apr 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 2005 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-30
Croatia

10.7

Jul 2018

12.1

Jun 2018

-28.6

Apr 2009

17.7

Feb 2018

% Point

monthly

May 2008 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Cyprus

16.3

Jun 2018

32.6

May 2018

-59.0

Apr 2013

45.3

Jan 2018

% Point

monthly

May 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Czech Republic

1.3

Jul 2018

4.0

Jun 2018

-34.3

Feb 2009

21.7

Jun 2000

% Point

monthly

Mar 1993 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-24
Denmark

-1.0

Sep 2018

5.0

Aug 2018

-35.0

Apr 2009

14.0

Jan 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1998 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Estonia

7.7

Sep 2018

9.7

Aug 2018

-40.0

Dec 2008

27.0

Mar 2007

% Point

monthly

May 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-26
European Union

6.5

Jun 2018

6.4

May 2018

-38.3

Mar 2009

9.2

Jan 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Finland

11.1

Sep 2018

14.5

Aug 2018

-37.3

Mar 2009

31.3

Oct 1994

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
France

0.3

Sep 2018

3.0

Aug 2018

-39.4

Jul 1993

14.7

Jun 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Georgia

16.8

Sep 2018

53.0

Jun 2018

-0.1

Jun 2015

53.0

Jun 2018

% Point

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-09
Germany

23.5

Sep 2018

24.3

Aug 2018

-44.6

Mar 2009

34.6

Nov 2017

% Point

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
Greece

0.3

Sep 2018

6.3

Aug 2018

-36.6

Mar 2009

13.3

Mar 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Hong Kong SAR

6.0

Sep 2018

8.0

Jun 2018

-53.0

Mar 2009

27.0

Jun 2010

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-07-20
Hungary

10.4

Sep 2018

13.3

Aug 2018

-37.4

Mar 2009

17.3

Jul 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
Iceland

-71.2

Jun 2018

-59.1

Mar 2018

-71.2

Jun 2018

78.8

Sep 2013

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
India

14.6

Jun 2018

15.8

Mar 2018

-3.6

Jun 2009

27.5

Jun 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Indonesia

5.8

Sep 2018

8.7

Jun 2018

-15.5

Mar 2009

14.2

Dec 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2006 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-11-01
Israel

24.3

Sep 2018

22.7

Aug 2018

8.5

Jun 2015

28.0

Apr 2017

% Point

monthly

Jan 2015 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-07
Italy

1.8

Jul 2018

1.8

Jun 2018

-34.4

Mar 2009

14.2

Feb 1995

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Japan

15.0

Sep 2018

15.0

Jun 2018

-59.0

Jun 2009

15.0

Sep 2018

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Kazakhstan

7.0

Sep 2018

9.0

Jun 2018

-4.0

Dec 2008

16.0

Jun 2011

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-23
Latvia

0.8

Jun 2018

0.8

May 2018

-44.0

Apr 1993

11.8

Feb 2007

% Point

monthly

Apr 1993 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Lithuania

3.0

Jun 2018

0.0

May 2018

-38.0

Apr 2009

14.0

Apr 2007

% Point

monthly

Apr 2003 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-06-29
Luxembourg

-7.8

Sep 2018

-11.1

Aug 2018

-53.9

Mar 2009

24.1

Apr 1995

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Macedonia

28.7

Jun 2018

28.4

May 2018

-35.8

Aug 2001

28.7

Jun 2018

% Point

monthly

Apr 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-18
Malaysia

8.8

Sep 2018

16.3

Jun 2018

-46.1

Dec 2008

24.1

Jun 2004

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-26
Malta

15.3

Jul 2018

10.7

Jun 2018

-31.6

Mar 2009

18.8

Mar 2008

% Point

monthly

Nov 2002 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-30
Mauritius

43.6

Mar 2018

39.7

Dec 2017

-19.4

Jun 2014

43.6

Mar 2018

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Mexico

3.7

Sep 2018

3.4

Aug 2018

-8.8

Jan 2009

12.0

Jan 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
Netherlands

5.7

Sep 2018

5.9

Aug 2018

-23.5

Feb 2009

10.9

Feb 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
New Zealand

5.7

Jun 2018

8.8

May 2018

-27.8

Nov 2008

25.5

Jun 2004

% Point

monthly

Aug 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-12
Nigeria

1.7

Dec 2017

-17.6

Sep 2017

-24.3

Sep 2016

24.5

Mar 2011

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2017-12-20
Norway

11.5

May 2018

12.2

Apr 2018

-26.2

Feb 2009

28.1

Nov 2006

% Point

monthly

Feb 2004 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-01
Peru

15.6

Jun 2018

19.5

May 2018

-36.0

Dec 2008

50.7

Dec 2007

% Point

monthly

Apr 2002 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Philippines

36.5

Sep 2018

43.2

Jun 2018

-10.4

Mar 2009

57.9

Mar 2011

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-06
Poland

7.2

Oct 2018

9.2

Sep 2018

-15.4

Mar 2009

23.6

Mar 2007

% Point

monthly

Jul 2005 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-23
Portugal

-1.1

Sep 2018

1.5

Aug 2018

-33.4

Apr 2009

14.9

Mar 1987

% Point

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Romania

1.6

Sep 2018

0.8

Aug 2018

-22.2

Sep 1992

27.3

Jun 1996

% Point

monthly

Jul 1991 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
Singapore

5.0

Jun 2018

5.4

May 2018

-11.4

Nov 2008

30.2

Apr 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Slovakia

1.0

Jul 2018

1.0

Jun 2018

-26.3

May 2009

22.3

May 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-07-27
Slovenia

2.0

Sep 2018

6.0

Aug 2018

-36.0

Jan 2009

16.0

Sep 2006

% Point

monthly

May 1995 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-24
South Africa

-13.6

Sep 2018

-13.2

Aug 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01
South Korea

-20.0

Jul 2018

-21.0

Jun 2018

-57.0

Jan 2009

5.0

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Feb 2003 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-06-28
Spain

0.0

Jun 2018

1.0

May 2018

-38.0

Mar 2009

7.0

Jan 1998

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-06
Sri Lanka

15.2

Jun 2018

21.2

May 2018

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
Sweden

8.4

Jun 2018

11.6

May 2018

-34.6

Dec 2008

31.8

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Switzerland

23.2

Jun 2018

24.8

May 2018

-34.2

Mar 2009

34.7

Dec 2006

% Point

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-02
Taiwan

27.2

Mar 2018

0.8

Feb 2018

-17.2

Feb 2016

30.4

Mar 2017

% Point

monthly

May 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Turkey

-8.9

Oct 2018

-9.6

Sep 2018

-40.2

Nov 2008

17.0

Jan 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2018

Updated on 2018-10-25
Ukraine

24.7

Jun 2018

26.7

Mar 2018

-12.9

Mar 2015

27.1

Dec 2017

% Point

quarterly

Sep 2012 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-16
United Kingdom

5.4

Sep 2018

7.6

Aug 2018

-49.0

Mar 2009

21.6

Jan 1988

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-09-27
United States

19.6

Sep 2018

22.6

Aug 2018

-41.2

May 1980

55.0

Jul 1950

% Point

monthly

Jan 1948 - Sep 2018

Updated on 2018-10-01