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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Australia

16.6

Apr 2018

26.2

Mar 2018

-39.8

Apr 2009

26.2

Mar 2018

% Point

monthly

Aug 2006 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Brazil

14.4

Apr 2018

19.0

Mar 2018

-30.2

Oct 2015

36.0

Jan 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Canada

43.0

Apr 2018

19.6

Mar 2018

-15.8

Mar 2009

46.4

Mar 2011

% Point

monthly

Dec 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
China

2.8

Apr 2018

3.0

Mar 2018

-22.4

Nov 2008

18.4

Apr 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
European Union

6.6

Apr 2018

6.0

Mar 2018

-38.4

Mar 2009

9.3

Jan 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
France

3.9

Apr 2018

1.8

Mar 2018

-39.4

Jul 1993

14.7

Jun 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Germany

24.0

May 2018

24.2

Apr 2018

-45.0

Mar 2009

34.5

Nov 2017

% Point

monthly

Jan 1991 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Greece

-1.2

Apr 2018

-3.3

Mar 2018

-36.6

Mar 2009

13.3

Mar 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
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

8.7

Jun 2018

8.6

Mar 2018

-15.5

Mar 2009

14.2

Dec 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Italy

2.8

Apr 2018

3.9

Mar 2018

-34.4

Mar 2009

14.2

Feb 1995

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Japan

15.0

Jun 2018

14.0

Mar 2018

-59.0

Jun 2009

15.0

Jun 2018

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Malaysia

-1.4

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-46.1

Dec 2008

24.1

Jun 2004

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Singapore

5.8

Apr 2018

6.0

Mar 2018

-11.4

Nov 2008

30.2

Apr 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
South Africa

1.8

Apr 2018

-6.2

Mar 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Turkey

6.8

Apr 2018

9.5

Mar 2018

-40.2

Nov 2008

17.0

Jan 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
United Kingdom

5.1

Apr 2018

0.1

Mar 2018

-49.0

Mar 2009

21.6

Jan 1988

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

14.6

Apr 2018

18.6

Mar 2018

-41.2

May 1980

55.0

Jul 1950

% Point

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01

All countries/regions

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

21.7

Mar 2018

18.1

Dec 2017

-20.9

Sep 2013

28.1

Mar 2017

% Point

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-18
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 2018-04-23
Australia

16.6

Apr 2018

26.2

Mar 2018

-39.8

Apr 2009

26.2

Mar 2018

% Point

monthly

Aug 2006 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Austria

12.0

Apr 2018

12.0

Mar 2018

-38.0

Mar 2009

15.0

Feb 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Belgium

-3.0

Apr 2018

-2.2

Mar 2018

-34.3

Mar 2009

6.0

Jun 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Brazil

14.4

Apr 2018

19.0

Mar 2018

-30.2

Oct 2015

36.0

Jan 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Bulgaria

3.3

Apr 2018

3.8

Mar 2018

-32.1

Jun 1993

12.3

Jan 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Canada

43.0

Apr 2018

19.6

Mar 2018

-15.8

Mar 2009

46.4

Mar 2011

% Point

monthly

Dec 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
China

2.8

Apr 2018

3.0

Mar 2018

-22.4

Nov 2008

18.4

Apr 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Croatia

9.5

Apr 2018

11.4

Mar 2018

-28.6

Apr 2009

17.7

Feb 2018

% Point

monthly

May 2008 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Cyprus

40.5

Apr 2018

36.4

Mar 2018

-59.0

Apr 2013

45.3

Jan 2018

% Point

monthly

May 2002 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Czech Republic

4.3

Apr 2018

4.0

Mar 2018

-34.3

Feb 2009

21.7

Jun 2000

% Point

monthly

Mar 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Denmark

1.0

Apr 2018

-2.0

Mar 2018

-35.0

Apr 2009

14.0

Jan 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1998 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Estonia

11.7

Apr 2018

12.0

Mar 2018

-40.0

Dec 2008

27.0

Mar 2007

% Point

monthly

May 2001 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
European Union

6.6

Apr 2018

6.0

Mar 2018

-38.4

Mar 2009

9.3

Jan 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Finland

12.7

Apr 2018

11.3

Mar 2018

-37.3

Mar 2009

31.3

Oct 1994

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
France

3.9

Apr 2018

1.8

Mar 2018

-39.4

Jul 1993

14.7

Jun 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Georgia

11.3

Mar 2018

39.0

Dec 2017

-0.1

Jun 2015

51.4

Jun 2014

% Point

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-02-08
Germany

24.0

May 2018

24.2

Apr 2018

-45.0

Mar 2009

34.5

Nov 2017

% Point

monthly

Jan 1991 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-25
Greece

-1.2

Apr 2018

-3.3

Mar 2018

-36.6

Mar 2009

13.3

Mar 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Hong Kong

8.0

Jun 2018

2.0

Mar 2018

-53.0

Mar 2009

27.0

Jun 2010

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Hungary

13.3

Apr 2018

13.6

Mar 2018

-37.4

Mar 2009

15.5

Feb 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1996 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Iceland

-59.1

Mar 2018

-38.8

Dec 2017

-64.3

Jun 2009

78.8

Sep 2013

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
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

8.7

Jun 2018

8.6

Mar 2018

-15.5

Mar 2009

14.2

Dec 2007

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2006 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Israel

22.9

Apr 2018

20.1

Mar 2018

-20.5

Nov 2012

28.0

Apr 2017

% Point

monthly

Dec 2010 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-06
Italy

2.8

Apr 2018

3.9

Mar 2018

-34.4

Mar 2009

14.2

Feb 1995

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Japan

15.0

Jun 2018

14.0

Mar 2018

-59.0

Jun 2009

15.0

Jun 2018

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Kazakhstan

8.0

Mar 2018

4.0

Dec 2017

-4.0

Dec 2008

16.0

Jun 2011

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Latvia

0.8

Apr 2018

1.6

Mar 2018

-44.0

Apr 1993

11.8

Feb 2007

% Point

monthly

Apr 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Lithuania

3.0

Apr 2018

1.0

Mar 2018

-38.0

Apr 2009

14.0

Apr 2007

% Point

monthly

Apr 2003 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Luxembourg

-7.9

Mar 2018

-5.4

Feb 2018

-53.9

Mar 2009

24.1

Apr 1995

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-27
Macedonia

27.5

Mar 2018

27.3

Feb 2018

-35.8

Aug 2001

27.5

Mar 2018

% Point

monthly

Apr 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-17
Malaysia

-1.4

Mar 2018

1.5

Dec 2017

-46.1

Dec 2008

24.1

Jun 2004

% Point

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Malta

-4.4

Apr 2018

11.0

Mar 2018

-31.6

Mar 2009

18.8

Mar 2008

% Point

monthly

Nov 2002 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
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 2018-05-02
Mexico

4.0

Apr 2018

5.7

Mar 2018

-8.8

Jan 2009

12.0

Jan 2008

% Point

monthly

Jan 2004 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Netherlands

8.2

Apr 2018

9.5

Mar 2018

-23.5

Feb 2009

10.9

Feb 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
New Zealand

4.5

Mar 2018

6.6

Feb 2018

-27.8

Nov 2008

25.5

Jun 2004

% Point

monthly

Aug 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
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

13.0

Apr 2018

10.0

Mar 2018

-26.6

Feb 2009

27.6

Nov 2006

% Point

monthly

Feb 2004 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Peru

18.0

Apr 2018

7.1

Mar 2018

-36.0

Dec 2008

50.7

Dec 2007

% Point

monthly

Apr 2002 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Philippines

47.1

Mar 2018

31.2

Dec 2017

-10.4

Mar 2009

57.9

Mar 2011

% Point

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-02
Poland

13.2

Apr 2018

16.7

Mar 2018

-15.4

Mar 2009

23.6

Mar 2007

% Point

monthly

Jul 2005 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-25
Portugal

-0.1

Apr 2018

2.2

Mar 2018

-33.4

Apr 2009

14.9

Mar 1987

% Point

monthly

Jan 1987 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Romania

0.0

Apr 2018

0.6

Mar 2018

-22.2

Sep 1992

27.3

Jun 1996

% Point

monthly

Jul 1991 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Singapore

5.8

Apr 2018

6.0

Mar 2018

-11.4

Nov 2008

30.2

Apr 2000

% Point

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Slovakia

7.7

Apr 2018

8.3

Mar 2018

-26.3

May 2009

22.3

May 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Slovenia

8.0

Apr 2018

10.0

Mar 2018

-36.0

Jan 2009

15.0

Feb 2007

% Point

monthly

May 1995 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
South Africa

1.8

Apr 2018

-6.2

Mar 2018

-29.8

Apr 2009

21.7

Apr 2002

% Point

monthly

Sep 1999 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
South Korea

-19.0

May 2018

-22.0

Apr 2018

-57.0

Jan 2009

5.0

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Feb 2003 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Spain

8.0

Apr 2018

8.0

Mar 2018

-38.0

Mar 2009

8.0

Apr 2018

% Point

monthly

Jan 1993 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Sri Lanka

31.2

Mar 2018

11.2

Feb 2018

-16.8

Apr 2016

34.6

May 2015

% Point

monthly

May 2015 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Sweden

9.0

Apr 2018

11.8

Mar 2018

-34.6

Dec 2008

31.8

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Switzerland

27.2

Apr 2018

20.6

Mar 2018

-34.2

Mar 2009

34.7

Dec 2006

% Point

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
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

6.8

Apr 2018

9.5

Mar 2018

-40.2

Nov 2008

17.0

Jan 2007

% Point

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Ukraine

27.1

Dec 2017

27.1

Sep 2017

-12.9

Mar 2015

27.1

Dec 2017

% Point

quarterly

Sep 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
United Kingdom

5.1

Apr 2018

0.1

Mar 2018

-49.0

Mar 2009

21.6

Jan 1988

% Point

monthly

Jan 1985 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
United States

14.6

Apr 2018

18.6

Mar 2018

-41.2

May 1980

55.0

Jul 1950

% Point

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01