Nepal Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2020 | Yearly | % | World Bank

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Nepal's Unemployment Rate increased to 1.47 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 1.41 % in Dec 2019. Nepal's Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2020, with an average rate of 1.56 %. The data reached an all-time high of 1.85 % in Dec 1999 and a record low of 1.33 % in Dec 2008. The data is reported by reported by World Bank.

In the latest reports, Nepal's Population reached 29.89 million people in Jul 2020. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 83.92 % in Dec 2020.

What was Nepal's Unemployment Rate in 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

1.47

% 2020 yearly 1991 - 2020

1.41

% 2019 yearly 1991 - 2020

1.33

2008

1.85

1999

%

yearly

1991 - 2020

Updated on 16 Sep 2020

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.90

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Algeria (%)

11.70

2018

yearly

1982 - 2018

Argentina (%)

10.40

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Armenia (%)

19.80

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Australia (%)

7.49

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Jul 2020

Austria (%)

5.19

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jul 2020

Azerbaijan (%)

6.46

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

yearly

1991 - 2016

Bangladesh (%)

4.15

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Belarus (%)

0.20

Jul 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jul 2020

Belgium (%)

5.13

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

yearly

1999 - 2017

Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Botswana (%)

18.72

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Brazil (%)

13.30

Jun 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Brunei (%)

9.04

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Bulgaria (%)

5.90

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

yearly

2007 - 2017

Canada (%)

10.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2020

Chile (%)

13.10

Jul 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Jul 2020

China (%)

3.84

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2020

Colombia (%)

20.22

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Croatia (%)

7.00

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Cyprus (%)

6.80

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2020

Czech Republic (%)

1.97

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Denmark (%)

5.50

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Ecuador (%)

3.84

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Dec 2019

Egypt (%)

9.60

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Jun 2020

Estonia (%)

7.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Jun 2020

European Union (%)

6.20

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Finland (%)

7.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jul 2020

France (%)

7.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Jun 2020

Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Germany (%)

4.40

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jul 2020

Greece (%)

18.30

Jun 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Jun 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

6.10

Jul 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - Jul 2020

Hungary (%)

4.63

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Iceland (%)

4.80

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

India (%)

5.40

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Indonesia (%)

5.28

2019

yearly

1984 - 2019

Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Ireland (%)

5.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2020

Israel (%)

4.61

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Jul 2020

Italy (%)

9.71

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jul 2020

Ivory Coast (%)

3.42

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Japan (%)

2.90

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1953 - Jul 2020

Jordan (%)

19.30

Feb 2020

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Feb 2020

Kazakhstan (%)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Kenya (%)

2.65

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

South Korea (%)

3.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Aug 2020

Kosovo (%)

25.70

2019

yearly

2001 - 2019

Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (%)

6.20

2018

yearly

1992 - 2018

Laos (%)

0.60

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Latvia (%)

8.60

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Jun 2020

Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Lithuania (%)

9.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jul 2020

Luxembourg (%)

6.63

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Macau SAR, China (%)

2.70

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Jul 2020

North Macedonia (%)

16.70

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2020

Malawi (%)

6.60

2013

yearly

2005 - 2013

Malaysia (%)

5.40

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - May 2020

Malta (%)

3.30

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Mar 2020

Mauritius (%)

7.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Moldova (%)

4.29

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Mongolia (%)

6.60

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Jun 2020

Montenegro (%)

16.30

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Morocco (%)

12.30

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Myanmar (%)

1.71

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Nepal (%)

1.47

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

New Zealand (%)

4.00

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2020

Nigeria (%)

27.11

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Norway (%)

5.20

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jun 2020

Oman (%)

2.55

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

Panama (%)

7.10

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Paraguay (%)

5.20

2017

yearly

1998 - 2017

Peru (%)

3.93

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

Philippines (%)

10.00

Jul 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jul 2020

Poland (%)

3.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2020

Portugal (%)

8.10

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1998 - Jul 2020

Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Romania (%)

5.40

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jul 2020

Russia (%)

6.17

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Jun 2020

Saudi Arabia (%)

5.70

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Serbia (%)

7.30

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Jun 2020

Singapore (%)

2.80

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2020

Slovakia (%)

6.60

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2020

Slovenia (%)

5.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2020

South Africa (%)

30.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Spain (%)

15.33

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Jun 2020

Sri Lanka (%)

5.70

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Mar 2020

Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

yearly

1993 - 2010

Sweden (%)

9.25

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Aug 2020

Switzerland (%)

4.63

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jun 2020

Syria (%)

14.90

2011

yearly

2000 - 2011

Taiwan (%)

3.90

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Jul 2020

Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Thailand (%)

1.90

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2020

Tunisia (%)

18.00

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Jun 2020

Turkey (%)

14.30

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2020

Ukraine (%)

8.50

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2020

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

United Kingdom (%)

3.90

May 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - May 2020

United States (%)

8.40

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - Aug 2020

Uruguay (%)

10.60

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jul 2020

Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Vietnam (%)

3.11

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

yearly

1994 - 2014

Nepal Key Series

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Inflation
Foreign Trade
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Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

32,387.7

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

2.3

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

8.912

2020

yearly

2002 - 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

1,084.955

2020

yearly

1960 - 2020

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

7.3

2020

yearly

2002 - 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

22,784.869

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

70.4

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

3,739.506

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

11.5

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

50.2

2020

yearly

1965 - 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

9,113.215

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Gross National Product (USD mn)

32,760.097

2020

yearly

1960 - 2020

Gross Savings Rate (%)

45.5

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

4,479.867

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

1,582.534

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.975

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

48.066

2020

yearly

1970 - 2020

GDP: Consumption Expenditure (CE) (NPR mn)

3,085,071.931

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Import (NPR mn)

1,508,982.276

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (NPR mn)

1,889,263.366

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: GCF: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (NPR mn)

1,059,965.580

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: GCF: Change in Stocks (NPR mn)

829,297.786

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Net Export of Goods & Services (NPR mn)

-1,207,292.097

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Export (NPR mn)

301,690.180

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: at Producer Price (NPR mn)

3,767,043.200

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: CE: Government (NPR mn)

434,944.988

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: CE: Private (NPR mn)

2,591,170.063

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Gross Capital Formation (GCF) (NPR mn)

567,981.348

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: GCF: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (NPR mn)

247,494.794

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Import (NPR mn)

547,632.368

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Export (NPR mn)

103,566.343

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: at Producer Price (NPR mn)

971,499.979

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Consumption Expenditure (CE) (NPR mn)

847,584.656

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: CE: Government (NPR mn)

114,597.869

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: CE: Private (NPR mn)

717,453.023

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Other Community, Social & Personal Service Activities (NPR mn)

173,551.512

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Public Administration & Defense (NPR mn)

106,079.101

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Transport, Storage & Communications (NPR mn)

215,045.612

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Real Estate, Renting & Business Activities (NPR mn)

396,877.277

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Financial Intermediation (NPR mn)

221,710.337

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Wholesale & Retail Trade (NPR mn)

465,205.227

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Mining & Quarrying (NPR mn)

18,383.785

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Gross Value Added: at Basic Price (NPR mn)

3,208,518.728

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Education (NPR mn)

256,708.627

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Fishing (NPR mn)

18,942.464

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Agriculture & Forestry (NPR mn)

906,753.984

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Health & Social Work (NPR mn)

62,383.067

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Taxes Less Subsidies on Products (NPR mn)

558,524.472

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Manufacturing (NPR mn)

170,444.375

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Electricity, Gas & Water (NPR mn)

47,058.036

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Construction (NPR mn)

241,997.232

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Hotels & Restaurants (NPR mn)

47,115.521

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Financial Intermediation (NPR mn)

40,263.955

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Public Administration & Defense (NPR mn)

17,918.342

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Real Estate, Renting & Business Activities (NPR mn)

69,916.630

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Transport, Storage & Communications (NPR mn)

87,840.924

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Mining & Quarrying (NPR mn)

4,209.782

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Health & Social Work (NPR mn)

15,707.699

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Education (NPR mn)

65,414.846

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Other Community, Social & Personal Service Activities (NPR mn)

42,077.717

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Gross Value Added: at Basic Price (NPR mn)

870,245.312

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Agriculture & Forestry (NPR mn)

274,187.901

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Taxes Less Subsidies on Products (NPR mn)

101,254.667

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Fishing (NPR mn)

6,402.449

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Manufacturing (NPR mn)

55,287.638

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Electricity, Gas & Water (NPR mn)

26,295.484

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Construction (NPR mn)

54,498.855

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Wholesale & Retail Trade (NPR mn)

134,384.961

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: 2000-01p: Hotels & Restaurants (NPR mn)

12,239.511

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP Deflator (2000-2001=100)

369.301

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Gross National Disposable Income (NPR mn)

4,818,938.564

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Gross National Saving (NPR mn)

1,733,866.633

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Gross National Disposable Income: Gross National Income (GNI) (NPR mn)

3,810,353.914

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Production Last Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

7.9

Jul 2018

quarterly

Oct 2016 - Jul 2018

Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

20,259.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Energy Consumption: Total (TOE th)

14,014.130

2019

yearly

1981 - 2019

Electricity Consumption: Total (GWh)

6,529.000

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-10.0

2018

yearly

2012 - 2018

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-1,503.445

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2017 - Mar 2020

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

412.623

Jun 2019

quarterly

Sep 1997 - Jun 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

21.7

2018

yearly

2001 - 2018

National Government Debt (USD mn)

4,248.5

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

14.6

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Forecast: Government Expenditure (NPR bn)

1,814.528

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn)

2,375.002

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn)

1,603.063

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Government Debt: Total (NPR mn)

443,433.820

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Government Debt: External (NPR mn)

52,535.120

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Government Domestic Debt: Annual: Bonds & Treasury Bills (NPR mn)

452,967.400

2019

yearly

1986 - 2019

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

29.9

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

83.9

2020

yearly

1990 - 2020

Employed Persons (Person)

7,086,000.000

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Unemployment Rate (%)

1.47

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

30.364

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Population Census (Person)

29,218,867.000

2018

yearly

1911 - 2018

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

38.500

2018

yearly

2018 - 2018

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

21,805

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

3.5

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

14,300.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

7,505.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Average Monthly Household Income: Whole Kingdom (NPR)

30,121.000

2015

yearly

2006 - 2015

Average Monthly Household Expenditure: Whole Kingdom (NPR)

25,928.000

2015

yearly

2006 - 2015

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

4.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1964 - Jul 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

5.730

Jul 2020

monthly

Sep 2005 - Jul 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

4.0

Jun 2019

quarterly

Sep 2016 - Jun 2019

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

6.749

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Consumer Price Index: FB: Alcoholic Drinks (2014-2015=100)

168.710

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Jul 2020

Consumer Price Index: Non Food & Services (NB) (2014-2015=100)

136.880

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Jul 2020

Consumer Price Index: NB: Clothing & Footwear (2014-2015=100)

150.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Jul 2020

Consumer Price Index: NB: Housing & Utilities (2014-2015=100)

148.140

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Jul 2020

Consumer Price Index (2014-2015=100)

134.690

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Jul 2020

Consumer Price Index: Food & Beverages (FB) (2014-2015=100)

131.940

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Jul 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-714.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1974 - Jul 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

80.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

4.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2004 - Jul 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

33.799

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

11,018.615

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

279.848

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

794.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-19.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2004 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

234,379.786

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

47,503.988

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

1.174

May 2020

monthly

Sep 1983 - May 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

2.633

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - May 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.435

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Jul 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

100.924

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Jul 2020

Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn)

9,705.996

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: cif: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn)

12,191.666

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Jul 2020

Imports: cif: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn)

19,098.050

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn)

-86,279.633

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: fob: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn)

7,158.686

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: fob: Custom Basis: China (NPR mn)

52.572

Jul 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Jul 2020

Exports: fob: Custom Basis: Other Countries (NPR mn)

2,494.737

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn)

95,985.629

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: cif: Custom Basis: India (NPR mn)

64,695.914

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Mineral Fuels, Lubricants & Related Minerals (NPR mn)

11,741.829

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Apr 2020

Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn)

9,946.431

Apr 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Apr 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

1,777.5

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-0.9

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

-108.9

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.5

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

3,655.4

2016

yearly

1999 - 2016

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

251.6

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-2.389

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

1,286.789

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (NPR mn)

0.000

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Debit (NPR mn)

121,403.742

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Credit (NPR mn)

-104,871.245

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account (NPR mn)

215,370.908

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Credit (NPR mn)

-500,805.882

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers: Debit (NPR mn)

3,091.645

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income: Credit (NPR mn)

-51,025.817

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income (NPR mn)

-44,006.187

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports fob (NPR mn)

-76,882.576

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income: Debit (NPR mn)

7,019.630

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (NPR mn)

-497,714.237

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Capital Account (NPR mn)

-8,541.965

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Financial Account (NPR mn)

80,358.666

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment in Nepal (NPR mn)

-13,195.161

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Assets: Other Investment (OI) (NPR mn)

15,701.987

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (NPR mn)

77,851.840

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Import cif (NPR mn)

817,441.410

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn)

-106,967.127

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Reserve Assets & Related Items (RR) (NPR mn)

-180,220.483

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods Balance (NPR mn)

740,558.835

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services (NPR mn)

16,532.497

Jul 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Jul 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

7,088.252

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

35,024.584

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

M2 Growth (%)

18.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

2.5

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

3.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Aug 2020

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

273.136

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

10,186.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

31.451

2020

yearly

2002 - 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

12.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

372.491

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 1957 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

25.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

25,935.962

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

31,395.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

13.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

23,757.434

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

16.87

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Apr 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

66.38

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn)

4,230,969.784

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn)

856,260.845

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Foreign Reserve (USD mn)

10,585.808

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks: Deposits exclude Interbank (NPR mn)

3,133,064.162

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks: Loans & Advances (NPR mn)

1,945,068.90

Jan 2018

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jan 2018

CB: NPL (NPR mn)

27,174.060

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

12.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

14.2

Aug 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Aug 2020

Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB): Total Assets (NPR mn)

1,125,230.947

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jan 2020

Commercial Banks: Total Asset or Liabilities (NPR mn)

4,369,588.884

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

10.110

Aug 2020

monthly

Nov 2013 - Aug 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (NPR/USD)

120.800

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

5.00

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Aug 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.27

Jul 2020

monthly

Feb 1993 - Jul 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

8.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jun 1981 - Mar 2020

Commercial Banks: Deposit Rate: Average (% pa)

6.64

Jun 2018

monthly

Nov 2013 - Jun 2018

Commercial Banks: Lending Rate: Average (% pa)

12.10

Jun 2018

monthly

Nov 2013 - Jun 2018

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

6,012

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

195

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-99.7

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jul 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

724

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

3.0

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Visitor Arrivals (Person)

195.000

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jul 2020

Visitor Arrivals: Indian (Person)

21,527.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2018

Visitor Arrivals: Republic of Korea (Person)

4,017.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2008 - Dec 2018

Visitor Arrivals: Thailand (Person)

13,345.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2008 - Dec 2018

Visitor Arrivals: United Kingdom (Person)

5,011.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2008 - Dec 2018

Visitor Arrivals: USA (Person)

7,722.000

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 2008 - Dec 2018

Resident Departures (Person)

1,197,000.000

2017

yearly

1990 - 2017

Average Length of Stay (Day)

12.400

2018

yearly

1974 - 2018

Number of Hotels (Unit)

1,254.000

2018

yearly

1979 - 2018

Tourism Revenue: NPR (NPR th)

67,094,600.000

2018

yearly

1990 - 2018

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (12Feb1994=100)

1,485.0

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Aug 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

50.3

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

15,683.127

Jul 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Jul 2020

NEPSE: Turnover Value (NPR mn)

30,862.008

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 2006 - Aug 2020

NEPSE: Turnover Volume (Share th)

82,717.160

Aug 2020

monthly

Aug 2006 - Aug 2020

NEPSE: Market Capitalization (NPR mn)

1,964,667.600

Aug 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Aug 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

799,368.000

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

39,178,451.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

2.845

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

139.446

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

4,678.522

2017

yearly

2009 - 2017

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

4,211.080

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

6.113

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

531,394.709

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

396,764.046

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

25,070.473

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Number of Motor Vehicles: Registered (Unit)

41,437.000

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Air Traffic: Passenger Movement (Person)

5,104,466.000

2017

yearly

1997 - 2017

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