Nepal Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2020 | Yearly | % | World Bank

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Nepal Unemployment Rate increased to 1.47 % in Dec 2020, from the previously reported number of 1.41 % in Dec 2019. Nepal 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 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

Sep 2017

quarterly

Jun 2014 - Sep 2017

Argentina (%)

13.10

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2020

Armenia (%)

17.50

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Australia (%)

7.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Oct 2020

Austria (%)

5.52

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Azerbaijan (%)

6.94

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

yearly

1991 - 2016

Bangladesh (%)

4.15

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Belarus (%)

0.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Oct 2020

Belgium (%)

5.20

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 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 (%)

14.60

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2020

Brunei (%)

9.04

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Bulgaria (%)

4.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2020

Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

yearly

2007 - 2017

Canada (%)

8.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Oct 2020

Chile (%)

11.60

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Oct 2020

China (%)

4.19

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2020

Colombia (%)

15.77

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Croatia (%)

6.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2020

Cyprus (%)

8.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2020

Czech Republic (%)

2.79

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Sep 2020

Denmark (%)

5.80

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2007 - Oct 2020

Ecuador (%)

6.64

Sep 2020

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Sep 2020

Egypt (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Sep 2020

Estonia (%)

7.70

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Sep 2020

European Union (%)

6.20

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2020

Finland (%)

8.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Oct 2020

France (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Sep 2020

Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Germany (%)

4.50

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Ghana (%)

4.51

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Greece (%)

16.80

Aug 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Aug 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

6.40

Oct 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - Oct 2020

Hungary (%)

4.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

Iceland (%)

5.60

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2020

India (%)

5.40

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Indonesia (%)

7.07

2020

yearly

1984 - 2020

Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Ireland (%)

7.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Israel (%)

4.71

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - Oct 2020

Italy (%)

9.61

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2020

Ivory Coast (%)

3.42

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Japan (%)

3.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1953 - Sep 2020

Jordan (%)

23.00

May 2020

quarterly

Feb 2000 - May 2020

Kazakhstan (%)

5.00

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Kenya (%)

2.65

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

South Korea (%)

4.20

Oct 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - Oct 2020

Kosovo (%)

29.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2016 - Mar 2020

Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

yearly

1999 - 2018

Kyrgyzstan (%)

5.50

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Laos (%)

0.60

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Latvia (%)

8.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

yearly

2004 - 2018

Lithuania (%)

10.40

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Oct 2020

Luxembourg (%)

6.28

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Oct 2020

Macau SAR, China (%)

2.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Oct 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 (%)

4.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Jun 2020

Mauritius (%)

7.10

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Moldova (%)

4.22

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

Mongolia (%)

7.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Sep 2020

Montenegro (%)

15.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2020

Morocco (%)

12.70

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2020

Mozambique (%)

3.24

2020

yearly

1991 - 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 (%)

5.30

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Sep 2020

Nigeria (%)

27.11

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Norway (%)

5.20

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1989 - Sep 2020

Oman (%)

2.80

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2018 - Oct 2020

Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

yearly

1980 - 2018

Palestinian Territory (%)

28.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2020

Panama (%)

7.10

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Paraguay (%)

8.16

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2017 - Sep 2020

Peru (%)

16.43

Oct 2020

monthly

Mar 2001 - Oct 2020

Philippines (%)

10.00

Jul 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jul 2020

Poland (%)

6.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Oct 2020

Portugal (%)

7.50

Oct 2020

monthly

Feb 1998 - Oct 2020

Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

yearly

1997 - 2018

Romania (%)

5.30

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Oct 2020

Russia (%)

6.35

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2020

Saudi Arabia (%)

8.98

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

Serbia (%)

9.00

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Sep 2020

Singapore (%)

3.60

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Sep 2020

Slovakia (%)

7.35

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Oct 2020

Slovenia (%)

5.20

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Jun 2020

South Africa (%)

30.80

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Sep 2020

Spain (%)

16.26

Sep 2020

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Sep 2020

Sri Lanka (%)

5.40

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Jun 2020

Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

yearly

1993 - 2010

Sweden (%)

8.91

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Oct 2020

Switzerland (%)

5.31

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Sep 2020

Syria (%)

14.90

2011

yearly

2000 - 2011

Taiwan (%)

3.77

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 1993 - Oct 2020

Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Thailand (%)

2.10

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Tunisia (%)

16.20

Sep 2020

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Sep 2020

Turkey (%)

13.20

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2020

Ukraine (%)

9.80

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

United Kingdom (%)

4.76

Aug 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Aug 2020

United States (%)

6.90

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - Oct 2020

Uruguay (%)

11.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Sep 2020

Uzbekistan (%)

8.98

2019

yearly

2000 - 2019

Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Vietnam (%)

2.50

Sep 2020

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Sep 2020

Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

yearly

1994 - 2014

Zambia (%)

11.41

2020

yearly

1991 - 2020

Nepal Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
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Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
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 (%)

-2.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Mar 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 (GNP) (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 $)

4,662.454

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

1,526.579

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

5.019

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

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

48.066

2020

yearly

1970 - 2020

GDP: at Producer Price (NPR mn)

3,767,043.200

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: Import (NPR mn)

1,508,982.276

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Export (NPR mn)

301,690.180

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Consumption Expenditure (CE) (NPR mn)

3,085,071.931

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: at Producer Price (NPR mn)

971,499.979

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

567,981.348

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Real GDP: YoY (%)

2.275

2020

yearly

1961 - 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: 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: 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: Transport, Storage & Communications (NPR mn)

215,045.612

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Public Administration & Defense (NPR mn)

106,079.101

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Education (NPR mn)

256,708.627

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

173,551.512

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

3,208,518.728

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Taxes Less Subsidies on Products (NPR mn)

558,524.472

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Fishing (NPR mn)

18,942.464

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Mining & Quarrying (NPR mn)

18,383.785

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: Wholesale & Retail Trade (NPR mn)

465,205.227

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

GDP: Hotels & Restaurants (NPR mn)

47,115.521

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

65,414.846

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

274,187.901

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

69,916.630

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

15,707.699

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: Financial Intermediation (NPR mn)

40,263.955

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: Transport, Storage & Communications (NPR mn)

87,840.924

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

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

17,918.342

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: Mining & Quarrying (NPR mn)

4,209.782

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
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)

-1,742.861

Jun 2020

quarterly

Jun 2017 - Jun 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)

1,800.927

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Forecast: Government Net Debt (NPR bn)

2,943.522

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

Forecast: Government Revenue (NPR bn)

1,554.128

2025

yearly

2000 - 2025

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)

613,211.900

2020

yearly

1986 - 2020

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

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

3.72

2019

yearly

1992 - 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

30.761

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Population Census (Person)

29,218,867.000

2018

yearly

1911 - 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

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

581.732

2015

yearly

2006 - 2015

Household Income per Capita (USD)

811.626

2015

yearly

2006 - 2015

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 (%)

4.5

Sep 2020

monthly

Jul 1964 - Sep 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

5.496

Oct 2020

monthly

Sep 2005 - Oct 2020

Producer Price Index Growth (%)

4.0

Jun 2019

quarterly

Sep 2016 - Jun 2019

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

5.300

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

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

170.450

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Oct 2020

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

137.700

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Oct 2020

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

149.680

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Oct 2020

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

147.180

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Oct 2020

Consumer Price Index (2014-2015=100)

137.580

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Oct 2020

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

137.430

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2012 - Oct 2020

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Trade Balance (USD mn)

-875.1

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 1974 - Oct 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

90.2

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Oct 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

22.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2004 - Oct 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

3,595.823

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

11,855.653

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

295.982

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Total Imports (USD mn)

965.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Oct 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

7.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2004 - Oct 2020

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

238,474.900

2019

yearly

1998 - 2019

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

47,751.314

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

6.357

Aug 2020

monthly

Sep 1983 - Aug 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

5.604

Aug 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Aug 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.686

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Oct 2020

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

111.132

Sep 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Sep 2020

Imports: cif: Custom Basis (NPR mn)

93,038.278

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2020

Exports: fob: Custom Basis (NPR mn)

10,823.013

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2020

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

19,009.537

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Oct 2020

Trade Balance: Custom Basis (NPR mn)

-102,820.562

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Oct 2020

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

63,240.638

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2020

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

8,110.934

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2020

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

16,662.999

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2020

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

2,637.113

Sep 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Sep 2020

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

80.592

Oct 2020

monthly

Apr 2013 - Oct 2020

Exports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn)

2,478.819

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Crude Materials Inedible: Except Fuel (NPR mn)

550.446

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Chemicals (NPR mn)

339.277

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn)

2,926.472

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Exports: Miscellaneous Manufactures Articles (NPR mn)

758.458

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Food & Live Animals (NPR mn)

14,486.637

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

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

16,063.474

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Chemicals (NPR mn)

11,863.129

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Manufactured Goods Classified by Materials (NPR mn)

21,174.099

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

Imports: Machinery & Transport Equipments (NPR mn)

18,107.887

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Jul 2020

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

290.0

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-0.9

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

24.7

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

0.5

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

7,121.3

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Jun 2020

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

402.9

2019

yearly

1970 - 2019

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-2.196

2025

yearly

1980 - 2025

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

1,974.734

Jun 2020

quarterly

Dec 2012 - Jun 2020

NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

0.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Assets (USD mn)

0.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

NP: BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Liabilities (USD mn)

0.000

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment (NPR mn)

0.000

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

19,600.265

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Current Account (NPR mn)

34,363.662

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

-1,474.731

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Capital Account (NPR mn)

3,557.401

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (NPR mn)

286,914.579

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

-6,297.506

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

288,389.310

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

-30,194.110

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

15,911.298

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income (NPR mn)

9,613.792

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

31,657.516

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Financial Account (NPR mn)

27,395.158

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

2,922.006

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

-4,090.971

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Liabilities (NPR mn)

28,564.123

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

-283,228.379

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Net Error & Omissions (NPR mn)

25,440.519

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

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

-90,756.740

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods Balance (NPR mn)

-251,570.864

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services (NPR mn)

-10,593.845

Oct 2020

quarterly

Oct 2002 - Oct 2020

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

2.5

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

273.136

2015

yearly

2003 - 2015

Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

7,367.865

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

38,028.655

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

M2 Growth (%)

20.9

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

3.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

10,677.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

3.000

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

11.4

Oct 2020

monthly

Aug 2003 - Oct 2020

Gold Reserves (USD mn)

413.642

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 1957 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits Growth (%)

31.8

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

28,110.549

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

33,192.0

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

Domestic Credit Growth (%)

13.3

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

24,085.929

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

16.48

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

71.13

2020

yearly

2003 - 2020

Monetary Survey: Broad Money M2 (NPR mn)

4,270,506.071

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Monetary Survey: Narrow Money M1 (NPR mn)

776,703.672

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 2020

Foreign Reserve (USD mn)

11,442.961

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Oct 2020

Commercial Banks: Deposits exclude Interbank (NPR mn)

3,142,414.454

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Sep 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 (%)

11.3

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

14.2

Sep 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - Sep 2020

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

1,413,106.060

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jul 2020

Commercial Banks: Total Asset or Liabilities (NPR mn)

4,576,717.296

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

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

10.180

Oct 2020

monthly

Nov 2013 - Oct 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (NPR/USD)

118.190

Sep 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

5.00

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

0.13

Sep 2020

monthly

Feb 1993 - Sep 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

8.00

Sep 2020

monthly

Jun 1981 - Sep 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)

1,874

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Oct 2020

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-98.6

Oct 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Oct 2020

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

724

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

3.0

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

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)

12.700

2019

yearly

1974 - 2019

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)

1,645.7

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

50.3

2020

yearly

2001 - 2020

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

18,713.799

Oct 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Oct 2020

NEPSE: Turnover Value (NPR mn)

93,017.549

Nov 2020

monthly

Aug 2006 - Nov 2020

NEPSE: Turnover Volume (Share th)

249,759.052

Nov 2020

monthly

Aug 2006 - Nov 2020

NEPSE: Market Capitalization (NPR mn)

2,676,524.560

Nov 2020

monthly

Jul 2003 - Nov 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)

5,456.443

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Exports: Television (USD th)

6.462

2019

yearly

1997 - 2019

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

531,394.709

2017

yearly

2000 - 2017

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

392,781.413

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Imports: Television (USD th)

25,227.784

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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