Panama Unemployment Rate

2003 - 2019 | Yearly | % | National Institute of Statistics and Census

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Panama's Unemployment Rate increased to 7.10 % in Aug 2019, from the previously reported number of 6.00 % in Aug 2018. Panama's Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Aug 2003 to Aug 2019, with an average rate of 6.10 %. The data reached an all-time high of 13.00 % in Aug 2003 and a record low of 4.10 % in Aug 2013. The data is reported by reported by National Institute of Statistics and Census.

In the latest reports, Panama's Population reached 4.22 million people in Jun 2019. Monthly Earnings of Panama stood at 1,422.03 USD in Aug 2018. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate increased to 66.50 % in Aug 2019.

What was Panama's Unemployment Rate in 2019?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

7.10

% 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019

6.00

% 2018 yearly 2003 - 2019

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 28 Nov 2019

Unemployment Rate by Country Comparison

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Country/Region Last Previous Frequency Range
Albania (%)

11.40

Mar 2020

11.20

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Algeria (%)

11.70

2018

11.70

2017

yearly

1982 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Argentina (%)

61.30

2019

61.39

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Armenia (%)

17.90

Dec 2019

18.00

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-05-05
Australia (%)

6.22

Apr 2020

5.23

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Austria (%)

75.91

Mar 2020

77.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Azerbaijan (%)

4.85

Dec 2019

4.84

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-21
Bahrain (%)

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bangladesh (%)

4.19

2019

4.28

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Belarus (%)

0.20

Apr 2020

0.20

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Belgium (%)

5.22

Dec 2019

5.38

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Bolivia (%)

3.40

2017

3.40

2016

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%)

15.70

2019

18.40

2018

yearly

2006 - 2019

Updated on 2019-12-03
Botswana (%)

18.19

2019

17.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Brazil (%)

56.80

May 2020

59.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Mar 2012 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Brunei (%)

9.12

2019

8.86

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Bulgaria (%)

4.60

Mar 2020

4.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Cambodia (%)

0.10

2017

0.20

2016

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-08
Canada (%)

13.70

May 2020

13.00

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Chile (%)

8.20

Mar 2020

7.80

Feb 2020

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-30
China (%)

3.66

Mar 2020

3.62

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-21
Colombia (%)

61.60

Mar 2020

63.79

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Croatia (%)

7.20

Dec 2019

5.70

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-20
Cyprus (%)

7.30

Mar 2020

6.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-14
Czech Republic (%)

59.93

Mar 2020

60.33

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Denmark (%)

77.10

2018

76.40

2017

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Ecuador (%)

3.84

Dec 2019

4.86

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-01-16
Egypt (%)

8.00

Dec 2019

7.80

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-16
Estonia (%)

5.00

Mar 2020

4.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-15
Finland (%)

67.40

May 2020

64.90

Apr 2020

monthly

May 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-24
France (%)

7.80

Mar 2020

8.10

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1975 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Georgia (%)

11.57

2019

12.67

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-26
Germany (%)

55.90

Mar 2020

56.20

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-19
Greece (%)

14.40

Mar 2020

15.90

Feb 2020

monthly

Apr 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-11
Hong Kong SAR, China (%)

5.90

May 2020

5.20

Apr 2020

monthly

Oct 1981 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-16
Hungary (%)

3.73

Mar 2020

3.32

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-28
Iceland (%)

75.80

Apr 2020

78.30

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-28
India (%)

5.36

2019

5.33

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Indonesia (%)

5.28

2019

5.34

2018

yearly

1984 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-21
Iran (%)

10.60

Mar 2020

10.60

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Ireland (%)

59.90

Jun 2017

59.80

Mar 2017

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-01-19
Israel (%)

61.34

May 2020

61.56

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2012 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-22
Italy (%)

6.32

Apr 2020

8.05

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Ivory Coast (%)

3.32

2019

3.21

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Japan (%)

61.80

May 2020

61.50

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Jordan (%)

19.00

Nov 2019

19.10

Aug 2019

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-05-26
Kazakhstan (%)

4.80

Mar 2020

4.80

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-10
Kenya (%)

2.64

2019

2.63

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
South Korea (%)

4.50

May 2020

3.80

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Kosovo (%)

25.70

2019

29.60

2018

yearly

2001 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-02
Kuwait (%)

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Kyrgyzstan (%)

6.20

2018

6.90

2017

yearly

1992 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-16
Laos (%)

0.63

2019

0.64

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Latvia (%)

7.40

Mar 2020

6.00

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Lebanon (%)

11.35

2018

10.00

2012

yearly

2004 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-10
Lithuania (%)

62.20

Dec 2019

62.00

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-14
Luxembourg (%)

55.15

2019

54.65

2018

yearly

2000 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-22
Macau SAR, China (%)

2.20

Apr 2020

2.10

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 1996 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
North Macedonia (%)

16.20

Mar 2020

16.60

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-04
Malawi (%)

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2019-05-27
Malaysia (%)

5.00

Apr 2020

3.90

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2016 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Malta (%)

3.20

Dec 2019

3.40

Sep 2019

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-26
Mauritius (%)

6.40

Dec 2019

6.70

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Mexico (%)

3.26

Mar 2020

3.70

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-27
Moldova (%)

3.99

Sep 2019

4.45

Jun 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-05
Mongolia (%)

8.10

Dec 2019

9.90

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-18
Montenegro (%)

15.90

Dec 2019

15.20

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-04-01
Morocco (%)

10.20

Dec 2019

9.40

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-07
Myanmar (%)

1.58

2019

1.49

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Nepal (%)

1.41

2019

1.35

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Netherlands (%)

3.80

Mar 2020

3.70

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
New Zealand (%)

4.20

Mar 2020

4.00

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Norway (%)

63.80

2019

63.93

2018

yearly

1990 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-10
Oman (%)

2.67

2019

2.86

2018

yearly

1991 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-09
Pakistan (%)

5.79

2018

5.94

2015

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Peru (%)

3.93

2018

4.09

2017

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-08-14
Philippines (%)

17.70

Apr 2020

5.30

Jan 2020

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Poland (%)

3.10

Mar 2020

2.90

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Portugal (%)

58.60

Mar 2020

59.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-06
Qatar (%)

0.10

2018

0.10

2017

yearly

1997 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Romania (%)

4.80

Apr 2020

4.60

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-03
Russia (%)

4.66

Mar 2020

4.58

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Saudi Arabia (%)

6.00

2018

6.00

2017

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-09
Serbia (%)

9.70

Dec 2019

9.50

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Singapore (%)

2.40

Mar 2020

2.30

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Slovakia (%)

5.60

Dec 2019

5.90

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-11
Slovenia (%)

4.00

Dec 2019

4.80

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-19
South Africa (%)

60.30

Mar 2020

59.80

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-23
Spain (%)

14.41

Mar 2020

13.78

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Sri Lanka (%)

4.50

Dec 2019

5.10

Sep 2019

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-31
Sudan (%)

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden (%)

8.03

May 2020

7.99

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1983 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Switzerland (%)

4.66

Mar 2020

4.43

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-12
Syria (%)

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2019-07-04
Taiwan (%)

59.06

Apr 2020

59.11

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1978 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-22
Tajikistan (%)

2.30

Apr 2018

2.20

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2019-05-27
Thailand (%)

1.00

Mar 2020

1.10

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-04-11
Tunisia (%)

15.10

Mar 2020

14.90

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Turkey (%)

12.70

Feb 2020

12.70

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Ukraine (%)

8.70

Dec 2019

7.30

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-24
United Arab Emirates (%)

2.23

2018

2.46

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-20
United Kingdom (%)

3.91

Feb 2020

3.96

Jan 2020

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-21
United States (%)

13.30

May 2020

14.70

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1948 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-05
Uruguay (%)

57.70

Apr 2020

59.00

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-29
Venezuela (%)

6.35

Dec 2018

7.34

Nov 2018

monthly

Jan 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-08-15
Vietnam (%)

3.10

2019

3.10

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-28
Yemen (%)

13.50

2014

14.30

2010

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2020-05-12

Panama Key Series

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Balance of Payments
Monetary
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Previous Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

16,473.8

Mar 2020

17,544.2

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-19
Real GDP Growth (%)

3.3

Dec 2019

2.7

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Nominal GDP Growth (%)

0.325

Mar 2020

2.477

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-19
GDP Deflator Growth (%)

-0.8

Dec 2019

-0.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

34,401.112

2019

33,423.445

2018

yearly

1969 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-23
Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

-0.8

Dec 2019

-0.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

7,957.140

2019

7,609.755

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-23
Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

-0.8

Dec 2019

-0.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.8

Dec 2019

-0.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

25,125.509

2019

25,109.300

2018

yearly

1996 - 2019

Updated on 2020-06-23
Gross National Product (USD mn)

62,397.364

2019

60,205.907

2018

yearly

1960 - 2019

Updated on 2020-07-01
Gross Savings Rate (%)

-0.8

Dec 2019

-0.4

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

35,277.622

2024

33,434.321

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

21,226.323

2024

20,119.737

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

4.027

2021

-2.050

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-28
Production Last Previous Frequency Range
Industrial Production Index Growth (%)

-5.3

Sep 2019

-6.0

Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2004 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-30
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

18,637.000

2017

23,470.000

2016

yearly

2009 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Gold Production (kg)

400.000

2017

400.000

2016

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2019-11-29
Silver Production (Metric Ton)

2.000

2016

2.000

2015

yearly

1993 - 2016

Updated on 2019-09-02
Industrial Production Index (IPI): Volume: Manufacturing (2001=100)

118.931

Sep 2019

129.657

Aug 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Sep 2019

Updated on 2019-12-30
Government and Public Finance Last Previous Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-3.1

2019

-2.9

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-02
Tax Revenue (USD mn)

177.646

Apr 2020

343.626

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
National Government Debt (USD mn)

32,750.3

May 2020

32,310.5

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

39.4

2018

37.6

2017

yearly

1993 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-16
Forecast: Government Expenditure (PAB bn)

19.139

2024

17.727

2023

yearly

1994 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Government Net Debt (PAB bn)

38.646

2024

36.529

2023

yearly

1994 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-16
Forecast: Government Revenue (PAB bn)

17.645

2024

16.347

2023

yearly

1994 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-16
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue (PAB th)

269,609.145

Apr 2020

411,855.303

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax (PAB th)

177,645.671

Apr 2020

343,625.595

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Central Government Revenue: Current Revenue: Tax: Direct: Total (PAB th)

103,424.912

Apr 2020

192,556.157

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Central Government Operations: Total Revenue (PAB th)

12,335,110.903

2018

11,838,781.652

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-12
Central Government Operations: Total Expenditure (PAB th)

12,066,796.092

2018

11,838,363.669

2017

yearly

2000 - 2018

Updated on 2019-12-12
CGO: Expenditure: Current (USD mn)

7,406.300

2019

7,265.700

2018

yearly

1993 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-06
CGO: Expenditure: Capital (USD mn)

3,521.800

2019

3,815.900

2018

yearly

1993 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-06
CGO: Overall Balance, Accrual Basis (USD mn)

-2,504.800

2019

-2,071.300

2018

yearly

1993 - 2019

Updated on 2020-02-06
Public Debt: Domestic (USD mn)

6,799.974

May 2020

6,819.814

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-18
Demographic and Labour Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

4.2

2019

4.2

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-02
Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

66.5

2019

65.4

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employed Persons (Person)

1,063,250.000

Aug 2017

1,799,520.000

Mar 2017

monthly

Mar 2008 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2018-12-18
Unemployment Rate (%)

7.10

2019

6.00

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Monthly Earnings (USD)

1,422

2018

1,359

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-31
Labour Productivity Growth (%)

66.50

2019

65.40

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Forecast: Population (Person mn)

4.631

2024

4.540

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-28
Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

8.432

2021

8.798

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-22
Population: Estimate (Person)

4,218,808.000

2019

4,158,783.000

2018

yearly

1950 - 2019

Updated on 2020-01-02
Population: Male (Person)

2,085,950.000

2018

2,056,085.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Male (Person)

2,085,950.000

2018

2,056,085.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Male (Person)

2,085,950.000

2018

2,056,085.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Male (Person)

2,085,950.000

2018

2,056,085.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Female (Person)

2,072,833.000

2018

2,042,050.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Female (Person)

2,072,833.000

2018

2,042,050.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Female (Person)

2,072,833.000

2018

2,042,050.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Population: Female (Person)

2,072,833.000

2018

2,042,050.000

2017

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-21
Labour Force (Person)

2,066,753.000

2019

1,986,940.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Labour Force: Male (Person)

1,188,127.000

2019

1,159,462.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Labour Force: Female (Person)

878,626.000

2019

827,478.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employment (Person)

1,920,642.000

2019

1,868,602.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employment: Male (Person)

1,118,961.000

2019

1,103,601.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employment: Female (Person)

801,681.000

2019

765,001.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employment: Manufacturing (Person)

144,786.000

2019

141,842.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employment: Construction (Person)

172,877.000

2019

189,839.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Employment: Wholesale & Retail Trade & Motor Vehicle Repair (Person)

349,279.000

2019

341,692.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Unemployment (Person)

146,111.000

2019

118,338.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Unemployment: Male (Person)

69,166.000

2019

55,861.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Unemployment: Female (Person)

76,945.000

2019

62,477.000

2018

yearly

2003 - 2019

Updated on 2019-11-28
Average Monthly Earning (PAB)

1,422.029

2018

1,358.506

2017

yearly

1970 - 2018

Updated on 2019-05-31
Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

96

May 2020

117

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-97.4

Apr 2020

-41.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-01
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

7,851.000

Dec 2019

8,995.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

39,049.000

Dec 2019

36,401.000

Dec 2018

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-13
Inflation Last Previous Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

0.0

Feb 2020

0.4

Jan 2020

monthly

Jul 1975 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-03-13
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

0.498

2021

-0.906

2020

yearly

1980 - 2021

Updated on 2020-04-28
Consumer Price Index: National Urban (2013=100)

104.026

Mar 2020

104.490

Feb 2020

monthly

Jan 2014 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
CPI: National Urban: Food & Non Alcoholic Beverages (2013=100)

100.596

Mar 2020

100.769

Feb 2020

monthly

Oct 2014 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-26
CPI: National Urban: Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco (2013=100)

110.771

Feb 2020

110.910

Jan 2020

monthly

Oct 2014 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-03-13
Foreign Trade Last Previous Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

59.0

Apr 2020

69.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Total Exports (USD mn)

59.0

Apr 2020

69.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Total Exports Growth (USD mn)

59.0

Apr 2020

69.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

7,667.796

2018

8,781.945

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-28
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

3.917

2024

5.476

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Exports: Medicament (USD th)

1,353,105.783

2018

1,267,537.125

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

83,151.916

2018

70,975.855

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Total Imports (USD mn)

533.2

Apr 2020

787.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Total Imports Growth (USD mn)

59.0

Apr 2020

69.4

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Imports: Medicament (USD th)

1,078,494.800

2018

938,045.040

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

179,747.232

2018

206,834.488

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-25
Exports: FOB (PAB th)

59,005.919

Apr 2020

69,413.402

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Exports: FOB: Banana (PAB th)

10,307.321

Feb 2020

9,293.421

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: FOB: Prawn (PAB th)

0.800

Apr 2020

197.490

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Exports: FOB: Seafood Products (PAB th)

3,432.725

Feb 2020

4,529.165

Jan 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2020

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th)

112,882.000

2018

120,588.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-16
Exports: FOB: America: NAFTA: Mexico (PAB th)

8,293.000

2018

6,365.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-16
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: South Korea (PAB th)

49,411.000

2018

42,662.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-16
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th)

30,644.000

2018

36,282.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-16
Exports: FOB: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th)

7,417.000

2018

7,822.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-16
Exports: FOB: Waste & Scrap of Steel, Copper & Aluminum (PAB th)

6,147.94

Apr 2018

5,930.78

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2017 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
Exports: FOB: Raw Wood (PAB th)

7,428.13

Apr 2018

8,604.04

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2017 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-06-19
Imports: CIF: Asia: ASEAN: Thailand (PAB th)

120,467.000

2018

165,290.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: China (PAB th)

57,989.000

2018

67,816.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Imports: CIF: Asia: Rest of Asia: Taiwan (PAB th)

195,501.000

2018

473,980.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Imports: CIF: America: LAIA: MERCOSUR: Brazil (PAB th)

243,990.000

2018

290,011.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Imports: CIF: America: NAFTA: USA (PAB th)

3,281,120.000

2018

3,081,036.000

2017

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-09
Balance of Payments Last Previous Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-350.7

Dec 2019

-885.1

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-2.0

Dec 2019

-5.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

949.9

Dec 2019

1,456.3

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

5.4

Dec 2019

8.8

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

1,239.051

Dec 2019

1,999.213

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

7.062

Dec 2019

12.049

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

174.2

Dec 2019

97.0

Sep 2019

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
External Debt (USD mn)

25,950.4

May 2020

25,490.7

Apr 2020

monthly

Jul 2004 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-17
External Debt: % of GDP (%)

156.5

2019

151.8

2018

yearly

2014 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

36,828.7

2019

38,905.9

2018

yearly

1970 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

55.1

2019

59.7

2018

yearly

1970 - 2019

Updated on 2020-04-16
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

-5.413

2024

-4.925

2023

yearly

1980 - 2024

Updated on 2020-04-09
Monetary Last Previous Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

8,073.998

Apr 2020

8,115.682

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

42,779.116

Apr 2020

42,534.891

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
M2 Growth (USD mn)

55,771.2

Apr 2020

55,756.1

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

1.8

Mar 2020

1.7

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

41.0

2019

39.9

2018

yearly

2005 - 2019

Updated on 2020-03-05
Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

1,429.075

Mar 2020

1,299.040

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2001 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

4,918.7

Apr 2020

2,493.7

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 1969 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

3.730

Mar 2020

4.748

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 2007 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-06-19
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

9.2

Apr 2020

3.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Gold Reserves (USD mn)

0.000

Apr 2020

0.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Sep 1969 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Total Deposits (USD mn)

89,164.428

Apr 2020

87,093.048

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Total Deposits Growth (%)

7.624

May 2020

5.044

Apr 2020

monthly

Dec 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-07-07
Domestic Credit (USD mn)

55,771.2

Apr 2020

55,756.1

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Domestic Credit Growth (%)

1.9

Apr 2020

1.6

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Household Debt (USD mn)

27,595.8

Apr 2020

27,711.0

Mar 2020

monthly

Oct 2005 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Total Loans (USD mn)

77,527.303

Mar 2020

76,835.454

Feb 2020

monthly

Dec 1998 - Mar 2020

Updated on 2020-05-11
Money Supply: M1 (PAB mn)

8,073.998

Apr 2020

8,115.682

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Money Supply: M3 (PAB mn)

42,779.116

Apr 2020

42,534.891

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
Money Supply: M2 (PAB mn)

42,779.116

Apr 2020

42,534.891

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-07-01
LC: National Banking System: Private Sector: Mortgage (PAB mn)

17,960.164

Apr 2020

17,981.351

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-06-10
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Previous Frequency Range
Exchange Rate against USD (PAB/USD)

1.000

May 2020

1.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1940 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-06-08
Lending Rate: Prime Rate (% pa)

4.75

May 2018

4.75

Apr 2018

monthly

Dec 1999 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-27
Deposit Rate: Current Savings (% pa)

0.87

Jul 2018

0.88

Jun 2018

monthly

Dec 2001 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-11
Deposit Rate: Current Savings (% pa)

0.87

Jul 2018

0.88

Jun 2018

monthly

Dec 2001 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-11
Deposit Rate: Current Savings (% pa)

0.87

Jul 2018

0.88

Jun 2018

monthly

Dec 2001 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-11
Deposit Rate: Current Savings (% pa)

0.87

Jul 2018

0.88

Jun 2018

monthly

Dec 2001 - Jul 2018

Updated on 2018-09-11
Lending Rate: Consumer: Personal Loans (% pa)

8.720

Apr 2020

8.720

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2001 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-26
Lending Rate: Local Banks: Mortgage: Reference (% pa)

5.750

Sep 2020

5.750

Jun 2020

quarterly

Sep 1985 - Sep 2020

Updated on 2020-06-30
Short Term Interest Rate: Month End: Interbank Reference Rate: 3 Months (% pa)

2.82

May 2018

1.25

Mar 2018

monthly

Jan 2006 - May 2018

Updated on 2018-06-06
Tourism Last Previous Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

155,442

Jan 2020

121,494

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

-31.5

Jan 2020

-17.9

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

5,615

2018

6,824

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

-17.7

2018

8.7

2017

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Passengers Arrival: Visitors (Person th)

215.457

Jan 2020

162.642

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jan 2020

Updated on 2020-06-15
Number of Hotel Rooms (Unit)

10,205.000

Nov 2019

10,205.000

Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-02-03
Hotel Room Occupancy Rate (%)

43.052

Nov 2019

43.677

Oct 2019

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2019

Updated on 2020-02-03
Financial Market Last Previous Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (Dec2002=100)

375.5

May 2020

403.3

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - May 2020

Updated on 2020-05-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP (Dec2002=100)

376.1

Jun 2020

375.5

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2020

Updated on 2020-07-06
Panama Stock Exchange: Turnover Value: Total Market (PAB)

203,517,574.230

Apr 2020

430,095,691.440

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Panama Stock Exchange: Turnover Value: Stock Market (USD)

4,207,492.410

Apr 2020

12,396,468.920

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2020

Updated on 2020-05-05
Transport and Telecommunications Last Previous Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

677.356

2015

606.583

2014

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2020-03-09
Container Port Throughput (TEU)

6,872,400.000

2018

6,899,000.000

2017

yearly

2008 - 2018

Updated on 2019-10-31
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

728,379.000

2018

662,588.000

2017

yearly

1978 - 2018

Updated on 2020-02-28
Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

5,722,370.000

2018

5,280,195.000

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-03-24
Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

17.438

2018

16.134

2017

yearly

1978 - 2018

Updated on 2020-04-17
Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

137.001

2018

128.573

2017

yearly

1960 - 2018

Updated on 2020-05-20
Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

974,691.030

2016

819,332.514

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

324,524.879

2018

237,303.998

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Exports: Television (USD th)

84,198.421

2018

100,380.665

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

854,878.258

2016

839,405.335

2015

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

491,573.997

2018

406,309.814

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
Imports: Television (USD th)

148,425.734

2018

151,382.530

2017

yearly

1995 - 2018

Updated on 2019-11-05
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