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Qatar Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1978 - 2017 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Qatar's Current Account surplus accounted for 3.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2017, compared with a 5.5 % deficit in the previous year. Qatar's Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1978 to Dec 2017, with an average value of 13.2 %. The data reached an all-time high of 33.8 % in Dec 1980 and a record low of -26.5 % in Dec 1995. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Current Account Balance and annual Nominal GDP. Qatar Central Bank provides Current Account in local currency. The Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. Nominal GDP prior to 2011 is based on SNA 1993.

In the latest reports of Qatar, Current Account recorded a surplus of 6.3 USD bn in Dec 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 195.9 USD mn in Dec 2017. Qatar's Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 230.2 USD mn in Dec 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 1.1 USD bn in Dec 2017. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 44.2 USD bn in Dec 2017.

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What was Qatar's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in 2017?

Last

3.8

2017
Previous

-5.5

2016
Min

-26.5

1995
Max

33.8

1980
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1978 - 2017

Updated on 01 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

3.8

2017

-5.5

2016

-26.5

1995

33.8

1980

%

yearly

1978 - 2017

Updated on 01 Apr 2018

View Qatar's Current Account Balance: % of GDP from 1978 to 2017 in the chart:

Current Account Balance: % of GDP Qatar

Series Details
Series ID

237043603

Name

Current Account Balance: % of GDP Qatar

Country

Qatar

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

1978

Last Date

2017

Last Updated

01 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

10.7

Variance

217.6

Standard deviation

14.8

Skewness

-0.4

Kurtosis

-0.5

Coefficient variation

1.4

Median

13.2

Max
1980

33.8

Min
1995

-26.5

Previous observation
2016

-5.5

Last observation
2017

3.8

Number of Observations

40

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-6.3

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Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2017

-3.5

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United Kingdom

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0.4

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8.8

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Belgium

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-7.7

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9.2

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%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bulgaria

-3.3

Dec 2017

16.3

Sep 2017

-30.2

Dec 2007

16.3

Sep 2017

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quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Cyprus

-22.4

Dec 2017

7.0

Sep 2017

-27.0

Dec 2008

8.6

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

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Czech Republic

-0.1

Dec 2017

-2.7

Sep 2017

-10.6

Sep 2010

10.8

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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Denmark

7.3

Dec 2017

8.7

Sep 2017

-3.9

Dec 1998

11.1

Sep 2014

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quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

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Estonia

4.5

Dec 2017

4.6

Sep 2017

-20.4

Mar 2007

5.6

Sep 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

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Finland

2.3

Dec 2017

1.8

Sep 2017

-7.2

Mar 1991

10.9

Dec 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Greece

-6.2

Dec 2017

9.6

Sep 2017

-21.0

Mar 2007

11.8

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Hungary

-0.3

Dec 2017

2.2

Sep 2017

-10.9

Dec 2000

7.4

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Iceland

0.4

Dec 2017

9.9

Sep 2017

-36.3

Jun 2008

15.2

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Ireland

19.0

Dec 2017

18.5

Sep 2017

-10.0

Mar 2008

19.0

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Latvia

1.6

Dec 2017

-4.2

Sep 2017

-25.9

Dec 2006

12.8

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Lithuania

5.9

Dec 2017

0.6

Sep 2017

-22.5

Mar 2008

14.6

Sep 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Argentina

-5.3

Dec 2017

-5.2

Sep 2017

-5.3

Dec 2017

5.1

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

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Luxembourg

7.0

Dec 2017

19.6

Sep 2017

-13.3

Jun 2012

22.1

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Malta

11.8

Dec 2017

15.1

Sep 2017

-29.5

Dec 2000

15.9

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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-5.6

Sep 2017

-5.0

Jun 2017

-10.9

Jun 1992

16.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Sep 2017

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Netherlands

10.9

Dec 2017

10.3

Sep 2017

-2.3

Sep 2000

12.9

Mar 2013

%

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Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

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Norway

4.1

Dec 2017

2.7

Sep 2017

-11.5

Jun 1986

19.7

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Brazil

-1.4

Dec 2017

-0.6

Sep 2017

-5.6

Mar 2015

3.0

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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Poland

0.0

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

-7.3

Jun 2007

1.9

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Chile

-0.5

Dec 2017

-1.7

Sep 2017

-8.8

Dec 1997

7.9

Mar 2007

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Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

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1.1

Dec 2017

3.9

Sep 2017

-13.6

Jun 2008

3.9

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

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Colombia

-2.2

Dec 2017

-3.3

Sep 2017

-7.4

Mar 2015

1.5

Sep 1999

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quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

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-2.5

Dec 2017

-2.6

Sep 2017

-16.9

Jun 2008

4.4

Mar 2015

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quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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Slovakia

-2.2

Dec 2017

-3.3

Sep 2017

-15.0

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4.3

Mar 2013

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4.7

Dec 2017

7.8

Sep 2017

-10.7

Jun 1999

7.8

Sep 2017

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Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2017

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Sep 2017

-15.5

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Dec 1999

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Sep 2017

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Jun 1995

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Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

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Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2009

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Mar 2007 - Dec 2017

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Dec 2017

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Sep 2017

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Mar 2008

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Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

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Jun 2017

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Mar 1983 - Dec 2017

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Sep 2017

-12.4

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6.1

Sep 2006

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Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

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Uruguay

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Dec 2017

1.9

Sep 2017

-9.7

Jun 2008

2.9

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Venezuela

-1.9

2015

0.7

2014

-14.6

1978

22.1

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2015

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Algeria

-16.5

2016

-16.5

2015

-16.5

2016

24.7

2006

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-09
Australia

-3.1

Dec 2017

-2.4

Sep 2017

-7.3

Dec 2004

2.3

Dec 1972

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bangladesh

-0.9

2017

1.1

2016

-1.9

2001

3.3

2010

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Brunei

12.0

Dec 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

54.3

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

Updated on 2018-03-26
Cambodia

-8.8

2016

-9.3

2015

-13.0

2013

-2.2

2001

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-02
Bahrain

3.3

2014

7.8

2013

-12.6

1998

15.7

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2014

Updated on 2015-09-07
China

1.8

Dec 2017

1.1

Sep 2017

-0.3

Jun 2001

11.1

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Botswana

20.9

Sep 2017

15.9

Jun 2017

-16.6

Dec 2008

29.3

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Hong Kong

2.1

Dec 2017

8.6

Sep 2017

-5.5

Jun 2014

20.8

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
India

-2.0

Dec 2017

-1.1

Sep 2017

-6.8

Dec 2012

2.2

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Israel

4.6

Dec 2017

0.1

Sep 2017

-19.8

Sep 1982

17.8

Dec 1985

%

quarterly

Mar 1979 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Indonesia

-2.2

Dec 2017

-1.7

Sep 2017

-4.6

Jun 1996

7.8

Sep 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Jordan

-8.5

Dec 2017

-8.6

Sep 2017

-26.6

Mar 2012

26.4

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
South Korea

4.4

Dec 2017

5.6

Sep 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-27
Malawi

-11.1

2015

-18.6

2014

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-26
Malaysia

3.6

Dec 2017

3.7

Sep 2017

0.4

Jun 2013

20.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Laos

-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-15.7

2015

6.4

1999

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-19
Macau

27.0

2016

25.3

2015

14.7

2006

40.9

2011

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Myanmar

-8.3

2016

-2.2

2015

-8.3

2016

0.0

2007

%

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-30
Nepal

-0.4

2017

6.2

2016

-2.6

2010

6.2

2016

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
New Zealand

-2.7

Dec 2017

-2.2

Sep 2017

-9.0

Jun 2008

0.7

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Jun 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Pakistan

-4.1

2017

-1.7

2016

-8.1

2008

4.4

2003

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Philippines

-3.8

Dec 2017

2.5

Sep 2017

-10.1

Dec 1983

8.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Singapore

15.1

Dec 2017

22.5

Sep 2017

-6.3

Mar 1987

32.2

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Sri Lanka

-1.9

Sep 2017

-3.6

Jun 2017

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Taiwan

17.5

Dec 2017

15.1

Sep 2017

-12.8

Jun 1974

22.6

Sep 1986

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Thailand

9.3

Dec 2017

12.1

Sep 2017

-11.9

Jun 2005

16.6

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Vietnam

4.0

2016

0.5

2015

-12.8

1995

6.1

2012

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-20
Albania

-9.7

Dec 2017

-4.2

Sep 2017

-19.1

Dec 2008

-4.2

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Armenia

-9.1

Dec 2017

0.4

Sep 2017

-64.3

Mar 1995

6.0

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Azerbaijan

2.6

Sep 2017

4.0

Jun 2017

-5.4

Mar 2016

24.6

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Belarus

-4.4

Dec 2017

0.8

Sep 2017

-21.3

Mar 2011

12.0

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-28
Bosnia and Herzegovina

-7.0

Dec 2017

-2.5

Sep 2017

-14.3

Jun 2008

-2.5

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Croatia

-5.6

Dec 2017

28.2

Sep 2017

-25.9

Dec 1997

31.0

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Georgia

-12.9

Dec 2017

-3.1

Sep 2017

-29.9

Mar 2008

-1.6

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Kazakhstan

-4.2

Sep 2017

-4.2

Jun 2017

-25.6

Dec 1999

15.0

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Kyrgyzstan

0.6

Dec 2017

-1.4

Sep 2017

-31.1

Mar 2008

11.0

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-23
Macedonia

-2.6

Dec 2017

7.0

Sep 2017

-21.0

Dec 2008

7.2

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-22
Moldova

-3.9

Dec 2017

-8.1

Sep 2017

-33.8

Mar 1998

12.6

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Mongolia

-20.7

Dec 2017

-7.8

Sep 2017

-56.5

Mar 2012

15.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Mauritius

-8.5

Dec 2017

-5.9

Sep 2017

-16.7

Sep 2011

1.6

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Montenegro

-38.8

Dec 2017

18.1

Sep 2017

-41.4

Mar 2017

23.9

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-27
Russia

3.1

Dec 2017

-0.7

Sep 2017

-3.7

Jun 1998

21.4

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-03
Serbia

-6.6

Dec 2017

-3.9

Sep 2017

-8.7

Mar 2017

-2.3

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Tajikistan

-0.4

Jun 2017

7.1

Mar 2017

-34.9

Mar 2012

11.3

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Turkey

-6.8

Dec 2017

-4.3

Sep 2017

-11.4

Mar 2011

5.8

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Ukraine

-2.7

Dec 2017

-3.3

Sep 2017

-12.1

Sep 2013

21.2

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Morocco

-1.2

Dec 2017

1.1

Sep 2017

-9.1

Jun 2017

1.7

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Nigeria

3.8

Dec 2017

2.0

Sep 2017

-5.3

Mar 2015

20.9

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Oman

-18.4

2016

-15.9

2015

-21.9

1998

16.7

2005

%

yearly

1974 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-28
Qatar

3.8

2017

-5.5

2016

-26.5

1995

33.8

1980

%

yearly

1978 - 2017

Updated on 01 Apr 2018
Saudi Arabia

4.4

Dec 2017

4.7

Sep 2017

-14.6

Dec 2015

35.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
South Africa

-2.9

Dec 2017

-2.1

Sep 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Sudan

-3.7

2016

-5.6

2015

-11.7

1992

2.2

1985

%

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Syria

-0.6

2010

-1.9

2009

-13.6

1985

29.2

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2010

Updated on 2018-04-02
Tunisia

-8.8

2016

-8.9

2015

-11.1

1977

2.1

1988

%

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-06
Yemen

-8.0

2015

-3.4

2014

-10.1

2009

12.3

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-26
United Arab Emirates

3.8

2016

4.9

2015

-0.1

1998

21.3

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-21
Egypt

-2.7

Dec 2017

-2.5

Sep 2017

-7.8

Dec 2016

7.7

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-05
Kuwait

6.3

2017

0.6

2016

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-16
Ivory Coast

-2.3

2017

-1.1

2016

-21.6

1980

10.4

2011

%

yearly

1975 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
European Union

1.9

Dec 2017

2.1

Sep 2017

-2.7

Jun 2008

2.2

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kenya

-7.0

Sep 2017

-6.2

Jun 2017

-13.4

Sep 2014

-1.5

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Iran

3.9

2017

0.3

2016

-1.1

1999

10.1

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Lebanon

-16.4

2015

-24.4

2014

-25.6

2003

-5.1

2006

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-20
Kosovo

-14.0

Dec 2017

13.3

Sep 2017

-24.6

Dec 2011

13.3

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-04

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Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Revenue

243.15

2022

235.14

2021

10.38

1994

367.94

2013

QAR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Teledensity: Fixed Line

19.34

2016

17.59

2015

1.27

1960

28.03

2002

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Natural Gas: Exports

130,324.00

2016

129,877.20

2015

2,860.00

1997

130,324.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Real GDP Growth

1.8

Dec 2017

1.9

Sep 2017

0.3

Jun 2017

6.7

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Labour Productivity Growth

-2.73

2016

-10.66

2015

-10.66

2015

-0.79

2012

%

yearly

2012 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Domestic Credit Growth

11.7

Feb 2018

11.7

Jan 2018

-2.6

Jul 2014

64.0

Feb 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2008 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

102.6

2016

92.3

2015

22.9

1997

195.7

2005

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Imports

2,285.2

Feb 2018

2,632.1

Jan 2018

174.4

Jun 1999

3,487.4

Oct 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.85

Feb 2018

5.78

Jan 2018

-3.41

Nov 2016

5.78

Jan 2018

%

monthly

Mar 2015 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

82,665.99

2022

77,311.16

2021

12,749.10

1988

101,933.12

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Crude Oil: Exports

503.40

2016

490.70

2015

333.00

1995

703.00

2008

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

137.76

2016

908.63

2015

7.65

2000

993.87

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Public Consumption: % of GDP

23.3

2016

19.8

2015

10.2

2008

45.6

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Retail Sales Growth

-12.8

2016

-11.5

2015

-64.0

1989

152.7

1988

%

yearly

1987 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Equity Market Index

8,574.0

Mar 2018

8,653.3

Feb 2018

3,646.0

Oct 2003

13,728.3

Sep 2014

01Jan1998=1000

monthly

Oct 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-01
Domestic Credit

253,406.9

Feb 2018

251,812.0

Jan 2018

25,792.8

Jan 2007

253,406.9

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2007 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.6

2015

1.7

2014

1.2

2008

11.1

2002

%

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2016-05-01
Visitor Arrivals

2,938,200

2016

2,941,100

2015

309,000

1995

2,941,100

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Expenditure

207.63

2022

213.77

2021

11.40

1990

250.71

2014

QAR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

12,418.40

Dec 2017

13,500.00

Dec 2016

6,200.00

Jun 2016

23,500.00

Dec 2006

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Crude Oil: Production

602.00

Feb 2018

605.00

Jan 2018

589.00

Feb 2002

865.00

Jul 2008

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-14
Population

2.5

2017

2.6

2016

0.4

1984

2.6

2016

Person mn

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-02
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.0

2015

15.6

2014

13.5

2007

27.7

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2015

Updated on 2016-12-01
Short Term Interest Rate

3.00

Feb 2018

2.40

Jan 2018

0.70

Apr 2014

5.75

Dec 2007

% pa

monthly

Jul 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gold Reserves

1,127.01

Feb 2018

1,144.29

Jan 2018

0.00

Jun 1975

1,249.31

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1966 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Net Debt

428.35

2022

427.18

2021

2.87

1990

428.35

2022

QAR bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

37,348.80

Dec 2017

50,200.00

Dec 2016

24,800.00

Jun 2016

71,500.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
GDP Deflator Growth

7.5

Dec 2017

5.7

Sep 2017

-23.8

Sep 2015

15.2

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Unemployment Rate

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

230.2

Dec 2017

393.4

Sep 2017

-1,944.5

Mar 2012

4,687.6

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Exports

16,575.0

Sep 2017

15,811.8

Jun 2017

667.4

Sep 1998

36,029.1

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bank Lending Rate

4.29

Feb 2018

5.28

Jan 2018

3.68

Oct 2015

7.90

Jan 2008

% pa

monthly

Jul 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
External Debt: % of GDP

83.0

2010

85.7

2009

40.0

2005

85.7

2009

%

yearly

2000 - 2010

Updated on 2018-03-29
Producer Price Index Growth

16.6

Feb 2018

18.7

Jan 2018

-40.4

Sep 2015

34.0

Feb 2017

%

monthly

Apr 2015 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-01
Trade Balance

10,263.2

Sep 2017

9,148.6

Jun 2017

-211.5

Sep 1998

29,536.3

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

155,227.34

2022

147,561.57

2021

46,095.22

1991

155,227.34

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

4.02

2016

4.25

2015

0.01

1965

4.25

2015

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Exchange Rate against USD

3.640

Mar 2018

3.640

Feb 2018

3.640

Mar 2018

4.762

Nov 1971

QAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1966 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-01
Foreign Exchange Reserves

15,877.8

Feb 2018

16,165.6

Jan 2018

5.8

Jun 1967

45,456.4

Nov 2014

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1966 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-0.1

2016

3.6

2015

-5.1

2003

56.1

2002

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.21

2022

3.06

2021

-14.64

1990

30.01

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

17.4

2015

14.3

2014

1.9

2011

17.4

2015

%

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-29
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.8

Feb 2018

0.9

Jan 2018

-0.4

Aug 2017

3.7

Apr 2016

%

monthly

Mar 2015 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
External Debt

103,900.0

2010

83,800.0

2009

13,355.0

2003

103,900.0

2010

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2010

Updated on 2017-02-03
Gross National Product

161,076.08

2015

196,924.23

2014

287.78

1970

196,924.23

2014

USD mn

yearly

1970 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-29
Gross Savings Rate

56.8

2014

60.3

2013

54.8

2009

68.2

2008

%

yearly

2001 - 2014

Updated on 2018-03-29
Labour Force Participation Rate

89.1

2016

88.6

2015

79.7

2006

89.1

2016

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-18
M2 Growth

15.7

Feb 2018

19.6

Jan 2018

-7.2

Jun 2016

75.6

Aug 2007

%

monthly

Apr 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Reserve Requirement Ratio

4.5

Aug 2017

4.5

Jul 2017

2.8

Oct 2007

4.8

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on 2017-08-23
Private Consumption Expenditure

10,067.31

Sep 2017

10,417.31

Jun 2017

6,975.55

Mar 2013

10,417.31

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Investment: % of GDP

45.8

2016

38.2

2015

14.4

1987

46.0

2007

%

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.4

Dec 2017

0.5

Sep 2017

-1.0

Dec 2012

2.2

Sep 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Policy Rate

5.00

Mar 2018

5.00

Feb 2018

1.33

Jun 2004

5.50

Mar 2011

% pa

monthly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-03-22
Forecast: Current Account Balance

2.23

2022

2.46

2021

-7.68

2016

62.00

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Aluminum: Exports

1,062,774.26

2016

958,651.77

2015

452.89

2000

1,865,992.37

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-27
Industrial Production Index Growth

-11.2

Mar 2017

-24.0

Feb 2017

-54.8

Apr 1982

169.2

Mar 1984

%

monthly

Jan 1958 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Household Expenditure per Capita

15,978.40

2013

11,838.99

2007

4,155.69

1983

15,978.40

2013

USD

yearly

1983 - 2013

Updated on 2018-03-29
Tourism Revenue

12,593

2016

12,131

2015

122

1999

12,593

2016

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Employed Persons

2,045,977.00

2017

2,046,903.00

2016

531,133.00

2006

2,046,903.00

2016

Person

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-21.9

2017

-26.3

2016

-32.1

2009

31.1

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.31

2022

2.28

2021

-4.88

2009

15.12

2008

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

-0.93

2022

0.01

2021

-20.55

1985

63.15

1999

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

940,909.05

2016

971,937.15

2015

37,050.70

1995

971,937.15

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

64,825.49

2016

43,978.75

2015

7,634.00

1997

127,105.03

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Mobile

3,552,579.00

2016

3,740,469.00

2015

0.00

1981

3,740,469.00

2015

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Oil Consumption

339.38

2016

315.62

2015

1.01

1966

339.38

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Container Port Throughput

495,952.00

2016

530,042.00

2015

346,000.00

2010

530,042.00

2015

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

32.09

2017

7.35

2016

2.10

2009

32.09

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Imports: Medicament

4,182.26

2016

5,144.39

2015

20.43

1999

5,144.39

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
GDP per Capita

58,246.65

2016

67,537.19

2015

29,725.27

2001

107,632.74

2012

USD

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Private Consumption: % of GDP

26.0

2016

22.0

2015

13.4

2012

32.8

1993

%

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Deposits

222,952.86

Feb 2018

220,651.04

Jan 2018

11,590.41

Jul 2002

226,108.49

Dec 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Imports: ICT Goods

1,880,598.95

2015

1,696,898.14

2014

151,140.14

2000

1,880,598.95

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

11,292.11

2016

25,626.94

2015

1,168.80

2001

25,902.07

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

262.95

2016

695.88

2015

33.79

1997

1,223.12

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

467,148.00

2016

413,418.00

2015

600.00

1960

467,148.00

2016

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Teledensity: Mobile

147.10

2016

159.13

2015

0.00

1981

159.13

2015

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

182,830.30

2016

181,444.10

2015

13,500.00

1995

182,830.30

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

2,118.80

2016

2,200.53

2015

64.01

2001

2,285.26

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Minerals Production

227,418,400.00

2015

228,078,900.00

2014

110,331,704.00

2009

228,078,900.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-19
Building Permits

3,979.00

2016

3,733.00

2014

1,167.00

1990

6,086.00

2008

Unit

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
National Government Debt

26,518.7

2012

25,889.3

2011

6,658.8

2008

28,206.3

2010

USD mn

yearly

2003 - 2012

Updated on 2018-03-29
Monthly Earnings

2,965

2016

2,903

2015

1,430

2006

2,965

2016

USD

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Nominal GDP

44,197.8

Dec 2017

41,815.1

Sep 2017

29,182.1

Jun 2010

54,091.5

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Household Income per Capita

24,999.46

2013

12,677.14

2007

5,231.87

1988

24,999.46

2013

USD

yearly

1988 - 2013

Updated on 2018-03-29
Current Account Balance

6,318.7

2017

-8,324.5

2016

-8,324.5

2016

62,000.3

2012

USD mn

yearly

1978 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Electricity Production

42,307

2016

41,499

2015

315

1971

42,307

2016

GWh

yearly

1971 - 2016

Updated on 2017-11-02
Liquid Assets Ratio

28.5

2015

30.8

2014

28.5

2015

41.6

2004

%

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-08-23
Motor Vehicles Sales

49,767

2017

63,700

2016

49,767

2017

92,900

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

6.9

Feb 2018

6.1

Jan 2018

2.7

Jan 2008

18.9

Jul 2014

NA

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-1,116.76

Dec 2017

528.57

Sep 2017

-3,771.15

Mar 2015

11,433.79

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Total Exports Growth

17.1

Sep 2017

16.3

Jun 2017

-60.7

Jun 2009

207.7

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Tourism Revenue Growth

3.8

2016

14.7

2015

3.8

2016

112.5

2001

%

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-29
Nominal GDP Growth

9.41

Dec 2017

7.74

Sep 2017

-21.72

Mar 2015

22.89

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Public Consumption Expenditure

9,368.68

Sep 2017

9,516.48

Jun 2017

6,805.77

Mar 2013

9,516.48

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Money Supply M1

37,673.79

Feb 2018

35,341.02

Jan 2018

905.47

Sep 1988

37,687.80

Mar 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1982 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

7.86

Dec 2017

9.11

Sep 2017

7.86

Dec 2017

24.07

Dec 2010

%

quarterly

Dec 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-02
Forecast: Population

2.82

2022

2.82

2021

0.24

1980

2.82

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Registered

1,020.00

2015

960.00

2014

371.00

2005

1,020.00

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Exports: ICT Goods

59,574.78

2015

20.88

2014

0.17

2013

59,574.78

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22