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Saudi Arabia Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

2003 - 2017 | Quarterly | % | CEIC

Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 70.98 % in Dec 2017. This records an increase from the previous number of 70.22 % for Sep 2017. Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated quarterly, averaging 81.23 % from Dec 2003 to Dec 2017, with 57 observations. The data reached an all-time high of 95.42 % in Sep 2015 and a record low of 27.52 % in Dec 2003. Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is generated by CEIC. The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of Nominal GDP: Middle East and Africa. CEIC calculates quarterly Foreign Exchange Reserves as % of Nominal GDP from monthly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Nominal GDP. Foreign Exchange Reserves is calculated as the sum of Foreign Currency and Deposits Abroad and Investment in Foreign Securities. Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in local currency. General Authority for Statistics provides Nominal GDP in local currency.

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What was Saudi Arabia's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP in Dec 2017?

Last

70.98

Dec 2017
Previous

70.22

Sep 2017
Min

27.52

Dec 2003
Max

95.42

Sep 2015
Unit

%

Frequency

quarterly

Range

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 24 Apr 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

70.98

Dec 2017

70.22

Sep 2017

27.52

Dec 2003

95.42

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 24 Apr 2018

View Saudi Arabia's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP from Dec 2003 to Dec 2017 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

Series Details
Series ID

384177717

Name

Saudi Arabia Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

Country

Saudi Arabia

Frequency

Quarterly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

Dec 2003

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

24 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

74.05

Variance

420.20

Standard deviation

20.50

Skewness

-1.04

Kurtosis

-0.13

Coefficient variation

0.28

Median

81.23

Max
Sep 2015

95.42

Min
Dec 2003

27.52

Previous observation
Sep 2017

70.22

Last observation
Dec 2017

70.98

Number of Observations

57

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9.88

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6.40

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Sep 2005 - Dec 2017

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10.57

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quarterly

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15.77

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5.56

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24.58

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27.62

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101.28

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111.01

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112.28

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78.69

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49.16

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13.44

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13.96

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6.58

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23.17

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9.69

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10.63

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6.54

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11.93

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13.88

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13.86

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4.92

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25.73

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%

quarterly

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24.20

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25.86

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2.75

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29.92

2007

%

yearly

1973 - 2016

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4.88

Dec 2017

4.80

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1.24

Mar 2009

4.88

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%

quarterly

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0.23

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0.22

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0.87

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%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Mar 2018

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26.28

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25.58

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15.71

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31.78

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%

quarterly

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0.53

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0.77

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0.53

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18.69

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yearly

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21.75

2017

17.62

2016

6.37

1995

30.36

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yearly

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18.13

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0.62

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36.75

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%

yearly

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Crude Oil: Exports

7,463.40

2016

7,163.30

2015

5,284.60

2002

7,570.70

2013

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Crude Oil: Production

9,934.00

Mar 2018

9,981.00

Feb 2018

7,121.00

Feb 2002

10,625.00

Nov 2016

Barrel/Day th

monthly

Jan 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-12
Current Account Balance

7,834.0

Dec 2017

8,027.6

Sep 2017

-22,150.9

Dec 2015

52,346.1

Jun 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Direct Investment Abroad

1,661.7

Dec 2017

1,380.0

Sep 2017

-142.1

Dec 2007

4,490.5

Jun 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Domestic Credit

279,406.0

Feb 2018

274,454.2

Jan 2018

-83,647.8

Nov 2012

279,406.0

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Electricity Production

271,756

2012

250,077

2011

1,825

1970

271,756

2012

GWh

yearly

1970 - 2012

Updated on 2014-09-29
Employed Persons

11,686,115.00

Jun 2016

11,484,656.00

Dec 2015

7,744,500.00

Sep 2007

11,686,115.00

Jun 2016

Person

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Equity Market Index

8,208.9

Apr 2018

7,870.9

Mar 2018

4,384.6

Feb 2009

11,112.1

Aug 2014

05Jan2017=5000

monthly

Jan 2007 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Exchange Rate against USD

3.750

Mar 2018

3.750

Feb 2018

3.301

Oct 1978

4.500

Nov 1971

SAR/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Exports: ICT Goods

348,047.10

2016

324,754.81

2015

22,222.16

2000

820,222.89

2013

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Exports: Medicament

10.38

2016

22.63

2015

0.01

2013

22.63

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

210,356.97

2016

160,286.08

2015

14,065.81

1995

454,091.18

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

5,838.62

2016

11,275.92

2015

1,662.20

1998

15,163.36

2012

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.05

2023

2.13

2022

-3.12

1986

6.08

2008

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-18.72

2023

-11.57

2022

-56.72

2015

164.76

2012

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

1.04

2023

1.82

2022

-34.21

1983

31.40

1991

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

61,705.57

2023

60,465.33

2022

22,793.21

1985

61,705.57

2023

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Expenditure

1,127.25

2023

1,093.82

2022

171.08

1994

1,140.60

2014

SAR bn

yearly

1990 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Net Debt

954.74

2023

861.21

2022

44.30

2014

954.74

2023

SAR bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Government Revenue

997.75

2023

957.21

2022

129.00

1994

1,245.99

2012

SAR bn

yearly

1991 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

23,751.78

2023

23,275.60

2022

6,398.84

1988

25,208.16

2012

USD

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Population

36.46

2023

35.75

2022

9.32

1980

36.46

2023

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

2.31

2023

2.23

2022

-20.73

1982

17.01

1986

%

yearly

1980 - 2023

Updated on 2018-04-17
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

5.60

2016

5.59

2015

4.34

1999

6.25

2006

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-17
Foreign Direct Investment

264.1

Dec 2017

271.2

Sep 2017

264.1

Dec 2017

11,746.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.1

Dec 2017

0.2

Sep 2017

0.1

Dec 2017

10.7

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves

483,204.4

Mar 2018

477,204.9

Feb 2018

37,424.5

Sep 2002

731,217.5

Aug 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

45.7

2017

45.0

2016

1.6

1992

60.8

1975

NA

yearly

1964 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Foreign Portfolio Investment

11,530.98

Dec 2017

-1,135.57

Sep 2017

-1,135.57

Sep 2017

16,410.89

Dec 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
GDP Deflator Growth

6.5

Dec 2017

6.2

Sep 2017

-19.7

Sep 2015

19.0

Jun 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
GDP per Capita

23,654.87

2016

25,208.24

2015

380.37

1963

25,208.24

2015

USD

yearly

1963 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Gold Production

5,100.00

2015

4,789.00

2014

3,540.00

1990

8,769.00

2003

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017-09-20
Gold Reserves

432.93

Mar 2018

432.93

Feb 2018

17.99

Dec 1960

433.07

Oct 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1959 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Government Debt: % of GDP

13.1

2016

5.8

2015

1.6

2014

62.9

2004

%

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

46,152.99

Dec 2017

32,603.52

Sep 2017

9,127.60

Jun 2003

53,232.23

Dec 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Gross National Product

174,779.48

Sep 2017

169,325.09

Jun 2017

154,769.84

Dec 2015

174,919.74

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2015 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Gross Savings Rate

27.1

Dec 2017

36.1

Sep 2017

27.1

Dec 2017

60.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Household Debt

87,726.9

Mar 2018

88,118.6

Dec 2017

11,823.8

Mar 1998

88,747.9

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Household Debt: % of GDP

12.9

2017

13.6

2016

7.7

2000

13.6

2016

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Imports: ICT Goods

8,691,814.86

2016

12,726,667.64

2015

1,179,150.54

2000

12,726,667.64

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Imports: Medicament

10,490.45

2016

13,638.42

2015

280.27

2002

13,638.42

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

61,119.58

2016

83,808.90

2015

1,330.00

1996

83,808.90

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

7,130,938.34

2016

8,675,822.58

2015

485,466.30

1996

8,675,822.58

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

620,476.06

2016

723,035.30

2015

49,306.80

1999

794,879.46

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Industrial Production Index Growth

-3.2

Mar 2017

-5.4

Feb 2017

-55.5

Jun 1985

174.9

Aug 1986

%

monthly

May 1965 - Mar 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Investment: % of GDP

21.9

Dec 2017

27.7

Sep 2017

17.5

Jun 2003

38.6

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Labour Force Participation Rate

56.1

2017

55.9

2016

48.8

1999

56.1

2017

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Labour Productivity Growth

0.33

2015

0.48

2014

-27.72

1982

25.26

1990

%

yearly

1971 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-24
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

59.51

2017

61.11

2016

35.83

2004

64.83

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

65.9

2017

69.5

2016

39.5

2002

198.1

2005

%

yearly

2002 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Minerals Production

690,270,073.00

2016

665,069,950.00

2015

528,728,889.00

2009

690,270,073.00

2016

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-26
Money Supply M1

317,836.26

Mar 2018

316,151.27

Feb 2018

32,400.74

Dec 1993

335,559.96

May 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Money Supply M2

432,531.13

Mar 2018

430,373.69

Feb 2018

45,172.03

Dec 1993

439,823.96

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Monthly Earnings

1,879

2016

972

2015

648

1996

1,879

2016

USD

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Motor Vehicle Registered

6,600.00

2015

6,240.00

2014

3,580.00

2005

6,600.00

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

109,828.80

Dec 2017

106,100.00

Dec 2016

61,900.00

Jun 2016

195,500.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

438,421.20

Dec 2017

549,400.00

Dec 2016

263,600.00

Jun 2016

672,300.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Motor Vehicles Sales

548,250

2017

655,500

2016

520,000

2009

830,100

2015

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-16.4

2017

-21.0

2016

-21.0

2016

19.5

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Natural Gas Production: OPEC: Marketed Production

110,860.00

2016

104,450.00

2015

42,930.00

1995

110,860.00

2016

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

10.55

2016

10.11

2015

0.06

1965

10.55

2016

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Nominal GDP

178,698.3

Dec 2017

170,662.0

Sep 2017

52,825.4

Jun 2003

198,991.9

Mar 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Nominal GDP Growth

5.27

Dec 2017

5.77

Sep 2017

-30.63

Jun 2009

49.03

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.4

2016

1.2

2015

1.1

2014

3.3

2009

%

yearly

2009 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

3,637,442.00

2016

3,746,906.00

2015

93,600.00

1970

4,939,715.00

2013

Unit

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Number of Subscriber Mobile

47,932,521.00

2016

52,796,066.00

2015

14,851.00

1990

54,000,000.00

2011

Person

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Oil Consumption

3,905.63

2016

3,867.95

2015

389.57

1965

3,905.63

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
P/E ratio

16.57

08 May 2018

16.76

07 May 2018

6.55

13 Mar 2013

19.24

27 Aug 2008

NA

daily

02 Aug 2008 - 07 May 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Policy Rate

2.25

Apr 2018

2.25

Mar 2018

1.50

Jul 2004

7.00

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Population

33.4

2018

32.6

2017

3.9

1950

33.4

2018

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Private Consumption Expenditure

71,632.68

Dec 2017

70,977.28

Sep 2017

17,404.53

Dec 2003

71,632.68

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Private Consumption: % of GDP

40.1

Dec 2017

41.6

Sep 2017

23.6

Dec 2007

44.7

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Public Consumption Expenditure

58,552.98

Dec 2017

38,067.08

Sep 2017

11,817.87

Mar 2003

58,552.98

Dec 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Public Consumption: % of GDP

32.8

Dec 2017

22.3

Sep 2017

15.5

Mar 2008

32.8

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Real Effective Exchange Rate

117.8

Mar 2018

117.8

Feb 2018

92.2

Mar 2008

132.6

Jan 1998

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Real GDP Growth

-1.2

Dec 2017

-0.4

Sep 2017

-1.2

Dec 2017

13.6

Sep 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-01
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.0

Apr 2018

7.0

Mar 2018

7.0

Apr 2018

13.0

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Mar 1980 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Short Term Interest Rate

1.99

Mar 2018

1.90

Feb 2018

0.60

Aug 2011

5.24

Feb 2007

% pa

monthly

Jan 2007 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Silver Production

23.00

2015

22.00

2014

7.67

2010

23.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2018-04-20
Teledensity: Fixed Line

11.27

2016

11.87

2015

1.60

1970

16.51

2012

Number

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Teledensity: Mobile

148.51

2016

167.30

2015

0.09

1995

191.23

2011

Number

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-19
Total Deposits

426,874.02

Mar 2018

429,576.95

Feb 2018

49,140.41

Jan 1993

440,798.07

Sep 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Total Exports

221,835.0

2017

183,579.5

2016

598.8

1957

388,400.6

2012

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Total Exports Growth

20.8

2017

-9.8

2016

-41.6

1983

278.9

1974

%

yearly

1954 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Total Imports

127,909.9

2017

140,169.6

2016

234.0

1960

174,676.1

2015

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Total Imports Growth

-4.0

2017

-19.8

2016

-27.9

1985

107.0

1976

%

yearly

1953 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-09
Tourism Revenue

24,603

2016

22,000

2015

4,955

2006

24,603

2016

USD mn

yearly

2004 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Tourism Revenue Growth

11.8

2016

54.8

2015

-20.1

2009

91.1

2011

%

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Trade Balance

93,925.1

2017

43,409.9

2016

308.7

1957

233,112.2

2011

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
Unemployment Rate

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
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