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Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2016 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate remained the same at 5.60 % in Dec 2016, from the previously reported number of 5.60 % in Dec 2015. Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate is updated yearly, available from Dec 1991 to Dec 2016, with an average rate of 5.75 %. The data reached an all-time high of 6.97 % in Dec 1991 and a record low of 4.34 % in Dec 1999. The data is reported by generated by CEIC.

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What was Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate in 2016?

Last

5.60

2016
Previous

5.60

2015
Min

4.34

1999
Max

6.97

1991
Unit

%

Frequency

yearly

Range

1991 - 2016

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

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 24 Apr 2018

View Saudi Arabia's Unemployment Rate from 1991 to 2016 in the chart:

Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

366748497

Name

Saudi Arabia Unemployment Rate

Country

Saudi Arabia

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generated

First Date

1991

Last Date

2016

Last Updated

24 Apr 2018

Statistics
Mean

5.77

Variance

0.46

Standard deviation

0.68

Skewness

-0.10

Kurtosis

0.14

Coefficient variation

0.12

Median

5.75

Max
1991

6.97

Min
1999

4.34

Previous observation
2015

5.60

Last observation
2016

5.60

Number of Observations

26

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Mar 2018

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Dec 2017

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monthly

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2017

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2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

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7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

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2015

2.63

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%

yearly

1991 - 2017

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21.30

Mar 2010

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quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

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10.00

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6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

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18.30

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21.90

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Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

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6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

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6.60

2013

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yearly

2005 - 2013

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3.20

Feb 2018

3.30

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3.20

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3.60

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monthly

Jan 2016 - Feb 2018

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3.70

Dec 2017

4.00

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3.70

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%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

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6.70

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7.00

Sep 2017

6.60

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9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

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Mexico

3.24

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5.99

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monthly

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3.33

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%

quarterly

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12.80

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%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

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17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

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14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
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10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2017-11-06
Myanmar

0.79

2017

0.78

2016

0.77

2015

0.91

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
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2.74

2017

3.06

2016

1.34

2008

4.59

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Netherlands

4.90

Mar 2018

5.00

Feb 2018

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
New Zealand

4.40

Mar 2018

4.50

Dec 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-01
Norway

3.90

Feb 2018

4.00

Jan 2018

2.40

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Oman

16.00

2017

15.82

2016

15.82

2016

19.83

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016-09-29
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016-12-07
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-18
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-25
Philippines

5.30

Jan 2018

5.00

Oct 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Poland

4.50

Dec 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

4.50

Dec 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-23
Portugal

7.40

Mar 2018

7.60

Feb 2018

4.80

Dec 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

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4.50

Mar 2018

4.60

Feb 2018

4.50

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8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

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5.00

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4.80

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14.60

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monthly

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5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

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%

yearly

1991 - 2016

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14.70

Dec 2017

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-05
Singapore

2.00

Mar 2018

2.10

Dec 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Slovakia

7.70

Dec 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

7.70

Dec 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-16
Slovenia

5.80

Dec 2017

6.30

Sep 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
South Africa

26.70

Dec 2017

27.70

Sep 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-13
Spain

16.74

Mar 2018

16.55

Dec 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Sri Lanka

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden

6.15

Mar 2018

6.23

Feb 2018

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Switzerland

4.60

Dec 2017

4.49

Nov 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

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Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

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Taiwan

3.67

Mar 2018

3.70

Feb 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Mar 2018

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2.20

Feb 2018

2.10

Jan 2018

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-24
Thailand

1.10

Apr 2018

1.20

Mar 2018

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-07
Tunisia

15.50

Dec 2017

15.30

Sep 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-18
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9.90

Jan 2018

9.90

Dec 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Ukraine

9.90

Dec 2017

8.90

Sep 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017-01-10
United Kingdom

4.23

Jan 2018

4.31

Dec 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-17
United States

3.90

Apr 2018

4.10

Mar 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Uruguay

8.48

Mar 2018

9.31

Feb 2018

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on 2016-06-02
Vietnam

3.18

2017

3.23

2016

3.18

2017

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014-01-20

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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: % of GDP

70.98

Dec 2017

70.22

Sep 2017

27.52

Dec 2003

95.42

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Dec 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-24
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