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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Australia

5.56

Feb 2018

5.50

Jan 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Brazil

12.60

Feb 2018

12.20

Jan 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Canada

5.80

Feb 2018

5.90

Jan 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
China

3.90

Dec 2017

3.95

Sep 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
European Union

7.30

Jan 2018

7.30

Dec 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Germany

3.50

Feb 2018

3.50

Jan 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Greece

20.83

Dec 2017

20.98

Nov 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.96

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
India

3.60

2017

3.50

2016

3.50

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Italy

11.11

Jan 2018

10.90

Dec 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Japan

2.50

Feb 2018

2.40

Jan 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Malaysia

3.30

Jan 2018

3.30

Dec 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Russia

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Singapore

2.10

Dec 2017

2.10

Sep 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
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 Feb 2018
Turkey

9.90

Dec 2017

10.10

Nov 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United Kingdom

4.31

Dec 2017

4.37

Nov 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United States

4.10

Feb 2018

4.10

Jan 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018

All countries

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

13.37

Dec 2017

13.60

Sep 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Argentina

7.20

Dec 2017

8.30

Sep 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Armenia

18.00

Dec 2017

16.50

Sep 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Australia

5.56

Feb 2018

5.50

Jan 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Austria

5.21

Feb 2018

5.29

Jan 2018

3.40

Apr 2001

6.24

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Azerbaijan

4.96

Dec 2017

4.94

Sep 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Apr 2018
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bangladesh

4.00

2017

4.10

2016

2.20

1991

5.10

1997

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Belarus

0.50

Feb 2018

0.50

Jan 2018

0.50

Feb 2018

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Belgium

6.44

Dec 2017

7.29

Sep 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.70

2016

12.90

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Brazil

12.60

Feb 2018

12.20

Jan 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Brunei

6.40

2017

6.50

2016

4.60

2010

7.00

2014

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Bulgaria

5.60

Dec 2017

5.80

Sep 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Canada

5.80

Feb 2018

5.90

Jan 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Chile

6.70

Feb 2018

6.50

Jan 2018

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
China

3.90

Dec 2017

3.95

Sep 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

10.80

Feb 2018

11.76

Jan 2018

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Croatia

9.00

Sep 2017

11.00

Jun 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Cyprus

10.10

Dec 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Czech Republic

2.40

Dec 2017

2.78

Sep 2017

2.40

Dec 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Denmark

5.40

Dec 2017

5.90

Sep 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Ecuador

4.62

Dec 2017

4.14

Sep 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Egypt

11.30

Dec 2017

11.90

Sep 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Estonia

5.30

Dec 2017

5.20

Sep 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
European Union

7.30

Jan 2018

7.30

Dec 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Finland

8.40

Feb 2018

8.40

Jan 2018

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Germany

3.50

Feb 2018

3.50

Jan 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Greece

20.83

Dec 2017

20.98

Nov 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.96

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Hong Kong

2.90

Feb 2018

2.90

Jan 2018

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Hungary

3.79

Dec 2017

4.06

Sep 2017

3.79

Dec 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Iceland

2.75

Feb 2018

2.78

Jan 2018

2.41

Feb 2008

7.56

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
India

3.60

2017

3.50

2016

3.50

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Iran

11.90

Dec 2017

11.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Israel

3.80

Feb 2018

3.66

Jan 2018

3.66

Jan 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Italy

11.11

Jan 2018

10.90

Dec 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Ivory Coast

9.20

2017

9.30

2016

8.90

1991

9.40

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Japan

2.50

Feb 2018

2.40

Jan 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Jordan

18.50

Nov 2017

18.50

Aug 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Nov 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Kazakhstan

4.90

Feb 2018

4.90

Jan 2018

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Kenya

11.00

2017

11.30

2016

8.10

1999

12.20

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Laos

1.50

2017

1.40

2016

1.30

2015

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Latvia

8.10

Dec 2017

8.50

Sep 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Lithuania

7.30

Feb 2018

7.30

Jan 2018

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Luxembourg

5.70

Feb 2018

5.60

Jan 2018

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Macau

1.90

Feb 2018

1.80

Jan 2018

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Macedonia

21.90

Dec 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

21.90

Dec 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3.30

Jan 2018

3.30

Dec 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Malta

3.70

Dec 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

3.70

Dec 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mauritius

6.70

Dec 2017

7.00

Sep 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mexico

3.30

Feb 2018

3.35

Jan 2018

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Moldova

3.33

Dec 2017

3.41

Sep 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mongolia

7.30

Dec 2017

9.10

Sep 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Montenegro

17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Morocco

10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Myanmar

0.80

2017

0.80

2016

0.80

2017

0.90

1998

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

3.20

2017

3.40

2016

1.80

1999

4.50

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
New Zealand

4.50

Dec 2017

4.60

Sep 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Norway

4.00

Jan 2018

4.10

Dec 2017

2.30

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Oman

16.90

2017

16.50

2016

16.10

2015

19.60

2001

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Philippines

5.30

Jan 2018

5.00

Oct 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Poland

4.50

Dec 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

4.50

Dec 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Portugal

7.80

Feb 2018

7.90

Jan 2018

4.80

Nov 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Romania

4.60

Jan 2018

4.60

Dec 2017

4.60

Jan 2018

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Russia

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Serbia

14.70

Dec 2017

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Singapore

2.10

Dec 2017

2.10

Sep 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Slovakia

7.70

Dec 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

7.70

Dec 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Slovenia

5.80

Dec 2017

6.30

Sep 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
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 Feb 2018
South Korea

3.60

Feb 2018

3.60

Jan 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Spain

16.55

Dec 2017

16.38

Sep 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
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 Mar 2018
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014
Sweden

6.27

Feb 2018

6.35

Jan 2018

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Switzerland

4.60

Dec 2017

4.49

Nov 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016
Taiwan

3.70

Feb 2018

3.68

Jan 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Tajikistan

2.10

Dec 2017

2.20

Nov 2017

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Thailand

1.30

Feb 2018

1.30

Jan 2018

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Tunisia

15.50

Dec 2017

15.30

Sep 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Turkey

9.90

Dec 2017

10.10

Nov 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Ukraine

9.90

Dec 2017

8.90

Sep 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017
United Kingdom

4.31

Dec 2017

4.37

Nov 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United States

4.10

Feb 2018

4.10

Jan 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Uruguay

8.48

Jan 2018

6.92

Dec 2017

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Vietnam

3.18

2017

3.23

2016

3.18

2017

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014