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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Australia

5.05

Mar 2019

4.94

Feb 2019

3.98

Feb 2008

11.22

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Brazil

12.70

Mar 2019

12.40

Feb 2019

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Canada

5.70

Apr 2019

5.80

Mar 2019

5.60

Dec 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
China

3.83

Jun 2018

3.89

Mar 2018

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
European Union

6.40

Mar 2019

6.50

Feb 2019

6.40

Mar 2019

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
France

8.80

Dec 2018

9.10

Sep 2018

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Germany

3.20

Mar 2019

3.20

Feb 2019

3.20

Mar 2019

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Greece

18.50

Feb 2019

18.60

Jan 2019

7.30

May 2008

27.80

Sep 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-09
India

2.55

2018

2.56

2017

2.27

2008

3.18

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Indonesia

5.34

2018

5.50

2017

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2018

Updated on 2018-12-03
Italy

10.19

Mar 2019

10.54

Feb 2019

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Japan

2.50

Mar 2019

2.30

Feb 2019

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Malaysia

3.40

Mar 2019

3.30

Feb 2019

3.20

Jan 2019

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Russia

4.86

Dec 2018

4.80

Nov 2018

4.49

Sep 2018

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
Singapore

2.20

Mar 2019

2.20

Dec 2018

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-26
South Africa

27.60

Mar 2019

27.10

Dec 2018

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Turkey

13.60

Feb 2019

13.30

Jan 2019

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
United Kingdom

3.82

Feb 2019

3.94

Jan 2019

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
United States

3.60

Apr 2019

3.80

Mar 2019

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03

All countries/regions

Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

12.30

Dec 2018

12.21

Sep 2018

12.21

Sep 2018

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Algeria

11.70

2018

11.70

2017

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Argentina

9.10

Dec 2018

9.00

Sep 2018

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Armenia

16.90

Dec 2018

15.30

Sep 2018

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-05
Australia

5.05

Mar 2019

4.94

Feb 2019

3.98

Feb 2008

11.22

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Austria

4.82

Mar 2019

4.87

Feb 2019

3.40

Apr 2001

6.28

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Azerbaijan

4.94

Dec 2018

4.90

Sep 2018

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bangladesh

4.31

2018

4.37

2017

2.20

1991

5.00

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Belarus

0.30

Mar 2019

0.40

Feb 2019

0.30

Mar 2019

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Belgium

5.75

Dec 2018

5.95

Sep 2018

5.75

Dec 2018

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bolivia

3.40

2017

3.40

2016

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Bosnia and Herzegovina

18.40

2018

20.50

2017

18.40

2018

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Botswana

17.94

2018

17.63

2017

13.82

1991

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Brazil

12.70

Mar 2019

12.40

Feb 2019

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Brunei

9.22

2018

9.32

2017

4.70

1991

9.32

2017

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Bulgaria

5.00

Mar 2019

4.70

Dec 2018

4.70

Dec 2018

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Cambodia

0.10

2017

0.20

2016

0.10

2017

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Canada

5.70

Apr 2019

5.80

Mar 2019

5.60

Dec 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Chile

6.90

Mar 2019

6.70

Feb 2019

5.70

Dec 2013

11.60

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
China

3.83

Jun 2018

3.89

Mar 2018

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Jun 2018

Updated on 2018-07-23
Colombia

10.82

Mar 2019

11.77

Feb 2019

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Croatia

8.60

Dec 2018

7.30

Sep 2018

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-10
Cyprus

7.60

Dec 2018

7.80

Sep 2018

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Czech Republic

2.10

Mar 2019

2.00

Dec 2018

2.00

Dec 2018

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-06
Denmark

5.20

Dec 2018

5.00

Sep 2018

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Ecuador

4.61

Mar 2019

3.69

Dec 2018

3.69

Dec 2018

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-19
Egypt

8.10

Mar 2019

8.90

Dec 2018

8.10

Mar 2019

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Estonia

4.70

Mar 2019

4.40

Dec 2018

0.50

Dec 1989

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1989 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
European Union

6.40

Mar 2019

6.50

Feb 2019

6.40

Mar 2019

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Finland

6.40

Mar 2019

6.50

Feb 2019

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-24
France

8.80

Dec 2018

9.10

Sep 2018

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Georgia

12.67

2018

13.94

2017

0.20

1991

18.30

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Germany

3.20

Mar 2019

3.20

Feb 2019

3.20

Mar 2019

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Greece

18.50

Feb 2019

18.60

Jan 2019

7.30

May 2008

27.80

Sep 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-09
Hong Kong SAR

2.80

Mar 2019

2.80

Feb 2019

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Hungary

3.55

Mar 2019

3.60

Dec 2018

3.55

Mar 2019

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Iceland

2.99

Mar 2019

3.02

Feb 2019

2.39

Nov 2007

7.91

Mar 2011

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-26
India

2.55

2018

2.56

2017

2.27

2008

3.18

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Indonesia

5.34

2018

5.50

2017

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2018

Updated on 2018-12-03
Iran

11.70

Dec 2018

12.20

Sep 2018

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Israel

3.94

Mar 2019

4.08

Feb 2019

3.66

Jan 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Italy

10.19

Mar 2019

10.54

Feb 2019

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Ivory Coast

2.48

2018

2.49

2017

2.48

2018

7.29

2011

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Japan

2.50

Mar 2019

2.30

Feb 2019

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Jordan

18.70

Nov 2018

18.60

Aug 2018

10.80

May 2007

18.70

Nov 2018

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Kazakhstan

4.80

Apr 2019

4.80

Mar 2019

4.80

Apr 2019

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Kenya

9.31

2018

9.29

2017

8.90

1991

10.10

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Kosovo

29.60

2018

30.50

2017

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-02
Kuwait

2.09

2018

1.24

2017

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Kyrgyzstan

6.90

2017

7.20

2016

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Laos

0.61

2018

0.60

2017

0.60

2017

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Latvia

6.90

Dec 2018

7.00

Sep 2018

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2019-03-29
Lithuania

5.80

Mar 2019

6.10

Feb 2019

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Luxembourg

5.38

Mar 2019

5.23

Feb 2019

2.17

May 2001

7.18

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-23
Macau SAR

1.70

Mar 2019

1.70

Feb 2019

1.70

Mar 2019

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Macedonia

19.40

Dec 2018

20.80

Sep 2018

19.40

Dec 2018

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2019-03-29
Malaysia

3.40

Mar 2019

3.30

Feb 2019

3.20

Jan 2019

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-10
Malta

3.50

Dec 2018

3.70

Sep 2018

3.50

Dec 2018

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-05-13
Mauritius

6.40

Dec 2018

6.90

Sep 2018

6.40

Dec 2018

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-05
Mexico

3.56

Mar 2019

3.43

Feb 2019

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-23
Moldova

2.85

Dec 2018

2.16

Sep 2018

2.16

Sep 2018

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Mongolia

6.60

Dec 2018

6.90

Sep 2018

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Montenegro

16.10

Dec 2018

14.10

Sep 2018

14.10

Sep 2018

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Morocco

10.00

Mar 2019

9.80

Dec 2018

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-07
Myanmar

1.56

2018

1.55

2017

0.77

2015

1.56

2018

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Nepal

1.26

2018

1.25

2017

1.25

2017

1.89

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Netherlands

4.20

Mar 2019

4.30

Feb 2019

4.20

Mar 2019

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
New Zealand

4.20

Mar 2019

4.30

Dec 2018

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Norway

3.80

Feb 2019

3.80

Jan 2019

2.40

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-30
Oman

3.11

2018

3.14

2017

3.11

2018

5.07

1994

%

yearly

1991 - 2018

Updated on 2019-04-25
Pakistan

5.79

2018

5.94

2015

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Panama

6.00

2018

6.10

2017

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Peru

4.09

2017

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-18
Philippines

5.20

Jan 2019

5.10

Oct 2018

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jan 2019

Updated on 2019-03-29
Poland

3.80

Dec 2018

3.80

Sep 2018

3.60

Jun 2018

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Portugal

6.40

Mar 2019

6.50

Feb 2019

4.80

Dec 2000

17.40

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-29
Qatar

0.10

2017

0.10

2016

0.10

2017

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
Romania

3.80

Mar 2019

3.80

Feb 2019

3.80

Mar 2019

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03
Russia

4.86

Dec 2018

4.80

Nov 2018

4.49

Sep 2018

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-04-01
Saudi Arabia

6.00

2017

5.60

2016

4.34

1999

7.20

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2019-04-29
Serbia

12.90

Dec 2018

11.30

Sep 2018

11.30

Sep 2018

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Singapore

2.20

Mar 2019

2.20

Dec 2018

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-26
Slovakia

6.10

Dec 2018

6.40

Sep 2018

6.10

Dec 2018

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Slovenia

4.40

Dec 2018

5.00

Sep 2018

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
South Africa

27.60

Mar 2019

27.10

Dec 2018

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
South Korea

4.10

Apr 2019

3.80

Mar 2019

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
Spain

14.70

Mar 2019

14.45

Dec 2018

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-25
Sri Lanka

4.60

Dec 2018

4.10

Sep 2018

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014-05-08
Sweden

6.33

Mar 2019

6.32

Feb 2019

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-18
Switzerland

4.72

Dec 2018

4.59

Nov 2018

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2019-03-29
Taiwan

3.72

Mar 2019

3.71

Feb 2019

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-04-22
Tajikistan

2.30

Apr 2018

2.20

Mar 2018

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
Thailand

1.00

Apr 2019

0.90

Mar 2019

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03
Tunisia

15.30

Mar 2019

15.50

Dec 2018

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Mar 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Turkey

13.60

Feb 2019

13.30

Jan 2019

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-15
Ukraine

9.30

Dec 2018

8.00

Sep 2018

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2018

Updated on 2019-03-29
United Arab Emirates

2.46

2017

1.64

2016

1.64

2016

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2017

Updated on 2019-03-29
United Kingdom

3.82

Feb 2019

3.94

Jan 2019

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-05-14
United States

3.60

Apr 2019

3.80

Mar 2019

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Apr 2019

Updated on 2019-05-03
Uruguay

8.40

Feb 2019

8.41

Jan 2019

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Feb 2019

Updated on 2019-04-12
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on 2019-03-29
Vietnam

3.10

2018

3.18

2017

3.10

2018

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2018

Updated on 2018-12-27
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2018-09-26