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Country/Region Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Australia

5.53

Mar 2018

5.55

Feb 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.21

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
Brazil

13.10

Mar 2018

12.60

Feb 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Canada

5.80

Mar 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

5.80

Mar 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-06
China

3.89

Mar 2018

3.90

Dec 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-17
European Union

7.10

Mar 2018

7.10

Feb 2018

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Germany

3.40

Mar 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

3.40

Mar 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

20.60

Jan 2018

20.80

Dec 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.90

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
India

3.52

2017

3.51

2016

3.41

2014

4.43

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-02
Italy

11.02

Mar 2018

10.98

Feb 2018

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Japan

2.50

Mar 2018

2.50

Feb 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Malaysia

3.20

Feb 2018

3.30

Jan 2018

3.20

Feb 2018

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Russia

5.00

Mar 2018

5.00

Feb 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
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
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
Turkey

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
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

All countries/regions

Country/Region 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 2018-03-12
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017-12-21
Argentina

7.20

Dec 2017

8.30

Sep 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Armenia

18.00

Dec 2017

16.50

Sep 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-30
Australia

5.53

Mar 2018

5.55

Feb 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.21

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
Austria

5.04

Mar 2018

5.02

Feb 2018

3.40

Apr 2001

6.25

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Azerbaijan

4.96

Dec 2017

4.94

Sep 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017-07-20
Bangladesh

4.37

2017

4.35

2016

2.20

1991

5.00

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Belarus

0.50

Mar 2018

0.50

Feb 2018

0.50

Mar 2018

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Belgium

6.44

Dec 2017

7.29

Sep 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-17
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017-07-11
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.92

2016

13.82

1991

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Brazil

13.10

Mar 2018

12.60

Feb 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Brunei

7.08

2017

6.93

2016

4.70

1991

7.08

2017

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Bulgaria

5.60

Dec 2017

5.80

Sep 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-14
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-26
Canada

5.80

Mar 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

5.80

Mar 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-06
Chile

6.90

Mar 2018

6.70

Feb 2018

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
China

3.89

Mar 2018

3.90

Dec 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-17
Colombia

9.44

Mar 2018

10.80

Feb 2018

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Croatia

10.90

Dec 2017

9.00

Sep 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-20
Cyprus

10.10

Dec 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-09
Czech Republic

2.40

Mar 2018

2.40

Dec 2017

2.40

Mar 2018

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-04
Denmark

5.40

Dec 2017

5.90

Sep 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-21
Ecuador

4.43

Mar 2018

4.62

Dec 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Dec 2013 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Egypt

11.30

Dec 2017

11.90

Sep 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-19
Estonia

5.30

Dec 2017

5.20

Sep 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
European Union

7.10

Mar 2018

7.10

Feb 2018

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Finland

8.20

Mar 2018

8.30

Feb 2018

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-03
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-25
Germany

3.40

Mar 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

3.40

Mar 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Greece

20.60

Jan 2018

20.80

Dec 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.90

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Hong Kong

2.90

Mar 2018

2.90

Feb 2018

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-19
Hungary

3.86

Mar 2018

3.79

Dec 2017

3.79

Dec 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-08
Iceland

2.61

Mar 2018

2.64

Feb 2018

2.42

Feb 2008

7.56

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
India

3.52

2017

3.51

2016

3.41

2014

4.43

2002

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018-01-02
Iran

11.90

Dec 2017

11.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-25
Israel

3.57

Mar 2018

3.82

Feb 2018

3.57

Mar 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-30
Italy

11.02

Mar 2018

10.98

Feb 2018

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Ivory Coast

2.60

2017

2.60

2016

2.60

2017

6.70

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Japan

2.50

Mar 2018

2.50

Feb 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Jordan

18.50

Nov 2017

18.50

Aug 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Nov 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Kazakhstan

4.90

Mar 2018

4.90

Feb 2018

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-12
Kenya

11.47

2017

11.52

2016

10.00

1999

12.17

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017-05-15
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-05-03
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018-01-10
Laos

0.67

2017

0.66

2016

0.65

2015

2.63

1992

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018-04-19
Latvia

8.10

Dec 2017

8.50

Sep 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-22
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014-11-27
Lithuania

7.50

Mar 2018

7.30

Feb 2018

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Luxembourg

5.70

Mar 2018

5.70

Feb 2018

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-20
Macau

1.90

Mar 2018

1.90

Feb 2018

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Macedonia

21.90

Dec 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

21.90

Dec 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-09
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016-10-18
Malaysia

3.20

Feb 2018

3.30

Jan 2018

3.20

Feb 2018

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-16
Malta

3.70

Dec 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

3.70

Dec 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Mauritius

6.70

Dec 2017

7.00

Sep 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-29
Mexico

3.24

Mar 2018

3.30

Feb 2018

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-26
Moldova

3.33

Dec 2017

3.41

Sep 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-04-23
Mongolia

7.30

Dec 2017

9.10

Sep 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-14
Montenegro

17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-19
Morocco

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
Nepal

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

Updated on 2017-07-18
Romania

4.50

Mar 2018

4.60

Feb 2018

4.50

Mar 2018

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-05-02
Russia

5.00

Mar 2018

5.00

Feb 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-27
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018-04-24
Serbia

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
South Korea

4.00

Mar 2018

3.60

Feb 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-10
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

Updated on 2018-02-15
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016-08-01
Taiwan

3.67

Mar 2018

3.70

Feb 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-23
Tajikistan

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
Turkey

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