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Latest Indicators

Gross Domestic Product EST:
3.0%, Jun 2016 / Jun 2015
Consumer Price Index (CPI):
0.5%, Sept 2016 / Sept 2015
Work Permits:
8.0%, Jun 2016 / Jun 2015
Unemployment Rate:
3.9%, as at Spring 2016
Merchandise Imports ($):
8.6% Sept 2016 / Sept 2015
Balance of Payment Current Account Balance (EST) % GDP:
23.1%, Dec 2015

News

December 16,2016
Domestic Economic Growth in 2015 Highest Since 2007

The Cayman Islands’ System of National Accounts Report 2015 which presents the economic performance of the various industries contributing to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is released today. The GDP estimate for 2015 ba...

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December 16,2016
Consumer Price Index Increased by 0.5% in the Third Quarter of 2016

The average prices of goods and services consumed by households in the Cayman Islands, as estimated by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), increased in the third quarter of 2016 by 0.5% compared to the same period in 2015. This is the first time that ...

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December 16,2016
Report on Foreign Transactions of Residents Released

The Cayman Islands’ Balance of Payments (BOP) and International Investment Position (IIP) Report 2015 was released today. The report presents statistical summaries of the economic and financial transactions between residents of the Cayman Is...

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December 16,2016
Economy Grew by 3.0% in the First Half of 2016

The Cayman Islands’ economy grew by an estimated 3.0% in the first six months of 2016, as the first quarter growth of 2.4% further strengthened to 3.2% in the second quarter. "I am pleased to note that growth in the first half of 201...

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December 16,2016
Cayman’s Imports Increased

The total value of goods imported into the Cayman Islands grew by CI$15.3 million (or 8.6%) to reach $194.0 million in the quarter ending September 2016 in comparison to a year ago.  The importation during the quarter maintained the growth tr...

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October 18,2016
Statistics Week Counts as Fun

For 34 high school students at Wesleyan Christian Academy, dealing with statistics came across as a fun exercise this morning (Monday, 17 October 2016), the first day of activities during Statistics Week this year.

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October 17,2016
Advancing Statistics for Improving the Lives of People

Statement on Statistics Week 2016 By Hon. Marco Archer, JP Minister for Finance and Economic Development

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August 25,2016
Economic Growth Strengthened in the First Quarter

Economic activity in the Cayman Islands as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) is estimated to have grown by 2.4% in the first quarter of 2016.

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July 07,2016
Cayman’s Economy Sustained Growth in 2015

The country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices rose by 2.0 percent in 2015.

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July 06,2016
Cayman’s Overall Imports Recover in the First Quarter

The country’s merchandise imports in the quarter ending March 2016 amounted to CI$197.9 million,

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July 06,2016
Consumption Expenditure by Households in Cayman Reached $1.7 Billion in 2015

The overall household consumption expenditure in the Cayman Islands in 2015 is estimated at $1,697.07 million.

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July 06,2016
Compendium of Statistics 2015 Shows Improvement in Education Statistics

The annual Compendium of Statistics 2015 was released today by the Economics and Statistics Office.

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May 20,2016
Consumer Price Index Fell by 2.8% in First Quarter 2016

The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the first quarter of 2016 declined by 2.8 percent when compared to the same quarter in 2015.

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May 20,2016
Global Oil Price Decline Brought Down Merchandise Imports in 2015

In 2015, the total value of goods imported into the Cayman Islands declined by 6.3 percent to settle at CI$763.0 million

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April 07,2016
Cayman Islands - The Spring 2016 Labour Force Survey Starts on Sunday April 10th

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will commence the Spring Labour Force Survey (LFS) for 2016 on Sunday (April 10th).

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April 01,2016
Annual Surveys on the Country’s Economic Performance Begin

The business surveys consist of the System of National Accounts (SNA) and the Balance of Payments (BOP) surveys and will run from April 4, 2016 to May 20, 2016.

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March 23,2016
Business Surveys on Cayman’s Economic Performance Start April 4

The Economics and Statistics Office is once again conducting the annual business surveys which start April 4, 2016.

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February 23,2016
Unemployment Rate Declined 4.2% in Fall 2015, Lowest since 2008 - Cayman Islands

The overall unemployment rate in the Cayman Islands declined to 4.2 percent in Fall 2015

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February 23,2016
Economic expansion is estimated at 1.6 % for the first three quarters of 2015

Overall economic activity in the Cayman Islands’ grew by an estimated 1.6 percent in the first nine months of 2015

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February 23,2016
Unemployment Rate Declined to 4.2% in Fall 2015, the Lowest Since 2008

The overall unemployment rate in the Cayman Islands declined to 4.2 percent in Fall 2015

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