March 24,2020
In view of the latest situation concerning the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to comply with the Government’s directive to close all non-essential businesses; Our office will be closed from March 25th 2020 until further notice. During this closure, we will occasionally be accessing our emails which could result in delayed responses. For general office queries and/or data request please contact The Director, Adolphus Laidlow, at [email protected] or our emergency hotline at 1(345)516-3329. Do your part to save lives. We ask that all persons comply with the curfew and regulations as stated by the Cayman Islands Government. For official information on the Coronavirus visit #stayhomesavelives
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Latest Indicators

Projected Gross Domestic Product:
3.1%, Jan - June 2019 / Jan - June 2018
Gross Domestic Product Actual:
4.1%, Dec 2018 / Dec 2017
Average Consumer Price Index (CPI):
5.7%, 2019 / 2018
Total Population:
68,076, as of Spring 2019
Unemployment Rate:
3.0%, as at Spring 2019
Merchandise Imports ($):
17.3% Jan - Sept 2019 / Jan - Sept 2018
Balance of Payments Current Account Deficit (EST) % GDP:
18.7% of GDP, Dec 2018


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March 17,2020
GDP Growth in the First Half of the year Estimated at 3.1%

Economic activity in the Cayman Islands as measured by the gross domestic product (GDP) in real terms is estimated to have grown by 3.1% in the first six months of 2019. The strong economic performance was contributed by all major sectors with t...

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March 17,2020
Strong growth in Merchandise Imports for the Third Quarter 2019

The total value of the Islands’ importation of goods stood at $329.18 million, recording an increase of 28.8 percent for the third quarter of 2019. This growth resulted from increases in both non-petroleum and petroleum-related imports. Non-petro...

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March 17,2020
Consumer Prices Increased on Average by 5.7 percent in 2019

The average annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 5.7 percent in 2019 when compared to a year ago. There were increases in all quarters throughout 2019: 4.5 percent in the first quarter, followed by 3.8 percent, 6.0 percent, and 8.4 percent in...

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