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Latest Indicators

Projected Gross Domestic Product:
3.6%, September 2018 / September 2017
Gross Domestic Product Actual:
3.0%, Dec 2017 / Dec 2016
Consumer Price Index (CPI):
3.5 %, September 2018 / September 2017
Total Population:
64,420, as of Spring 2018
Unemployment Rate:
3.4%, as at Spring 2018
Merchandise Imports ($):
12.0% June 2018 / June 2017
Balance of Payments Current Account Deficit (EST) % GDP:
32.1%, Dec 2017

News

July 15,2015
Consumer Price Index Recorded a Decline in the First Quarter

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell by 0.4 percent in the first quarter of 2015.

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July 15,2015
Cayman’s Economy Expands in 2014 to its Highest Growth Since 2007

The country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices rose by 2.1 percent in 2014.

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July 15,2015
Compendium of Statistics Shows School Enrolment Rebounded in 2014

The Annual Compendium of Statistics 2014 was released today by the Economics and Statistics Office.

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July 15,2015
Global Oil Price Decline Brought Down Merchandise Imports in the First Quarter

The total value of all merchandise goods imported into the Cayman Islands in the first quarter of 2015 amounted to CI$176.9 million.

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April 29,2015
Annual Surveys on the Country’s Economic Performance Continues

The Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) is urging local businesses to fill out and return questionnaires

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April 27,2015
Merchandise Imports in 2014 Increased to Highest Level in Six Years

The total value of merchandise goods imported into the Cayman Islands in 2014 reached CI$813.3 million,

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April 17,2015
Semi-Annual Labour Force Survey Resumes on April 26th

Beginning this year, the Labour Force Survey reverts to its twice- a-year schedule

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March 23,2015
Annual Surveys on the Country’s Economic Performance Begin

The annual surveys covering all entities that produce goods and services in the Cayman Islands will commence on March 30, 2015 and end on May 15, 2015.

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March 17,2015
Unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent as Employment Grew in 2014

The overall unemployment rate in the Cayman Islands was 4.7 percent in 2014.

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March 11,2015
Average Inflation Rate Up by 1.3% in 2014

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded an average annual inflation rate of 1.3 percent.

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March 11,2015
Local Economy on Track to Record Strongest GDP Growth Since 2008

Overall economic activity in the Cayman Islands’ grew by an estimated 2.3 percent in the first nine months of 2014.

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January 20,2015
Public Consultation on the Amendments to the Statistics Law (2011 Revision)

In a consultation opening today, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development is proposing changes to the Statistics Law (2011 Revision)

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January 07,2015
Household Budget Survey 2015 Starts

The Economics & Statistics Office (ESO) will be conducting the year-long Household Budget Survey (HBS) 2015 starting Sunday January 11, 2015.

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December 15,2014
Household Budget Survey Starts in January

Finance and Economic Development Minister Hon. Marco Archer announced the launch of HBS 2015 at a press conference on Friday (12 December 2014).

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December 10,2014
Imports Growth Sustained in the Third Quarter

The total value of all merchandise goods imported into the Cayman Islands in the third quarter reached $188.8 million

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December 10,2014
Cayman’s Global Transactions Yield Higher Deficits in 2013

The Cayman Islands' Balance of Payments (BOP) Report 2013 was released today.

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December 10,2014
GDP grew by 1.4% in 2013 as Most Industries Posted Economic Growth

The GDP estimate for 2013 after adjusting for price increases based on data collected from businesses on the Islands expanded by 1.4 percent.

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December 10,2014
Inflation Rate Up by 1.5% in Third Quarter of 2014

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded an increase of 1.5 percent in the quarter ending September 2014 compared to a year ago.

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November 11,2014
Public urged to complete MWAC surveys reports Cayman Island ESO

The Minimum Wage Advisory Committee (MWAC) launched its public consultation on 16th October, 2014

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October 17,2014
Economic Activity Accelerated in the First Half of 2014

Overall economic activity in the Cayman Islands’ grew by an estimated 2.2% in the first six months of 2014.

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