March 24,2020
In view of the latest situation concerning COVID-19 and to comply with the Government’s directive announced on March 24th: Our office will be closed from March 25th 2020 and will reopen April 6th 2020. During this closure, we will occasionally be accessing our emails which could result in delayed responses. Sorry for the inconvenience this closure may cause. Please continue to check this space for further updates.
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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

News

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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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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December 18,2015
Foreign Investment in Local Financial Assets Reached $119 Billion in 2014

The first ever International Investment Position (IIP) Report for the country was released today.

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December 18,2015
Falling Oil Prices Continue to Cut Cayman’s Imports

For the third consecutive quarter in 2015, the total imports of the Cayman Islands fell.

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December 18,2015
Growth Estimates by Industry Shows Higher GDP Growth in 2014

The Cayman Islands’ System of National Accounts Report 2014

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December 18,2015
Consumer Price Index Fell by 2.9% in the Third Quarter

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell in the third quarter by 2.9 percent compared to the same quarter in 2014.

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December 18,2015
Economy Grew by 1.6% in the First Half of 2015

The Cayman Islands’ economy grew by an estimated 1.6% in the first six months of 2015

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December 15,2015
Travis Walters October Employee of Month

Travis Walters from the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) scooped two awards for the month of October 2015.

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October 21,2015
Better Data, Better Lives

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

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October 15,2015
Global Oil Price Reduction Continued to Cut Cayman’s Imports Payments

Total payments for imports by residents of the Cayman Islands continued its downward trend in the second quarter.

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October 15,2015
Underemployment Rate Declined as Unemployment Rate Inched Up in Spring 2015

The underemployment rate among residents fell in Spring 2015 to 2.5 percent from 2.9 percent in Fall 2014.

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October 14,2015
Underemployment Rate Declined as Unemployment Rate Inched Up in Spring 2015

The underemployment rate among residents fell in Spring 2015 to 2.5 percent from 2.9 percent in Fall 2014.

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