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Latest Indicators

Gross Domestic Product EST:
4.0%, March 2018 / March 2017
Consumer Price Index (CPI):
4.8 %, June 2018 / June 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

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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October 15,2014
Message from the Secretary-General, Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

ON THE OCCASION OF THE OBSERVANCE OF CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY 15 OCTOBER 2014

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October 14,2014
Statement on Statistics Week 2014 (October 13-17, 2014)

This week (October 13-17, 2014) is Statistics Week in the Cayman Islands. This is being held in collaboration with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) which is

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September 30,2014
Upgraded Labour Force Survey Starts October 5th

The Minister for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Marco Archer announced today that his Ministry is providing the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO)

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September 17,2014
Inflation Rate Slows Down in Second Quarter to 0.7%

Consumer prices in the Cayman Islands recorded an overall increase of 0.7 percent for the one year period June 2013 to June 2014.

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September 10,2014
Second Quarter Merchandise Imports Grew by 9.4%

In the second quarter of 2014, the total value of all merchandise goods imported into the Cayman Islands amounted to CI$196.1 million,

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August 26,2014
Economy Expanded by 1.5% in the First Quarter while Fiscal Surplus Increased

The Cayman Islands’ gross domestic product (GDP) expanded anew by an estimated 1.5 percent in the first quarter of 2014.

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