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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
Average Consumer Price Index (CPI):
3.3 %, 2018 / 2017
Total Population:
65,813, as of Fall 2018
Unemployment Rate:
2.8%, as at Fall 2018
Merchandise Imports ($):
15.7% December 2018 / December 2017
Balance of Payments Current Account Deficit (EST) % GDP:
32.1%, Dec 2017

News

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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August 06,2014
Life Expectancy for the Cayman Islands is 82.3 years

The Compendium of Statistics 2013 released today by the Economics and Statistics Office shows that the country’s Life Expectancy at Birth is 82.3 years.

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July 04,2014
Economic Expansion Continued in 2013

The country’s estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices rose by 1.2 percent in 2013.

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July 04,2014
Merchandise Imports In First Quarter 2014

The total value of goods imported into the Cayman Islands in the first three months of 2014 grew by 5.0 percent

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June 09,2014
Inflation Rate for the First Quarter of 2014 Reaches 2.3%

Consumer prices in the Cayman Islands marked an overall increase of 2.3 percent

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May 22,2014
ESO to Conduct Field Work for Household Register Update May 26th-Aug 29th 2014

The Household Register provides a count of all households in the Cayman Islands, based on the 2010 Census.

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May 15,2014
Deadline Nears for Economic Surveys

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

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May 12,2014
Caymanian Employment Grew in 2013

The unemployment rate in the Cayman Islands rose to 6.3 percent in 2013 due to a rise in the unemployment rate among non-Caymanians to 3.1 percent.

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April 17,2014
Merchandise Imports Increased in 2013 to Highest Level Since 2009

The total value of goods imported by Cayman residents in 2013 was recorded at CI$774.5 million, 2.1 percent higher than in 2012.

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