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Latest Indicators

Gross Domestic Product EST:
2.7%, Dec 2016 / Dec 2015
Consumer Price Index (CPI):
2.2%, 2017Q2 / 2016Q2
Total Population:
63,115, as of Jun 2017
Unemployment Rate:
4.1%, as at Spring 2017
Merchandise Imports ($):
1.3% 2017Q2 / 2016Q2
Balance of Payment Current Account Balance (EST) % GDP:
23.1%, Dec 2015

Statistical Publication Calendars



2017 Statistical Publication and Dissemination Calendar

 This Calendar is issued by the Economics and Statistics Office (Cayman Islands Government) as approved by the Cabinet in compliance with the Statistics Law (2016 Revision) which provides that official statistics be published “in accordance with the annual publication and dissemination calendar as the Cabinet shall direct.”  

Official statistics are those that are collected and compiled by the Economics and Statistics Office in accordance with the Statistics Law (2016 Revision) and any subsequent amendments thereto. All surveys and data collection activities required in the production of official statistics are approved by the Cabinet in accordance with Section 7 of the Law. The release dates presented below are the targets dates that the reports are to be released to the public; however, the reports may also be released prior to these targets dates. The reports will be released through


Statistical Publication


Target Date of Release


Annual Foreign Trade Statistics Report 2016

The Foreign Trade Report presents in detail the value of merchandise imports into the country, and exports out of the country. Merchandise imports are classified by (i) standard international trade classification; (ii) broad economic classification; (iii) country of origin; (iv) port of entry; and (v) quarter of the year.





June 30, 2017





Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Report 2016

The Balance of Payments Report summarizes the economic and financial transactions of the residents of the Cayman Islands with residents of other countries. These transactions include the current accounts (trade in goods and services, income and current transfers), financial and capital accounts.





December 31, 2017


Compendium of Statistics 2016

The Compendium is a compilation of local statistics from various government and non-government organizations. It covers a wide range of areas such as national income and prices; key economic sectors; population and vital statistics; education, health and protective services; environment; transportation and communication, infrastructure, etc.






August 15, 2017


Consumer Price Index (CPI) Reports

The CPI is a measure of the general price level in the country while its change from one period to another   (the inflation rate) indicates the general price movement. The quarterly CPI Reports for the report periods December 2016, March 2017 and June 2017 are based on the 2008-based CPI basket, covering more than 1,000 items from a total of 186 outlets in Grand Cayman.  The CPI Reports beginning September 2017 will be based on a new basket (with December 2016 as base period).




Report Period     :   Release Date

December 2016  :  March 30, 2017

March 2017        :  June 30, 2017

June 2017           :  September 30, 2017

September 2017 :  December 31, 2017



Consumer Price Index Basket 2016 Report

The Report shows the final list of products comprising the CPI 2016 basket, along with their corresponding “weights” or share in the total national household consumption expenditure in the Cayman Islands. The list is derived from the Household Budget Survey 2015.







April 30, 2017


Labor Force Survey Reports

The Labor Force Survey (LFS) Report presents the results of the LFS normally conducted in April and October. The LFS uses concepts and definitions consistent with those issued for such surveys by the International Labour Organization. It covers all districts of the Cayman Islands. In addition to labor force tables, the Report includes population estimates for the country.





Report Period:   Release Date

October 2016:    March 30, 2017

March 2017:      September 30, 2017


Quarterly Trade Bulletins

These bulletinspresent summaries of the merchandise imports data compiled for the quarter. Included in the report are: (i) commentary on imports; (ii) imports by standard international trade classification; (iii) imports by countries of origin; and (iv) imports by broad economic classification.





Report Period     :   Release Date

March 2017        :  June 30, 2017

June 2017           :  September 30, 2017

September 2017 :  December 31, 2017



System of National Accounts Report  2016

 The System of National Accounts Report covers the estimation of the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) using the production and income approaches.  It includes the growth rates of each economic sector and their contribution to GDP. 




December 31, 2017