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  Nepal   NPL (f) = observation is an IMF forecast | 2012 Jul 19
  country cd     variable cd     variable   data for
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1 NPL | 558 NGDP_R   GDP, constant prices National currency | Billions | 1980 4.416   1970-2010 137.98 136.33 140.58 139.91 148.77 150.16 156.77 161.50 161.50 165.37 161.55 175.02 181.64 176.23 193.29 205.17 214.54 218.18 234.98 245.15 256.51 272.84 284.05 294.97 319.22 330.29 347.92 366.22 377.00 393.90 417.99 441.52 442.05 459.49 481.00 497.74 514.49 532.04 564.52 589.42 616.26 637.73 (f) 664.71 (f) 689.81 (f) 716.05 (f) 743.43 (f) 772.11 (f) 801.88 (f)
2 NPL | 558 NGDP_RPCH   GDP, constant prices Percent change   1980-2010 -1.197 3.120 -0.4775 6.335 0.9321 4.400 3.017 2.398 -2.320 8.341 3.780 -2.978 9.681 6.145 4.566 1.700 7.697 4.328 4.635 6.366 4.108 3.847 8.219 3.468 5.338 5.261 2.943 4.483 6.116 5.629 0.1200 3.945 4.683 3.479 3.365 3.412 6.105 4.411 4.553 3.484 (f) 4.231 (f) 3.776 (f) 3.803 (f) 3.824 (f) 3.857 (f) 3.856 (f)
3 NPL | 558 NGDP   GDP, current prices National currency | Billions | 1980 1.074   1970-2010 9.249 8.952 10.01 11.10 14.14 15.35 15.53 17.58 20.08 22.60 23.76 27.78 30.27 35.32 41.77 50.01 59.82 68.56 82.56 95.83 111.02 132.91 163.94 188.60 213.93 235.29 267.22 301.14 322.97 367.19 407.39 441.52 459.44 492.23 536.75 589.41 654.08 727.83 815.66 988.05 1170.99 1345.77 (f) 1512.07 (f) 1685.48 (f) 1867.85 (f) 2058.75 (f) 2261.36 (f) 2478.57 (f)
4 NPL | 558 NGDPD   GDP, current prices U.S. dollars | Billions | 1980 1.074   1970-2010 0.9138 0.8848 0.9889 1.057 1.339 1.396 1.242 1.407 1.658 1.884 1.980 2.315 2.340 2.560 2.708 2.812 3.060 3.175 3.743 3.784 3.894 4.261 3.872 4.158 4.344 4.716 4.861 5.284 5.253 5.404 5.731 5.891 5.976 6.328 7.274 8.180 9.044 10.33 12.55 12.85 15.71 18.58 (f) 17.92 (f) 19.27 (f) 20.67 (f) 22.08 (f) 23.50 (f) 25.75 (f)
5 NPL | 558 NGDP_D   GDP, deflator Index   1980-2010 6.703 6.567 7.118 7.932 9.504 10.23 9.907 10.89 12.43 13.67 14.71 15.87 16.67 20.04 21.61 24.38 27.88 31.42 35.14 39.09 43.28 48.71 57.72 63.94 67.02 71.24 76.80 82.23 85.67 93.22 97.47 100.00 103.94 107.13 111.59 118.42 127.13 136.80 144.49 167.63 190.02 211.02 (f) 227.48 (f) 244.34 (f) 260.86 (f) 276.92 (f) 292.88 (f) 309.10 (f)
6 NPL | 558 NGDPRPC   GDP per capita, constant prices National currency | Units | 1980 4.078   1970-2005 11189.82 10921.83 11024.14 10744.05 11183.82 11045.97 11289.80 11382.61 11127.78 11145.04 10654.31 11282.71 11443.80 10850.52 11630.04 12066.64 12330.85 12255.50 12896.25 13139.97 13419.76 13924.05 14134.46 14309.08 15096.94 15233.30 15653.67 16079.28 16160.10 16494.02 17109.32 17678.32 17324.91 17636.78 18088.87 18537.46 18976.14 (f) 19434.06 (f) 20421.33 (f) 21116.27 (f) 21864.59 (f) 22407.97 (f) 23130.49 (f) 23772.22 (f) 24438.07 (f) 25127.66 (f) 25844.75 (f) 26582.22 (f)
7 NPL | 558 NGDPPC   GDP per capita, current prices National currency | Units | 1980 0.991   1970-2005 750.06 717.25 784.66 852.16 1062.89 1129.41 1118.40 1239.23 1383.36 1523.32 1566.93 1791.07 1907.12 2174.50 2513.25 2941.35 3438.35 3851.08 4531.23 5136.75 5808.29 6782.68 8158.04 9148.99 10117.30 10851.92 12022.68 13221.79 13844.04 15375.49 16675.53 17678.32 18006.60 18893.55 20185.23 21951.66 24125.06 (f) 26585.76 (f) 29506.33 (f) 35397.56 (f) 41546.40 (f) 47286.29 (f) 52616.50 (f) 58084.68 (f) 63748.03 (f) 69584.54 (f) 75694.65 (f) 82164.35 (f)
8 NPL | 558 NGDPDPC   GDP per capita, current prices U.S. dollars | Units | 1980 0.991   1970-2005 74.06 70.89 77.53 81.20 100.64 102.72 89.53 99.15 114.22 127.01 130.58 149.26 147.42 157.62 162.93 165.41 175.90 178.33 205.45 202.85 203.74 217.48 192.68 201.72 205.42 217.49 218.70 231.99 225.19 226.27 234.57 235.87 234.21 242.89 273.55 304.65 333.57 (f) 377.14 (f) 453.83 (f) 460.44 (f) 557.37 (f) 652.86 (f) 623.62 (f) 663.92 (f) 705.52 (f) 746.26 (f) 786.53 (f) 853.76 (f)
9 NPL | 558 NGAP_NPGDP   Output gap in percent of potential GDP Percent of potential GDPno data
10 NPL | 558 PPPGDP   GDP based on PPP valuation of country GDP Current international dollar | Billions   1980-2010 4.024 4.768 5.251 5.296 6.027 6.591 7.044 7.371 8.211 8.890 9.661 10.64 11.34 12.04 13.30 14.05 15.08 16.15 16.82 17.83 19.33 20.88 21.24 22.55 24.06 26.02 27.77 29.55 32.05 33.81 35.76 37.80 (f) 39.90 (f) 42.03 (f) 44.27 (f) 46.71 (f) 49.29 (f) 52.19 (f)
11 NPL | 558 PPPPC   GDP based on PPP per capita GDP Current international dollar | Units   1980-2005 265.40 307.39 330.80 326.06 362.61 387.61 404.85 414.06 450.67 476.53 505.46 543.04 564.31 583.91 629.04 647.95 678.51 709.26 720.88 746.60 791.21 836.00 832.55 865.36 904.61 969.13 1024.13 (f) 1079.27 (f) 1159.25 (f) 1211.35 (f) 1268.72 (f) 1328.00 (f) 1388.38 (f) 1448.46 (f) 1511.03 (f) 1578.61 (f) 1649.93 (f) 1730.01 (f)
12 NPL | 558 PPPSH   GDP based on PPP share of world total Percent   1980-2010 0.0360 0.0380 0.0390 0.0370 0.0380 0.0390 0.0400 0.0390 0.0400 0.0410 0.0410 0.0430 0.0410 0.0410 0.0430 0.0430 0.0440 0.0450 0.0450 0.0450 0.0460 0.0470 0.0460 0.0460 0.0460 0.0460 0.0450 0.0440 0.0460 0.0480 0.0480 0.0480 (f) 0.0480 (f) 0.0480 (f) 0.0480 (f) 0.0480 (f) 0.0470 (f) 0.0470 (f)
13 NPL | 558 PPPEX   Implied PPP conversion rate National currency per current international dollar   1980-2010 5.904 5.827 5.765 6.669 6.931 7.588 8.493 9.301 10.05 10.78 11.49 12.49 14.46 15.67 16.08 16.75 17.72 18.64 19.20 20.59 21.08 21.15 21.63 21.83 22.31 22.65 23.56 24.63 25.45 29.22 32.75 35.61 (f) 37.90 (f) 40.10 (f) 42.19 (f) 44.08 (f) 45.88 (f) 47.49 (f)
14 NPL | 558 NID_NGDP   Total investment Percent of GDP   1980-2010 6.558 -0.6550 7.091 17.55 24.88 21.01 18.88 19.74 20.77 20.03 16.88 18.87 19.29 21.03 20.87 23.47 25.34 23.61 23.14 19.08 22.65 19.33 20.05 24.61 24.44 26.75 26.47 30.21 27.94 31.53 35.82 34.53 (f) 32.37 (f) 34.61 (f) 35.18 (f) 34.54 (f) 33.74 (f) 32.75 (f)
15 NPL | 558 NGSD_NGDP   Gross national savings Percent of GDP   1980-2010 17.23 17.75 16.38 17.01 16.77 14.99 12.50 15.39 14.73 12.92 9.333 11.17 13.52 15.78 14.98 21.35 20.34 22.89 22.20 23.12 26.97 23.96 23.93 27.03 27.14 28.75 28.59 30.08 30.68 35.70 33.41 33.64 (f) 34.85 (f) 34.65 (f) 34.45 (f) 33.96 (f) 33.52 (f) 32.64 (f)
16 NPL | 558 PCPI   Inflation, average consumer prices Index   1980-2010 11.76 13.34 14.73 16.82 17.86 18.60 21.55 24.41 27.10 29.29 31.91 34.44 41.69 45.39 49.46 53.25 57.07 61.70 66.84 74.44 76.97 78.84 81.12 84.97 88.34 92.35 99.70 105.88 112.97 127.22 139.34 152.73 (f) 164.64 (f) 176.85 (f) 188.80 (f) 200.43 (f) 211.98 (f) 223.71 (f)
17 NPL | 558 PCPIPCH   Inflation, average consumer prices Percent change   1980-2010 9.800 13.45 10.38 14.20 6.214 4.127 15.85 13.29 11.02 8.078 8.926 7.943 21.06 8.871 8.951 7.677 7.179 8.101 8.326 11.38 3.393 2.435 2.896 4.743 3.963 4.539 7.963 6.203 6.687 12.62 9.523 9.613 (f) 7.796 (f) 7.412 (f) 6.760 (f) 6.160 (f) 5.763 (f) 5.536 (f)
18 NPL | 558 PCPIE   Inflation, end of period consumer prices Index   1980-2010 12.57 13.95 15.53 17.77 18.04 19.29 23.47 25.62 27.92 30.77 32.48 37.40 44.62 47.23 51.52 56.00 59.36 62.73 70.26 76.60 77.05 79.68 82.47 87.50 89.27 95.20 103.08 107.95 119.50 132.70 144.60 158.60 (f) 170.09 (f) 181.84 (f) 193.86 (f) 205.62 (f) 217.00 (f) 229.01 (f)
19 NPL | 558 PCPIEPCH   Inflation, end of period consumer prices Percent change   1981-2010 10.90 11.35 14.41 1.565 6.899 21.70 9.140 8.967 10.23 5.561 15.14 19.30 5.861 9.082 8.697 5.993 5.673 12.01 9.017 0.5960 3.407 3.510 6.090 2.022 6.650 8.273 4.732 10.70 11.05 8.968 9.682 (f) 7.243 (f) 6.909 (f) 6.612 (f) 6.062 (f) 5.536 (f) 5.536 (f)
20 NPL | 558 FLIBOR6   Six-month London interbank offered rate (LIBOR) Percentno data
21 NPL | 558 TM_RPCH   Volume of imports of goods and services Percent changeno data
22 NPL | 558 TMG_RPCH   Volume of Imports of goods Percent changeno data
23 NPL | 558 TX_RPCH   Volume of exports of goods and services Percent changeno data
24 NPL | 558 TXG_RPCH   Volume of exports of goods Percent changeno data
25 NPL | 558 TMGO   Value of oil imports U.S. dollars | Billions   1980-2011 0.0640 0.0660 0.0690 0.0780 0.0830 0.0970 0.0780 0.0860 0.0790 0.0960 0.1310 0.1470 0.1450 0.1790 0.1720 0.1850 0.2030 0.2170 0.2590 0.2190 0.2950 0.3380 0.2830 0.2480 0.2710 0.3770 0.4550 0.5150 0.5930 0.5350 0.6930 1.050 1.104 (f) 1.272 (f) 1.393 (f) 1.489 (f) 1.580 (f) 1.689 (f)
26 NPL | 558 TXGO   Value of oil exports U.S. dollars | Billions   1997-2011 0.1350 0.1060 0.0890 0.1290 0.1870 0.1330
27 NPL | 558 LUR   Unemployment rate Percent of total labor forceno data
28 NPL | 558 LE   Employment Persons | Millionsno data
29 NPL | 558 LP   Population Persons | Millions   1980-2005 15.16 15.51 15.87 16.24 16.62 17.00 17.40 17.80 18.22 18.66 19.11 19.60 20.10 20.61 21.15 21.68 22.23 22.78 23.33 23.88 24.43 24.98 25.52 26.05 26.59 26.85 27.11 (f) 27.38 (f) 27.64 (f) 27.91 (f) 28.19 (f) 28.46 (f) 28.74 (f) 29.02 (f) 29.30 (f) 29.59 (f) 29.88 (f) 30.17 (f)
30 NPL | 558 GGR   Govt revenue National currency | Billions   2000-2011 45.86 52.64 54.52 64.08 70.30 81.34 83.35 100.88 119.42 163.77 209.59 232.46 268.91 (f) 305.09 (f) 339.46 (f) 371.85 (f) 406.79 (f) 446.44 (f)
31 NPL | 558 GGR_NGDP   Govt revenue Percent of GDP   2000-2011 11.26 11.92 11.87 13.02 13.10 13.80 12.74 13.86 14.64 16.58 17.90 17.27 17.78 (f) 18.10 (f) 18.17 (f) 18.06 (f) 17.99 (f) 18.01 (f)
32 NPL | 558 GGX   Govt total expenditure National currency | Billions   2000-2011 52.86 64.61 67.49 66.02 71.25 79.70 82.44 107.86 123.88 189.23 221.21 254.97 308.21 (f) 352.50 (f) 391.11 (f) 430.87 (f) 474.20 (f) 520.43 (f)
33 NPL | 558 GGX_NGDP   Govt total expenditure Percent of GDP   2000-2011 12.98 14.63 14.69 13.41 13.28 13.52 12.60 14.82 15.19 19.15 18.89 18.95 20.38 (f) 20.91 (f) 20.94 (f) 20.93 (f) 20.97 (f) 21.00 (f)
34 NPL | 558 GGXCNL   Govt net lending/borrowing National currency | Billions   2000-2011 -6.998 -11.97 -12.97 -1.932 -0.9520 1.633 0.9080 -6.981 -4.463 -25.46 -11.62 -22.51 -39.30 (f) -47.41 (f) -51.65 (f) -59.02 (f) -67.41 (f) -73.99 (f)
35 NPL | 558 GGXCNL_NGDP   Govt net lending/borrowing Percent of GDP   2000-2011 -1.718 -2.710 -2.824 -0.3930 -0.1770 0.2770 0.1390 -0.9590 -0.5470 -2.577 -0.9920 -1.673 -2.599 (f) -2.813 (f) -2.765 (f) -2.867 (f) -2.981 (f) -2.985 (f)
36 NPL | 558 GGSB   Govt structural balance National currency | Billionsno data
37 NPL | 558 GGSB_NPGDP   Govt structural balance Percent of potential GDPno data
38 NPL | 558 GGXONLB   Govt primary net lending/borrowing National currency | Billions   2000-2011 -3.746 -8.708 -8.425 3.765 3.935 6.385 5.332 -1.867 1.154 -18.40 -2.084 -10.96 -24.12 (f) -31.37 (f) -32.90 (f) -37.32 (f) -42.34 (f) -45.14 (f)
39 NPL | 558 GGXONLB_NGDP   Govt primary net lending/borrowing Percent of GDP   2000-2011 -0.9200 -1.972 -1.834 0.7650 0.7330 1.083 0.8150 -0.2560 0.1420 -1.862 -0.1780 -0.8150 -1.595 (f) -1.861 (f) -1.761 (f) -1.813 (f) -1.872 (f) -1.821 (f)
40 NPL | 558 GGXWDN   Govt net debt National currency | Billions   2000-2011 235.84 255.67 271.55 298.83 313.05 306.06 322.62 311.62 336.69 385.36 422.21 458.56 514.75 (f) 577.61 (f) 646.38 (f) 724.28 (f) 812.42 (f) 909.13 (f)
41 NPL | 558 GGXWDN_NGDP   Govt net debt Percent of GDP   2000-2011 57.89 57.91 59.10 60.71 58.32 51.93 49.32 42.82 41.28 39.00 36.06 34.07 34.04 (f) 34.27 (f) 34.61 (f) 35.18 (f) 35.93 (f) 36.68 (f)
42 NPL | 558 GGXWDG   Govt gross debt National currency | Billions   2000-2011 235.84 255.67 271.55 298.83 313.05 306.06 322.62 311.62 336.69 385.36 422.21 458.56 514.75 (f) 577.61 (f) 646.38 (f) 724.28 (f) 812.42 (f) 909.13 (f)
43 NPL | 558 GGXWDG_NGDP   Govt gross debt Percent of GDP   2000-2011 57.89 57.91 59.10 60.71 58.32 51.93 49.32 42.82 41.28 39.00 36.06 34.07 34.04 (f) 34.27 (f) 34.61 (f) 35.18 (f) 35.93 (f) 36.68 (f)
44 NPL | 558 NGDP_FY   GDP corresponding to fiscal year, current prices National currency | Billions   2000-2011 407.39 441.52 459.44 492.23 536.75 589.41 654.08 727.83 815.66 988.05 1170.99 1345.77 1512.07 (f) 1685.48 (f) 1867.85 (f) 2058.75 (f) 2261.36 (f) 2478.57 (f)
45 NPL | 558 BCA   Current account balance U.S. dollars | Billions   1980-2011 -0.1120 -0.1040 -0.1880 -0.2320 -0.2380 -0.1700 -0.1270 -0.1380 -0.2260 -0.2690 -0.2940 -0.3280 -0.2230 -0.2180 -0.2560 -0.1000 -0.2430 -0.0380 -0.0490 0.2180 0.3660 0.4510 0.2320 0.1530 0.1960 0.1630 0.1920 -0.0140 0.3440 0.5360 -0.3780 -0.1660 0.4450 (f) 0.0070 (f) -0.1510 (f) -0.1280 (f) -0.0520 (f) -0.0280 (f)
46 NPL | 558 BCA_NGDPD   Current account balance Percent of GDP   1980-2010 -5.652 -4.487 -8.026 -9.066 -8.782 -6.034 -4.143 -4.346 -6.032 -7.110 -7.551 -7.698 -5.767 -5.245 -5.885 -2.123 -4.999 -0.7120 -0.9390 4.036 6.380 7.648 3.881 2.424 2.701 1.998 2.128 -0.1340 2.740 4.170 -2.406 -0.8960 (f) 2.483 (f) 0.0360 (f) -0.7290 (f) -0.5800 (f) -0.2200 (f) -0.1090 (f)
    NOTES
    1GDP, constant prices : Expressed in billions of national currency units; the base year is country-specific. Expenditure-based GDP is total final expenditures at purchasers? prices (including the f.o.b. value of exports of goods and services), less the f.o.b. value of imports of goods and services. [SNA 1993] Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest data availalbe for fiscal year 2009/10. National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices. Data refer to fiscal years Start/end months of reporting year: August/July. Fiscal year starts on July 16th. Base year: 2000/01. Data prior to 2000/01 were estimated by IMF staff by using data splicing Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    2GDP, constant prices : See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency).
    3GDP, current prices : Expressed in billions of national currency units . Expenditure-based GDP is total final expenditures at purchasers? prices (including the f.o.b. value of exports of goods and services), less the f.o.b. value of imports of goods and services. [SNA 1993] Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest data availalbe for fiscal year 2009/10. National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices. Data refer to fiscal years Start/end months of reporting year: August/July. Fiscal year starts on July 16th. Base year: 2000/01. Data prior to 2000/01 were estimated by IMF staff by using data splicing Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    4GDP, current prices : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    5GDP, deflator : See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency) Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    6GDP per capita, constant prices : GDP is expressed in constant national currency per person. Data are derived by dividing constant price GDP by total population. See notes for: Gross domestic product, constant prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    7GDP per capita, current prices : GDP is expressed in current national currency per person. Data are derived by dividing current price GDP by total population. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    8GDP per capita, current prices : GDP is expressed in current U.S. dollars per person. Data are derived by first converting GDP in national currency to U.S. dollars and then dividing it by total population. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    10GDP based on PPP valuation of country GDP : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    11GDP based on PPP per capita GDP : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Population (Persons).
    12GDP based on PPP share of world total : These data form the basis for the country weights used to generate the World Economic Outlook country group composites for the domestic economy. Please note: The IMF is not a primary source for purchasing power parity (PPP) data. WEO weights have been created from primary sources and are used solely for purposes of generating country group composites. For primary source information, please refer to one of the following sources: the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, or the Penn World Tables. For further information see Box A2 in the April 2004 World Economic Outlook, Box 1.2 in the September 2003 World Economic Outlook for a discussion on the measurement of global growth and Box A.1 in the May 2000 World Economic Outlook for a summary of the revised PPP-based weights, and Annex IV of the May 1993 World Economic Outlook. See also Anne Marie Gulde and Marianne Schulze-Ghattas, Purchasing Power Parity Based Weights for the World Economic Outlook, in Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook (Washington: IMF, December 1993), pp. 106-23. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    13Implied PPP conversion rate : Expressed in national currency per current international dollar. These data form the basis for the country weights used to generate the World Economic Outlook country group composites for the domestic economy. The IMF is not a primary source for purchasing power parity (PPP) data. WEO weights have been created from primary sources and are used solely for purposes of generating country group composites. For primary source information, please refer to one of the following sources: the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Bank, or the Penn World Tables. For further information see Box A2 in the April 2004 World Economic Outlook, Box 1.2 in the September 2003 World Economic Outlook for a discussion on the measurement of global growth and Box A.1 in the May 2000 World Economic Outlook for a summary of the revised PPP-based weights, and Annex IV of the May 1993 World Economic Outlook. See also Anne Marie Gulde and Marianne Schulze-Ghattas, Purchasing Power Parity Based Weights for the World Economic Outlook, in Staff Studies for the World Economic Outlook (Washington: IMF, December 1993), pp. 106-23. See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency).
    14Total investment : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest data availalbe for fiscal year 2009/10. National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices. Data refer to fiscal years Start/end months of reporting year: August/July. Fiscal year starts on July 16th. Base year: 2000/01. Data prior to 2000/01 were estimated by IMF staff by using data splicing Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    15Gross national savings : Source: National Statistical Office Latest actual data: 2010. Latest data availalbe for fiscal year 2009/10. National accounts manual used: SNA 1993 GDP valuation: Market prices. Data refer to fiscal years Start/end months of reporting year: August/July. Fiscal year starts on July 16th. Base year: 2000/01. Data prior to 2000/01 were estimated by IMF staff by using data splicing Chain-weighted: No Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    16Inflation, average consumer prices : Expressed in averages for the year, not end-of-period data. A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the prices of goods and services that households consume. Such changes affect the real purchasing power of consumers? incomes and their welfare. As the prices of different goods and services do not all change at the same rate, a price index can only reflect their average movement. A price index is typically assigned a value of unity, or 100, in some reference period and the values of the index for other periods of time are intended to indicate the average proportionate, or percentage, change in prices from this price reference period. Price indices can also be used to measure differences in price levels between different cities, regions or countries at the same point in time. [CPI Manual 2004, Introduction] For euro countries, consumer prices are calculated based on harmonized prices. For more information see http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-BE-04-001/EN/KS-BE-04-001-EN.PDF.] Source: Central Bank. Missing data points prior to 2010 is spliced (ratio spliced) using the old CPI series by the desk Latest actual data: 2010 Harmonized prices: No. Data refer to fiscal years. Frequency of source data: Monthly Base year: 2005/06. Average of 2005 and 2006 = 100; numbers may slightly differ due to rounding Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    17Inflation, average consumer prices : See notes for: Inflation, average consumer prices (Index).
    18Inflation, end of period consumer prices : Expressed in end of the period, not annual average data. A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the prices of goods and services that households consume. Such changes affect the real purchasing power of consumers? incomes and their welfare. As the prices of different goods and services do not all change at the same rate, a price index can only reflect their average movement. A price index is typically assigned a value of unity, or 100, in some reference period and the values of the index for other periods of time are intended to indicate the average proportionate, or percentage, change in prices from this price reference period. Price indices can also be used to measure differences in price levels between different cities, regions or countries at the same point in time. [CPI Manual 2004, Introduction] For euro countries, consumer prices are calculated based on harmonized prices. For more information see http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/cache/ITY_OFFPUB/KS-BE-04-001/EN/KS-BE-04-001-EN.PDF. Source: Central Bank. Missing data points prior to 2010 is spliced (ratio spliced) using the old CPI series by the desk Latest actual data: 2010 Harmonized prices: No. Data refer to fiscal years. Frequency of source data: Monthly Base year: 2005/06. Average of 2005 and 2006 = 100; numbers may slightly differ due to rounding Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    19Inflation, end of period consumer prices : See notes for: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Index).
    25Value of oil imports : Value is equal to the price per unit of quantity of oil imports multiplied by the number of quantity units. Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2010/11
    26Value of oil exports : Value is equal to the price per unit of quantity of oil exports multiplied by the number of quantity units. Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2010/11
    29Population : For census purposes, the total population of the country consists of all persons falling within the scope of the census. In the broadest sense, the total may comprise either all usual residents of the country or all persons present in the country at the time of the census. [Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1, paragraph 2.42] Source: IMF Staff Latest actual data: 2005 Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    30Govt revenue : Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    31Govt revenue : Revenue consists of taxes, social contributions, grants receivable, and other revenue. Revenue increases government?s net worth, which is the difference between its assets and liabilities (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.20). Note: Transactions that merely change the composition of the balance sheet do not change the net worth position, for example, proceeds from sales of nonfinancial and financial assets or incurrence of liabilities. See notes for: General government revenue (National currency).
    32Govt total expenditure : Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    33Govt total expenditure : Total expenditure consists of total expense and the net acquisition of nonfinancial assets. Note: Apart from being on an accrual basis, total expenditure differs from the GFSM 1986 definition of total expenditure in the sense that it also takes the disposals of nonfinancial assets into account. See notes for: General government total expenditure (National currency).
    34Govt net lending/borrowing : Net lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending), or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    35Govt net lending/borrowing : Net lending (+)/ borrowing (?) is calculated as revenue minus total expenditure. This is a core GFS balance that measures the extent to which general government is either putting financial resources at the disposal of other sectors in the economy and nonresidents (net lending), or utilizing the financial resources generated by other sectors and nonresidents (net borrowing). This balance may be viewed as an indicator of the financial impact of general government activity on the rest of the economy and nonresidents (GFSM 2001, paragraph 4.17). Note: Net lending (+)/borrowing (?) is also equal to net acquisition of financial assets minus net incurrence of liabilities. See notes for: General government net lending/borrowing (National currency).
    38Govt primary net lending/borrowing : Primary net lending/borrowing is net lending (+)/borrowing (?) plus net interest payable/paid (interest expense minus interest revenue). Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    39Govt primary net lending/borrowing : Primary net lending/borrowing is net lending (+)/borrowing (?) plus net interest payable/paid (interest expense minus interest revenue). See notes for: General government primary net lending/borrowing (National currency).
    40Govt net debt : Net debt is calculated as gross debt minus financial assets corresponding to debt instruments. These financial assets are: monetary gold and SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts receivable. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    41Govt net debt : Net debt is calculated as gross debt minus financial assets corresponding to debt instruments. These financial assets are: monetary gold and SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pension, and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts receivable. See notes for: General government net debt (National currency).
    42Govt gross debt : Gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future. This includes debt liabilities in the form of SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pensions and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts payable. Thus, all liabilities in the GFSM 2001 system are debt, except for equity and investment fund shares and financial derivatives and employee stock options. Debt can be valued at current market, nominal, or face values (GFSM 2001, paragraph 7.110). Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    43Govt gross debt : Gross debt consists of all liabilities that require payment or payments of interest and/or principal by the debtor to the creditor at a date or dates in the future. This includes debt liabilities in the form of SDRs, currency and deposits, debt securities, loans, insurance, pensions and standardized guarantee schemes, and other accounts payable. Thus, all liabilities in the GFSM 2001 system are debt, except for equity and investment fund shares and financial derivatives and employee stock options. Debt can be valued at current market, nominal, or face values (GFSM 2001, paragraph 7.110). See notes for: General government gross debt (National currency).
    44GDP corresponding to fiscal year, current prices : Gross domestic product corresponding to fiscal year is the country?s GDP based on the same period during the year as their fiscal data. In the case of countries whose fiscal data are based on a fiscal calendar (e.g., July to June), this series would be the country?s GDP over that same period. For countries whose fiscal data are based on a calendar year (i.e., January to December), this series will be the same as their GDP in current prices. Source: Ministry of Finance Latest actual data: 2010/11 Start/end months of reporting year: August/July GFS Manual used: 2001 Basis of recording: Cash General government includes: Central Government; Valuation of public debt: Nominal value Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    45Current account balance : Current account is all transactions other than those in financial and capital items. The major classifications are goods and services, income and current transfers. The focus of the BOP is on transactions (between an economy and the rest of the world) in goods, services, and income. Data for the world total reflects errors, omissions, and asymmetries in balance of payments statistics on current account, as well as the exclusion of data for international organizations and a limited number of countries. Calculated as the sum of the balance of individual countries. Source: Central Bank Latest actual data: 2010/11 BOP Manual used: BPM 5 Primary domestic currency: Nepalese rupees Data last updated: 03/2012
    46Current account balance : See notes for: Gross domestic product, current prices (National currency) Current account balance (U.S. dollars).