Costa Rica | Economic Indicators


Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 4.3 % Dec/16
Unemployment Rate 9.1 % Mar/17
Inflation Rate 1.64 % Apr/17
Interest Rate 2.5 % May/17
Balance of Trade -273 USD Million Apr/17
Government Debt to GDP 62.11 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 573 May/17
Stock Market 31901 points Apr/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 4.3 % Dec/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.21 % Dec/16
GDP 54.14 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 694597 CRC Million Dec/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 133183 CRC Million Sep/16
GDP per capita 9238 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 14647 USD Dec/15
Gdp From Agriculture 327273 CRC Million Dec/16
Gdp From Construction 327550 CRC Million Dec/16
Gdp From Manufacturing 871368 CRC Million Dec/16
Gdp From Mining 31013 CRC Million Dec/16
Gdp From Public Administration 268220 CRC Million Dec/16
Gdp From Transport 266029 CRC Million Dec/16
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 9.1 % Mar/17
Unemployed Persons 207047 Mar/17
Minimum Wages 4969 Index Points Apr/17
Population 4.91 Million Dec/16
Employed Persons 2060757 Mar/17
Employment Rate 54 % Mar/17
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.5 % Mar/17
Living Wage Family 824420 CRC/Month Dec/16
Living Wage Individual 787191 CRC/Month Dec/16
Wages 617092 CRC/Month Dec/16
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 1.64 % Apr/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 101 Index Points Apr/17
Producer Prices 109 Index Points Apr/17
Cpi Transportation 97.5 Index Points Apr/17
Food Inflation 0.13 % Apr/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.15 % Apr/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 2.5 % May/17
Money Supply M2 9997469 CRC Million Apr/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7222 USD Million Jun/17
Deposit Interest Rate 2.4 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -273 USD Million Apr/17
Exports 957 USD Million Mar/17
Imports 1395 USD Million Mar/17
Current Account -694 USD Million Dec/16
Current Account to GDP -4.2 % Dec/15
External Debt 26437 USD Million Dec/16
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 518 USD Million Dec/15
Gold Reserves 0 Tonnes Dec/16
Terrorism Index 0 Dec/15
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 62.11 % Dec/15
Government Budget -5.6 % of GDP Dec/15
Government Budget Value -409769 CRC Million Mar/17
Government Spending 111392 CRC Million Sep/16
Government Revenues 1195996 CRC Million Mar/17
Fiscal Expenditure 1605765 CRC Million Mar/17
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 4.1 % Dec/16
Manufacturing Production 5 % Oct/16
Changes in Inventories 19756 CRC Million Mar/16
Leading Economic Index 3.3 % Jan/17
Competitiveness Index 4.41 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 54 Dec/17
Corruption Index 58 Points Dec/16
Corruption Rank 41 Dec/16
Ease of Doing Business 62 Dec/16
Mining Production -4 % Oct/16
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Spending 457080 CRC Million Sep/16
Gasoline Prices 1 USD/Liter Apr/17
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 30 % Dec/16
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 % Dec/16
Sales Tax Rate 13 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate 35.67 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate For Companies 26.33 % Dec/16
Social Security Rate For Employees 9.34 % Dec/16




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