Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.04 % Sep/15
Unemployment Rate 9.5 % Mar/16
Inflation Rate -0.92 % Apr/16
Interest Rate 1.75 % Apr/16
Balance of Trade -464 USD Million Apr/16
Government Debt to GDP 58.32 % Dec/14
Markets Last Reference
Currency 537 May/16
Stock Market 26811 points May/16
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.04 % Sep/15
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.3 % Dec/15
GDP 49.55 USD Billion Dec/14
GDP Constant Prices 605924 CRC Million Dec/15
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 187663 CRC Million Dec/15
GDP per capita 5962 USD Dec/14
GDP per capita PPP 13713 USD Dec/14
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 9.5 % Mar/16
Unemployed Persons 220175 Dec/14
Minimum Wages 4886 Index Points Apr/16
Population 4.85 Million Dec/15
Employment Rate 53.07 % Mar/16
Labor Force Participation Rate 60 % Dec/15
Wages 575003 CRC/Month Feb/16
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate -0.92 % Apr/16
Consumer Price Index CPI 98.95 Index Points Apr/16
Producer Prices 107 Index Points Apr/16
Cpi Transportation 92.4 Index Points Apr/16
Food Inflation 0.61 % Dec/16
Inflation Rate Mom 0.09 % Apr/16
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Apr/16
Money Supply M2 9264576 CRC Million Apr/16
Foreign Exchange Reserves 215 USD Million Sep/15
Deposit Interest Rate 3.32 % Dec/14
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -464 USD Million Apr/16
Exports 904 USD Million Apr/16
Imports 1368 USD Million Apr/16
Current Account -759 USD Million Dec/15
Current Account to GDP -4.2 % May/16
External Debt 22542 USD Million Dec/15
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 559 USD Million Dec/14
Gold Reserves 0.05 Tonnes Dec/15
Terrorism Index 0 Dec/15
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 58.32 % Dec/14
Government Budget -5.6 % of GDP Dec/15
Government Budget Value -389683 CRC Million Mar/16
Government Spending 52574 CRC Million Dec/15
Government Revenues 1076806 CRC Million Mar/16
Fiscal Expenditure 1466490 CRC Million Mar/16
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 4.7 % Mar/16
Manufacturing Production 3.6 % Nov/15
Changes in Inventories -18650 CRC Million Dec/15
Leading Economic Index 310 Index Points Mar/16
Competitiveness Index 4.33 Points Dec/16
Competitiveness Rank 52 Dec/16
Corruption Index 55 Points Dec/15
Corruption Rank 40 Dec/15
Ease of Doing Business 58 Dec/15
Mining Production -1.41 % Nov/15
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Spending 491905 CRC Million Dec/15
Gasoline Prices 0.82 USD/Liter Apr/16
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 30 % Dec/15
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 % Dec/15
Sales Tax Rate 13 % Dec/15
Social Security Rate 35.34 % Dec/15
Social Security Rate For Companies 26.17 % Dec/15
Social Security Rate For Employees 9.17 % Dec/15




Economic Indicators for Costa Rica including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for Costa Rica economy. 5/31/2016