Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.15 % Sep/16
Unemployment Rate 9.7 % Sep/16
Inflation Rate 0.77 % Dec/16
Interest Rate 1.75 % Dec/16
Balance of Trade -570 USD Million Nov/16
Government Debt to GDP 62.11 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 547 Jan/17
Stock Market 31745 points Jan/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.15 % Sep/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.99 % Sep/16
GDP 51.11 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 678405 CRC Million Sep/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 133183 CRC Million Sep/16
GDP per capita 9238 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 14472 USD Dec/15
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 9.7 % Sep/16
Unemployed Persons 212323 Sep/16
Minimum Wages 4912 Index Points Dec/16
Population 4.85 Million Dec/15
Employed Persons 1972128 Sep/16
Employment Rate 52.1 % Sep/16
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.7 % Sep/16
Wages 591004 CRC/Month Oct/16
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 0.77 % Dec/16
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.87 Index Points Dec/16
Producer Prices 108 Index Points Dec/16
Cpi Transportation 94.89 Index Points Dec/16
Food Inflation -1.13 % Dec/16
Inflation Rate Mom 0.39 % Dec/16
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Dec/16
Money Supply M2 9802576 CRC Million Dec/16
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7583 USD Million Dec/16
Deposit Interest Rate 2.4 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -570 USD Million Nov/16
Exports 859 USD Million Nov/16
Imports 1429 USD Million Nov/16
Current Account -591 USD Million Sep/16
Current Account to GDP -4.2 % Dec/15
External Debt 25891 USD Million Sep/16
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 518 USD Million Dec/15
Gold Reserves 0 Tonnes Sep/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 -1223194 CRC Million Oct/16
Government Spending 111392 CRC Million Sep/16
Government Revenues 3529326 CRC Million Oct/16
Fiscal Expenditure 4752520 CRC Million Oct/16
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 3.9 % Oct/16
Manufacturing Production 5 % Oct/16
Changes in Inventories 19756 CRC Million Mar/16
Leading Economic Index 4 % Oct/16
Competitiveness Index 4.41 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 54 Dec/17
Corruption Index 55 Points Dec/15
Corruption Rank 40 Dec/15
Ease of Doing Business 62 Dec/16
Mining Production -4 % Oct/16
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Spending 457080 CRC Million Sep/16
Gasoline Prices 0.94 USD/Liter Dec/16
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




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. 1/18/2017