Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.75 % Mar/16
Unemployment Rate 9.7 % Sep/16
Inflation Rate 0.55 % Oct/16
Interest Rate 1.75 % Oct/16
Balance of Trade -461 USD Million Oct/16
Government Debt to GDP 62.11 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 546 Dec/16
Stock Market 31764 points Dec/16
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.75 % Mar/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.21 % Jun/16
GDP 51.11 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 615839 CRC Million Mar/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 171079 CRC Million Mar/16
GDP per capita 9130 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 Oct/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 619359 CRC/Month Sep/16
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 0.55 % Oct/16
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.49 Index Points Oct/16
Producer Prices 107 Index Points Oct/16
Cpi Transportation 96.4 Index Points Oct/16
Food Inflation -1.9 % Oct/16
Inflation Rate Mom -0.12 % Oct/16
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Oct/16
Money Supply M2 9735175 CRC Million Oct/16
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7715 USD Million Oct/16
Deposit Interest Rate 2.4 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -461 USD Million Oct/16
Exports 804 USD Million Oct/16
Imports 1266 USD Million Oct/16
Current Account -394 USD Million Jun/16
Current Account to GDP -4.2 % Dec/15
External Debt 25389 USD Million Jun/16
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 559 USD Million Dec/14
Gold Reserves 0.05 Tonnes Jun/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 -1060356 CRC Million Sep/16
Government Spending 52519 CRC Million Mar/16
Government Revenues 3201238 CRC Million Sep/16
Fiscal Expenditure 4261595 CRC Million Sep/16
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 4.4 % Sep/16
Manufacturing Production 7.3 % Sep/16
Changes in Inventories 19756 CRC Million Mar/16
Leading Economic Index 4.1 % Aug/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 -10.41 % Jul/16
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Spending 434840 CRC Million Mar/16
Gasoline Prices 0.94 USD/Liter Nov/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. 12/7/2016