Costa Rica | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 532  May/15 532 157 : 583
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 49.62 USD Billion Dec/13 45.37 0.48 : 49.62
GDP Growth Rate -0.8 percent Nov/14 1.58 -6.15 : 9.33
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.02 percent Nov/14 3.38 -4.63 : 12.6
GDP Constant Prices 588025 CRC Million Nov/14 593242 195881 : 593242
GDP per capita 5839 USD Dec/13 5720 1762 : 5839
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 176509 CRC Million Nov/14 165420 36748 : 178886
GDP per capita PPP 13431 USD Dec/13 13157 7333 : 13431
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 9.7 percent Nov/14 10 8.3 : 10.91
Unemployed Persons 220175  Jun/14 189295 38708 : 191132
Population 4.77 Million Dec/14 4.71 1.33 : 4.77
Minimum Wages 4808 Index Points Apr/15 4808 7.53 : 4808
Wages 550850 CRC/Month Feb/15 550019 357554 : 711157
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 1.81 percent Apr/15 3.05 1.81 : 109
Consumer Price Index CPI 171 Index Points Apr/15 171 0.85 : 171
Producer Prices 109 Index Points Apr/15 109 56.31 : 374
Food Inflation 7.68 percent Mar/15 8.24 -1.66 : 27.74
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 3.75 percent May/15 4 3.75 : 10
Money Supply M2 7955917 CRC Million Apr/15 8038186 79182 : 8038186
Foreign Exchange Reserves -24.18 USD Million Nov/14 303 -1719 : 565
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -531 USD Million Apr/15 -420 -698 : 140
Exports 776 USD Million Apr/15 867 236 : 1114
Imports 1307 USD Million Apr/15 1287 321 : 1624
Current Account -694 USD Million Nov/14 -592 -940 : 80.98
Current Account to GDP -4.9 percent Dec/14 -5.1 -15.59 : -1.05
External Debt 25797 USD Million Mar/15 23258 5763 : 25797
Remittances 559 USD Million Dec/14 561 80 : 624
Capital Flows 747 USD Million Nov/14 365 -403 : 2337
Gold Reserves 0.06 Tonnes Nov/14 0.06 0.05 : 0.12
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -5.3 percent of GDP Dec/14 -5.4 -5.5 : 0.6
Government Debt to GDP 55.45 percent Dec/13 50.48 36.57 : 58.68
Government Budget Value -440899 CRC Mar/15 -288871 -1528141 : 166540
Government Spending 51203 CRC Million Nov/14 50793 28890 : 51203
Credit Rating 50  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Industrial Production 1.7 percent Mar/15 2 1.7 : 7.9
Changes in Inventories -57735 CRC Million Nov/14 -7843 -57735 : 53531
Leading Economic Index 2.2 percent Feb/15 2.4 -5.3 : 16.59
Mining Production 3.64 percent Feb/15 4.25 -29.63 : 88.23
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 470632 CRC Million Nov/14 404371 152924 : 470632
Gasoline Prices 1.07 USD/Liter Apr/15 1.01 0.64 : 1.57
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 30 percent Jan/15 30 30 : 36
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 percent Jan/14 15 15 : 15
Sales Tax Rate 13 percent Jan/15 13 13 : 13
Social Security Rate 35.34 percent Jan/15 35.34 23.75 : 35.34
Social Security Rate For Companies 26.17 percent Jan/15 26.17 14.5 : 26.17
Social Security Rate For Employees 9.17 percent Jan/15 9.17 9 : 9.25




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