Costa Rica | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 535  Mar/15 535 157 : 583
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 49.62 USD Billion Dec/13 49.62 0.48 : 49.62
GDP Growth Rate -0.8 percent Nov/14 -0.8 -6.15 : 9.33
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.02 percent Nov/14 3.02 -4.63 : 12.6
GDP Constant Prices 588025 CRC Million Nov/14 588025 195881 : 593242
GDP per capita 5839 USD Dec/13 5839 1762 : 5839
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 176509 CRC Million Nov/14 176509 36748 : 178886
GDP per capita PPP 13431 USD Dec/13 13431 7333 : 13431
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 9.7 percent Nov/14 9.7 8.3 : 10.91
Unemployed Persons 169490  Jun/12 169490 38708 : 172205
Population 4.77 Million Dec/14 4.77 1.33 : 4.77
Minimum Wages 4808 Index Points Feb/15 4808 7.53 : 4808
Wages 587385 CRC Dec/14 587385 357554 : 711157
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate 3.53 percent Feb/15 3.53 2.57 : 109
Consumer Price Index CPI 171 Index Points Feb/15 171 0.85 : 171
Producer Prices 109 Index Points Feb/15 109 56.31 : 374
Food Inflation 8.24 percent Feb/15 8.24 -1.66 : 27.74
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 4.5 percent Mar/15 4.5 3.75 : 10
Money Supply M2 7978073 CRC Million Feb/15 7978073 79182 : 8037460
Foreign Exchange Reserves 303 USD Million Aug/14 303 -1719 : 565
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -424 USD Million Feb/15 -424 -698 : 140
Exports 763 USD Million Feb/15 763 236 : 1114
Imports 1188 USD Million Feb/15 1188 321 : 1624
Current Account -694 USD Million Nov/14 -694 -940 : 80.98
Current Account to GDP -5.1 percent Dec/13 -5.1 -15.59 : -1.05
External Debt 18667 USD Million Sep/14 18667 5763 : 18723
Remittances 561 USD Million Dec/13 561 80 : 624
Capital Flows 296 USD Million Aug/14 296 -403 : 2337
Gold Reserves 0.06 Tonnes May/14 0.06 0.05 : 0.12
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -5.4 percent of GDP Dec/13 -5.4 -5.5 : 0.6
Government Debt to GDP 55.45 percent Dec/13 55.45 36.57 : 58.68
Government Budget Value -288871 CRC Feb/15 -288871 -1528141 : 166540
Government Spending 51203 CRC Million Nov/14 51203 28890 : 51203
Credit Rating 50  50 :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Industrial Production 2.9 percent Jan/15 2.9 2 : 7.9
Changes in Inventories -7235 CRC Million Aug/14 -7235 -37885 : 53531
Leading Economic Index 2.74 percent Dec/14 2.74 -5.3 : 16.59
Mining Production 4.83 percent Dec/14 4.83 -29.63 : 88.23
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 470632 CRC Million Nov/14 470632 152924 : 470632
Gasoline Prices 0.93 USD/Liter Feb/15 0.93 0.64 : 1.57
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 30 percent Jan/14 30 30 : 36
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 percent Jan/14 15 15 : 15
Sales Tax Rate 13 percent Jan/14 13 13 : 13
Social Security Rate 35.34 percent Jan/14 35.34 23.75 : 35.34
Social Security Rate For Companies 26.17 percent Jan/14 26.17 14.5 : 26.17
Social Security Rate For Employees 9.17 percent Jan/14 9.17 9 : 9.25




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