Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.04 % Sep/15
Unemployment Rate 9.2 % Sep/15
Inflation Rate -0.17 % Jan/16
Interest Rate 1.75 % Jan/16
Balance of Trade -478 USD Million Dec/15
Government Debt to GDP 58.32 % Dec/14
Markets Last Reference
Currency 537 Feb/16
Stock Market 26445 points Feb/16
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.04 % Sep/15
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3 % Sep/15
GDP 49.55 USD Billion Dec/14
GDP Constant Prices 609286 CRC Million Sep/15
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 184118 CRC Million Sep/15
GDP per capita 5962 USD Dec/14
GDP per capita PPP 13713 USD Dec/14
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 9.2 % Sep/15
Unemployed Persons 220175 Dec/14
Minimum Wages 4886 Index Points Jan/16
Population 4.77 Million Dec/14
Employment Rate 55.4 % Sep/15
Wages 574554 CRC/Month Nov/15
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate -0.17 % Jan/16
Consumer Price Index CPI 99.79 Index Points Jan/16
Producer Prices 108 Index Points Jan/16
Food Inflation 0.61 % Dec/16
Inflation Rate Mom 0.68 % Jan/16
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Jan/16
Money Supply M2 9130475 CRC Million Dec/15
Foreign Exchange Reserves 215 USD Million Sep/15
Deposit Interest Rate 3.32 % Dec/14
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -478 USD Million Dec/15
Exports 798 USD Million Dec/15
Imports 1276 USD Million Dec/15
Current Account -567 USD Million Sep/15
Current Account to GDP -4.9 % Dec/14
External Debt 22331 USD Million Sep/15
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 559 USD Million Dec/14
Gold Reserves 0.05 Tonnes Sep/15
Terrorism Index 0 Dec/14
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 58.32 % Dec/14
Government Budget -5.3 % of GDP Dec/14
Government Budget Value -1668101 CRC Million Dec/15
Government Spending 52382 CRC Million Sep/15
Government Revenues 4176301 CRC Million Dec/15
Fiscal Expenditure 5844402 CRC Million Dec/15
Credit Rating 48.75
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 3.6 % Nov/15
Manufacturing Production 2.6 % Oct/15
Changes in Inventories -2901 CRC Million Sep/15
Leading Economic Index 295 Index Points Nov/15
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 424352 CRC Million Sep/15
Gasoline Prices 0.99 USD/Liter Jan/16
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 30 % Dec/15
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 % Dec/14
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. 2/10/2016