Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.04 % Sep/15
Unemployment Rate 9.6 % Dec/15
Inflation Rate -1.1 % Mar/16
Interest Rate 1.75 % Mar/16
Balance of Trade -383 USD Million Mar/16
Government Debt to GDP 58.32 % Dec/14
Markets Last Reference
Currency 536 Apr/16
Stock Market 26755 points Apr/16
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.04 % Sep/15
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.3 % Dec/15
GDP 49.55 USD Billion Dec/14
GDP Constant Prices 605924 CRC Million Dec/15
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 187663 CRC Million Dec/15
GDP per capita 5962 USD Dec/14
GDP per capita PPP 13713 USD Dec/14
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 9.6 % Dec/15
Unemployed Persons 220175 Dec/14
Minimum Wages 4886 Index Points Mar/16
Population 4.85 Million Dec/15
Employment Rate 54.22 % Dec/15
Labor Force Participation Rate 60 % Dec/15
Wages 595534 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate -1.1 % Mar/16
Consumer Price Index CPI 98.86 Index Points Mar/16
Producer Prices 107 Index Points Mar/16
Cpi Transportation 92.08 Index Points Mar/16
Food Inflation 0.61 % Dec/16
Inflation Rate Mom -0.91 % Mar/16
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Mar/16
Money Supply M2 9414551 CRC Million Mar/16
Foreign Exchange Reserves 215 USD Million Sep/15
Deposit Interest Rate 3.32 % Dec/14
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -383 USD Million Mar/16
Exports 869 USD Million Mar/16
Imports 1253 USD Million Mar/16
Current Account -759 USD Million Dec/15
Current Account to GDP -4.9 % Dec/14
External Debt 22542 USD Million Dec/15
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 559 USD Million Dec/14
Gold Reserves 0.05 Tonnes Dec/15
Terrorism Index 0 Dec/15
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 58.32 % Dec/14
Government Budget -5.6 % of GDP Dec/15
Government Budget Value -389683 CRC Million Mar/16
Government Spending 52574 CRC Million Dec/15
Government Revenues 1076806 CRC Million Mar/16
Fiscal Expenditure 1466490 CRC Million Mar/16
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 5.4 % Feb/16
Manufacturing Production 3.6 % Nov/15
Changes in Inventories -18650 CRC Million Dec/15
Leading Economic Index 298 Index Points Feb/16
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 491905 CRC Million Dec/15
Gasoline Prices 0.78 USD/Liter Mar/16
Taxes Last Reference
Corporate Tax Rate 30 % Dec/15
Personal Income Tax Rate 15 % Dec/15
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. 4/30/2016