Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.15 % Sep/16
Unemployment Rate 9.5 % Dec/16
Inflation Rate 0.66 % Jan/17
Interest Rate 1.75 % Dec/16
Balance of Trade -512 USD Million Dec/16
Government Debt to GDP 62.11 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 552 Feb/17
Stock Market 32215 points Feb/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.15 % Sep/16
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.99 % Sep/16
GDP 54.14 USD Billion Dec/15
GDP Constant Prices 678405 CRC Million Sep/16
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 133183 CRC Million Sep/16
GDP per capita 9238 USD Dec/15
GDP per capita PPP 14647 USD Dec/15
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 9.5 % Dec/16
Unemployed Persons 218000 Dec/16
Minimum Wages 4969 Index Points Jan/17
Population 4.91 Million Dec/16
Employed Persons 1972128 Sep/16
Employment Rate 54.3 % Dec/16
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.7 % Sep/16
Wages 591618 CRC/Month Nov/16
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 0.66 % Jan/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 100 Index Points Jan/17
Producer Prices 108 Index Points Jan/17
Cpi Transportation 96.1 Index Points Jan/17
Food Inflation -0.49 % Jan/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.57 % Jan/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Dec/16
Money Supply M2 9899992 CRC Million Jan/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7524 USD Million Jan/17
Deposit Interest Rate 2.4 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -512 USD Million Dec/16
Exports 812 USD Million Dec/16
Imports 1324 USD Million Dec/16
Current Account -591 USD Million Sep/16
Current Account to GDP -4.2 % Dec/15
External Debt 25891 USD Million Sep/16
Capital Flows 664 USD Million Sep/15
Remittances 518 USD Million Dec/15
Gold Reserves 0 Tonnes Sep/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 -1223194 CRC Million Oct/16
Government Spending 111392 CRC Million Sep/16
Government Revenues 3529326 CRC Million Oct/16
Fiscal Expenditure 4752520 CRC Million Oct/16
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 3.9 % Oct/16
Manufacturing Production 5 % Oct/16
Changes in Inventories 19756 CRC Million Mar/16
Leading Economic Index 4 % Oct/16
Competitiveness Index 4.41 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 54 Dec/17
Corruption Index 55 Points Dec/15
Corruption Rank 41 Dec/16
Ease of Doing Business 62 Dec/16
Mining Production -4 % Oct/16
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Spending 457080 CRC Million Sep/16
Gasoline Prices 1 USD/Liter Jan/17
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. 2/21/2017