Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 1.15 % Sep/16
Unemployment Rate 9.5 % Dec/16
Inflation Rate 1.09 % Feb/17
Interest Rate 1.75 % Feb/17
Balance of Trade -368 USD Million Feb/17
Government Debt to GDP 62.11 % Dec/15
Markets Last Reference
Currency 548 Mar/17
Stock Market 31800 points Mar/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 Feb/17
Population 4.91 Million Dec/16
Employed Persons 1972128 Sep/16
Employment Rate 54.3 % Dec/16
Labor Force Participation Rate 60 % Dec/16
Living Wage Family 824420 CRC/Month Dec/16
Living Wage Individual 787191 CRC/Month Dec/16
Wages 617092 CRC/Month Dec/16
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 1.09 % Feb/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 101 Index Points Feb/17
Producer Prices 108 Index Points Feb/17
Cpi Transportation 97.86 Index Points Feb/17
Food Inflation 0.76 % Feb/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.4 % Feb/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 1.75 % Feb/17
Money Supply M2 9907187 CRC Million Feb/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7454 USD Million Mar/17
Deposit Interest Rate 2.4 % Dec/15
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -368 USD Million Feb/17
Exports 831 USD Million Feb/17
Imports 1200 USD Million Feb/17
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 Dec/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 -1634426 CRC Million Dec/16
Government Spending 111392 CRC Million Sep/16
Government Revenues 4564859 CRC Million Dec/16
Fiscal Expenditure 6199285 CRC Million Dec/16
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 4.1 % Dec/16
Manufacturing Production 5 % Oct/16
Changes in Inventories 19756 CRC Million Mar/16
Leading Economic Index 4.3 % Dec/16
Competitiveness Index 4.41 Points Dec/17
Competitiveness Rank 54 Dec/17
Corruption Index 58 Points Dec/16
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 1.04 USD/Liter Feb/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. 3/28/2017