El Salvador | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 8.74 Jul/15 8.74 8.55 : 8.81
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 25.22 USD Billion Dec/14 24.26 0.63 : 25.22
GDP Growth Rate 1.32 percent Mar/15 1.46 -2.78 : 2.53
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.3 percent Mar/15 1.7 -4.1 : 8.1
GDP Constant Prices 2509 USD Million Mar/15 2476 1189 : 2509
GDP per capita 3103 USD Dec/14 3063 1679 : 3103
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1642 USD Million Dec/14 1755 658 : 1831
GDP per capita PPP 7613 USD Dec/14 7515 4454 : 7613
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 5.9 percent Dec/13 6.1 5.88 : 7.97
Population 6.4 Million Dec/14 6.34 2.77 : 6.4
Employed Persons 165649 Persons Dec/13 165439 146858 : 201556
Labor Force Participation Rate 63.6 percent Dec/13 62.2 52.4 : 63.6
Unemployed Persons 165649 Persons Dec/13 165439 146858 : 201556
Youth Unemployment Rate 10.4 percent Dec/13 10.6 8.9 : 11.9
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate -0.83 percent Jun/15 -0.36 -1.6 : 12.2
Consumer Price Index CPI 109 Index Points Jun/15 109 48.44 : 111
Producer Prices 163 Index Points May/15 160 95.92 : 184
Export Prices 125 Index Points May/15 125 87.28 : 125
Import Prices 149 Index Points May/15 150 88.21 : 169
Food Inflation 2.06 percent Jun/15 3.77 -5.57 : 10.13
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate 4.3 percent May/15 4.35 1.68 : 8.8
Money Supply M0 4.4 USD Million Oct/12 4.4 4.4 : 385
Money Supply M1 2920 USD Million Dec/14 3014 1040 : 3126
Money Supply M2 10119 USD Million Dec/14 10268 6342 : 10306
Money Supply M3 9379 USD Million Oct/12 9408 6124 : 9613
Foreign Exchange Reserves 2773 USD Million Jun/15 2798 1462 : 3384
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade -425 USD Million Jun/15 -406 -529 : -14.6
Exports 477 USD Million Jun/15 496 47.7 : 532
Imports 902 USD Million Jun/15 902 91 : 1027
Current Account -166 USD Million Mar/15 -344 -1130 : 12.6
Current Account to GDP -6.2 percent Dec/14 -5.3 -7.1 : -0.8
Remittances 4217 USD Million Dec/14 3969 1911 : 4217
Capital Flows 426 USD Million Sep/13 37.6 -869 : 694
Gold Reserves 1.37 Tonnes Mar/15 6.78 1.37 : 14.59
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget -4.04 percent of GDP Dec/13 -3.4 -5.7 : 1.51
Government Debt to GDP 62.38 percent Dec/14 61.37 37.35 : 62.38
Government Budget Value -393 USD Million Dec/14 -436 -772 : -43.4
Government Spending 829 USD Million Dec/14 803 476 : 829
Credit Rating 42.5 :
Fiscal Expenditure 4359 USD Million Dec/14 4396 642 : 4396
Government Revenues 3966 USD Million Dec/14 3960 584 : 3966
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Industrial Production 0.9 percent Apr/15 0.9 -4.6 : 16.6
Changes in Inventories 0 USD Million Dec/14 0 -71.5 : 97.3
Competitiveness Index 4.01 Points Dec/15 3.84 3.79 : 4.21
Competitiveness Rank 84 Dec/15 97 53 : 101
Corruption Index 39 Points Dec/14 38 34 : 42
Corruption Rank 80 Dec/14 83 43 : 84
Ease of Doing Business 109 Dec/14 118 81 : 118
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Spending 9150 USD Million Dec/14 8968 4268 : 9257
Gasoline Prices 0.87 USD/Liter Jun/15 0.86 0.46 : 1.26
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 30 percent Dec/15 30 30 : 30
Personal Income Tax Rate 30 percent Dec/14 30 30 : 30
Sales Tax Rate 13 percent Dec/15 13 13 : 13
Social Security Rate 10.5 percent Dec/15 10.5 10.5 : 10.5
Social Security Rate For Companies 7.5 percent Dec/15 7.5 7.5 : 7.5
Social Security Rate For Employees 3 percent Dec/15 3 3 : 3




Economic Indicators for El Salvador including actual values, historical data charts, an economic calendar, time-series statistics, business news, long term forecasts and short-term predictions for El Salvador economy. 7/31/2015