Puerto Rico | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Currency 100.81 105 110 115 120 115 [+]
GDP Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.60 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 1.2 percent [+]
GDP 103.10 102 102 103 103 106 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 25967.57 20100 20100 20100 20100 21900 USD [+]
GDP Per Capita Ppp 33843.61 34300 34300 34300 34300 37000 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 11.00 12.1 12.3 12.5 12.5 11.5 percent [+]
Population 3.59 3.58 3.58 3.57 3.56 3.43 Million [+]
Government Payrolls 228.70 228 228 228 228 228 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 123.00 132 131 131 131 131 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 40.10 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1 40.1 percent [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 72.20 72.12 72.12 72.12 72.12 72.12 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 896.60 887 889 889 889 889 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 999.00 993 994 995 994 995 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 35.70 35.42 35.47 35.5 35.48 35.49 percent [+]
PRICES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Inflation Rate 0.00 -0.5 0.1 0.3 0.6 2.2 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.70 -0.8 -0.82 -0.82 -0.83 -0.83 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 116.50 117 117 117 117 117 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Banks Balance Sheet 57880.10 58263 58530 58756 58966 61359 USD Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Balance of Trade 2801.60 2100 2100 2100 2100 2100 USD Million [+]
Exports 6563.50 5959 5962 5962 5962 5962 USD Million [+]
Imports 3761.90 3986 3974 3978 3983 3984 USD Million [+]
Current Account 6331.40 5873 6128 6383 6626 10046 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -1207.00 -2900 -1370 159 271 1591 USD Million [+]
GOVERNMENT Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Government Revenues 573.90 649 785 628 777 776 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Leading Economic Index -0.50 -0.3 -0.01 -0.01 0.04 0.04 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 49.10 48.21 49.49 49.4 49.56 49.5 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 55.00 52.15 52.02 51.88 51.74 48.51 [+]
Corruption Index 63.00 60.55 60.59 60.64 60.68 59.7 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 31.00 34.72 35.44 36.17 36.89 34.78 [+]
Bankruptcies 705.00 786 900 843 918 833 companies [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.64 4.63 4.63 4.62 4.62 4.58 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 32.00 31.99 32.33 32.68 33.02 34.78 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Retail Sales MoM -2.01 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -1.00 -2.34 -2.43 -2.4 -2.41 -2.41 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.67 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 USD/Liter [+]
HOUSING Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Building Permits 325.00 309 309 309 309 309 [+]
Housing Index 153.54 156 154 152 152 142 Index Points [+]
TAXES Actual Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 Q4/17 2020
Personal Income Tax Rate 33.00 33 33 33 33 33 percent [+]
Corporate Tax Rate 39.00 39 39 39 39 39 percent [+]





Economic Forecasts for Puerto Rico including a long-term outlook for the next decades, plus medium-term expectations for the next four quarters and short-term market predictions for the next release affecting the Puerto Rico economy. 1/22/2017