Puerto Rico | Economic Forecasts | 2016-2020 Outlook

MARKETS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Currency 101.55 100 105 110 115 100 [+]
GDP Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
GDP Annual Growth Rate -0.60 -2 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 1.2 percent [+]
GDP 103.10 103 102 102 102 106 USD Billion [+]
GDP per capita 19801.39 19900 20100 20100 20100 21900 USD [+]
GDP Per Capita Ppp 33843.61 33945 34300 34300 34300 37000 USD [+]
LABOUR Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Unemployment Rate 12.50 12.8 12.1 12.3 12.5 11.5 percent [+]
Population 3.59 3.56 3.56 3.55 3.54 3.43 Million [+]
Government Payrolls 228.90 228 228 228 228 228 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 139.00 138 139 139 139 139 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 39.80 39.99 40.01 40.01 40.01 40.01 percent [+]
Manufacturing Payrolls 71.80 71.82 71.81 71.81 71.81 71.81 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 888.80 886 886 886 886 886 Thousand [+]
Employed Persons 974.00 982 983 982 982 982 Thousand [+]
Employment Rate 34.80 35.1 35.1 35.06 35.08 35.08 percent [+]
PRICES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Inflation Rate -0.40 -0.2 -0.5 0.1 0.3 2.2 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.70 -1.13 -1.25 -1.29 -1.31 -1.33 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index Cpi 116.00 116 116 116 116 116 Index Points [+]
MONEY Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Banks Balance Sheet 57162.80 57704 57935 58158 58377 60942 USD Million [+]
TRADE Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Balance of Trade 747.70 2062 2087 2090 2091 2091 USD Million [+]
Exports 5422.60 5920 5903 5902 5902 5902 USD Million [+]
Imports 4674.90 3665 3801 3827 3837 3839 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 Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Government Revenues 740.10 825 635 771 613 760 USD Million [+]
BUSINESS Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Leading Economic Index -0.50 -0.3 -0.01 -0.01 0.04 0.04 percent [+]
Manufacturing Pmi 47.90 48.21 49.49 49.4 49.56 49.5 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 55.00 52.29 52.02 51.88 51.74 48.51 [+]
Corruption Index 63.00 60.68 60.56 60.43 60.31 59.7 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 31.00 36.89 36.5 36.12 35.73 34.78 [+]
Bankruptcies 876.00 973 846 964 889 889 companies [+]
Competitiveness Index 4.64 4.62 4.62 4.61 4.61 4.58 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 32.00 33.02 33.2 33.37 33.55 34.78 [+]
CONSUMER Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Retail Sales MoM -2.01 0.06 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY -3.70 -2.43 -2.46 -2.45 -2.45 -2.45 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.66 0.66 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 USD/Liter [+]
HOUSING Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 2020
Building Permits 311.00 302 302 302 302 302 [+]
Housing Index 165.45 153 157 154 152 144 Index Points [+]
TAXES Actual Q4/16 Q1/17 Q2/17 Q3/17 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. 12/10/2016