Costa Rica | Economic Indicators


Overview Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 3.01 % Mar/17
Unemployment Rate 8.5 % Jun/17
Inflation Rate 1.64 % Sep/17
Interest Rate 4.5 % Sep/17
Balance of Trade -526 USD Million Aug/17
Government Debt to GDP 62 % Dec/16
Markets Last Reference
Currency 567 Oct/17
Stock Market 31901 points Apr/17
GDP Last Reference
GDP Growth Rate 3.01 % Mar/17
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.5 % Jun/17
GDP 57.44 USD Billion Dec/16
GDP Constant Prices 697648 CRC Million Mar/17
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 129541 CRC Million Mar/17
GDP per capita 9714 USD Dec/16
GDP per capita PPP 15402 USD Dec/16
Gdp From Agriculture 342851 CRC Million Mar/17
Gdp From Construction 293491 CRC Million Mar/17
Gdp From Manufacturing 900264 CRC Million Mar/17
Gdp From Mining 13760 CRC Million Mar/17
Gdp From Public Administration 273173 CRC Million Mar/17
Gdp From Transport 271579 CRC Million Mar/17
Labour Last Reference
Unemployment Rate 8.5 % Jun/17
Unemployed Persons 193126 Jun/17
Minimum Wages 4969 Index Points Sep/17
Population 4.91 Million Dec/16
Employed Persons 2079840 Jun/17
Employment Rate 54.31 % Jun/17
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.4 % Jun/17
Living Wage Family 824420 CRC/Month Dec/16
Living Wage Individual 787191 CRC/Month Dec/16
Wages 614269 CRC/Month Jun/17
Wages High Skilled 699200 CRC/Month Dec/15
Wages Low Skilled 285000 CRC/Month Dec/15
Prices Last Reference
Inflation Rate 1.64 % Sep/17
Consumer Price Index CPI 101 Index Points Sep/17
Producer Prices 111 Index Points Sep/17
CPI Transportation 99.03 Index Points Sep/17
Food Inflation 2.76 % Sep/17
Inflation Rate Mom 0.25 % Sep/17
Money Last Reference
Interest Rate 4.5 % Sep/17
Money Supply M2 10122975 CRC Million Sep/17
Foreign Exchange Reserves 6822 USD Million Oct/17
Deposit Interest Rate 1.21 % Dec/16
Trade Last Reference
Balance of Trade -526 USD Million Aug/17
Exports 854 USD Million Aug/17
Imports 1380 USD Million Aug/17
Current Account -351 USD Million Jun/17
Current Account to GDP -3.3 % Dec/16
External Debt 26232 USD Million Jun/17
Capital Flows 27.74 USD Million Jun/17
Remittances 518 USD Million Dec/15
Gold Reserves 0 Tonnes Mar/17
Terrorism Index 0 Dec/15
Government Last Reference
Government Debt to GDP 62 % Dec/16
Government Budget -4.6 % of GDP Dec/16
Government Budget Value -956833 CRC Million Jul/17
Government Spending 107648 CRC Million Mar/17
Government Revenues 2635260 CRC Million Jul/17
Fiscal Expenditure 3592092 CRC Million Jul/17
Credit Rating 50
Business Last Reference
Industrial Production 4.2 % Jun/17
Manufacturing Production 3.6 % Jun/17
Changes in Inventories 19756 CRC Million Mar/16
Leading Economic Index 2.8 % Aug/17
Competitiveness Index 4.5 Points Dec/18
Competitiveness Rank 47 Dec/18
Corruption Index 58 Points Dec/16
Corruption Rank 41 Dec/16
Ease of Doing Business 62 Dec/16
Mining Production 3.79 % Jun/17
Consumer Last Reference
Consumer Spending 475094 CRC Million Mar/17
Gasoline Prices 0.96 USD/Liter Aug/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




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