El Salvador - Economic Forecasts - 2018-2020 Outlook

This page has economic forecasts for El Salvador 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 El Salvador economy.


Overview Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Growth Rate 1.11 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8 percent
Unemployment Rate 7.00 6.72 6.8 6.82 6.85 7 percent
Inflation Rate 0.90 1 1.6 1 1 1.8 percent
Interest Rate 4.14 4 4 4 4 5.4 percent
Balance of Trade -491.20 -1456 -1011 -684 -553 -840 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP 65.52 64 66.5 60.4 67.8 68 percent
MARKETS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Currency 94.42
93.86 94.78 95.7 96 96
GDP Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
GDP Growth Rate 1.11
percent
0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.8
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.92
percent
2.2 2.2 2.3 2.8 2.4
GDP 24.81
USD Billion
25.37 25 26 26 27
GDP Constant Prices 6223.10
USD Million
6212 6605 6366 6420 6912
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1772.70
USD Million
1792 1812 1813 1822 1896
GDP per capita 3463.54
USD
3500 3500 3650 3650 3700
GDP per capita PPP 7292.46
USD
7300 7300 7400 7400 7600
Gdp From Agriculture 266.40
USD Million
387 366 273 448 383
Gdp From Construction 324.10
USD Million
326 339 332 328 355
Gdp From Manufacturing 1067.00
USD Million
1009 1030 1068 1054 1050
Gdp From Mining 24.30
USD Million
15.18 15.13 15.13 15.13 15.13
Gdp From Public Administration 383.20
USD Million
417 500 392 442 523
Gdp From Services 779.00
USD Million
792 830 810 844 901
Gdp From Transport 250.40
USD Million
271 274 256 301 287
Gdp From Utilities 124.00
USD Million
145 143 127 153 150
LABOUR Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Unemployment Rate 7.00
percent
6.72 6.8 6.82 6.85 7
Unemployed Persons 208694.00
193914 193676 190174 186672 181924
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.90
percent
61.95 61.87 61.87 61.87 61.87
Population 6.38
Million
6.4 6.4 6.44 6.44 6.47
Wages High Skilled 752.00
SVC/Month
790 790 790 807 830
Wages Low Skilled 328.00
SVC/Month
345 345 345 281 370
Youth Unemployment Rate 14.20
percent
11.7 11.06 11.07 11.07 12.13
Living Wage Family 485.00
SVC/Month
485 485 515 485 515
Living Wage Individual 255.00
SVC/Month
255 255 255 255 255
Employed Persons 275209.00
271870 269442 270659 271877 273674
Employment Rate 44.98
percent
44.47 44.29 44.18 44.06 42.97
PRICES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Inflation Rate 0.90
percent
1 1.6 1 1 1.8
Consumer Price Index CPI 112.26
Index Points
112 114 113 113 118
Producer Prices 114.73
Index Points
115 116 116 116 120
Export Prices 113.00
Index Points
112 112 112 112 112
Import Prices 145.60
Index Points
146 146 146 146 146
Producer Prices Change 1.42
percent
1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.8
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10
percent
0.09 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.09
Food Inflation -0.10
percent
0.32 0.8 0.7 1.2 2
Core Consumer Prices 105.82
Index Points
106 106 106 106 106
Core Inflation Rate 0.05
percent
-0.11 -0.19 -0.25 -0.28 -0.35
Cpi Housing Utilities 135.76
Index Points
134 136 136 137 141
CPI Transportation 112.60
Index Points
110 111 110 114 115
MONEY Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Interest Rate 4.14
percent
4 4 4 4 5.4
Money Supply M0 2.60
USD Million
2.54 2.5 2.5 2.47 2.41
Money Supply M1 3704.40
USD Million
3697 3688 3697 3688 3689
Money Supply M2 12569.00
USD Million
13030 13216 13390 13556 14779
Money Supply M3 13605.50
USD Million
14131 14337 14529 14708 15954
Foreign Exchange Reserves 3457.40
USD Million
3432 3422 3419 3418 3418
Loans To Private Sector 12402.50
USD Million
12579 12701 12813 12916 13603
TRADE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Balance of Trade -491.20
USD Million
-1456 -1011 -684 -553 -840
Exports 512.66
USD Million
1153 894 751 750 821
Imports 1003.86
USD Million
2610 1930 1435 1303 1661
Current Account -124.18
USD Million
-160 -80 50 -110 -200
Current Account to GDP -2.00
percent
-3.23 -3.3 -3.25 -3.55 -3.09
Capital Flows -87.80
USD Million
-400 -250 -100 -70 -190
Remittances 461.01
USD Million
435 440 475 475 510
Gold Reserves 1.40
Tonnes
1.39 1.39 1.4 1.4 1.4
Terms Of Trade 77.57
Index Points
77.11 77.09 77.08 77.08 77.08
Terrorism Index 0.00
0 0 0 0 0
Foreign Direct Investment 238.80
USD Million
120 145 124 110 103
External Debt 16005.80
USD Million
16689 16786 16921 17077 18531
GOVERNMENT Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Government Debt to GDP 65.52
percent
64 66.5 60.4 67.8 68
Government Budget -0.80
percent of GDP
-0.76 -0.7 -0.7 -0.69 -0.97
Government Budget Value -16.60
USD Million
-41.93 -62.63 -46.96 -62.63 -0.63
Government Spending 850.80
USD Million
860 870 870 875 910
Government Revenues 4781.50
USD Million
4839 4923 4955 4987 5421
Fiscal Expenditure 4798.00
USD Million
4881 4954 5002 5050 5422
Military Expenditure 245.00
USD Million
249 252 251 251 253
BUSINESS Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Industrial Production 5.30
percent
2.4 3.1 3.2 2.8 2.7
Changes in Inventories 0.00
USD Million
0.2 0.14 0.14 0.14 0.03
Internet Speed 3028.79
KBps
3018 3025 3022 3023 3022
IP Addresses 185509.00
IP
202312 204225 205102 204615 204275
Steel Production 10.00
Thousand Tonnes
9.59 9.55 9.55 9.54 9.54
Leading Economic Index 0.60
percent
1.2 1.4 1.6 1.6 1.7
Competitiveness Index 3.77
Points
3.85 3.85 3.83 3.82 3.88
Competitiveness Rank 109.00
103 103 111 114 113
Ease of Doing Business 73.00
79 73 73 73 73
Corruption Index 33.00
Points
35 35 36 36 39
Corruption Rank 112.00
105 108 105 102 107
CONSUMER Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Consumer Spending 9396.50
USD Million
9500 9603 9613 9660 10050
Private Sector Credit 13248.90
USD Million
13426 13550 13665 13773 14541
Gasoline Prices 1.18
USD/Liter
1.12 1.05 1 0.94 0.54
TAXES Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00
percent
30 30 30 30 30
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00
percent
30 30 30 30 30
Sales Tax Rate 13.00
percent
13 13 13 13 13
Social Security Rate 10.50
percent
10.5 10.5 11 11 11
Social Security Rate For Companies 7.50
percent
7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5 7.5
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.00
percent
3 3 3 3 3
CLIMATE Actual Q3/18 Q4/18 Q1/19 Q2/19 2020
Precipitation 18.74
mm
306 102 14.07 146 157
Temperature 24.47
celsius
25.18 23.98 24.75 25.55 25.51