El Salvador has one of the most unequal societies in the world. A recent history filled with wars and natural disasters has left the country striped of agriculture and infrastructure. However, a free trade agreement signed with the United States in 2006 promoted job creation in the manufacturing industry and prompted El Salvador’s growth. Yet, high criminal rate (one of the highest in the world) and corruption are still a major obstacle to foreign direct investment. This page provides the latest reported value for - El Salvador GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. El Salvador GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2018.