El Salvador GDP Annual Growth Rate  1991-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The GDP of El Salvador expanded by 2.25 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017, following a 2.28 percent expansion in the previous quarter. Faster growth was observed for: primary activity (3.4 percent vs 3.3 percent in Q1); manufacturing (1.9 percent vs 1.7 percent); financial & insurance services (2.8 percent vs 2.5 percent); and real estate & business services (4.7 percent vs 4.3 percent). In contrast, slower growth was observed for: construction (2.2 percent vs 2.5 percent in Q1); transport & communications (1.0 percent vs 1.2 percent); personal & household services (3.2 percent vs 3.6 percent); government services (1.4 percent vs 1.7 percent); and housing rentals (0.9 percent vs 1.0 percent). Meanwhile, utilities contracted further (1.4 percent vs 1.3 percent) and the pace of growth for commerce, lodging & restaurants remained unchanged (at 2.7 percent). On a quarterly basis, GDP contracted by 0.39 percent following a 0.79 percent expansion in the preceding period. GDP Annual Growth Rate in El Salvador averaged 2.97 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.10 percent in the second quarter of 1995 and a record low of -4 percent in the second quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-04-03 11:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 2.57% 2.51% 2.4%
2017-06-30 10:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 2.33% 2.57% 0.7%
2017-09-29 11:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 2.25% 2.28% 2.5%
2017-12-22 10:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 2.25% 2%


El Salvador GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate -0.39 0.79 2.54 -2.78 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.25 2.28 8.10 -4.00 percent [+]
GDP 26.80 26.05 26.80 0.63 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 2598.50 2609.70 2609.70 1188.90 USD Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1772.70 1775.10 1831.10 658.40 USD Million [+]
GDP per capita 3802.90 3733.90 3802.90 1678.90 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 7990.00 7845.20 7990.00 4529.80 USD [+]
Gdp From Agriculture 307.90 320.40 320.40 201.30 USD Million [+]
Gdp From Construction 65.20 66.60 85.20 40.60 USD Million [+]
Gdp From Public Administration 135.90 134.00 135.90 85.50 USD Million [+]
Gdp From Transport 243.80 244.40 244.40 86.60 USD Million [+]
Gdp From Utilities 16.50 16.30 16.90 6.70 USD Million [+]


El Salvador GDP Annual Growth Rate

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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.25 2.28 8.10 -4.00 1991 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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