El Salvador Inflation Rate  1994-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in El Salvador increased 2.0 percent year-on year in December of 2017, following a 1.7 percent rise in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since February of 2016. Prices advanced faster for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (2.5 percent compared to 2.2 percent in November); housing and utilities (5.2 percent compared to 4.5 percent); transport (3.6 percent compared to 2.1 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (1.5 percent compared to 1.2 percent) and health (1.1 percent compared to 0.9 percent). In addition, cost fell at a softer pace for clothing and footwear (-1.9 percent compared to -2.0 percent). Meanwhile, prices slowed for furnishings and household equipment (0.7 percent compared to 1.1 percent) and inflation was steady for restaurants and hotels (1.6 percent, the same as in November); recreation and culture (-1.7 percent) and education (1.0 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent. Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3.37 percent from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 12.20 percent in January of 1996 and a record low of -2.25 percent in September of 2015.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-11-10 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.43% 1.56% 1.9%
2017-12-26 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.67% 1.43%
2018-01-09 01:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.04% 1.67% 1.80%
2018-02-07 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.04% 2.20%
2018-03-07 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.30%
2018-04-06 02:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 2.30%


El Salvador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.04 1.67 12.20 -2.25 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.81 111.62 111.81 48.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 158.89 158.45 183.94 95.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 113.50 114.00 122.62 87.28 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 145.40 145.40 169.41 88.21 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.23 0.13 2.97 -3.31 percent [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.81 1.44 27.69 -20.34 percent [+]
Food Inflation 2.49 2.22 10.13 -5.57 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 134.10 133.54 208.60 85.46 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 109.37 108.58 118.26 94.18 Index Points [+]


El Salvador Inflation Rate

In El Salvador, the most important category in the consumer price index is Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages (26.3 percent of total weight). Housing and Utilities accounts for 12.4 percent; Transport for 12 percent; Restaurants and Hotels for 8.2 percent; Furniture, Household Goods and Maintenance for 7.8 percent and Miscellaneous Goods and Services for 7.7 percent. Recreation and Culture; Health; Clothing and Footwear; Communication; Education and Alcoholic beverages and Tobacco account for the remaining 25.6 percent of total weight. This page provides - El Salvador Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. El Salvador Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.04 1.67 12.20 -2.25 1994 - 2017 percent Monthly
2009=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.95 Dec/17
Canada 2.10 Nov/17
China 1.80 Dec/17
Euro Area 1.40 Dec/17
France 1.20 Dec/17
Germany 1.70 Dec/17
India 5.21 Dec/17
Indonesia 3.61 Dec/17
Italy 0.90 Dec/17
Japan 0.60 Nov/17
Mexico 6.77 Dec/17
Netherlands 1.30 Dec/17
Russia 2.50 Dec/17
South Korea 1.50 Dec/17
Spain 1.10 Dec/17
Switzerland 0.80 Dec/17
Turkey 11.92 Dec/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Dec/17
United States 2.10 Dec/17


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