El Salvador Inflation Rate  1994-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Consumer prices in El Salvador increased 1.43 percent year-on year in October of 2017, after a 1.56 percent gain in September. Prices rose less for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.2 percent compared to 1.3 percent in September); housing and utilities (4.4 percent compared to 5.4 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (1.4 percent compared to 1.5 percent); health (1.0 percent compared to 0.8 percent) and education (1.0 percent compared to 1.1 percent). In addition, prices fell for recreation and culture (-1.5 percent compared to -1.6 percent); clothing and footwear (-1.9 percent compared to -1.6 percent) and communication (-1.0 percent compared to -1.1 percent). On the other hand, prices advanced at a faster pace for transport (2.3 percent compared to 2.0 percent) and remained steady for restaurants and hotels (1.4 percent) and furniture and household equipment (1.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.13 percent. Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3.38 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
2017-09-08 01:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.13% 1.01% 1.3%
2017-10-11 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.56% 1.13% 1%
2017-11-10 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.43% 1.56% 1.9%


El Salvador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.43 1.56 12.20 -2.25 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.36 111.22 111.36 48.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 158.45 157.07 183.94 95.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 114.40 114.55 122.62 87.28 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 144.72 143.21 169.41 88.21 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.13 0.11 2.97 -3.31 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.19 1.30 10.13 -5.57 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 133.00 132.52 208.60 85.46 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 108.89 108.49 118.26 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 November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.43 1.56 12.20 -2.25 1994 - 2017 percent Monthly
2009=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Australia 1.80 Sep/17
Brazil 2.70 Oct/17
Canada 1.40 Oct/17
China 1.90 Oct/17
Euro Area 1.40 Oct/17
France 1.10 Oct/17
Germany 1.60 Oct/17
India 3.58 Oct/17
Indonesia 3.58 Oct/17
Italy 1.00 Oct/17
Japan 0.70 Sep/17
Mexico 6.37 Oct/17
Netherlands 1.30 Oct/17
Russia 2.70 Oct/17
South Korea 1.80 Oct/17
Spain 1.60 Oct/17
Switzerland 0.70 Oct/17
Turkey 11.90 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3.00 Oct/17
United States 2.00 Oct/17