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

Consumer prices in El Salvador increased 0.97 percent year-on-year in May of 2017, following a 0.86 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation since September last year, as prices went up faster for housing and utilities (6.29 percent vs 5.89 percent in April), restaurants and hotels (1.89 percent vs 1.58 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (1.48 percent vs 1.21 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3.5 percent vs 2.7 percent). In addition, cost fell less for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.36 percent vs -0.42 percent), furniture and household equipment (-0.09 percent vs -0.49 percent), recreation and culture (-1.47 percent vs -1.77 percent) and communication (-0.84 percent vs -0.94 percent). Meanwhile, prices slowed for transport (0.36 percent vs 0.79 percent) and education (1.11 percent vs 1.84 percent) and fell further for clothing and footwear (-2.37 percent vs -2.33 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent. Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3.42 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 Forecast (i)
2017-04-11 02:30 PM Mar 0.54% 0.29% 0.38%
2017-05-09 04:10 PM Apr 0.86% 0.54% 0.72%
2017-06-08 03:15 PM May 0.97% 0.86% 1.0%
2017-07-07 03:00 PM Jun 0.97% 1%
2017-08-11 07:10 PM Jul 1%
2017-09-08 05:30 PM Aug 1.01%




El Salvador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.97 0.86 12.20 -2.25 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.19 111.00 111.19 48.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 156.12 157.14 183.94 95.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 115.00 115.00 125.20 87.28 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 144.90 143.70 169.41 88.21 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.10 2.97 -3.31 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.36 -0.42 10.13 -5.57 percent [+]
Cpi Transportation 106.84 106.32 118.26 94.18 Index Points [+]


El Salvador Inflation Rate Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.97 0.86 12.20 -2.25 1994 - 2017 percent Monthly
2009=100



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