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

Consumer prices in El Salvador increased 1.13 percent year-on-year in August of 2017, accelerating from a 1.01 percent rise in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since February last year, as prices advanced mostly for housing & utilities (4.30 percent vs 3.68 percent in July) while recovered for transport (1.31 percent vs -0.57 percent). On the other hand, cost slowed for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.78 percent vs 1.28 percent); restaurants & hotels (1.23 percent vs 1.49 percent); furniture & household equipment (0.74 percent vs 1.07 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (1.32 percent vs 1.34 percent) and health (0.80 percent vs 0.85 percent). Also, prices fell for recreation & culture (-1.81 percent vs 1.80 percent); clothing & footwear (-1.54 percent vs -1.61 percent) and communication (-0.99 percent vs -0.75 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged down 0.1 percent, after being flat in July. Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3.39 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.

El Salvador Inflation Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-10 08:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.93% 0.97% 1%
2017-08-18 02:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.01% 0.93% 0.8%
2017-09-08 01:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.13% 1.01% 1.3%
2017-10-10 04:40 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.13% 1%
2017-11-10 04:45 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1%


El Salvador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.13 1.01 12.20 -2.25 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 111.10 111.24 111.26 48.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 155.16 156.39 183.94 95.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 115.00 115.60 125.20 87.28 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 141.20 142.90 169.41 88.21 Index Points [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.00 2.97 -3.31 percent [+]
Food Inflation 0.78 1.28 10.13 -5.57 percent [+]
CPI Transportation 107.23 106.20 118.26 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 September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.13 1.01 12.20 -2.25 1994 - 2017 percent Monthly
2009=100




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