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

The inflation rate in El Salvador rose to 1.45 percent year-on-year in August 2018 from 1.06 percent in the prior month. It was the highest inflation rate since December, mainly due to a rebound in prices of food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.99 percent vs -0.74 percent in July). In addition, cost increased faster for restaurants & hotels (1.83 percent vs 1.82 percent) and miscellaneous goods & services (0.34 percent vs 0.15 percent). Meanwhile, inflation slowed for housing & utilities (4.22 percent vs 4.27 percent); transport (4.33 percent vs 5.55 percent) and health (1.01 percent vs 1.08 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.3 percent, following a 0.1 percent gain in the previous month. Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3.31 percent from 1994 until 2018, 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
2018-07-20 11:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 0.90% 0.83% 0.80%
2018-08-16 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.06% 0.90% 1.1%
2018-09-10 02:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.45% 1.06% 1.2%
2018-10-05 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.45% 1.6%
2018-11-08 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY 1.8%


El Salvador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.45 1.06 12.20 -2.25 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 112.71 112.42 112.71 48.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 115.61 115.18 183.94 95.92 Index Points [+]
Export Prices 113.00 113.50 122.62 87.28 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 145.60 145.40 169.41 88.21 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 1.78 1.32 27.69 -20.34 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.30 0.10 2.97 -3.31 percent [+]
Food Inflation 1.00 -0.70 10.13 -5.57 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.91 105.89 105.91 100.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.22 0.20 2.74 -1.37 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 137.10 136.48 208.60 85.46 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 111.88 112.10 118.26 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 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.45 1.06 12.20 -2.25 1994 - 2018 percent Monthly
2009=100




inflation rate by Country
Country Last
Argentina 34.40 Aug/18
Australia 2.10 Jun/18
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Canada 2.80 Aug/18
China 2.30 Aug/18
Euro Area 2.00 Aug/18
France 2.30 Aug/18
Germany 2.00 Aug/18
India 3.69 Aug/18
Indonesia 3.20 Aug/18
Italy 1.60 Aug/18
Japan 1.30 Aug/18
Mexico 4.90 Aug/18
Netherlands 2.30 Aug/18
Russia 3.10 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 2.20 Jul/18
Singapore 0.60 Jul/18
South Africa 4.90 Aug/18
South Korea 1.40 Aug/18
Spain 2.20 Aug/18
Switzerland 1.20 Aug/18
Turkey 17.90 Aug/18
United Kingdom 2.70 Aug/18
United States 2.70 Aug/18


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