El Salvador Economic Activity Index YoY Change  1991-2018 | Data | Chart

The economy of El Salvador grew 0.6 percent year-on-year in February of 2018, slowing further from a 0.8 percent increase in January. It was the weakest expansion since a contraction was seen in April last year (-1.7 percent). Faster growth observed in construction (19.8 percent vs 16.9 percent in January); manufacturing and mining (2.3 percent vs 1.7 percent) and information and communication (6.5 percent vs 5.1 percent) was offset by declines in the agricultural sector (-4.2 percent vs -4.4 percent) and wholesale and retail trade, transportation, storage, accommodation and food services activities (-2.8 percent vs 3.3 percent). Also, financial services rose at a slower pace (2.0 percent vs 4.5 percent). Leading Economic Index in El Salvador averaged 3.37 percent from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 20.50 percent in March of 1992 and a record low of -8.70 percent in October of 2009.

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El Salvador Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Industrial Production 5.30 2.50 18.20 -11.10 percent [+]
Changes in Inventories 0.00 0.00 97.30 -71.50 USD Million [+]
Internet Speed 3028.79 2833.28 3386.82 621.42 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 185509.00 197773.00 250149.00 4112.00 IP [+]
Steel Production 10.00 10.00 13.00 0.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.60 0.80 20.50 -8.70 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 3.77 3.81 4.21 3.77 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 109.00 105.00 109.00 53.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 73.00 95.00 118.00 73.00 [+]
Corruption Index 33.00 36.00 42.00 33.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 112.00 95.00 112.00 43.00 [+]


El Salvador Economic Activity Index YoY Change

In El Salvador, the Economic Activity Volume Index - IVAE - is an index that measures the activity of different economic sectors in a given month. The calculation is based on GDP weights for eleven economic activities: manufacturing (26 percent); internal trade (22 percent); agriculture (16 percent); transport (9 percent); public administration (9 percent); other social services (5 percent); construction (4 percent); real estate and related (4 percent); financial intermediation (3 percent), utilities (1 percent) and mining (1 percent). The index has a base value of 100 as of 1990. This page provides - El Salvador Leading Economic Index- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. El Salvador Economic Activity Index YoY Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.80 20.50 -8.70 1991 - 2018 percent Monthly
NSA, 2014=100




leading economic index by Country
Country Last
Australia -0.22 May/18
Brazil 0.46 Apr/18
Canada 0.30 Mar/18
China 100.53 Dec/17
Japan 105.60 Apr/18
Mexico 4.50 Apr/18
Russia 2.10 May/18
South Korea 112.30 Apr/18
Turkey 4.42 Jan/18
United States 122.91 Apr/18


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