The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in El Salvador contracted 0.06 percent in the fourth quarter of 2021 over the previous quarter. It was the weakest growth in GDP rate since June of 2020. source: Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador

GDP Growth Rate in El Salvador averaged 0.74 percent from 1990 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 14.52 percent in the third quarter of 2020 and a record low of -19.30 percent in the second quarter of 2020. This page provides the latest reported value for - El Salvador GDP Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. El Salvador GDP Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

GDP Growth Rate in El Salvador is expected to be 0.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the El Salvador GDP Growth Rate is projected to trend around 0.50 percent in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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El Salvador GDP Growth Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-01-04 06:50 PM Q3 0.5% -0.9% -1%
2022-04-01 03:00 PM Q4 -0.06% 0.6% 0.6%
2022-06-30 02:00 PM Q1 -0.06% 0.9%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
GDP Growth Rate -0.06 0.60 percent Dec 2021
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.70 11.60 percent Dec 2021
GDP Constant Prices 7742.60 7204.10 USD Million Dec 2021
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 4411.86 4539.88 USD Million Dec 2020
GDP From Utilities 199.39 198.58 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Transport 336.24 307.42 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Services 901.84 795.88 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Public Administration 700.56 595.19 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Mining 17.37 14.05 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Manufacturing 1151.19 1044.53 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Construction 400.81 371.98 USD Million Dec 2021
GDP From Agriculture 365.95 346.36 USD Million Dec 2021

El Salvador GDP Growth Rate
The most important sector of El Salvador economy is services which accounts for 66 percent of total GDP, including internal trade (14 percent); real estate activities (8 percent); public administration (8 percent); finance and insurance (7 percent) and education (5 percent). Industry constitutes 27 percent of total wealth, with the largest shares for manufacturing (18 percent), construction (6 percent) and utilities (3 percent). Also, agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing sector accounts for 6 percent of GDP. On the expenditure side, household consumption is the main component of GDP (85 percent), followed by gross fixed capital formation and government spending (16 percent each). Exports of goods and services represent 28 percent of GDP while imports account for 45 percent, subtracting 17 percent of total GDP.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.06 0.60 14.52 -19.30 1990 - 2021 percent Quarterly