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El Salvador

El Salvador ( (listen); Spanish: [el salβaˈðoɾ] (listen)), officially the Republic of El Salvador (Spanish: República de El Salvador, literally "Republic of The Savior"), is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. It is bordered on the northeast by Honduras, on the northwest by Guatemala, and on the south by the Pacific Ocean. El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador. As of 2018, the country had a population of approximately 6.42 million.El Salvador was for centuries inhabited by several Mesoamerican nations, especially the Cuzcatlecs, as well as the Lenca and Maya. In the early 16th century, the Spanish Empire conquered the territory, incorporating it into the Viceroyalty of New Spain ruled from Mexico City. However the Viceroyalty of Mexico had little or no influence in the daily affairs of the Central American isthmus, which would be colonized in 1524. In 1609 the area became the Captaincy General of Guatemala, from which El Salvador was part of until its independence from Spain, which took place in 1821, as part of the First Mexican Empire, then further seceded, as part of the Federal Republic of Central America, in 1823. When the Republic dissolved in 184... [More]
  • Last : 9,683.1
  • High : 9,715
  • Low : 9,637.7
  • Max Fluctuation : 26.6
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.39%
  • Open : 9,650.6
  • Time : 05:20:14
  • Yesterday : 9,623.6
  • Change % : 0.62%
  • Change : 59.5
  • Last : 1,643.46 (SVC)
  • High : 1,646.95
  • Low : 1,642.98
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.37
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.16%
  • Open : 1,646.64
  • Time : 01:29:04
  • Yesterday : 1,646.06
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 2.6
  • Last : 53.44 (SVC)
  • High : 53.44
  • Low : 53.31
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.04
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.24%
  • Open : 53.37
  • Time : 01:27:11
  • Yesterday : 53.39
  • Change % : 0.09%
  • Change : 0.05
  • Last : 0.922 (SVC)
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9216
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9216
  • Time : 05:15:09
  • Yesterday : 0.9214
  • Change % : 0.07%
  • Change : 0.0006

El Salvador Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/SVC Ask 8.7595 - 8.7595 8.7598 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/22 Time 5:15
GBP/SVC Ask 11.2486 - 11.2486 11.2486 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 11:07
SVC/GBP Ask 0.0888 - 0.0888 0.0888 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 11:07
SVC/USD Ask 0.1141 - 0.1141 0.1141 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/21 Time 11:07
EUR/SVC Ask 9.4877 - 9.4877 9.4956 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42

El Salvador Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-491.70 20 Jan -453 -594 : -14.6 Monthly USD Million

CPI Transportation

108.56 20 Jan 109 94.18 : 118 Monthly

Capital Flows

320.71 19 Sep -223 -693 : 925 Quarterly USD Million

Changes in Inventories

1037.48 18 Dec 262 -193 : 1037 Yearly USD Million

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 52.82 3.79 : 52.82 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 98 53 : 103 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

112.15 20 Jan 112 48.44 : 113 Monthly points

Consumer Spending

21664.20 18 Dec 20842 12598 : 21664 Yearly USD Million

Core Consumer Prices

0 19 Nov 106 100 : 106 Monthly points

Core Inflation Rate

-0.03 19 Nov 0.03 -1.37 : 2.74 Monthly %

Corporate Tax Rate

30.00 20 Dec 30 30 : 30 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 35 33 : 42 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 105 43 : 113 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

132.51 20 Jan 135 85.46 : 209 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 23

Currency

99.66 20 Feb 99.87 70.7 : 165 Daily

Current Account

-193.70 19 Sep -111 -1130 : 79.07 Quarterly USD Million

Current Account to GDP

-4.80 18 Dec -1.9 -8.5 : -0.2 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 85 73 : 118 Yearly

Employed Persons

0 17 Dec 272702 146858 : 275209 Yearly

Employment Rate

0 18 Dec 44.98 40.4 : 45.24 Yearly %

Exports

509.84 20 Jan 449 47.7 : 560 Monthly USD Million

External Debt

0 19 Sep 17114 7621 : 17859 Quarterly USD Million

Fiscal Expenditure

0 19 Dec 5301 642 : 5557 Yearly USD Million

Food Inflation

1.28 20 Jan 1.2 -5.57 : 10.13 Monthly %

Foreign Direct Investment

20.43 19 Sep 158 -276 : 715 Quarterly USD Million

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 20 Jan 3936 1462 : 4861 Monthly USD Million

GDP

26.06 18 Dec 24.93 0.63 : 26.06 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

2.70 19 Sep 1.8 -2.6 : 8.1 Quarterly %

GDP Constant Prices

6665.20 19 Sep 6712 1070 : 6904 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Agriculture

336.92 19 Sep 377 169 : 457 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Construction

361.71 19 Sep 375 36.4 : 375 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Manufacturing

0 19 Sep 1058 587 : 1120 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Mining

0 19 Sep 21.23 6.16 : 26.52 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Public Administration

499.62 19 Sep 496 86.3 : 573 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Services

0 19 Sep 807 395 : 834 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Transport

330.30 19 Sep 351 84.1 : 377 Quarterly USD Million

GDP From Utilities

209.30 19 Sep 197 8.9 : 222 Quarterly USD Million

GDP Growth Rate

1.10 19 Sep 0.2 -3.5 : 3.6 Quarterly %

GDP Per Capita Ppp

7392.90 18 Dec 7247 4512 : 7393 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

3511.36 18 Dec 3442 1679 : 3511 Yearly USD

Gasoline Prices

0.79 20 Jan 0.78 0.46 : 1.26 Monthly USD/Liter

Gold Reserves

0 19 Jun 1.37 1.37 : 14.59 Quarterly Tonnes

Government Budget

-1.10 18 Dec -0.1 -3.7 : 3.3 Yearly %

Government Budget Value

-436.00 19 Dec -274 -772 : -16.6 Yearly USD Million

Government Debt to GDP

72.82 18 Dec 73.7 36.23 : 73.7 Yearly %

Government Revenues

0 19 Dec 5027 584 : 5121 Yearly USD Million

Government Spending

4203.30 18 Dec 4056 2057 : 4203 Yearly USD Million

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

4288.00 18 Dec 3880 2395 : 4288 Yearly USD Million

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 197773 4112 : 250149 Quarterly

Imports

1001.54 20 Jan 901 91 : 1124 Monthly USD Million

Industrial Production

2.40 19 Nov 2.3 -10.1 : 16.9 Monthly %

Inflation Rate

-0.08 20 Jan 0.01 -2.25 : 12.2 Monthly %

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.12 20 Jan 0.1 -3.31 : 2.97 Monthly %

Interest Rate

4.25 19 Dec 4.24 1.68 : 8.8 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 2833 621 : 3387 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

0 17 Dec 62.2 52.4 : 63.6 Yearly %

Leading Economic Index

2.60 19 Oct 2.8 -8.9 : 20.5 Monthly %

Living Wage Family

515.00 18 Dec 530 475 : 530 yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 325 290 : 325 yearly

Loans To Private Sector

0 19 Dec 13533 5160 : 13634 Monthly USD Million

Military Expenditure

263.00 18 Dec 261 71.2 : 808 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 19 Nov 2.2 2.2 : 385 Monthly USD Million

Money Supply M1

0 19 Nov 4067 1040 : 4290 Monthly USD Million

Money Supply M2

0 19 Nov 14110 6342 : 14470 Monthly USD Million

Money Supply M3

0 19 Nov 15266 7224 : 15606 Monthly USD Million

Personal Income Tax Rate

30.00 20 Dec 30 30 : 30 Yearly %

Population

6.42 18 Dec 6.39 2.2 : 6.42 Yearly Million

Private Sector Credit

0 19 Dec 14438 6345 : 14544 Monthly USD Million

Producer Prices

116.06 19 Nov 117 95.92 : 184 Monthly points

Producer Prices Change

-0.04 19 Nov 0.51 -20.34 : 27.69 Monthly %

Remittances

0 20 Jan 551 53.1 : 551 Monthly USD Million

Sales Tax Rate

13.00 20 Dec 13 13 : 13 Yearly %

Social Security Rate

10.00 20 Dec 10 10 : 10.5 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Companies

7.00 20 Dec 7 7 : 7.5 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Employees

3.00 20 Dec 3 3 : 3 Yearly %

Steel Production

0 19 Dec 10 0 : 13 Monthly Thousand Tonnes

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Unemployed Persons

0 18 Dec 208694 146858 : 208694 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

6.40 18 Dec 7 5.88 : 7.97 Yearly %

Wages High Skilled

831.00 18 Dec 828 792 : 831 yearly

Wages Low Skilled

291.00 18 Dec 303 273 : 305 yearly

Youth Unemployment Rate

0 17 Dec 14.2 8.9 : 15 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -491.70 -450 -535 -556 -556 -556 USD Million
CPI Transportation 108.56 111 109 110 109 111
Capital Flows 320.71 80 120 30 50 80 USD Million
Changes in Inventories 1037.48 265 265 265 265 265 USD Million
Consumer Price Index Cpi 112.15 113 113 114 113 115 points
Consumer Spending 21664.20 21881 21892 22162 21903 22628 USD Million
Core Inflation Rate -0.03 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 %
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 %
Cpi Housing Utilities 132.51 136 136 136 138 138
Currency 99.66 96.48 96.91 97.33 96.06 98.17
Current Account -193.70 -250 -310 -390 -200 -400 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -4.80 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.8 %
Exports 509.84 530 465 425 430 432 USD Million
Food Inflation 1.28 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.3 1.4 %
Foreign Direct Investment 20.43 100 50 290 200 350 USD Million
GDP 26.06 27 27 27 27 28 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.70 2 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.1 %
GDP Constant Prices 6665.20 6783 6787 6871 6499 7015 USD Million
GDP From Agriculture 336.92 375 376 380 249 388 USD Million
GDP From Construction 361.71 383 383 387 360 396 USD Million
GDP From Public Administration 499.62 501 501 507 449 518 USD Million
GDP From Transport 330.30 355 355 360 285 367 USD Million
GDP From Utilities 209.30 199 199 202 214 206 USD Million
GDP Growth Rate 1.10 0.6 0.4 0.8 0.6 0.8 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 7392.90 7600 7600 7600 7600 7600 USD
GDP per capita 3511.36 3700 3700 3700 3700 3900 USD
Gasoline Prices 0.79 0.72 0.74 0.77 0.7 0.77 USD/Liter
Government Budget -1.10 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.2 -1.3 %
Government Budget Value -436.00 -68.11 -68.11 -68.11 -68.11 -0.63 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP 72.82 75 75 75 75 73 %
Government Spending 4203.30 4245 4247 4300 4250 4390 USD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 4288.00 4331 4333 4387 4335 4479 USD Million
Imports 1001.54 980 1000 900 910 915 USD Million
Industrial Production 2.40 2.2 1.9 2.4 2.2 2.6 %
Inflation Rate -0.08 0.5 0.7 1.1 0.1 1.3 %
Inflation Rate Mom -0.12 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 %
Interest Rate 4.25 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.4 %
Leading Economic Index 2.60 2.2 2 2.3 2.2 2.3 %
Living Wage Family 515.00 495 486 515 504 530
Military Expenditure 263.00 260 260 260 260 260
Personal Income Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30 %
Population 6.42 6.44 6.44 6.48 6.46 6.51 Million
Producer Prices 116.06 117 118 118 117 120 points
Producer Prices Change -0.04 0.8 1.1 1.4 0.5 1.6 %
Sales Tax Rate 13.00 13 13 13 13 13 %
Social Security Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 10 %
Social Security Rate For Companies 7.00 7 7 7 7 7 %
Social Security Rate For Employees 3.00 3 3 3 3 3 %
Unemployment Rate 6.40 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 %
Wages High Skilled 831.00 790 790 830 790 850
Wages Low Skilled 291.00 345 345 370 345 390