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El Salvador

El Salvador

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is a 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. The country's population in 2023 was estimated to be 6.5 million. Among the Mesoamerican nations that historically controlled the region are the Lenca (after 600 AD), the Mayans, and then the Cuzcatlecs. Archaeological monuments also suggest an early Olmec presence around the first millennium BC. In the beginning of the 16th century, the Spanish Empire conquered the Central American territory, incorporating it into the Viceroyalty of New Spain ruled from Mexico City. However the Viceroyalty of New Spain had little to no influence in the daily affairs of the isthmus, which was colonized in 1524. In 1609, the area was declared the Captaincy General of Guatemala by the Spanish, which included the territory that would become El Salvador until its independence from Spain in 1821. It was forcibly incorporated into the First Mexican Empire, then seceded, joining the Federal Republic of Central America in 1823. When the federation dissolved in 1841, El Salvador ... [More]
  • Last : 67,400.37
  • High : 68,126.11
  • Low : 67,260.82
  • Max Fluctuation : 195.27
  • Max Fluctuation % : 1.08%
  • Open : 68,106.30
  • Time : 07:56:18
  • Yesterday : 68,106.30
  • Change % : 1.05%
  • Change : 705.93
  • Last : 2,399.16 (SVC)
  • High : 2,403.85
  • Low : 2,395.11
  • Max Fluctuation : 2.69
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.02%
  • Open : 2,397.6
  • Time : 07:57:34
  • Yesterday : 2,397.59
  • Change % : 0.07%
  • Change : 1.57
  • Last : 78.39 (SVC)
  • High : 78.58
  • Low : 78.22
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.24
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.17%
  • Open : 78.34
  • Time : 07:49:58
  • Yesterday : 78.36
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 0.03
  • Last : 0.918 (SVC)
  • High : 0.9186
  • Low : 0.9178
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9186
  • Time : 07:52:04
  • Yesterday : 0.9186
  • Change % : 0.07%
  • Change : 0.0006

El Salvador Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/SVC Ask 8.9685 8.9728 8.9685 8.9728 0.00 0.05% 2024/07/23 Time 4:48
EUR/SVC Ask 9.768 - 9.764 9.768 0.00 0.00% 2024/07/22 Time 15:51
GBP/SVC Ask 11.0001 - 11.0001 11.0001 0.00 0.00% 2022/06/01 Time 16:05
SVC/GBP Ask 0.0908 - 0.0903 0.0908 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/31 Time 16:04
SVC/USD Ask 0.1143 - 0.1142 0.1143 0.00 0.00% 2022/05/27 Time 15:59

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-832 -931 -824 -14.62
CPI Housing Utilities
145 85.46 145 209
CPI Transportation
116 94.18 118 123
Capital Flows
-446 -703 -322 925
Changes in Inventories
-24.05 -193 132 510
Competitiveness Index
52.57 19 Dec 52.82 Points
Competitiveness Rank
103 19 Dec 98
Consumer Price Index CPI
131 48.44 131 131
Consumer Spending
28088 12598 24795 28088
Core Consumer Prices
118 100 118 118
Core Inflation Rate
0.77 -1.36 0.68 5.26
Coronavirus Cases
201785 0 190818 201785
Coronavirus Deaths
4165 0 4164 4165
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
178 0 176 178
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
11289175 0 11127982 11289175
Corporate Tax Rate
30 30 30 30
Corruption Index
31 31 33 42
Corruption Rank
126 43 116 126
Credit Rating
16 23 Jul
Currency
104 70.7 104 165
Current Account
-171 -1130 115 235
Current Account to GDP
-4.5 -8.5 -6.6 1.6
Ease of Doing Business
91 19 Dec 85
Employed Persons
2845750 2173963 2746860 2917617
Employment Rate
47.34 40.4 46.36 47.34
Exports
568 47.71 586 720
External Debt
22048 7621 21499 22048
External Debt to GDP
41 28.5 44.6 47.1
Fiscal Expenditure
7238 22 Dec 7454 USD Million
Food Inflation
3.63 -5.57 2.71 14.5
Foreign Direct Investment
-226 -276 -133 715
Foreign Exchange Reserves
3250 1462 3119 4861
GDP
34.02 0.63 31.99 34.02
GDP Annual Growth Rate
2.64 -19.76 4.5 26.46
GDP Constant Prices
8975 1070 8464 8975
GDP From Agriculture
413 169 415 468
GDP From Construction
622 36.4 554 622
GDP From Manufacturing
1176 587 1131 1331
GDP From Mining
19.99 6.16 16.93 33.47
GDP From Public Administration
770 86.3 689 849
GDP From Services
1049 395 957 1049
GDP From Transport
366 84.1 340 377
GDP From Utilities
263 8.9 309 309
GDP Growth Rate
-0.25 -18.83 1.28 14.26
GDP per capita
4442 2295 4311 4442
GDP per capita PPP
11305 5997 10971 11305
Gasoline Prices
1.04 0.46 1.09 1.26
Gold Reserves
1.37 1.37 1.37 14.59
Government Budget
-2.24 -9.11 -1.84 3.3
Government Budget Value
-587 22 Dec -1417 USD Million
Government Debt to GDP
59.08 36.23 78.03 90.76
Government Revenues
6651 22 Dec 6038 USD Million
Government Spending
5647 21 Dec 4864 USD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
6511 2474 5935 6511
IP Addresses
185509 17 Mar 197773 IP
Imports
1400 90.99 1410 1613
Industrial Production
3.24 -32.46 -0.98 52.64
Inflation Rate
1.48 -2.25 1.42 12.2
Inflation Rate Mom
0.29 -3.31 0.2 2.97
Interest Rate
5.46 1.68 5.42 8.8
Internet Speed
3029 17 Mar 2833 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
61.7 52.4 61.4 63.6
Leading Economic Index
0.83 -21.86 1.94 28.87
Loans to Private Sector
17507 5160 17507 17507
Military Expenditure
422 22 Dec 352 USD Million
Minimum Wages
365 155 365 365
Money Supply M0
1.6 1.5 1.6 385
Money Supply M1
4576 1040 5016 5364
Money Supply M2
18312 6342 18757 18777
Money Supply M3
19677 7224 20122 20147
Personal Income Tax Rate
30 30 30 30
Population
6.34 2.18 6.31 6.34
Private Sector Credit
18671 6345 18660 18695
Producer Prices
134 95.92 133 184
Producer Prices Change
2.4 -33.73 1.93 27.69
Remittances
753 53.1 742 790
Steel Production
8 20 Dec 7 Thousand Tonnes
Terrorism Index
0 0 0 3.15
Unemployed Persons
151352 146858 185808 208694
Unemployment Rate
5 5 7.2 7.97
Youth Unemployment Rate
11.8 8.9 14 15
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade -832 -704 -684 -783 -800 -14.62
CPI Housing Utilities 145 146 146 146 147 209
CPI Transportation 116 116 117 117 117 123
Consumer Price Index CPI 131 130.54 130.97 130.63 131.25 131
Consumer Spending 28088 29212 28088
Core Consumer Prices 118 119.47 119.47 120.61 120.79 118
Core Inflation Rate 0.77 1.2 1.5 2 1.8 5.26
Currency 104 8.8 8.88 8.95 9.03 165
Current Account to GDP -4.5 -5.3 -5 -4 1.6
Exports 568 628 608 561 600 720
Food Inflation 3.63 2.5 2.7 3.1 2.8 14.5
GDP 34.02 30.9 35.21 36.79 USD Billion 34.02
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.64 3.9 3.5 4 4.2 26.46
GDP Constant Prices 8975 8883 8735 9334 9334 8975
GDP From Agriculture 413 482.55 428.26 429.98 429.98 468
GDP From Construction 622 573.59 571.38 647.32 647.32 622
GDP From Public Administration 770 746.04 711.09 800.91 800.91 849
GDP From Transport 366 379.83 351.01 381 381 377
GDP From Utilities 263 302.09 318.44 273.71 273.71 309
GDP Growth Rate -0.25 0.8 0.65 0.5 1 14.26
GDP per capita 4442 4271 4635 4843 USD 4442
GDP per capita PPP 11305 9216 10182 10640 USD 11305
Gasoline Prices 1.04 1.16 1.18 1.2 1.12 1.26
Government Budget -2.24 -1 -0.5 1 3.3
Government Debt to GDP 59.08 79 79.4 79.4 90.76
Government Spending 5647 5805 USD Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 6511 6771 6511
Imports 1400 1332 1292 1344 1400 1613
Inflation Rate 1.48 1.05 1 1 0.9 12.2
Inflation Rate Mom 0.29 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 2.97
Interest Rate 5.46 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.2 8.8
Loans to Private Sector 17507 17839 17922 18208 18243 17507
Population 6.34 6.61 6.64 6.64 Million 6.34
Producer Prices 134 132.43 133.17 133.11 134.63 184
Producer Prices Change 2.4 1.3 1.6 1.5 1.7 27.69
Unemployment Rate 5 5 7.97
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