Consumer prices in El Salvador fell 0.49 percent year-on-year in August 2019, following a 0.13 percent gain in the previous month. It was the first decline in consumer prices since January 2017, as cost dropped for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-0.02 percent vs 1.61 percent in July) and miscellaneous goods & services (-0.03 percent vs 0.05 percent). Also, prices went down further for housing & utilities (-1.66 percent vs -1.26 percent); and transport (-2.27 percent vs -1.42 percent). Additionally, cost of restaurants & hotels eased (1.14 percent vs 1.38 percent) and communication prices continued to fall (-1.39 percent, the same as in July). Meanwhile, prices decreased less for furniture, household goods & maintenance (-0.97 percent vs -1.03 percent) and clothing & footwear (-0.99 percent vs -1.02 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.36 percent, after declining 0.26 percent in July. Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3.20 percent from 1994 until 2019, 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.

Inflation 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. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in El Salvador to stand at 1.30 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the El Salvador Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-10 01:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY May 0.80% 0.80% 1.1%
2019-07-11 02:30 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jun 0.53% 0.80% 0.8%
2019-08-16 03:20 PM Inflation Rate YoY Jul 0.13% 0.53% 0.6%
2019-09-09 03:10 PM Inflation Rate YoY Aug -0.49% 0.13% -0.1%
2019-10-08 03:15 PM Inflation Rate YoY Sep -0.49% -0.3%
2019-11-13 02:05 PM Inflation Rate YoY Oct -0.1%
2019-12-06 03:00 PM Inflation Rate YoY Nov 0.1%


El Salvador Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate -0.49 0.13 12.20 -2.25 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 112.16 112.56 113.02 48.44 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 116.35 116.44 183.94 95.92 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.65 1.09 27.69 -20.34 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.36 -0.26 2.97 -3.31 percent [+]
Food Inflation -0.02 1.61 10.13 -5.57 percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.98 105.97 106.07 100.00 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 0.06 0.08 2.74 -1.37 percent [+]
Cpi Housing Utilities 134.82 134.77 208.60 85.46 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 109.34 110.51 118.26 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 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.49 0.13 12.20 -2.25 1994 - 2019 percent Monthly
2009=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 53.60 Aug/19
Australia 1.60 Jun/19
Brazil 3.43 Aug/19
Canada 2.00 Jul/19
China 2.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 1.00 Aug/19
France 1.00 Aug/19
Germany 1.40 Aug/19
India 3.21 Aug/19
Indonesia 3.49 Aug/19
Italy 0.40 Aug/19
Japan 0.50 Jul/19
Mexico 3.16 Aug/19
Netherlands 2.80 Aug/19
Russia 4.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia -1.30 Jul/19
Singapore 0.40 Jul/19
South Africa 4.30 Aug/19
South Korea 0.00 Aug/19
Spain 0.30 Aug/19
Switzerland 0.30 Aug/19
Turkey 15.01 Aug/19
United Kingdom 1.70 Aug/19
United States 1.70 Aug/19


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