Cost of food in El Salvador increased 1.20 percent in December of 2019 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in El Salvador averaged 1.67 percent from 2010 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10.13 percent in May of 2011 and a record low of -5.57 percent in January of 2010.
Food Inflation in El Salvador is expected to be 1.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in El Salvador to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the El Salvador Food Inflation is projected to trend around 1.40 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.