The annual inflation rate in El Salvador stood at 2.59 percent in June of 2021, unchanged from the previous month. Main upward pressure came from prices of transports (9.89 percent vs 11.05 percent in May); furnishings & household equipment (4.36 percent vs 3.68 percent); health (3.91 percent vs 3.63 percent); housing utilities (3.89 percent vs 4.36 percent); and restaurants & hotels (3.60 percent vs 2.68 percent). Meanwhile, food & non-alcoholic beverages prices continued to fall (-1.12 percent vs -0.87 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.58 percent, following a 0.03 uptick in the prior month. source: Dirección General de Estadística y Censos - DIGESTYC
Inflation Rate in El Salvador averaged 3 percent from 1994 until 2021, 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. This page provides - El Salvador Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. El Salvador Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2021.
Inflation Rate in El Salvador is expected to be 3.60 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 1.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the El Salvador Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.