Gross Savings (As % of GDP) rose 6.00% to 11.8% in El Salvador in 2020

Gross Savings (As % of GDP) (%), 2020
Economy | El Salvador | January 1, 2021
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Gross savings as a share of GDP rose 6.00% to 11.8% in El Salvador in 2020, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, gross savings as a share of GDP in El Salvador reached an all time high of 11.8% in 2020 and an all time low of 0.062% in 1981. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, gross savings as a share of GDP in Costa Rica amounted to 13.9%, 12.2% in Guatemala, 19.8% in Honduras and 21.0% in Nicaragua in 2020.

El Salvador has been ranked 139th within the group of 161 countries we follow in terms of gross savings as a share of GDP, 1 place below the position seen 10 years ago.

Gross Savings (As % of GDP) Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Belize % 0.108% 0.085% 0.101% 16.2% 16.0%
Costa Rica % 0.149% 0.152% 0.142% 13.9% 13.4%
El Salvador % 0.150% 0.156% 0.170% 11.8% 11.7%
Guatemala % 0.147% 0.147% 0.169% 12.2% 11.9%
Honduras % 0.236% 0.205% 0.220% 19.8% 19.4%
Mexico % 0.232% 0.237% 0.237% 20.7% 20.7%
Nicaragua % 0.224% 0.219% 0.226% 21.0% 21.0%
Panama % 0.314% 0.293% 0.300% 37.1% 36.9%
USA % 0.186% 0.186% 0.187% 19.0% 18.9%