Economic Freedom 5 Years in El Salvador compared to Latin America

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Venezuela -29.23%
Brazil -8.72%
Suriname -8.69%
El Salvador -6.66%
Bolivia -4.99%
Costa Rica -4.37%
Mexico -2.68%
Chile -2.24%
Uruguay -0.33%
Honduras 0.07%
Peru 0.29%
Paraguay 1.02%
Panama 1.63%
Ecuador 2.06%
Nicaragua 2.23%
Colombia 2.49%
Guatemala 3.46%
Argentina 5.02%
Guyana 14.03%

El Salvador: Economic freedom index, 5-year change

Increased economic freedom is strongly associated with high GDP growth, and therefore with rises in residential property prices. Changes in a countrys score on the Heritage Foundations freedom index are calculated by the Global Property Guide to produce a 5-point rating:

  • Greatly Improved
  • Improved
  • Nuetral
  • Worse
  • Much Worse

Source: Calculated using figures from The Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal

No house price statistics are published in El Salvador. The Centro Nacional de Registros publishes no housing statistics. The Banco Central de Reserva de El Salvador produces good general statistical time-series, which are up to date and nicely displayed. This is an exemplary site for a country of this size. There are also excellent statistics on the financial system and on many other aspects of life in El Salvador at the Superintendencia del Sistema Financiero.