Nominal GDP for Peru was S/719bn in 2021, down from S/877 in 2020. The Peruvian population was estimated at 33.8m in 2021 according to the IMF, while China is Peru’s biggest trading partner.

Variables Surveyed for Peru

Variables covered in our monthly analysis of Peru include:

  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Private Consumption
  • Gross Fixed Investment
  • Manufacturing Production
  • Consumer Prices
  • Merchandise Exports
  • Merchandise Imports
  • Trade Balance
  • Current Account Balance
  • Foreign Currency Reserves
  • Sol Currency Forecasts

Consensus Forecasts for Peru

Individual panellist forecasts are shown for each of the variables surveyed, along with the consensus (mean) forecast. The rows of forecasts are ranked by the GDP growth estimate for the current year, highest to lowest. In the hard copy and pdf version of the publication, we also show selected “comparison forecasters”  including the IMF,  and the ECLAC. The table below shows a small example set of forecasts for GDP growth and Consumer Prices (CPI), taken from our survey of September 2022.

Source: Latin American Conensus Forecasts, September 2022

Special Surveys

In addition to the regular surveys for the variables listed above we also undertake a number of Special Surveys for Peru on topics such as:

Main Data Sources for Peru

  • National Institute of Statistics and Informatics: The National Institute of Statistics and Informatics is the central and governing body of the National Statistical System, responsible for regulating, planning, directing, coordinating and supervising the country's official statistical activities.
  • The Central Reserve Bank of Peru: The Central Reserve Bank of Peru is the Peruvian central bank. It mints and issues metal and paper money, the sol.

Comprehensive Forecasts Coverage

Consensus Economics has collected forecasts for more than 30 years, building up a comprehensive catalogue of historical forecasts data. Please enquire at should you wish to find out more about these data offerings, pricing and the different platforms by which you can access them.