Coronavirus: economic impact in Latin America

Statistics report on the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America

Coronavirus: economic impact in Latin America

This report provides statistical data on the economic impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in Latin America. It provides an overview of the GDP growth forecasts after the outbreak, along with other macroeconomic indicators. It also includes key data on the impact of the pandemic in the travel and tourism sector as well as its consequences in physical and online trade.

Table of contents


  • Basic Statistic Latin America: impact of COVID-19 on GDP growth 2019-2022, by country
  • Basic Statistic Latin America: economic sectors hit by COVID-19, based on GDP share
  • Basic Statistic Brazil: impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on GDP growth 2020-2021
  • Premium Statistic Mexico: expected GDP growth 2023-2024
  • Basic Statistic Real gross domestic product (GDP) in Argentina 2004-2023, by quarter
  • Premium Statistic Latin America: change in currency exchange rates to USD after COVID-19 in 2020
  • Premium Statistic Latin America: stock market growth rate 2020


  • Basic Statistic Latin America & Caribbean: jobs lost due to COVID-19 2020, by subregion
  • Basic Statistic Latin America & Caribbean: working hours decline due to COVID-19 2020, by subregion
  • Basic Statistic Latin America: employment decline due to COVID-19 2020, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Latin America: labor income loss due to COVID-19, by indicator
  • Premium Statistic Mexico: open unemployment rate per month after COVID-19 2020
  • Premium Statistic Mexico: adults who lost their job due to COVID-19
  • Premium Statistic Brazil: unemployment growth rate 2020, by region

Travel and tourism

  • Basic Statistic Total contribution of tourism to employment in Latin America & Caribbean 2019-2021
  • Basic Statistic Tourism jobs at risk in Latin American countries due to COVID-19 2020
  • Basic Statistic Tourism GDP losses in the Caribbean due to COVID-19 2020, by scenario
  • Premium Statistic Mexico: COVID-19 impact on lodging industry 2020, by scenario
  • Premium Statistic Impact of COVID-19 on tourism in Ecuador 2020-2022
  • Premium Statistic Impact of COVID-19 on tourism expenditures in the Dominican Republic 2020, by type
  • Premium Statistic Economic impact of COVID-19 on tourism GDP in Brazil 2019-2020
  • Basic Statistic Bolivia: economic impact of COVID-19 on tourism by sector 2020

Retail trade

  • Premium Statistic Brazil: monthly retail sales growth rate 2019-2020
  • Basic Statistic Brazil: growth rate of retail revenue 2020, by subsector
  • Premium Statistic Argentina: retail and trade economic activity growth rate 2020-2021
  • Premium Statistic Argentina: impact of COVID-19 on SME retail sales 2020-2021
  • Premium Statistic Retail income monthly growth rate in Mexico 2019-2023
  • Premium Statistic Colombia: impact of COVID-19 on retail establishments 2020
  • Basic Statistic Colombia: decrease in shopping malls and online fashion shops operations 2020


  • Premium Statistic Latin America: growth of time spent online shopping during COVID-19
  • Basic Statistic Most interesting products to buy online during and after COVID-19 in Mexico 2020-2021
  • Premium Statistic Most searched categories for online shopping in Peru 2023
  • Premium Statistic Ecuador: main products bought online during the COVID-19 pandemic 2020
  • Basic Statistic Argentina: consumer goods & food online sales growth COVID-19
  • Premium Statistic Share of monthly visits of leading e-commerce websites in Brazil 2022
  • Basic Statistic Chile: most complained about online retailers 2020

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