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Costa Rica Costa Rica: 23,696 statistics available

General Information

In the first part you can find a summary of the most important information. Detailled statistics can be found in the second part: Statistics by category
Costa Rica is a country in Central America.
Population
Costa Rica has 5,00 million people. With 1,81 births per women Costa Rica has a low fertility rate in the international comparison. According to the current population prospects of the United Nations the population of Costa Rica in the year 2050 will first rise to 6,19 million and in the year 2100 will fall again to 5,32 million. The life expectency in Costa Rica is 79,8 years.

Geography
Costa Rica has an area of 51.100 sq. km and ranks 127th among all countries in the world. With a population density of 97,9 people per sq. km Costa Rica ranks number 101 among all countries in the world. By 2050 the population density will rise to 121,1 people per sq. km. The borderline with its neighboring countries totals 639 km. In addition, it has a coastline (length between land and sea including islands) of 1.290 km.

Economy
The gross domestic product in the year 2016 was 57,44 billion US $ and ranks 77th among the world economies. The gross domestic product per capita totals 11.825 US $ and is therefore in the in the middle in the international comparison. With a debt level of 55,0 % of the GDP Costa Rica ranks among the countries with a medium sized debt level. Die unemployment rate in the year 2016 amounts to 9,0 %.
Country Status Independent State
UN member since 1945
ISO country code CR
Internet Domain .cr
License plate CR
Source of country borders: Geo Commons
License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License

Statistics by category for Costa Rica

All datasets for Costa Rica by categories. For each category the number of data sets is displayed in brackets.
3 sample data sets are displayed for each category. To view all data sets for a category click on the category name.
Population and Health (158)
Population, total
Population growth rate (%)
Birth rate, per 1000 people
Energy and Environment (287)
CO2 emissions per capita (metric tons)
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh)
Natural gas, consumption (cu. meters)
Economy (21,408)
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $)
Gross domestic product real growth rate (%)
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %)
Education and Science (1,247)
Literacy rate, ages 15 and above, total (%)
Education expenditure, public (% of government expenditure)
Patent applications, residents
Geography and Agriculture (563)
Area (sq. km)
National borders (km)
Coastline (km)
Transport and Communication (33)
Internet users
Mobile phones