Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate 1992-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 2.70 percent in the first quarter of 2015 over the same quarter of the previous year. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Costa Rica averaged 4.81 percent from 1992 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 12.60 percent in the third quarter of 1992 and a record low of -4.63 percent in the first quarter of 2009. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 3.02 12.60 -4.63 1992 - 2015 percent Quarterly
The biggest sector of Costa Rica’s economy is services, which accounts for 63 percent of GDP. Within services the most important segments are: transport, communication and warehousing (16 percent of GDP); trade, restaurants and hotels (15 percent) and community, personal and social services (9 percent). Manufacturing, mining and quarrying create 21 percent of the wealth. Agriculture, forestry and fishing contribute for 9 percent of the output and construction and water and electricity distribution for the remaining 7 percent. Content for - Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Monday, July 6, 2015.

Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2014-07-01 12:00 AM Q1 4.26% 4.19% 3.49%
2015-04-01 12:00 AM Q4 3.02% 3.38% (R) 3.24%
2015-07-01 02:00 AM Q1 2.7% 3.02% 2.6%

Costa Rica GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 49.55 49.62 49.62 0.48 USD Billion [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.19 -0.80 9.33 -6.15 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.70 3.02 12.60 -4.63 percent [+]
GDP Constant Prices 588892.60 588025.10 593242.40 195881.10 CRC Million [+]
GDP per capita 5839.25 5720.45 5839.25 1762.05 USD [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 166253.00 176508.70 178886.10 36748.20 CRC Million [+]
GDP per capita PPP 13430.74 13157.49 13430.74 7333.06 USD [+]


GDP Annual Growth Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 2.30 Mar/15 2.50 9.00 -3.40 percent [+]
Brazil -1.60 Mar/15 -0.20 10.10 -3.15 percent [+]
Canada 2.06 Mar/15 2.63 8.80 -3.70 percent [+]
China 7.00 Mar/15 7.30 14.20 3.80 percent [+]
Euro Area 1.00 Mar/15 0.90 5.00 -5.60 percent [+]
France 0.82 Mar/15 0.03 12.50 -3.95 percent [+]
Germany 1.10 Mar/15 1.60 5.20 -6.80 percent [+]
India 7.50 Mar/15 6.60 11.40 -5.20 percent [+]
Indonesia 4.71 Mar/15 5.01 7.16 1.56 percent [+]
Italy 0.10 Mar/15 -0.50 10.30 -6.90 percent [+]
Japan -0.90 Mar/15 -1.00 9.40 -9.40 percent [+]
Mexico 2.50 Mar/15 2.60 8.50 -8.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 2.50 Mar/15 1.60 5.80 -4.40 percent [+]
Russia -2.20 Mar/15 0.40 12.10 -11.20 percent [+]
South Korea 2.50 Mar/15 2.70 18.20 -7.30 percent [+]
Spain 3.10 Jun/15 2.70 5.80 -4.40 percent [+]
Switzerland 1.10 Mar/15 1.90 7.30 -3.70 percent [+]
Turkey 2.30 Mar/15 2.60 12.60 -14.70 percent [+]
United Kingdom 2.90 Mar/15 3.40 9.80 -5.80 percent [+]
United States 2.90 Mar/15 2.40 13.40 -4.10 percent [+]