Costa Rica | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 549.25 545.83 400.31 2014-04-19 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP 45.13 41.03 9.82 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.19 5.17 4.89 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP per capita 5716.05 5514.77 3359.68 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 11155.51 10762.70 7637.55 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 573458.30 573221.30 366220.49 CRC Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gdp Growth Rate 0.55 2.23 1.22 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 183181.90 155588.20 88520.99 CRC Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 4.65 4.59 2.88 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.30 8.90 9.72 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Unemployed Persons 169490.00 165015.00 88527.94 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Inflation Rate 3.26 2.74 15.89 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 165.76 164.75 48.72 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 367.48 361.89 191.79 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Interest Rate 4.75 3.75 6.81 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 317.85 260.22 -104.16 USD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Money Supply M2 7019108.54 6944216.73 1786441.30 CRC Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Balance of Trade -411.54 -659.00 -224.89 USD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Current Account to GDP -5.20 -5.35 -5.53 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Exports 960.22 856.90 607.24 USD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Imports 1371.76 1515.90 859.17 USD Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Capital Flows 779.61 470.53 423.00 USD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Current Account -760.14 -708.57 -338.11 USD Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
External Debt 17158.00 15974.20 9238.79 USD Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Remittances 579.00 530.00 421.50 USD Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Budget -4.36 -4.14 -2.79 Percent of GDP 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Budget Value -325825.10 -194471.40 -305306.69 CRC 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Government Debt To Gdp 49.59 43.61 46.07 percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Government Spending 50118.70 49767.90 37885.82 CRC Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Credit Rating 50.00 Monthly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Changes in Inventories -37884.70 9872.70 3596.39 CRC Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Consumer Spending 448161.30 389016.20 274110.62 CRC Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30.00 30.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00 15.00 15.00 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 13.00 13.00 13.00 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]





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Costa Rica Capital Flows at 779.61 USD Million  
Capital Flows in Costa Rica increased to 779.61 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 470.53 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Capital Flows in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Changes in Inventories at -37884.70 CRC Million  
Changes in Inventories in Costa Rica decreased to -37884.70 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 9872.70 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Changes in Inventories in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 165.76 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Costa Rica increased to 165.76 Index Points in March of 2014 from 164.75 Index Points in February of 2014. Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Consumer Spending at 448161.30 CRC Million  
Consumer Spending in Costa Rica increased to 448161.30 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 389016.20 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Consumer Spending in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Current Account at -760.14 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 760.14 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Current Account in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 317.85 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica increased to 317.85 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 260.22 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013. Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica GDP Constant Prices at 573458.30 CRC Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica increased to 573458.30 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 573221.30 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank Of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Government Spending at 50118.70 CRC Million  
Government Spending in Costa Rica increased to 50118.70 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 49767.90 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Government Spending in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 183181.90 CRC Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica increased to 183181.90 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2013 from 155588.20 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2013. Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank Of Costa Rica.
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 367.48 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica increased to 367.48 Index Points in March of 2014 from 361.89 Index Points in February of 2014. Producer Prices in Costa Rica is reported by the Central Bank of Costa Rica.
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