Costa Rica Population

The total population in Costa Rica was last recorded at 4.7 million people in 2012 from 1.3 million in 1960, changing 250 percent during the last 50 years. Population in Costa Rica is reported by the INEC, Costa Rica. From 1960 until 2012, Costa Rica Population averaged 2.9 Million reaching an all time high of 4.7 Million in December of 2012 and a record low of 1.3 Million in December of 1960. The population of Costa Rica represents 0.07 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 1474 people on the planet is a resident of Costa Rica. This page provides - Costa Rica Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-18

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
4.65 4.59 4.65 1.33 4.71 | 2013/12 1960 - 2012 Million Yearly

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Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Population 4.65 2012-12-31 4.59 4.65 1.33 4.71 2013-12-31 Million [+]
Unemployment Rate 8.30 2013-12-31 8.90 10.91 8.30 9.40 2013-12-31 Percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 169490.00 2012-06-29 165015.00 172205.00 38708.00 169921.14 2012-12-31 [+]
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Population | Notes
Population estimates are usually produced by a country´s statistical office or Census Bureau. The Population Census provides the most reliable picture of a country's population because the data is collected at a specified time from the entire population; in contrast to other surveys, in which information is collected from only a small part of the residents. When monthly population estimates are required, the population count is updated by adding births, subtracting deaths, and adding net international migration since the census date.


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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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