Costa Rica Costa Rica

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Costa Rica, is a country located at Central America, it has an area of 51,100 Km2 and it may be considered quite a small country.

Costa Rica, with a population of 5,075,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world and it has a moderate population density, 99 people per km2.

It's capital is San Jose and its currency is Costa Rican colones

Costa Rica is holding the 80 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2019 was 32,463 millions of euros (36,342 millions of dollars), ( 56.84% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 6,397€ euros per inhabitant7,161$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Costa Rica was on August of 2021 and it was 1.7%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Costa Rica, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.81 points in 2019, leaving it in 62th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Costa Rica are business, you must know it's in the 67th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Costa Rica, if you want to see information about other countries click here

San Jose: Monthly Temp.
San Jose: Monthly Rainfall
Costa Rica Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2021Q12,503€
Annual GDP [+]202053,862M.€
Annual GDP [+]202061,521M.$
GDP per capita [+]202010,613€
GDP per capita [+]202012,122$
Quarterly GDP [+]2021Q112,701M.€
Debt (M.€.) [+]201932,463
Debt (M.$.) [+]201936,342
Debt (%GDP) [+]201956.84%
Debt Per Capita [+]20196,397€
Debt Per Capita [+]20197,161$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2019-3,873
Deficit (M.$) [+]2019-4,336
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2019-6.78%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]201912,504.3
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201913,998.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20183,709.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20184,381.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201826.09%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20193,072.3
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20193,439.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201726.91%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20190
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20190
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20190%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201921.89%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20192,464€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20192,758$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018739€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018872$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2019607€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2019680$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20190€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20190$
Moody's Rating [+]06/02/2020B2
S&P Rating [+]06/09/2020B
Fitch Rating [+]05/12/2020B
Corruption Index [+]202057
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201962º
Fragile States Index [+]201843.2
Innovation Ranking [+]201854º
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2021Q118.2%
Unemployed [+]2021Q1443 m.
NMW [+]2020481.7 $
NMW [+]2020428.8 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201761º
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]09/21/2021626.4700
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/20/202154.80%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]August 20211.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]03/01/20210.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]201967º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201930,825
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 20197.23
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015221.89
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202025.0%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]20193,139,008
Exports [+]202010,658.0 M.€
Exports [+]202012,173.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]202019.79%
Imports [+]202013,081.5 M.€
Imports [+]202014,941.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]202024.29%
Trade balance [+]2020-2,423.5 M.€
Trade balance [+]2020-2,768.1 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2020-4.50%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]201528º
Density [+]201999
Global Peace Ranking [+]202139º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017562.1
% Immigrant [+]20198.23%
% Emigrant [+]20192.96%
Birth Rate [+]201813.97‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017896.4
Crude death rate [+]20185.08‰
Fertility Rate [+]20181.75
Population [+]20195,075,000
Immigrant stock [+]2019417,768
Emigrant stock [+]2019150,400
HDI [+]20190.810
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202013º
Life expectancy [+]201880.10
Suicides [+]2019384
Suicide rate [+]20197.60
Number of homicides [+]2019563
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201911.15
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20191.80
Consumption GWh [+]201810,065
Generation GWh [+]201911,386
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]09/20/20216,056
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]09/20/2021510,653
Fully vaccinated [+]09/21/20211,727,299
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]09/20/20211,193.30
Doses administered [+]09/21/20214,872,085