Costa Rica  

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 5,022,000 people, it is one of the least populous country in the world ant it has a moderate population density, 98 people per km2.

The capital is San Jose and its currency is Costa Rican colones

Costa Rica is holding the 78 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2018 was 27,404 millions of euros32,364 millions of dollars, ( 53.55% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 5,457€ euros per inhabitant6,444$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Costa Rica was on September of 2019 and it was 2.5%.

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 0.794 points in 2017, leaving it in 63th 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
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2019Q22,683€
Annual GDP [+]201851,197M.€
Annual GDP [+]201860,464M.$
GDP per capita [+]201810,195€
GDP per capita [+]201812,039$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q213,476M.€
Debt [+]201827,404
Debt [+]201832,364
Debt (%GDP) [+]201853.55%
Debt Per Capita [+]20185,457€
Debt Per Capita [+]20186,444$
Deficit (M.€) [+]2018-3,087
Deficit (M.$) [+]2018-3,646
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2018-6.03%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]201810,074.0
Expenditure (M.$) [+]201811,897.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]20173,858.8
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]20174,359.3
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201730.15%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]20162,920.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]20163,233.0
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201629.19%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20180
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20180
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20180%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201819.69%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20182,006€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]20182,369$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017777€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2017878$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016600€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2016664$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20180€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]20180$
Moody's Rating [+]12/05/2018B1
S&P Rating [+]12/21/2018B+
Fitch Rating [+]01/15/2019B+
Corruption Index [+]201856
Competitiveness Ranking [+]201855º
Fragile States Index [+]201843.2
Innovation Ranking [+]201854º
Unemployment rate [+]2019Q110.9%
Unemployed [+]2019Q1266 m.
NMW [+]2018460.4 $
NMW [+]2018383.9 €
Human Capital Ranking [+]201761º
US Dollar exchange rate [+]10/17/2017569.7700
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/14/2019-22.67%
CPI (overall index) [+]September 20192.5%
Money Market
Key rates [+]09/19/20193.75%
Doing Business [+]201967º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 201743,518
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201710.45
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015221.89
Standard VAT [+]01/01/200613.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201815.0%
Exports [+]20179,074.6 M.€
Exports [+]201710,251.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201717.48%
Imports [+]201713,563.0 M.€
Imports [+]201715,322.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201726.12%
Trade balance [+]2017-4,488.4 M.€
Trade balance [+]2017-5,070.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]2017-8.64%
Ranking [+]201528º
Density [+]201898
Global Peace Ranking [+]201933º
Remittance received (M.$) [+]2017562.1
% Immigrant [+]20178.34%
% Emigrant [+]20172.89%
Birth Rate [+]201714.06‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]2017896.4
Crude death rate [+]20175.00‰
Fertility Rate [+]20171.77
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]201611.90
Population [+]20185,022,000
Immigrant stock [+]2017414,214
Emigrant stock [+]2017143,465
HDI [+]20170.794
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201822º
Life expectancy [+]201780.03
Number of homicides [+]2016578
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20171.66