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Country statistical profile: Costa Rica 2022
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Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
15 542
 
16 616
 
17 649
 
19 119
 
20 368
 
21 284
 
e 
22 434
 
e 
22 028
 
e 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
14 976
 
15 930
 
16 894
 
18 313
 
19 304
 
20 148
 
e 
21 123
 
e 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.6
 
3.3
 
4.6
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.5
 
3.5
 
3.7
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
2.6
 
2.3
 
-4.1
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
1.6
 
0.7
 
1.7
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
4.8
 
3.9
 
3.5
 
6.0
 
0.1
 
0.8
 
e 
-5.4
 
e 
0.7
 
e 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.1
 
4.7
 
e 
4.5
 
e 
..
 
Industry including energy
%
17.7
 
16.9
 
16.0
 
16.0
 
15.9
 
16.2
 
e 
16.1
 
e 
..
 
Construction
%
5.6
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.3
 
5.0
 
5.0
 
e 
4.5
 
e 
..
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
17.5
 
17.8
 
18.1
 
18.0
 
18.5
 
18.5
 
e 
17.9
 
e 
..
 
Information, communication
%
3.9
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
e 
5.3
 
e 
..
 
Finance and insurance
%
5.4
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.9
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
e 
6.1
 
e 
..
 
Real estate
%
9.8
 
9.3
 
9.1
 
9.0
 
8.9
 
8.7
 
e 
8.7
 
e 
..
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.9
 
12.0
 
12.3
 
12.5
 
e 
12.9
 
e 
..
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
20.4
 
20.2
 
20.3
 
20.2
 
19.7
 
19.6
 
e 
20.1
 
e 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
3.4
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.6
 
3.7
 
3.7
 
e 
3.8
 
e 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-2.6
 
-1.4
 
-2.4
 
-2.3
 
-3.3
 
-2.7
 
e 
-2.7
 
e 
-4.6
 
e 
General government debt
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
29.6
 
30.6
 
29.7
 
30.3
 
29.7
 
30.6
 
41.2
 
41.2
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
32.0
 
31.9
 
31.9
 
32.4
 
32.8
 
33.2
 
34.5
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government/compulsory expenditure on health
% of GDP
5.8
 
5.6
 
5.7
 
5.5
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.4
 
..
 
Voluntary expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.9
 
2.1
 
1.9
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
1.9
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
12.4
 
12.2
 
12.5
 
12.2
 
11.9
 
12.2
 
..
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
1.7
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
0.3
 
0.5
 
0.5
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.5
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
3.4
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
0.5
 
0.5
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.9
 
Official Development Assistance - grant equivalent
% of GNI
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Official Development Assistance - flows basis
% of GNI
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
23.0
 
22.6
 
22.9
 
23.5
 
23.0
 
23.2
 
23.6
 
22.9
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
1.2
 
1.2
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
2.1
 
2.1
 
2.2
 
2.3
 
2.5
 
2.5
 
2.8
 
1.9
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
9.0
 
8.8
 
8.8
 
8.7
 
8.4
 
8.1
 
8.2
 
7.6
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
33.5
 
33.8
 
30.8
 
30.9
 
32.3
 
32.4
 
e 
31.3
 
e 
29.0
 
e 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
30.6
 
31.4
 
30.0
 
31.3
 
32.8
 
33.6
 
e 
33.8
 
e 
31.4
 
e 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-6.6
 
-6.3
 
-6.8
 
-5.6
 
-5.9
 
-6.7
 
-5.7
 
-2.7
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
18.1
 
17.6
 
16.3
 
16.1
 
16.8
 
18.2
 
17.6
 
15.2
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
11.5
 
11.2
 
9.4
 
10.5
 
10.9
 
11.5
 
11.9
 
12.5
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
4.6
 
4.5
 
4.6
 
5.1
 
4.8
 
5.5
 
6.3
 
4.0
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
2.4
 
2.6
 
3.1
 
3.4
 
3.8
 
4.2
 
4.6
 
4.0
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
6.9
 
7.1
 
7.7
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
9.8
 
10.9
 
8.0
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
-4.8
 
-4.7
 
-3.4
 
-2.1
 
-3.6
 
-2.9
 
-1.2
 
-1.3
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
1 914
 
2 035
 
2 813
 
2 866
 
3 023
 
3 219
 
3 446
 
3 578
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
21 789
 
24 381
 
30 647
 
33 869
 
36 743
 
39 393
 
43 564
 
46 115
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
2 741
 
2 927
 
2 752
 
2 204
 
2 778
 
2 487
 
2 812
 
1 763
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
340
 
109
 
211
 
77
 
126
 
53
 
117
 
118
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
2.5
 
4.5
 
1.3
 
-1.1
 
2.3
 
3.3
 
2.6
 
0.1
 
Long-term interest rates
%
..
 
9.82
 
10.06
 
8.91
 
..
 
10.34
 
10.35
 
..
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
CRC tln
347.81
 
353.24
 
353.96
 
343.01
 
340.99
 
337.90
 
331.17
 
320.85
 
Exchange rates
CRC tln
499.77
 
538.32
 
534.57
 
544.74
 
567.51
 
576.97
 
587.29
 
584.90
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
71
 
68
 
75
 
73
 
70
 
67
 
66
 
64
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
5.0
 
5.1
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
5.3
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.05
 
0.06
 
..
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
2 604.7
 
2 621.6
 
2 604.5
 
2 560.3
 
2 408.6
 
2 276.3
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
51.0
 
52.3
 
53.2
 
51.7
 
51.0
 
50.4
 
49.9
 
50.5
 
Households with access to internet
%
46.7
 
55.0
 
60.2
 
64.8
 
68.6
 
73.1
 
86.3
 
84.7
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
1 347
 
1 656
 
1 993
 
2 886
 
2 917
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
15
 
16
 
13
 
10
 
9
 
10
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
30
 
27
 
e 
24
 
e 
23
 
e 
22
 
e 
23
 
e 
23
 
e 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
1 752
 
1 788
 
1 877
 
1 218
 
1 267
 
1 462
 
1 344
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
369
 
373
 
387
 
249
 
256
 
292
 
266
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
7
 
7
 
7
 
7
 
8
 
8
 
8
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
23
 
24
 
23
 
23
 
23
 
23
 
25
 
25
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
4 412
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
4 279
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
8 236
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
17.7
 
15.7
 
17.0
 
19.0
 
20.2
 
18.6
 
17.9
 
13.6
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
22.4
 
21.6
 
22.5
 
24.6
 
20.5
 
24.9
 
23.0
 
21.1
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
37.2
 
36.1
 
35.3
 
33.2
 
33.6
 
33.7
 
30.8
 
25.8
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
74.5
 
74.2
 
73.1
 
71.6
 
72.4
 
73.4
 
74.7
 
67.3
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
54.9
 
55.8
 
54.4
 
50.8
 
53.3
 
55.4
 
58.1
 
50.2
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
18.2
 
19.0
 
18.2
 
15.6
 
16.5
 
17.9
 
19.1
 
17.7
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
25.5
 
24.4
 
24.3
 
23.4
 
24.3
 
25.1
 
26.6
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
9.4
 
9.6
 
9.6
 
9.5
 
9.1
 
10.3
 
11.8
 
19.6
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
8.3
 
8.1
 
8.0
 
8.0
 
7.5
 
8.4
 
9.3
 
15.6
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
11.1
 
11.9
 
12.2
 
12.1
 
11.6
 
13.2
 
15.3
 
25.7
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
11.1
 
15.9
 
15.9
 
16.7
 
14.7
 
14.4
 
12.9
 
7.7
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
13.8
 
6.1
 
6.9
 
5.5
 
2.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
2 141
 
2 122
 
2 148
 
2 205
 
2 179
 
2 121
 
2 060
 
1 913
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
4 713
 
4 773
 
4 832
 
4 890
 
4 947
 
5 003
 
5 058
 
5 111
 
Population growth rates
%
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.2
 
1.2
 
1.2
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.8
 
1.7
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
23.8
 
23.4
 
23.0
 
22.7
 
22.4
 
22.2
 
22.0
 
21.8
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
7.0
 
7.1
 
7.4
 
7.6
 
7.9
 
8.2
 
8.5
 
8.9
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
79.6
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.1
 
80.2
 
80.4
 
80.5
 
80.7
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.1
 
77.2
 
77.4
 
77.5
 
77.6
 
77.8
 
77.9
 
78.1
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
82.1
 
82.3
 
82.4
 
82.6
 
82.7
 
82.9
 
83.0
 
83.2
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
8.7
 
8.1
 
7.7
 
7.9
 
7.9
 
8.4
 
8.2
 
8.0
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
7.0
 
5.8
 
6.7
 
7.0
 
5.7
 
..
 
7.7
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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Last updated: 18 March 2022; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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