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Sunday May 19 2019
Costa Rica - Credit Rating at 50.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Costa Rica stands at B+ with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Costa Rica was last set at B1 with negative outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Costa Rica was last reported at B+ with negative outlook.
Saturday May 18 2019
Costa Rica Government Revenues at 1357042.40 CRC Million  
Government Revenues in Costa Rica increased to 1357042.40 CRC Million in March from 797762.30 CRC Million in February of 2019.
Saturday May 18 2019
Costa Rica Fiscal Expenditure at 1923042.60 CRC Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Costa Rica increased to 1923042.60 CRC Million in March from 1184784.60 CRC Million in February of 2019.
Saturday May 18 2019
Costa Rica Minimum Monthly Wages at 5241.05 Index Points  
Minimum Wages in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 5241.05 Index Points in April from 5241.05 Index Points in March of 2019.
Saturday May 18 2019
Costa Rica Government Budget Value at -566000.20 CRC Million  
Costa Rica recorded a government budget deficit of 566000.20 CRC Million in March of 2019.
Tuesday May 14 2019
Costa Rica IMAE at 1.50 percent  
The economy of Costa Rica advanced 1.5 percent year-on-year in March 2019, slowing from a 2.9 percent expansion in the previous month. Output shrank in agriculture, forestry & fishing (-8.3 percent from 3.1 percent in February); manufacturing (-0.1 percent from 3.6 percent); and public administration (-0.1 percent from 0.7 percent). Also, mining activity contracted further (-6.8 percent from -4.5 percent) and growth eased in transportation & storage (0.6 percent from 2.9 percent); and real estate (2.1 percent from 2.6 percent). Meanwhile, output rebounded in hotels & restaurants (1.7 percent from -0.4 percent).
Monday May 13 2019
Costa Rica Population at 5.00 Million  
The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 5.0 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.
Monday May 13 2019
Costa Rica Government Budget at -5.90 percent of GDP  
Costa Rica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Saturday May 11 2019
Costa Rica Money Supply M2 at 10751603.79 CRC Million  
Money Supply M2 in Costa Rica increased to 10751603.79 CRC Million in April from 10693276.67 CRC Million in March of 2019.
Saturday May 11 2019
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 117.03 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica increased to 117.03 Index Points in April from 116.84 Index Points in March of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica Cpi Housing Utilities at 108.96 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Costa Rica increased to 108.96 Index Points in April from 107.01 Index Points in March of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica CPI Transportation at 106.41 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Costa Rica increased to 106.41 Index Points in April of 2019 from 104.67 Index Points in March of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica Food Inflation at -0.36 percent  
Cost of food in Costa Rica decreased 0.36 percent in April of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica Inflation Rate at 2.07 percent  
The annual inflation rate in Costa Rica increased to 2.07 percent in April 2019 from 1.42 percent in March. Prices rose further for transportation (4.7 percent from 2.9 percent in March); housing and utilities (3.3 percent from 1.7 percent); hotels and restaurants (2.3 percent from 1.9 percent); recreation and culture (3.1 percent from 2.7 percent); miscellaneous good and services (2.0 percent from 1.7 percent); and health (3.6 percent from 3.0 percent). Also, cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages fell less (-0.4 percent from -1.0 percent). On the other hand, prices eased for alcoholic beverages (4.1 percent from 6.0 percent) and inflation was steady for education (at 3.4 percent, the same as in March). Additionally, cost of communication declined at a faster pace (-0.6 percent from -0.5 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.56 percent, after decreasing 0.14 percent in the prior month.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica Inflation Rate MoM at 0.56 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Costa Rica increased 0.56 percent in April of 2019 over the previous month.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 105.10 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Costa Rica increased to 105.10 Index Points in April from 104.51 Index Points in March of 2019.
Wednesday May 08 2019
Costa Rica Interest Rate at 5.00 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Costa Rica was last recorded at 5 percent.
Monday May 06 2019
Costa Rica Unemployment Rate at 11.30 percent  
The unemployment rate in Costa Rica rose to 11.3 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 10.3 percent in the same period in the previous year, as the number of unemployed increased by 47.2 thousand to 276.3 thousand, while employment advanced 167.1 thousand to 2.171 million. The employment rate went up to 55.4 percent from 51.8 percent a year earlier, and the activity rate rose to 62.4 percent from 57.7 percent.
Saturday May 04 2019
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 8243.59 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica increased to 8243.59 USD Million in the second quarter of 2019 from 7544.61 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Nomimal Wages at 651677.00 CRC/Month  
Wages in Costa Rica increased to 651677 CRC/Month in October from 649451 CRC/Month in September of 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Unemployed Persons at 276279.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Costa Rica decreased to 276279 in the first quarter of 2019 from 293914 in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Employed Persons at 2171766.00  
The number of employed persons in Costa Rica increased to 2171766 in the first quarter of 2019 from 2165323 in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate at 62.40 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 62.40 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 62.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Employment Rate at 55.40 percent  
Employment Rate in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 55.40 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 55.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Tuesday April 30 2019
Costa Rica Gasoline Prices at 0.99 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Costa Rica increased to 0.99 USD/Liter in April from 0.93 USD/Liter in March of 2019.
Tuesday April 23 2019
Costa Rica Balance of Trade at -445.10 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 445.10 USD Million in March of 2019.
Tuesday April 23 2019
Costa Rica Exports at 1017.80 USD Million  
Exports in Costa Rica increased to 1017.80 USD Million in March from 906 USD Million in February of 2019.
Tuesday April 23 2019
Costa Rica Imports at 1462.90 USD Million  
Imports in Costa Rica increased to 1462.90 USD Million in March from 1202.50 USD Million in February of 2019.
Monday April 15 2019
Costa Rica Government Debt to GDP at 69.60 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a government debt equivalent to 69.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Monday April 15 2019
Costa Rica Current Account to GDP at -3.10 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Saturday April 06 2019
Costa Rica Public External Debt at 28655.40 USD Million  
External Debt in Costa Rica increased to 28655.40 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 27965.30 USD Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica Changes in Inventories at 298971.40 CRC Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Costa Rica increased by 298971.40 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 1316798.70 CRC Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica increased to 1316798.70 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 1309843.10 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica Government Spending at 1124213.40 CRC Million  
Government Spending in Costa Rica decreased to 1124213.40 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 1146053.30 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica Consumer Spending at 4767384.90 CRC Million  
Consumer Spending in Costa Rica increased to 4767384.90 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 4748225.60 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Utilities at 179441.43 CRC Million  
GDP From Utilities in Costa Rica increased to 179441.43 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 179077.94 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Transport at 276874.67 CRC Million  
GDP From Transport in Costa Rica increased to 276874.67 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 275163.32 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Wholesale and Retail Trade at 685338.79 CRC Million  
GDP From Services in Costa Rica increased to 685338.79 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 684960.11 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Public Administration at 277656.59 CRC Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Costa Rica increased to 277656.59 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 277462.59 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Mining at 19577.39 CRC Million  
GDP From Mining in Costa Rica decreased to 19577.39 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 20035.54 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Agriculture at 348787.89 CRC Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Costa Rica decreased to 348787.89 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 349070.30 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Construction at 318476.28 CRC Million  
GDP From Construction in Costa Rica decreased to 318476.28 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 321878.18 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Manufacturing at 844915.75 CRC Million  
GDP From Manufacturing in Costa Rica increased to 844915.75 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 839422.08 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP Constant Prices at 7128345.33 CRC Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica increased to 7128345.33 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 7104091.78 CRC Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 1.90 percent  
The economy of Costa Rica grew 1.9 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, following a revised 2.4 percent expansion in the previous three-month period, as growth slowed for agriculture (0.8 percent vs 1.6 percent in Q3), construction (6.5 percent vs 7.4 percent), trade (0.9 percent vs 1.5 percent) and information and communication (5.2 percent vs 6.6 percent), while education and health output continued to contract (-3.3 percent vs -0.5 percent). By contrast, growth accelerated for manufacturing (2.2 percent vs 2.1 percent); financial and insurance activities (5.8 percent vs 4.2 percent) and business services (4.2 percent vs 4 percent). On the expenditure side of the accounts, a slowdown was seen in private consumption (1.6 percent vs 2 percent) and fixed investment (2.2 percent vs 2.9 percent), while public spending fell further (-3.2 percent vs -0.3 percent).
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica Capital Flows at -958.82 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 958.82 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday April 01 2019
Costa Rica Current Account at -797.67 USD Million  
The current account deficit in Costa Rica widened to USD 797.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from USD 539.9 million in the same period last year, as the primary income gap increased sharply to USD 932.4 million from USD 592.0 million. Meanwhile, the goods and services account posted a USD 3.4 million surplus compared to a USD 61.7 million deficit a year ago and the secondary income surplus rose to USD 131.4 million from USD 113.7 million. Considering 2018 full year, the current account deficit widened to USD 1.88 million from USD 1.82 million in 2017.
Monday March 25 2019
Costa Rica Gold Reserves at 0.00 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2018 from 0 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday February 11 2019
Costa Rica Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 in 2017 from 0 in 2016.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Costa Rica Corruption Index at 56.00 Points  
Costa Rica scored 56 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Costa Rica Corruption Rank at 48.00  
Costa Rica is the 48 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Inflation Expectations at 3.70 percent  
Inflation Expectations in Costa Rica decreased to 3.70 percent in December from 4.20 percent in November of 2018.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Mining Production at -2.20 percent  
Mining production in Costa Rica decreased 2.20 percent in November of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Manufacturing Production at 1.60 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Costa Rica increased 1.60 percent in November of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Industrial Production MoM at -0.30 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica decreased 0.30 percent in November of 2018 over the previous month.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Industrial Production at 1.90 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica increased 1.90 percent in November of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Foreign Direct Investment at 458.20 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Costa Rica increased by 458.20 USD Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday January 28 2019
Costa Rica Construction Output at 5.70 percent  
Construction output in Costa Rica increased 5.70 percent in November of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Thursday January 17 2019
Costa Rica Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 13.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 13 percent.
Thursday January 03 2019
Costa Rica GDP Growth Rate at 1.90 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 1.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over the previous quarter.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Costa Rica at 67.00  
Costa Rica is ranked 67 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Costa Rica deteriorated to 67 in 2018 from 61 in 2017.
Thursday November 01 2018
Costa Rica Wages Low Skilled at 296600.00 CRC/Month  
Wages Low Skilled in Costa Rica decreased to 296600 CRC/Month in 2018 from 298000 CRC/Month in 2017.
Thursday November 01 2018
Costa Rica Wages High Skilled at 748700.00 CRC/Month  
Wages High Skilled in Costa Rica decreased to 748700 CRC/Month in 2018 from 762500 CRC/Month in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Costa Rica Living Wage Family at 331800.00 CRC/Month  
Living Wage Family in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 331800 CRC/Month in 2018 from 331800 CRC/Month in 2018.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Costa Rica Living Wage Individual at 209000.00 CRC/Month  
Living Wage Individual in Costa Rica was at 209000 CRC/Month in 2018.
Thursday October 18 2018
Costa Rica Competitiveness Rank at 55.00  
Costa Rica is the 55 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday October 18 2018
Costa Rica Competitiveness Index at 62.14 Points  
Costa Rica scored 62.14 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday September 27 2018
Costa Rica Remittances at 111.48 USD Million  
Remittances in Costa Rica increased to 111.48 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 46.06 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Monday September 24 2018
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica at 2.79 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica increased to 2.79 percent in 2017 from 1.21 percent in 2016.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Employees at 9.34 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Costa Rica stands at 9.34 percent.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Companies at 26.33 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Costa Rica stands at 26.33 percent.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Social Security Rate at 35.67 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Costa Rica stands at 35.67 percent.
Monday July 09 2018
Costa Rica GDP per capita PPP at 15524.99 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 15524.99 US dollars in 2017, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Costa Rica, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 87 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Costa Rica GDP per capita at 9792.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 9792 US dollars in 2017. The GDP per Capita in Costa Rica is equivalent to 78 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Costa Rica GDP at 57.06 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica was worth 57.06 billion US dollars in 2017. The GDP value of Costa Rica represents 0.09 percent of the world economy.
Monday February 12 2018
Costa Rica Personal Income Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 15 percent.
Friday February 09 2018
Costa Rica Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 30 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Costa Rica Average Precipitation at 191.73 mm  
Precipitation in Costa Rica decreased to 191.73 mm in December from 280.10 mm in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Costa Rica Average Temperature at 24.61 celsius  
Temperature in Costa Rica decreased to 24.61 celsius in December from 25.12 celsius in November of 2015.
Friday October 27 2017
Costa Rica Internet Speed at 4091.66 KBps  
Internet Speed in Costa Rica increased to 4091.66 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 3879.16 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Costa Rica IP Addresses at 531033.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Costa Rica increased to 531033 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 514721 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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