The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 5.0 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.

Looking back, in the year of 1960, Costa Rica had a population of 1.3 million people. This page provides - Costa Rica Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.

Population in Costa Rica is expected to be 5.03 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Costa Rica Population is projected to trend around 5.20 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Costa Rica Population

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 4.95 5.00 1.33 1960 - 2018 Million Yearly

Costa Rica Population
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.

Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.40 11.90 12.00 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 278108.00 295580.00 295580.00 38708.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 5241.05 5241.05 5241.05 7.53 points [+]
Population 5.00 4.95 5.00 1.33 Million [+]
Wages 681398.00 665012.00 792836.00 357554.00 CRC/Month [+]
Wages High Skilled 748700.00 762500.00 762500.00 728400.00 CRC/Month [+]
Wages Low Skilled 296600.00 298000.00 339500.00 296600.00 CRC/Month [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 61.80 63.00 63.70 56.80 percent [+]
Living Wage Family 331800.00 331800.00 331800.00 331800.00 CRC/Month [+]
Living Wage Individual 209000.00 209000.00 209000.00 209000.00 CRC/Month [+]
Employed Persons 2162613.00 2183195.00 2183195.00 1765039.00 [+]
Employment Rate 54.73 55.46 57.79 51.16 percent [+]