The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 5.2 million people in 2020, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos de Costa Rica

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. Costa Rica Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2023.

Population in Costa Rica is expected to reach 5.33 Million by the end of 2023, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Costa Rica Population is projected to trend around 5.39 Million in 2024 and 5.45 Million in 2025, according to our econometric models.

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Costa Rica Population

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 11.70 12.00 percent Dec 2022
Population 5.21 5.16 Million Dec 2021
Employed Persons 2098103.00 2173061.00 Mar 2023
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.70 60.50 percent Dec 2022

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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.21 5.16 5.21 1.33 1960 - 2021 Million Yearly