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.

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Costa Rica Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 11.90 11.30 12.00 8.30 percent [+]
Unemployed Persons 276279.00 293914.00 293914.00 38708.00 [+]
Minimum Wages 5241.05 5241.05 5241.05 7.53 Index Points [+]
Population 5.00 4.95 5.00 1.33 Million [+]
Wages 663008.00 703537.00 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 62.40 62.90 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 2171766.00 2165323.00 2171766.00 1765039.00 [+]
Employment Rate 55.46 55.40 57.79 51.16 percent [+]


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. This page provides - Costa Rica Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Costa Rica Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

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




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