Population in Costa Rica

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Population in Costa Rica


The continent: America
  
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Dependency ratios in Costa Rica


total dependency ratio

45,40 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 41 in the world of 196 (79,59%); 7 place in America 37 (83,78%)

youth dependency ratio

32,40 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 73 in the world of 196 (63,27%); 11 place in America 37 (72,97%)

elderly dependency ratio

12,90 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 124 in the world of 196 (37,24%); 23 place in America 37 (40,54%)

potential support ratio

7,70 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 72 in the world of 196 (63,78%); 15 place in America 37 (62,16%)

Urbanization of the population in Costa Rica


Population

4 807 850 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 233 (48,50%); 20 place in America 50 (62%)
5,46 % (1,09 % annual) ↘
min: 1 333 042; max: 4 807 850; max-min: 3 474 808 (72,27%); mid: 3 070 446;
1 737 404 (36,14%)
1,05 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 122 in the world of 216 (43,98%); 21 place in America 45 (55,56%)
20,15 % (4,03 % annual) ↗
min: 1,05; max: 3,60; max-min: 2,55 (70,83%); mid: 2,33;
-1,28 (-121,39%)

Rural population

1 114 412 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 127 in the world of 205 (38,54%); 23 place in America 41 (46,34%)
15,29 % (3,06 % annual) ↗
min: 876 422; max: 1 610 537; max-min: 734 115 (45,58%); mid: 1 243 480;
-129 068 (-11,58%)
23,18 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 152 in the world of 205 (26,34%); 25 place in America 41 (41,46%)
21,95 % (4,39 % annual) ↗
min: 23,18; max: 65,75; max-min: 42,57 (64,74%); mid: 44,46;
-21,28 (-91,82%)
-2,78 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 197 in the world of 205 (4,39%); 38 place in America 41 (9,76%)
0,739 % (0,148 % annual) ↘
min: -2,88; max: 3,49; max-min: 6,37 (182,59%); mid: 0,304;
-3,09 (110,90%)

Urban population

3 693 438 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 214 (51,40%); 19 place in America 44 (59,09%)
11,72 % (2,34 % annual) ↘
min: 456 620; max: 3 693 438; max-min: 3 236 818 (87,64%); mid: 2 075 029;
1 618 409 (43,82%)
76,82 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 63 in the world of 214 (71,03%); 20 place in America 44 (56,82%)
6,62 % (1,32 % annual) ↘
min: 34,25; max: 76,82; max-min: 42,57 (55,41%); mid: 55,54;
21,28 (27,71%)
2,24 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 86 in the world of 214 (60,28%); 7 place in America 44 (86,36%)
29,37 % (5,87 % annual) ↗
min: 2,24; max: 5,17; max-min: 2,93 (56,74%); mid: 3,70;
-1,47 (-65,57%)

Population in largest city

1 170 188 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 151 (31,13%); 20 place in America 24 (20,83%)
4,16 % (0,832 % annual) ↘
min: 229 792; max: 1 170 188; max-min: 940 396 (80,36%); mid: 699 990;
470 198 (40,18%)
24,34 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 35 in the world of 151 (77,48%); 9 place in America 24 (66,67%)
1,38 % (0,276 % annual) ↗
min: 17,24; max: 26,29; max-min: 9,05 (34,43%); mid: 21,76;
2,58 (10,59%)

Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million

1 170 188 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 115 (9,57%); 20 place in America 22 (13,64%)
4,16 % (0,832 % annual) ↘
min: 229 792; max: 1 170 188; max-min: 940 396 (80,36%); mid: 699 990;
470 198 (40,18%)
24,34 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 115 (59,13%); 17 place in America 22 (27,27%)
1,38 % (0,276 % annual) ↗
min: 17,24; max: 26,29; max-min: 9,05 (34,43%); mid: 21,76;
2,58 (10,58%)

Migration in Costa Rica


Population

4 807 850 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 233 (48,50%); 20 place in America 50 (62%)
5,46 % (1,09 % annual) ↘
min: 1 333 042; max: 4 807 850; max-min: 3 474 808 (72,27%); mid: 3 070 446;
1 737 404 (36,14%)

International migrant stock, total

421 697 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 214 (67,29%); 8 place in America 44 (84,09%)
3,86 % (0,773 % annual) ↘
min: 310 946; max: 421 697; max-min: 110 751 (26,26%); mid: 366 321;
55 376 (13,13%)
8,77 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 214 (62,62%); 17 place in America 44 (63,64%)
1,69 % (0,338 % annual) ↗
min: 7,92; max: 13,49; max-min: 5,57 (41,28%); mid: 10,71;
-1,93 (-22,05%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,075 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 78 in the world of 180 (57,22%); 6 place in America 39 (87,18%)
470,57 % (94,11 % annual) ↗
min: 0,075; max: 8,92; max-min: 8,85 (99,16%); mid: 4,50;
-4,42 (-5 881%)
3 616 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 88 in the world of 180 (51,67%); 7 place in America 39 (84,62%)
439,41 % (87,88 % annual) ↗
min: 3 616; max: 276 210; max-min: 272 594 (98,69%); mid: 139 913;
-136 297 (-3 769%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,0078829 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 123 in the world of 196 (37,76%); 26 place in America 38 (34,21%)
1,76 % (0,352 % annual) ↘
min: 0,0014521; max: 0,0078829; max-min: 0,0064309 (81,58%); mid: 0,0046675;
0,0032154 (40,79%)
379 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 116 in the world of 196 (41,33%); 21 place in America 38 (47,37%)
7,12 % (1,42 % annual) ↘
min: 1; max: 462; max-min: 461 (99,78%); mid: 231,50;
147,50 (38,92%)

Fertility in Costa Rica


Birth rate, crude

14,77 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 130 in the world of 207 (37,68%); 27 place in America 42 (38,10%)
7,26 % (1,45 % annual) ↗
min: 14,77; max: 44,56; max-min: 29,79 (66,86%); mid: 29,66;
-14,90 (-100,86%)

Birth rate, crude

69 781 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 122 in the world of 207 (41,55%); 21 place in America 42 (52,38%)
3,18 % (0,635 % annual) ↗
min: 59 615; max: 82 400; max-min: 22 785 (27,65%); mid: 71 007;
-1 226 (-1,76%)

Fertility rate

1,82 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 144 in the world of 203 (29,56%); 30 place in America 40 (27,50%)
5,66 % (1,13 % annual) ↗
min: 1,82; max: 6,45; max-min: 4,63 (71,80%); mid: 4,14;
-2,32 (-127,32%)

Adolescent fertility rate

56,03 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 68 in the world of 193 (65,28%); 17 place in America 37 (56,76%)
9,30 % (1,86 % annual) ↗
min: 56,03; max: 118,92; max-min: 62,89 (52,89%); mid: 87,47;
-31,45 (-56,13%)

Child and maternal mortality in Costa Rica


Birth rate, crude

69 781 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 86 in the world of 207 (58,94%); 22 place in America 42 (50%)
3,18 % (0,635 % annual) ↗
min: 59 615; max: 82 400; max-min: 22 785 (27,65%); mid: 71 007;
-1 226 (-1,76%)
4,83 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 23 in the world of 206 (89,32%); 6 place in America 42 (88,10%)
5,03 % (1,01 % annual) ↘
min: 3,98; max: 10,05; max-min: 6,07 (60,42%); mid: 7,01;
-2,18 (-45,17%)

Maternal mortality

18 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 63 in the world of 181 (65,75%); 11 place in America 33 (69,70%)
16,67 % (3,33 % annual) ↗
min: 18; max: 38; max-min: 20 (52,63%); mid: 28;
-10 (-55,56%)
0,0037439 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 63 in the world of 181 (65,75%); 7 place in America 33 (81,82%)
23,41 % (4,68 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0037439; max: 0,012; max-min: 0,0078841 (67,80%); mid: 0,0076859;
-0,0039420 (-105,29%)

Number of neonatal deaths

421 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 73 in the world of 192 (62,50%); 15 place in America 35 (60%)
19,48 % (3,90 % annual) ↗
min: 421; max: 729; max-min: 308 (42,25%); mid: 575;
-154 (-36,58%)
0,088 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 63 in the world of 192 (67,71%); 7 place in America 35 (82,86%)
26,38 % (5,28 % annual) ↗
min: 0,088; max: 0,235; max-min: 0,148 (62,81%); mid: 0,162;
-0,074 (-84,45%)

Mortality rate, under 5

663 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 73 in the world of 193 (62,69%); 16 place in America 35 (57,14%)
16,44 % (3,29 % annual) ↗
min: 663; max: 5 587; max-min: 4 924 (88,13%); mid: 3 125;
-2 462 (-371,34%)
0,138 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 59 in the world of 193 (69,95%); 6 place in America 35 (85,71%)
23,17 % (4,63 % annual) ↗
min: 0,138; max: 3,51; max-min: 3,38 (96,08%); mid: 1,83;
-1,69 (-1 224%)

Causes of death in Costa Rica


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

6,50 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 43 in the world of 172 (75,58%); 4 place in America 29 (89,66%)
6,67 % (1,33 % annual) ↗
min: 6,50; max: 9,10; max-min: 2,60 (28,57%); mid: 7,80;
-1,30 (-20%)

Cause of death, by injury

10,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 118 in the world of 172 (31,98%); 12 place in America 29 (62,07%)
1,71 % (0,343 % annual) ↗
min: 10,70; max: 11,80; max-min: 1,10 (9,32%); mid: 11,25;
-0,550 (-5,14%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

82,80 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 113 in the world of 172 (34,88%); 23 place in America 29 (24,14%)
0,745 % (0,149 % annual) ↘
min: 79,10; max: 82,80; max-min: 3,70 (4,47%); mid: 80,95;
1,85 (2,23%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

13,90 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 76 in the world of 178 (57,87%); 13 place in America 31 (61,29%)

Life Expectancy in Costa Rica


Life expectancy

79,40 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 39 in the world of 201 (81,09%); 6 place in America 40 (87,50%)
0,840 % (0,168 % annual) ↘
min: 60,58; max: 79,40; max-min: 18,83 (23,71%); mid: 69,99;
9,41 (11,86%)

Life expectancy, male

77,01 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 40 in the world of 201 (80,60%); 5 place in America 40 (90%)
0,874 % (0,175 % annual) ↘
min: 59,22; max: 77,01; max-min: 17,79 (23,10%); mid: 68,12;
8,89 (11,55%)

Life expectancy, female

81,91 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 40 in the world of 201 (80,60%); 7 place in America 40 (85%)
0,806 % (0,161 % annual) ↘
min: 62,00; max: 81,91; max-min: 19,92 (24,32%); mid: 71,96;
9,96 (12,16%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

4,86 [?] (2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 201 (57,21%); 30 place in America 40 (27,50%)
1,09 % (0,218 % annual) ↗
min: 2,76; max: 5,42; max-min: 2,66 (49,05%); mid: 4,09;
0,775 (15,93%)

Survival to age 65 in Costa Rica


Survival to age 65

8,90 [?] (2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 194 (63,92%); 15 place in America 37 (62,16%)
16,21 % (3,24 % annual) ↘
min: 3,02; max: 8,90; max-min: 5,88 (66,05%); mid: 5,96;
2,94 (33,03%)

Survival to age 65, male

82,63 [?] (2014)
(descending): 43 in the world of 193 (78,24%); 5 place in America 37 (89,19%)
1,12 % (0,225 % annual) ↘
min: 58,26; max: 82,63; max-min: 24,37 (29,49%); mid: 70,45;
12,19 (14,75%)

Survival to age 65, female

89,65 [?] (2014)
(descending): 40 in the world of 193 (79,79%); 5 place in America 37 (89,19%)
0,641 % (0,128 % annual) ↘
min: 63,43; max: 89,65; max-min: 26,22 (29,24%); mid: 76,54;
13,11 (14,62%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,924 [?] (2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 193 (70,47%); 4 place in America 37 (91,89%)
0,720 % (0,144 % annual) ↘
min: 0,893; max: 0,924; max-min: 0,031 (3,35%); mid: 0,908;
0,015 (1,68%)

Age structure in Costa Rica


0-14 years

22,82 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 126 in the world of 227 (44,93%); 23 place in America 49 (55,10%)

15-24 years

16,75 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 117 in the world of 227 (48,90%); 22 place in America 49 (57,14%)

25-54 years

43,99 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 50 in the world of 227 (78,41%); 12 place in America 49 (77,55%)

55-64 years

8,90 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 227 (55,51%); 25 place in America 49 (51,02%)

65 years and over

7,54 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 227 (55,07%); 29 place in America 49 (42,86%)

The ratio of women/men in Costa Rica


0-14 years

1,05 [?] (2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 227 (54,63%); 13 place in America 49 (75,51%)

15-24 years

1,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 227 (54,63%); 15 place in America 49 (71,43%)

25-54 years

1,01 [?] (2015)
(descending): 95 in the world of 227 (58,59%); 15 place in America 49 (71,43%)

55-64 years

0,953 [?] (2015)
(descending): 104 in the world of 227 (54,63%); 16 place in America 49 (69,39%)

65 years and over

0,858 [?] (2015)
(descending): 69 in the world of 227 (70,04%); 12 place in America 49 (77,55%)

Average age in Costa Rica


total

30,90 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 227 (53,74%); 29 place in America 49 (42,86%)

male

30,40 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 103 in the world of 227 (55,07%); 28 place in America 49 (44,90%)

female

31,30 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 227 (54,19%); 29 place in America 49 (42,86%)

Tourism in Costa Rica


International tourism, number of arrivals

2 527 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 70 in the world of 195 (64,62%); 13 place in America 44 (72,73%)
16,90 % (3,38 % annual) ↘
min: 781 000; max: 2 527 000; max-min: 1 746 000 (69,09%); mid: 1 654 000;
873 000 (34,55%)

International tourism, number of departures

798 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 82 in the world of 107 (24,30%); 16 place in America 24 (37,50%)
17,04 % (3,41 % annual) ↘
min: 273 000; max: 798 000; max-min: 525 000 (65,79%); mid: 535 500;
262 500 (32,89%)