Public sector in Costa Rica

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Public sector in Costa Rica


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Army in Costa Rica


Armed forces personnel, total

9 800 number of people[?] (2014)
(descending): 131 in the world of 169 (23,08%); 21 place in America 30 (33,33%)

Armed forces personnel

0,423 % of total labor force[?] (2014)
(descending): 127 in the world of 166 (24,10%); 24 place in America 29 (20,69%)
7,79 % (1,56 % annual) ↗
min: 0,423; max: 1,46; max-min: 1,04 (71,08%); mid: 0,943;
-0,520 (-122,87%)

Unemployment in Costa Rica


Unemployment

8,30 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 111 in the world of 174 (36,78%); 20 place in America 30 (36,67%)
12,05 % (2,41 % annual) ↘
min: 4,10; max: 8,50; max-min: 4,40 (51,76%); mid: 6,30;
2,00 (24,10%)
6,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 91 in the world of 174 (48,28%); 18 place in America 30 (43,33%)
11,94 % (2,39 % annual) ↘
min: 3,20; max: 7; max-min: 3,80 (54,29%); mid: 5,10;
1,60 (23,88%)
(ascending): 120 in the world of 174 (31,61%); 21 place in America 30 (33,33%)
11,82 % (2,36 % annual) ↘
min: 5,40; max: 11,10; max-min: 5,70 (51,35%); mid: 8,25;
2,75 (25,00%)

Unemployment with primary education

56,30 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 91 in the world of 91 (1,10%); 19 place in America 19 (5,26%)
27,53 % (5,51 % annual) ↘
min: 35,80; max: 76,10; max-min: 40,30 (52,96%); mid: 55,95;
0,350 (0,622%)
62,20 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 95 in the world of 121 (22,31%); 25 place in America 28 (14,29%)
23,79 % (4,76 % annual) ↘
min: 41,10; max: 79,80; max-min: 38,70 (48,50%); mid: 60,45;
1,75 (2,81%)
50,50 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 81 in the world of 81 (1,23%); 16 place in America 16 (6,25%)
30,30 % (6,06 % annual) ↘
min: 28,70; max: 74,40; max-min: 45,70 (61,42%); mid: 51,55;
-1,05 (-2,08%)

Unemployment with secondary education

27,40 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 56 in the world of 121 (54,55%); 11 place in America 28 (64,29%)
55,47 % (11,09 % annual) ↗
min: 12,70; max: 47,40; max-min: 34,70 (73,21%); mid: 30,05;
-2,65 (-9,67%)
23,30 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 52 in the world of 119 (57,14%); 12 place in America 28 (60,71%)
61,37 % (12,27 % annual) ↗
min: 8,60; max: 48,80; max-min: 40,20 (82,38%); mid: 28,70;
-5,40 (-23,18%)
31,40 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 57 in the world of 120 (53,33%); 12 place in America 28 (60,71%)
50,00 % (10,00 % annual) ↗
min: 15,30; max: 49,20; max-min: 33,90 (68,90%); mid: 32,25;
-0,850 (-2,71%)

Unemployment with tertiary education

13,50 {% of total unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 13 in the world of 96 (87,50%); 5 place in America 21 (80,95%)
0,741 % (0,148 % annual) ↘
min: 5; max: 15,70; max-min: 10,70 (68,15%); mid: 10,35;
3,15 (23,33%)
10,50 {% of male unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 16 in the world of 88 (82,95%); 4 place in America 18 (83,33%)
2,86 % (0,571 % annual) ↘
min: 3,60; max: 12,60; max-min: 9,00 (71,43%); mid: 8,10;
2,40 (22,86%)
16,40 {% of female unemployment[?]}
(2013)
(ascending): 11 in the world of 90 (88,89%); 5 place in America 21 (80,95%)
1,22 % (0,244 % annual) ↗
min: 5,90; max: 19,60; max-min: 13,70 (69,90%); mid: 12,75;
3,65 (22,26%)

Employment of the population in Costa Rica


Employment in agriculture

12,70 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 62 in the world of 135 (54,81%); 14 place in America 28 (53,57%)
18,11 % (3,62 % annual) ↗
min: 11,80; max: 30,70; max-min: 18,90 (61,56%); mid: 21,25;
-8,55 (-67,32%)
18,40 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 54 in the world of 123 (56,91%); 13 place in America 26 (53,85%)
14,13 % (2,83 % annual) ↗
min: 16,80; max: 38,20; max-min: 21,40 (56,02%); mid: 27,50;
-9,10 (-49,46%)
3,40 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 79 in the world of 117 (33,33%); 16 place in America 26 (42,31%)
41,18 % (8,24 % annual) ↗
min: 3,40; max: 12,40; max-min: 9,00 (72,58%); mid: 7,90;
-4,50 (-132,35%)

Employment in industry

(descending): 90 in the world of 141 (36,88%); 15 place in America 29 (51,72%)
2,63 % (0,526 % annual) ↗
min: 19; max: 26,30; max-min: 7,30 (27,76%); mid: 22,65;
-3,65 (-19,21%)
23,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 95 in the world of 129 (27,13%); 18 place in America 26 (34,62%)
1,69 % (0,338 % annual) ↗
min: 21,20; max: 27,60; max-min: 6,40 (23,19%); mid: 24,40;
-0,700 (-2,95%)
11,40 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 53 in the world of 124 (58,06%); 7 place in America 24 (75%)
1,75 % (0,351 % annual) ↗
min: 11,30; max: 26,50; max-min: 15,20 (57,36%); mid: 18,90;
-7,50 (-65,79%)

Employment in services

68,20 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 48 in the world of 140 (66,43%); 15 place in America 29 (51,72%)
5,13 % (1,03 % annual) ↘
min: 46,40; max: 68,20; max-min: 21,80 (31,96%); mid: 57,30;
10,90 (15,98%)
57,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 44 in the world of 128 (66,41%); 12 place in America 26 (57,69%)
6,76 % (1,35 % annual) ↘
min: 37,70; max: 57,70; max-min: 20 (34,66%); mid: 47,70;
10 (17,33%)
85,10 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 38 in the world of 123 (69,92%); 12 place in America 24 (54,17%)
2,35 % (0,470 % annual) ↘
min: 66,50; max: 85,10; max-min: 18,60 (21,86%); mid: 75,80;
9,30 (10,93%)

Labor force structure by type of employment in Costa Rica


Self-employed workers

24,50 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 62 in the world of 130 (53,08%); 17 place in America 29 (44,83%)
2,45 % (0,490 % annual) ↘
min: 23,90; max: 31,70; max-min: 7,80 (24,61%); mid: 27,80;
-3,30 (-13,47%)
26,30 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 63 in the world of 126 (50,79%); 17 place in America 28 (42,86%)
1,14 % (0,228 % annual) ↘
min: 25,80; max: 33,30; max-min: 7,50 (22,52%); mid: 29,55;
-3,25 (-12,36%)
21,70 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 57 in the world of 126 (55,56%); 15 place in America 28 (50%)
5,99 % (1,20 % annual) ↘
min: 19,60; max: 29,40; max-min: 9,80 (33,33%); mid: 24,50;
-2,80 (-12,90%)

Family workers

1,10 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 82 in the world of 119 (31,93%); 20 place in America 27 (29,63%)
9,09 % (1,82 % annual) ↗
min: 1,10; max: 7,20; max-min: 6,10 (84,72%); mid: 4,15;
-3,05 (-277,27%)
(descending): 77 in the world of 114 (33,33%); 16 place in America 24 (37,50%)
20,00 % (4,00 % annual) ↗
min: 0,900; max: 6,30; max-min: 5,40 (85,71%); mid: 3,60;
-2,60 (-260,00%)
1,30 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 103 in the world of 114 (10,53%); 22 place in America 25 (16%)

Wage workers

75,50 {% of total labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 70 in the world of 134 (48,51%); 11 place in America 29 (65,52%)
0,795 % (0,159 % annual) ↗
min: 68,30; max: 76,10; max-min: 7,80 (10,25%); mid: 72,20;
3,30 (4,37%)
73,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 62 in the world of 129 (52,71%); 10 place in America 28 (67,86%)
0,407 % (0,081 % annual) ↗
min: 66,70; max: 74,20; max-min: 7,50 (10,11%); mid: 70,45;
3,25 (4,41%)
78,30 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 69 in the world of 129 (47,29%); 12 place in America 29 (62,07%)
1,66 % (0,332 % annual) ↗
min: 70,60; max: 80,40; max-min: 9,80 (12,19%); mid: 75,50;
2,80 (3,58%)

Employers in Costa Rica


Employers

3,80 % of total labor force[?] (2013)
(descending): 52 in the world of 120 (57,50%); 15 place in America 23 (39,13%)
7,89 % (1,58 % annual) ↘
min: 2,80; max: 8,60; max-min: 5,80 (67,44%); mid: 5,70;
-1,90 (-50,00%)

Employers

4,80 % of male labor force[?] (2013)
(descending): 59 in the world of 119 (51,26%); 14 place in America 23 (43,48%)
6,25 % (1,25 % annual) ↘
min: 4,50; max: 10,60; max-min: 6,10 (57,55%); mid: 7,55;
-2,75 (-57,29%)

Employers

2,20 % of female labor force[?] (2013)
(descending): 31 in the world of 116 (74,14%); 13 place in America 22 (45,45%)
18,18 % (3,64 % annual) ↘
min: 1,50; max: 4,90; max-min: 3,40 (69,39%); mid: 3,20;
-1,000 (-45,45%)

Structure of the labor force by education in Costa Rica


Labor force with primary education

50,60 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 1 in the world of 93 (100%); 1 place in America 23 (100%)
24,31 % (4,86 % annual) ↘
min: 35,40; max: 64,50; max-min: 29,10 (45,12%); mid: 49,95;
0,650 (1,28%)
55,70 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 2 in the world of 89 (98,88%); 1 place in America 22 (100%)
24,42 % (4,88 % annual) ↘
min: 39,40; max: 68,80; max-min: 29,40 (42,73%); mid: 54,10;
1,60 (2,87%)
42,80 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 3 in the world of 88 (97,73%); 2 place in America 21 (95,24%)
25,00 % (5,00 % annual) ↘
min: 29,20; max: 55,70; max-min: 26,50 (47,58%); mid: 42,45;
0,350 (0,818%)

Labor force with secondary education

21,80 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 71 in the world of 113 (38,05%); 16 place in America 27 (44,44%)
61,47 % (12,29 % annual) ↗
min: 13,40; max: 37; max-min: 23,60 (63,78%); mid: 25,20;
-3,40 (-15,60%)
20,40 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 69 in the world of 107 (36,45%); 17 place in America 26 (38,46%)
65,69 % (13,14 % annual) ↗
min: 11,50; max: 36,70; max-min: 25,20 (68,66%); mid: 24,10;
-3,70 (-18,14%)
23,90 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 56 in the world of 107 (48,60%); 11 place in America 26 (61,54%)
58,16 % (11,63 % annual) ↗
min: 17,50; max: 39,40; max-min: 21,90 (55,58%); mid: 28,45;
-4,55 (-19,04%)

Labor force with tertiary education

25,30 {% of total[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 44 in the world of 98 (56,12%); 9 place in America 25 (68%)
13,04 % (2,61 % annual) ↘
min: 8,20; max: 25,30; max-min: 17,10 (67,59%); mid: 16,75;
8,55 (33,79%)
21,20 {% of male labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 44 in the world of 90 (52,22%); 7 place in America 23 (73,91%)
14,15 % (2,83 % annual) ↘
min: 6,80; max: 21,20; max-min: 14,40 (67,92%); mid: 14,00;
7,20 (33,96%)
31,50 {% of female labor force[?]}
(2013)
(descending): 45 in the world of 92 (52,17%); 10 place in America 24 (62,50%)
11,11 % (2,22 % annual) ↘
min: 11,50; max: 31,60; max-min: 20,10 (63,61%); mid: 21,55;
9,95 (31,59%)

Intentional homicides

10 per 100,000 people[?] (2014)
(ascending): 151 in the world of 185 (18,92%); 15 place in America 36 (61,11%)
16,00 % (3,20 % annual) ↗
min: 5,30; max: 11,70; max-min: 6,40 (54,66%); mid: 8,50;
1,50 (14,98%)

Losses due to theft, robbery, vandalism, and arson

0,300 % sales[?] (2010)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 96 (86,46%); 4 place in America 25 (88%)

Corruption in Costa Rica


Bribery incidence

8,70 % of firms experiencing at least one bribe payment request[?] (2010)
(ascending): 31 in the world of 104 (71,15%); 13 place in America 26 (53,85%)

Firms expected to give gifts in meetings with tax officials

7,60 % of firms[?] (2010)
(ascending): 36 in the world of 97 (63,92%); 17 place in America 25 (36%)

Informal payments to public officials

3,70 % of firms[?] (2010)
(2010) (ascending): 8 in the world of 134 (94,78%); 6 place in America 30 (83,33%)
813,51 % (162,70 % annual) ↗
min: 3,70; max: 33,80; max-min: 30,10 (89,05%); mid: 18,75;
-15,05 (-406,76%)

Social programs in Costa Rica


Adequacy of social insurance programs

28,64 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2012)
(descending): 48 in the world of 59 (20,34%); 14 place in America 16 (18,75%)
18,92 % (3,78 % annual) ↗
min: 28,64; max: 40,13; max-min: 11,50 (28,65%); mid: 34,39;
-5,75 (-20,08%)

Adequacy of social protection and labor programs

24,66 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2012)
(descending): 37 in the world of 63 (42,86%); 8 place in America 17 (58,82%)
9,75 % (1,95 % annual) ↗
min: 24,66; max: 38,09; max-min: 13,43 (35,26%); mid: 31,38;
-6,72 (-27,24%)

Adequacy of social safety net programs

12,41 % of total welfare of beneficiary households[?] (2012)
(descending): 13 in the world of 57 (78,95%); 2 place in America 15 (93,33%)
3,67 % (0,734 % annual) ↘
min: 11,72; max: 21,90; max-min: 10,19 (46,50%); mid: 16,81;
-4,40 (-35,51%)