Standard of living in Costa Rica

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Standard of living in Costa Rica


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Poverty in Costa Rica


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

1,42 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 24 in the world of 80 (71,25%); 3 place in America 18 (88,89%)
2,82 % (0,563 % annual) ↗
min: 1,42; max: 27,87; max-min: 26,45 (94,90%); mid: 14,65;
-13,23 (-931,34%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

0,690 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 31 in the world of 78 (61,54%); 7 place in America 18 (66,67%)
5,80 % (1,16 % annual) ↗
min: 0,600; max: 16,39; max-min: 15,79 (96,34%); mid: 8,50;
-7,81 (-1 131%)

Internally displaced persons

65 number of people[?] (2013)
(2010) (ascending): 43 in the world of 151 (72,19%); 12 place in America 30 (63,33%)
63 842 % (12 768 % annual) ↗
min: 65; max: 12 159; max-min: 12 094 (99,47%); mid: 6 112;
-6 047 (-9 303%)

GINI index

48,53 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 95 in the world of 113 (16,81%); 11 place in America 20 (50%)
0,886 % (0,177 % annual) ↘
min: 34,42; max: 51,10; max-min: 16,68 (32,64%); mid: 42,76;
5,77 (11,89%)

Access to resources in Costa Rica


Access to electricity

99,50 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 92 in the world of 211 (56,87%); 13 place in America 43 (72,09%)
1,51 % (0,302 % annual) ↘
min: 91,33; max: 99,50; max-min: 8,17 (8,22%); mid: 95,41;
4,09 (4,11%)
99,93 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 119 in the world of 211 (44,08%); 28 place in America 43 (37,21%)
0,846 % (0,169 % annual) ↘
min: 93,53; max: 100; max-min: 6,47 (6,47%); mid: 96,77;
3,16 (3,17%)
98,70 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 83 in the world of 211 (61,14%); 10 place in America 43 (79,07%)
3,40 % (0,681 % annual) ↘
min: 89,06; max: 98,70; max-min: 9,64 (9,77%); mid: 93,88;
4,82 (4,88%)

Access to non-solid fuel

94,18 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 62 in the world of 174 (64,94%); 11 place in America 30 (66,67%)
1,15 % (0,230 % annual) ↘
min: 76,39; max: 94,18; max-min: 17,79 (18,89%); mid: 85,29;
8,89 (9,44%)
100 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 7 in the world of 176 (96,59%); 2 place in America 30 (96,67%)
81,46 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 69 in the world of 175 (61,14%); 13 place in America 32 (62,50%)
2,10 % (0,420 % annual) ↘
min: 79,74; max: 81,46; max-min: 1,71 (2,10%); mid: 80,60;
0,856 (1,05%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 72 in the world of 197 (63,96%); 13 place in America 37 (67,57%)
0,635 % (0,127 % annual) ↘
min: 88,40; max: 94,50; max-min: 6,10 (6,46%); mid: 91,45;
3,05 (3,23%)
(descending): 78 in the world of 197 (60,91%); 15 place in America 37 (62,16%)
0,105 % (0,021 % annual) ↘
min: 94,10; max: 95,20; max-min: 1,10 (1,16%); mid: 94,65;
0,550 (0,578%)
(descending): 69 in the world of 193 (64,77%); 11 place in America 36 (72,22%)
1,41 % (0,282 % annual) ↘
min: 82,60; max: 92,30; max-min: 9,70 (10,51%); mid: 87,45;
4,85 (5,25%)

Improved water source

(descending): 79 in the world of 197 (60,41%); 16 place in America 37 (59,46%)
0,613 % (0,123 % annual) ↘
min: 92,90; max: 97,80; max-min: 4,90 (5,01%); mid: 95,35;
2,45 (2,51%)
(descending): 64 in the world of 198 (68,18%); 8 place in America 38 (81,58%)
0,100 % (0,020 % annual) ↘
min: 99,20; max: 99,60; max-min: 0,400 (0,402%); mid: 99,40;
0,200 (0,201%)
(descending): 99 in the world of 193 (49,22%); 20 place in America 36 (47,22%)
0,762 % (0,152 % annual) ↘
min: 86,50; max: 91,90; max-min: 5,40 (5,88%); mid: 89,20;
2,70 (2,94%)

Poor people in Costa Rica


Prevalence of undernourishment

5 % of population[?] (2015)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 115 (100%); 1 place in America 27 (100%)
6,00 % (1,20 % annual) ↗
min: 5; max: 6,10; max-min: 1,10 (18,03%); mid: 5,55;
-0,550 (-11%)

Prevalence of wasting

1 % of children under 5[?] (2008)
(2010) (ascending): 4 in the world of 128 (97,66%); 3 place in America 25 (92%)
52,50 % (10,50 % annual) ↗
min: 1; max: 3,10; max-min: 2,10 (67,74%); mid: 2,05;
-1,05 (-105,00%)

5,50 % of urban population[?] (2014)
(ascending): 1 in the world of 83 (100%); 1 place in America 16 (100%)
43,64 % (8,73 % annual) ↗
min: 5,50; max: 10,90; max-min: 5,40 (49,54%); mid: 8,20;
-2,70 (-49,09%)

Gasoline prices in Costa Rica


Pump price for diesel fuel

1,21 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 86 in the world of 177 (51,98%); 20 place in America 29 (34,48%)
19,83 % (3,97 % annual) ↘
min: 0,440; max: 1,36; max-min: 0,920 (67,65%); mid: 0,900;
0,310 (25,62%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,44 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 102 in the world of 179 (43,58%); 23 place in America 31 (29,03%)
20,83 % (4,17 % annual) ↘
min: 0,640; max: 1,57; max-min: 0,930 (59,24%); mid: 1,11;
0,335 (23,26%)

Child Labour in Costa Rica


Child employment in agriculture

45,64 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 11 in the world of 35 (71,43%); 8 place in America 15 (53,33%)
1,69 % (0,337 % annual) ↘
min: 40,25; max: 45,64; max-min: 5,39 (11,81%); mid: 42,95;
2,70 (5,90%)
58,09 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 15 in the world of 35 (60%); 10 place in America 15 (40%)
2,49 % (0,497 % annual) ↘
min: 47,98; max: 58,09; max-min: 10,11 (17,40%); mid: 53,04;
5,06 (8,70%)
17,76 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 6 in the world of 35 (85,71%); 6 place in America 15 (66,67%)
1,29 % (0,257 % annual) ↗
min: 17,76; max: 19,36; max-min: 1,60 (8,26%); mid: 18,56;
-0,800 (-4,50%)

Child employment in manufacturing

6,73 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 17 in the world of 35 (54,29%); 4 place in America 15 (80%)
5,84 % (1,17 % annual) ↗
min: 6,73; max: 9,48; max-min: 2,75 (29,01%); mid: 8,11;
-1,38 (-20,43%)
2,22 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 26 in the world of 54 (53,70%); 2 place in America 17 (94,12%)
279,15 % (55,83 % annual) ↗
min: 2,22; max: 9,45; max-min: 7,23 (76,51%); mid: 5,84;
-3,62 (-162,84%)
16,83 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 30 in the world of 35 (17,14%); 14 place in America 15 (13,33%)
6,17 % (1,23 % annual) ↘
min: 9,56; max: 16,83; max-min: 7,27 (43,20%); mid: 13,20;
3,64 (21,60%)

Child employment in services

44,45 {% of total[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 24 in the world of 34 (32,35%); 7 place in America 15 (60%)
1,46 % (0,292 % annual) ↗
min: 44,45; max: 48,99; max-min: 4,54 (9,27%); mid: 46,72;
-2,27 (-5,11%)
35,08 {% of male[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 22 in the world of 33 (36,36%); 7 place in America 15 (60%)
2,34 % (0,468 % annual) ↗
min: 35,08; max: 40,82; max-min: 5,74 (14,06%); mid: 37,95;
-2,87 (-8,18%)
65,41 {% of female[?]}
(2011)
(ascending): 29 in the world of 34 (17,65%); 10 place in America 15 (40%)
1,24 % (0,248 % annual) ↗
min: 65,41; max: 71,08; max-min: 5,67 (7,98%); mid: 68,25;
-2,84 (-4,33%)

Distribution of income in Costa Rica


Income share held by highest 10%

36,85 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 20 in the world of 113 (83,19%); 12 place in America 20 (45%)
0,624 % (0,125 % annual) ↗
min: 23,05; max: 39,65; max-min: 16,60 (41,87%); mid: 31,35;
5,50 (14,93%)

Income share held by highest 20%

53,80 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 18 in the world of 113 (84,96%); 9 place in America 20 (60%)
0,056 % (0,011 % annual) ↘
min: 39,57; max: 56,06; max-min: 16,49 (29,41%); mid: 47,82;
5,99 (11,12%)

Income share held by second 20%

8,31 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 98 in the world of 113 (14,16%); 13 place in America 20 (40%)
3,13 % (0,626 % annual) ↗
min: 7,94; max: 12,23; max-min: 4,29 (35,08%); mid: 10,09;
-1,78 (-21,36%)

Income share held by third 20%

12,87 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 113 (15,04%); 13 place in America 20 (40%)
0,233 % (0,047 % annual) ↗
min: 12,34; max: 18,06; max-min: 5,72 (31,67%); mid: 15,20;
-2,33 (-18,10%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

20,83 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 83 in the world of 113 (27,43%); 9 place in America 20 (60%)
2,45 % (0,490 % annual) ↘
min: 19,75; max: 24,91; max-min: 5,16 (20,71%); mid: 22,33;
-1,50 (-7,20%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

4,20 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 97 in the world of 113 (15,04%); 13 place in America 20 (40%)
5,95 % (1,19 % annual) ↗
min: 3,22; max: 5,21; max-min: 1,99 (38,20%); mid: 4,22;
-0,015 (-0,357%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

1,47 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 98 in the world of 113 (14,16%); 13 place in America 20 (40%)
6,80 % (1,36 % annual) ↗
min: 0,610; max: 1,57; max-min: 0,960 (61,15%); mid: 1,09;
0,380 (25,85%)