Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate  1992-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Costa Rica's economy advanced 4 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2017, compared to a 3.9 percent expansion in the previous period. Faster growth was observed for: agriculture, forestry and fishing (4.6 percent vs 0.8 percent in Q1); mining (2.1 percent vs 1.1 percent); construction (2.6 percent vs 1.1 percent); transport (5.7 percent vs 5.6 percent) and professional, scientific, technical and support services (10.6 percent vs 9.9 percent). Meanwhile, the sectors growing at a softer pace were: manufacturing (3.1 percent vs 4.5 percent); retail and wholesale trade (2.8 percent vs 3.6 percent); food and accommodation services (1.3 percent vs 1.4 percent); information and communication (6.2 percent vs 6.6 percent) and public administration (1.8 percent vs 2.3 percent). On a quarterly basis, the GDP rose 4.4 percent compared to a 3.5 expansion in the previous quarter. GDP Annual Growth Rate in Costa Rica averaged 4.51 percent from 1992 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 13.90 percent in the third quarter of 1992 and a record low of -3.10 percent in the second quarter of 2009.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-04-03 04:40 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 4.2% 3.4% 3.8%
2017-06-30 11:45 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 3.6% 4.2% 3.5%
2017-09-29 11:30 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 3.5% 3.5% 3.70%
2017-12-29 01:15 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 4.0% 3.85%


Costa Rica GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 4.40 3.50 13.30 -3.10 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 4.00 3.90 13.90 -3.10 percent [+]
GDP 57.44 54.84 57.44 0.48 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 681993.50 692719.40 696428.36 211203.35 CRC Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 117562.70 124289.90 139899.40 30032.50 CRC Million [+]
GDP per capita 9714.10 9406.80 9714.10 2729.15 USD [+]
GDP per capita PPP 15401.50 14914.20 15401.50 7787.08 USD [+]
Gdp From Agriculture 351135.62 343668.04 351135.62 140087.89 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Construction 279425.30 298574.80 344743.20 80823.90 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Manufacturing 783600.60 866058.90 866058.90 368387.80 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Mining 15385.00 19292.60 31670.80 11224.80 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Public Administration 273047.90 273538.60 273538.60 181830.10 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Transport 283133.80 272042.60 283133.80 118282.80 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Utilities 172254.50 165052.30 173974.60 56825.70 CRC Million [+]


Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate

The biggest sector of Costa Rica’s economy is services, which accounts for 63 percent of GDP. Within services the most important segments are: transport, communication and warehousing (16 percent of GDP); trade, restaurants and hotels (15 percent) and community, personal and social services (9 percent). Manufacturing, mining and quarrying create 21 percent of the wealth. Agriculture, forestry and fishing contribute for 9 percent of the output and construction and water and electricity distribution for the remaining 7 percent. This page provides the latest reported value for - Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4.00 3.90 13.90 -3.10 1992 - 2017 percent Quarterly




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Country Last
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Euro Area 2.50 Sep/17
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