Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate  1992-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Costa Rica's economy advanced 2.98 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017, compared to a downwardly revised 3.74 percent expansion in the previous period. It was the slowest quarterly increase since March of 2015. Faster growth was observed for: agriculture, forestry and fishing (7.65 percent vs 5.14 percent in Q2); manufacturing (4.83 percent vs 2.73 percent); utilities (5.11 percent vs 1.42 percent); and transport (5.74 percent vs 4.86 percent). In contrast, construction contracted at a sharp 23.26 percent after increasing 1.00 percent in the prior period. Meantime, slower growth was observed for: mining (0.46 percent vs 4.04 percent); financial and insurance services (6.36 percent vs 7.07 percent); and commerce (2.86 percent vs 2.96 percent). GDP Annual Growth Rate in Costa Rica averaged 4.49 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
2017-06-30 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%
2017-12-27 11:30 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 2.98% 3.74% 3.85%
2018-03-28 07:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 2.98% 3%
2018-06-29 09:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 3.50%
2018-09-28 09:00 PM GDP Growth Rate YoY 3.50%


Costa Rica GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP Growth Rate 4.40 3.50 13.30 -3.10 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.98 3.74 13.90 -3.10 percent [+]
GDP 57.44 54.84 57.44 0.48 USD Billion [+]
GDP Constant Prices 678680.40 680290.00 696428.36 211203.35 CRC Million [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 122402.00 118459.60 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 324275.74 352837.03 352837.03 140087.89 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Construction 238553.35 275179.85 344743.20 80823.90 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Manufacturing 796345.27 780607.73 859760.69 368387.80 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Mining 16242.40 15680.30 31670.80 11224.80 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Public Administration 274441.20 273840.80 274441.20 181830.10 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Transport 277253.60 280788.03 280788.03 118282.80 CRC Million [+]
Gdp From Utilities 174529.40 176452.40 176452.40 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 January of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.98 3.74 13.90 -3.10 1992 - 2017 percent Quarterly




GDP annual growth rate by Country
Country Last
Turkey 11.10 Sep/17
China 6.80 Sep/17
India 6.30 Sep/17
Indonesia 5.06 Sep/17
South Korea 3.80 Sep/17
Spain 3.10 Sep/17
Canada 3.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 3.00 Sep/17
Australia 2.80 Sep/17
Germany 2.80 Sep/17
Euro Area 2.60 Sep/17
France 2.30 Sep/17
United States 2.30 Sep/17
Japan 2.10 Sep/17
Russia 1.80 Sep/17
Italy 1.70 Sep/17
United Kingdom 1.70 Sep/17
Mexico 1.50 Sep/17
Brazil 1.40 Sep/17
Switzerland 1.20 Sep/17


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