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Sunday November 11 2018
Costa Rica - Credit Rating at 50.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Costa Rica stands at BB- with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Costa Rica was last set at Ba2 with negative watch outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Costa Rica was last reported at BB with negative outlook.
Saturday November 10 2018
Costa Rica Cpi Housing Utilities at 106.04 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Costa Rica decreased to 106.04 Index Points in October from 106.19 Index Points in September of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Costa Rica CPI Transportation at 107.41 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Costa Rica increased to 107.41 Index Points in October of 2018 from 104.95 Index Points in September of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Costa Rica Minimum Monthly Wages at 5089.29 Index Points  
Minimum Wages in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 5089.29 Index Points in October from 5089.29 Index Points in September of 2018.
Saturday November 10 2018
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 114.50 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica increased to 114.50 Index Points in October from 113.88 Index Points in September of 2018.
Friday November 09 2018
Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate at 61.10 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica increased to 61.10 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 60.90 percent in the second quarter of 2018.
Friday November 09 2018
Costa Rica Employment Rate at 54.90 percent  
Employment Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 54.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 55.60 percent in the second quarter of 2018.
Friday November 09 2018
Costa Rica Employed Persons at 2138140.00  
The number of employed persons in Costa Rica decreased to 2138140 in the third quarter of 2018 from 2160036 in the second quarter of 2018.
Friday November 09 2018
Costa Rica Unemployed Persons at 242228.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Costa Rica increased to 242228 in the third quarter of 2018 from 205141 in the second quarter of 2018.
Friday November 09 2018
Costa Rica Unemployment Rate at 10.20 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 10.20 percent in the third quarter of 2018 from 8.70 percent in the second quarter of 2018.
Wednesday November 07 2018
Costa Rica Interest Rate at 5.25 percent  
The Central Bank of Costa Rica raised its policy rate by 25bps to 5.25 percent effective from November 1st 2018, in an attempt to curb inflationary pressures. Also, the gross interest rate was lifted by 19 bps to 3.23 percent per year. The bank established an inflation goal of 3 percent, with a margin of plus or minus 1 percentage point.
Wednesday November 07 2018
Costa Rica Food Inflation at 1.12 percent  
Cost of food in Costa Rica increased 1.12 percent in October of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday November 07 2018
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 103.86 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Costa Rica increased to 103.86 Index Points in October from 103.48 Index Points in September of 2018.
Wednesday November 07 2018
Costa Rica Inflation Rate MoM at 0.37 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Costa Rica increased 0.37 percent in October of 2018 over the previous month.
Wednesday November 07 2018
Costa Rica Inflation Rate at 1.86 percent  
The annual inflation rate in Costa Rica dropped to 1.86 percent in October of 2018 from 2.21 percent in the previous month. It was the softest inflation rate since September last year, mainly due to slowing prices for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.12% vs 1.89% in September) and housing (1.88% vs 4.97%). Also, cost eased for restaurants & hotels (1.11% vs 1.30%) and miscellaneous goods & services (0.28% vs 0.48%) while it declined further for clothing & footwear (-4.12% vs -4.09%). In contrast, cost surged for transport (7.52% vs 5.98%); furniture and household equipment (1.85% vs 1.71%) and recreation & culture (0.90% vs 0.13%). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.37 percent, following a 0.22 percent increase in September.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Costa Rica at 67.00  
Costa Rica is ranked 67 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Costa Rica deteriorated to 67 in 2018 from 61 in 2017.
Saturday November 03 2018
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 6932.82 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica decreased to 6932.82 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 7801.56 USD Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Saturday November 03 2018
Costa Rica Money Supply M2 at 10647524.45 CRC Million  
Money Supply M2 in Costa Rica decreased to 10647524.45 CRC Million in October from 10711396.13 CRC Million in September of 2018.
Thursday November 01 2018
Costa Rica Wages Low Skilled at 296600.00 CRC/Month  
Wages Low Skilled in Costa Rica decreased to 296600 CRC/Month in 2018 from 298000 CRC/Month in 2017.
Thursday November 01 2018
Costa Rica Wages High Skilled at 748700.00 CRC/Month  
Wages High Skilled in Costa Rica decreased to 748700 CRC/Month in 2018 from 762500 CRC/Month in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Costa Rica Living Wage Family at 331800.00 CRC/Month  
Living Wage Family in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 331800 CRC/Month in 2018 from 331800 CRC/Month in 2018.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Costa Rica Living Wage Individual at 209000.00 CRC/Month  
Living Wage Individual in Costa Rica was at 209000 CRC/Month in 2018.
Tuesday October 30 2018
Costa Rica Gasoline Prices at 1.11 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 1.11 USD/Liter in October from 1.14 USD/Liter in September of 2018.
Tuesday October 23 2018
Costa Rica Changes in Inventories at -39446.70 CRC Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Costa Rica decreased by 39446.70 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Tuesday October 23 2018
Costa Rica Imports at 1110.50 USD Million  
Imports in Costa Rica decreased to 1110.50 USD Million in September from 1408.40 USD Million in August of 2018.
Tuesday October 23 2018
Costa Rica Exports at 852.00 USD Million  
Exports in Costa Rica decreased to 852 USD Million in September from 929.90 USD Million in August of 2018.
Tuesday October 23 2018
Costa Rica Balance of Trade at -258.50 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 258.50 USD Million in September of 2018.
Monday October 22 2018
Costa Rica Industrial Production MoM at 0.20 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica increased 0.20 percent in August of 2018 over the previous month.
Monday October 22 2018
Costa Rica Mining Production at -0.50 percent  
Mining production in Costa Rica decreased 0.50 percent in August of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday October 22 2018
Costa Rica Manufacturing Production at 2.70 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Costa Rica increased 2.70 percent in August of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday October 22 2018
Costa Rica Industrial Production at 3.80 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica increased 3.80 percent in August of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Monday October 22 2018
Costa Rica IMAE at 4.10 percent  
The economy of Costa Rica advanced 4.1 percent year-on-year in August 2018, quickening from an upwardly revised 3.8 percent rise in the previous month. It was the strongest growth since May, as output grew faster mainly for manufacturing (4.0% vs 0.3% in July); construction (21.2% vs 18.8%) and finance and insurance (3.8% vs 3.1%).
Thursday October 18 2018
Costa Rica Competitiveness Rank at 55.00  
Costa Rica is the 55 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday October 18 2018
Costa Rica Competitiveness Index at 62.14 Points  
Costa Rica scored 62.14 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Saturday October 06 2018
Costa Rica Fiscal Expenditure at 4305978.30 CRC Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Costa Rica increased to 4305978.30 CRC Million in August from 3851985.80 CRC Million in July of 2018.
Saturday October 06 2018
Costa Rica Government Revenues at 3009285.80 CRC Million  
Government Revenues in Costa Rica increased to 3009285.80 CRC Million in August from 2698092.60 CRC Million in July of 2018.
Saturday October 06 2018
Costa Rica Government Budget Value at -1296692.50 CRC Million  
Costa Rica recorded a government budget deficit of 1296692.50 CRC Million in August of 2018.
Saturday October 06 2018
Costa Rica Public External Debt at 28642.00 USD Million  
External Debt in Costa Rica increased to 28642 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 28537.10 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Wednesday October 03 2018
Costa Rica Gold Reserves at 0.00 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2018 from 0 Tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Costa Rica Government Budget at -5.40 percent of GDP  
Costa Rica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Costa Rica Current Account to GDP at -3.00 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 3 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Costa Rica Foreign Direct Investment at 529.80 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Costa Rica increased by 529.80 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Costa Rica Capital Flows at -74.34 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 74.34 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica Current Account at -651.60 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 651.60 USD Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP Growth Rate at 1.00 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 1 percent in the second quarter of 2018 over the previous quarter.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 1303008.79 CRC Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica increased to 1303008.79 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 1208521.09 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica Government Spending at 1195549.89 CRC Million  
Government Spending in Costa Rica increased to 1195549.89 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 1143269.35 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica Consumer Spending at 4746060.86 CRC Million  
Consumer Spending in Costa Rica increased to 4746060.86 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 4696477.73 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Utilities at 180589.19 CRC Million  
Gdp From Utilities in Costa Rica increased to 180589.19 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 171731.17 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Transport at 276203.54 CRC Million  
Gdp From Transport in Costa Rica increased to 276203.54 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 271155.20 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Wholesale and Retail Trade at 672662.52 CRC Million  
Gdp From Services in Costa Rica decreased to 672662.52 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 676650.76 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Public Administration at 279586.16 CRC Million  
Gdp From Public Administration in Costa Rica increased to 279586.16 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 278428.78 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Mining at 16450.38 CRC Million  
Gdp From Mining in Costa Rica decreased to 16450.38 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 19156.01 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Manufacturing at 809637.37 CRC Million  
Gdp From Manufacturing in Costa Rica decreased to 809637.37 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 866269.56 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Construction at 332729.17 CRC Million  
Gdp From Construction in Costa Rica increased to 332729.17 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 293406.86 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP From Agriculture at 371006.54 CRC Million  
Gdp From Agriculture in Costa Rica increased to 371006.54 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 363510.98 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP Constant Prices at 7051447.89 CRC Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 7051447.89 CRC Million in the second quarter of 2018 from 7130637.42 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Monday October 01 2018
Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 3.60 percent  
Costa Rica's economy advanced 3.55 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, compared to an upwardly revised 2.76 percent expansion in the previous period. Faster growth against the first quarter was mainly explained by construction, which rebounded a sharp 11.57 percent following a 2.56 percent contraction in the previous three months. Mining also rebounded (+2.69 percent vs -3.71 percent). In addition, manufacturing gained steam (+3.50 percent vs +1.57 percent) and utilities grew 2.1 percent after a soft first quarter (+0.7 percent). Meantime, among services, lodging & restaurant activity expanded at a much softer clip of 1.45 percent (vs +6.18 percent), whereas information & communication (+5.01 percent vs +5.25 percent) and professional services (+5.10 percent vs +5.02 percent) remained growing above average.
Thursday September 27 2018
Costa Rica Nomimal Wages at 633490.00 CRC/Month  
Wages in Costa Rica decreased to 633490 CRC/Month in June from 645007 CRC/Month in May of 2018.
Thursday September 27 2018
Costa Rica Remittances at 111.48 USD Million  
Remittances in Costa Rica increased to 111.48 USD Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 46.06 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Thursday September 27 2018
Costa Rica Inflation Expectations at 3.55 percent  
Inflation Expectations in Costa Rica increased to 3.55 percent in August from 3.50 percent in July of 2018.
Monday September 24 2018
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica at 2.79 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica increased to 2.79 percent in 2017 from 1.21 percent in 2016.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Employees at 9.34 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Costa Rica stands at 9.34 percent.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Companies at 26.33 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Companies in Costa Rica stands at 26.33 percent.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Social Security Rate at 35.67 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Costa Rica stands at 35.67 percent.
Thursday August 09 2018
Costa Rica Government Debt to GDP at 65.10 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a government debt equivalent to 65.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Monday July 09 2018
Costa Rica GDP per capita PPP at 15524.99 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 15524.99 US dollars in 2017, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Costa Rica, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 87 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Costa Rica GDP per capita at 9792.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 9792 US dollars in 2017. The GDP per Capita in Costa Rica is equivalent to 78 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Costa Rica GDP at 57.06 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica was worth 57.06 billion US dollars in 2017. The GDP value of Costa Rica represents 0.09 percent of the world economy.
Monday April 23 2018
Costa Rica Population at 4.95 Million  
The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 5.0 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures.
Monday March 12 2018
Costa Rica Corruption Index at 59.00 Points  
Costa Rica scored 59 points out of 100 on the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday March 12 2018
Costa Rica Corruption Rank at 38.00  
Costa Rica is the 38 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday February 13 2018
Costa Rica Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 13.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 13 percent.
Monday February 12 2018
Costa Rica Personal Income Tax Rate at 15.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 15 percent.
Friday February 09 2018
Costa Rica Corporate Tax Rate at 30.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 30 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Costa Rica Average Precipitation at 191.73 mm  
Precipitation in Costa Rica decreased to 191.73 mm in December from 280.10 mm in November of 2015.
Thursday January 18 2018
Costa Rica Average Temperature at 24.61 celsius  
Temperature in Costa Rica decreased to 24.61 celsius in December from 25.12 celsius in November of 2015.
Wednesday November 22 2017
Costa Rica Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 in 2016 from 0 in 2015.
Friday October 27 2017
Costa Rica Internet Speed at 4091.66 KBps  
Internet Speed in Costa Rica increased to 4091.66 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 3879.16 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Costa Rica IP Addresses at 531033.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Costa Rica increased to 531033 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 514721 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
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