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Wednesday August 21 2019
Costa Rica Balance of Trade at -423.40 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a trade deficit of 423.40 USD Million in July of 2019.
Monday August 19 2019
Costa Rica Interest Rate at 4.00 percent  
The benchmark interest rate in Costa Rica was last recorded at 4 percent.
Monday August 19 2019
Costa Rica Food Inflation at 2.71 percent  
Cost of food in Costa Rica increased 2.71 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Sunday August 18 2019
Costa Rica - Credit Rating at 50.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Costa Rica stands at B+ with negative outlook. Moody's credit rating for Costa Rica was last set at B1 with negative outlook. Fitch's credit rating for Costa Rica was last reported at B+ with negative outlook.
Saturday August 17 2019
Costa Rica Fiscal Expenditure at 3649007.40 CRC Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Costa Rica increased to 3649007.40 CRC Million in June from 3067729.70 CRC Million in May of 2019.
Saturday August 17 2019
Costa Rica Government Revenues at 2528810.40 CRC Million  
Government Revenues in Costa Rica increased to 2528810.40 CRC Million in June from 2085102.50 CRC Million in May of 2019.
Saturday August 17 2019
Costa Rica Government Budget Value at -1120197.00 CRC Million  
Costa Rica recorded a government budget deficit of 1120197 CRC Million in June of 2019.
Saturday August 10 2019
Costa Rica Cpi Housing Utilities at 109.78 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Costa Rica increased to 109.78 Index Points in July from 108.83 Index Points in June of 2019.
Saturday August 10 2019
Costa Rica CPI Transportation at 106.73 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Costa Rica decreased to 106.73 Index Points in July of 2019 from 107.53 Index Points in June of 2019.
Saturday August 10 2019
Costa Rica Minimum Monthly Wages at 5241.05 Index Points  
Minimum Wages in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 5241.05 Index Points in July from 5241.05 Index Points in June of 2019.
Saturday August 10 2019
Costa Rica Money Supply M2 at 11040891.38 CRC Million  
Money Supply M2 in Costa Rica increased to 11040891.38 CRC Million in July from 10888060.47 CRC Million in June of 2019.
Saturday August 10 2019
Costa Rica Producer Prices at 116.05 Index Points  
Producer Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 116.05 Index Points in July from 116.66 Index Points in June of 2019.
Saturday August 10 2019
Costa Rica Foreign Exchange Reserves at 7889.79 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Costa Rica increased to 7889.79 USD Million in the third quarter of 2019 from 7758.89 USD Million in the second quarter of 2019.
Thursday August 08 2019
Costa Rica Inflation Rate at 2.89 percent  
The annual inflation rate in Costa Rica picked up to 2.89 percent in July 2019, the highest since March 2015, from 2.42 percent in the prior month. Main upward pressure came from food & non-alcoholic beverages (2.70 percent vs 1.51 percent in June), housing & utilities (3.69 percent vs 3.05 percent), health (5.78 percent vs 3.75 percent) and alcoholic beverages & tobacco (4.01 percent vs 3.52 percent). Meanwhile, cost slowed for transport (2.87 percent vs 3.69 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.73 percent, after rising 0.27 percent in the preceding month.
Thursday August 08 2019
Costa Rica Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 106.30 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Costa Rica increased to 106.30 Index Points in July from 105.53 Index Points in June of 2019.
Thursday August 08 2019
Costa Rica Inflation Rate MoM at 0.73 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Costa Rica increased 0.73 percent in July of 2019 over the previous month.
Saturday August 03 2019
Costa Rica Employment Rate at 55.46 percent  
Employment Rate in Costa Rica increased to 55.46 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 55.40 percent in the first quarter of 2019.
Thursday August 01 2019
Costa Rica Unemployment Rate at 11.90 percent  
The unemployment rate in Costa Rica jumped to 11.9 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 8.7 percent in the same period in the previous year, as the number of unemployed increased by 90 thousand to 296 thousand, while employment advanced 49 thousand to 2.183 million. The employment rate went up to 55.5 percent from 55.6 percent a year earlier and the acitivty rate rose to 63.0 percent from 60.9 percent.
Monday July 29 2019
Costa Rica Gasoline Prices at 1.11 USD/Liter  
Gasoline Prices in Costa Rica decreased to 1.11 USD/Liter in July from 1.13 USD/Liter in June of 2019.
Tuesday July 23 2019
Costa Rica Imports at 1246.00 USD Million  
Imports in Costa Rica decreased to 1246 USD Million in June from 1432.20 USD Million in May of 2019.
Tuesday July 23 2019
Costa Rica Exports at 952.90 USD Million  
Exports in Costa Rica decreased to 952.90 USD Million in June from 1038.80 USD Million in May of 2019.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Costa Rica Mining Production at -6.80 percent  
Mining production in Costa Rica decreased 6.80 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Costa Rica IMAE at -0.40 percent  
The economy of Costa Rica shrank 0.4 percent year-on-year in May 2019, after expanding a downwardly revised 1 percent in the previous month. It was the first contraction in economic activity since February 2013, as output declined in further in construction (-15.6 percent from -11.9 percent in April); agriculture, forestry & fishing (-8.8 percent from -7.6 percent) and trade (-1.4 percent from -0.5 percent) and mining (-9.3 percent from -4.9 percent). Also, growth slowed in manufacturing (0.8 percent from 4.7 percent); transportation & storage (2.1 percent from 2.7 percent); financial activities & insurance (2.3 percent from 5.1 percent); professional activities (2.7 percent from 3.6 percent); and information & communication (4.2 percent from 5.9 percent).
Wednesday July 17 2019
Costa Rica Industrial Production MoM at -0.60 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica decreased 0.60 percent in May of 2019 over the previous month.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Costa Rica Manufacturing Production at 2.40 percent  
Manufacturing Production in Costa Rica increased 2.40 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Costa Rica Industrial Production at 1.30 percent  
Industrial Production in Costa Rica increased 1.30 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Costa Rica Construction Output at -14.20 percent  
Construction output in Costa Rica decreased 14.20 percent in May of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Wednesday July 17 2019
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica at 4.02 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Costa Rica increased to 4.02 percent in 2018 from 2.79 percent in 2017.
Monday July 08 2019
Costa Rica Public External Debt at 29194.80 USD Million  
External Debt in Costa Rica increased to 29194.80 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 28689.90 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 08 2019
Costa Rica GDP per capita PPP at 15684.57 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 15684.57 US dollars in 2018, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Costa Rica, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 88 percent of the world's average.
Wednesday July 03 2019
Costa Rica GDP per capita at 9892.64 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Costa Rica was last recorded at 9892.64 US dollars in 2018. The GDP per Capita in Costa Rica is equivalent to 78 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 02 2019
Costa Rica Inflation Expectations at 3.40 percent  
Inflation Expectations in Costa Rica increased to 3.40 percent in May from 3.30 percent in April of 2019.
Tuesday July 02 2019
Costa Rica Nomimal Wages at 663008.00 CRC/Month  
Wages in Costa Rica decreased to 663008 CRC/Month in April from 703537 CRC/Month in March of 2019.
Tuesday July 02 2019
Costa Rica GDP at 60.13 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica was worth 60.13 billion US dollars in 2018. The GDP value of Costa Rica represents 0.10 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Changes in Inventories at 105949.50 CRC Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Costa Rica increased by 105949.50 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 1303919.10 CRC Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Costa Rica increased to 1303919.10 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 1303671 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Consumer Spending at 4791141.60 CRC Million  
Consumer Spending in Costa Rica increased to 4791141.60 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 4768090.50 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Government Spending at 1180444.30 CRC Million  
Government Spending in Costa Rica increased to 1180444.30 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 1135034.40 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP Growth Rate at 1.80 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Costa Rica expanded 1.90 percent in the third quarter of 2018 over the previous quarter.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Utilities at 181830.00 CRC Million  
GDP From Utilities in Costa Rica increased to 181830 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 179783.50 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Transport at 279227.50 CRC Million  
GDP From Transport in Costa Rica increased to 279227.50 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 277022.90 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Wholesale and Retail Trade at 680751.30 CRC Million  
GDP From Services in Costa Rica decreased to 680751.30 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 682745.90 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Public Administration at 279296.40 CRC Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Costa Rica increased to 279296.40 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 277893.10 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Mining at 19252.39 CRC Million  
GDP From Mining in Costa Rica decreased to 19252.39 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 19419.88 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Manufacturing at 845377.40 CRC Million  
GDP From Manufacturing in Costa Rica increased to 845377.40 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 842896.90 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Construction at 319196.30 CRC Million  
GDP From Construction in Costa Rica increased to 319196.30 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 315510.50 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP From Agriculture at 346044.00 CRC Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Costa Rica decreased to 346044 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 346308.20 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP Constant Prices at 7180489.00 CRC Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Costa Rica increased to 7180489 CRC Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 7132877 CRC Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Foreign Direct Investment at 383.70 USD Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Costa Rica increased by 383.70 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Capital Flows at -807.20 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a capital and financial account deficit of 807.20 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica Current Account at -171.60 USD Million  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 171.60 USD Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Monday July 01 2019
Costa Rica GDP Annual Growth Rate at 1.80 percent  
The economy of Costa Rica advanced 1.8 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, easing from a 1.9 percent expansion in the previous period. It was the weakest growth rate since the last quarter of 2009, as output shrank in agriculture (-0.6 percent vs 0.1 percent in Q4) and trade (-0.4 percent vs 0.5 percent). Also, mining output contract further (-6.6 percent vs -4 percent) and growth slowed in manufacturing (1.4 percent vs 1.9 percent); construction (1 percent vs 1.9 percent); and real estate (2 percent vs 2.2 percent). On the expenditure side, fixed investment shrank 1.4 percent, after expanding 1.3 percent in the prior quarter; household consumption grew 1.6 percent (the same as in Q4), while public spending rebounded (1.6 percent vs -2.1 percent).
Monday June 17 2019
Costa Rica Social Security Rate at 36.67 percent  
The Social Security Rate in Costa Rica stands at 36.67 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
Costa Rica Social Security Rate For Employees at 10.34 percent  
The Social Security Rate For Employees in Costa Rica stands at 10.34 percent.
Monday June 17 2019
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.
Monday May 13 2019
Costa Rica Population at 5.00 Million  
The total population in Costa Rica was estimated at 5.0 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures.
Monday May 13 2019
Costa Rica Government Budget at -5.90 percent of GDP  
Costa Rica recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 5.90 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Employed Persons at 2171766.00  
The number of employed persons in Costa Rica increased to 2171766 in the first quarter of 2019 from 2165323 in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Unemployed Persons at 276279.00  
The number of unemployed persons in Costa Rica decreased to 276279 in the first quarter of 2019 from 293914 in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Friday May 03 2019
Costa Rica Labor Force Participation Rate at 62.40 percent  
Labor Force Participation Rate in Costa Rica decreased to 62.40 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 62.90 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Monday April 15 2019
Costa Rica Government Debt to GDP at 69.60 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a government debt equivalent to 69.60 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Monday April 15 2019
Costa Rica Current Account to GDP at -3.10 percent  
Costa Rica recorded a Current Account deficit of 3.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Monday March 25 2019
Costa Rica Gold Reserves at 0.00 Tonnes  
Gold Reserves in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2018 from 0 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2018.
Monday February 11 2019
Costa Rica Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Costa Rica remained unchanged at 0 in 2017 from 0 in 2016.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Costa Rica Corruption Index at 56.00 Points  
Costa Rica scored 56 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Costa Rica Corruption Rank at 48.00  
Costa Rica is the 48 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Thursday January 17 2019
Costa Rica Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 13.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Costa Rica stands at 13 percent.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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