Costa Rica Country Data

CountryCosta Rica
Country CodeCRI
Urban population percentage of total (2012)65.10
Urban population (2012)3,128,324
Land area (sq. km, 2011)51,060
Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$, 2012)$2,636,186,737
Personal remittances, received (current US$, 2012)$562,342,745
Market capitalization of listed companies (% of GDP, 2012)4.47
Total reserves (includes gold, current US$, 2012)$6,859,854,866
Inflation, consumer prices (annual %, 2012)4.50
Deposit interest rate (%, 2012)4.74
Ease of doing business index (1=most business-friendly regulations, 2013)102
Time required to start a business (days, 2013)24
Start-up procedures to register a business (number, 2013)9
Time to prepare and pay taxes (hours, 2013)226
Tax payments (number, 2013)22
Total tax rate (% of commercial profits, 2013)55.3
Mobile cellular subscriptions (per 100 people, 2012)128.32
Fixed broadband Internet subscribers (per 100 people, 2012)10.04
Internet users (per 100 people, 2012)47.50
Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high, 2012)2.75
GDP (current US$, 2012)$45,103,963,693
GDP growth (annual %, 2012)5.13
GDP per capita (current US$, 2012)9,386
Labor force (2012)2,298,866
Unemployment as % of total labor force (2012)7.80
Life expectancy at birth, total (years, 2011)79.49
Population ages 0-14 (% of total, 2012)23.94
Population ages 65 and above (% of total, 2012)6.83
Population ages 15-64 (% of total, 2012)69.22
Population growth (annual %, 2012)1.42
Population (Total, 2012)4,805,295