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Costa Rica Population


Highlights of Analysis:

  • Costa Rica Population is increasing
  • Costa Rica Population Density is increasing
  • Costa Rica Life Expectancy is increasing
  • Costa Rica Fertility Rate is decreasing
Every year Costa Rica population is expected to increase by 5360 people. Costa Rica contributes 0.06% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in Costa Rica is 80.614 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. Costa Rica owns 0.00034% of land i.e. 51060 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 128 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

Costa Rica Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
Costa Rica Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
Costa Rica Population (in million) 4.54 5.04 5.41
Costa Rica Global Rank 119th 124th 124th
Costa Rica Global Population Share 0.06% 0.06% 0.06%
Costa Rica Global Population Density 90.05 101.89 111.83
Costa Rica Global Population Density Rank 58th 60th 62nd
Costa Rica Average Life Expectancy 78.75 80.61 82.47
Costa Rica Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 35th 38th 37th
Costa Rica Fertility Rate 1.92 1.72 1.66
Costa Rica Fertility Rate Global Rank 139th 154th 167th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year Costa Rica population is expected to increase by 5360 people. 
  • Costa Rica population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis Costa Rica will have more death than births from 2053 and this will impact population growth. 
  • Costa Rica Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 124th-125th. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • Costa Rica population average growth rate for next 50 years is increasing at Rate of 0.35%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of Costa Rica is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2053. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • Costa Rica contributes 0.06% of world's total population. 

Costa Rica
 Population Fact

Costa Rica
 Total Population Trend

Costa Rica
 Population Growth Rate

Costa Rica
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 4.54 Million 119th
2020 5.04 Million 124th
2030 5.41 Million 124th
2040 5.65 Million 124th
2050 5.77 Million 125th
2060 5.76 Million 127th
2070 5.66 Million 128th
2080 5.47 Million 129th
2090 5.24 Million 130th
2100 5.02 Million 130th

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 4.54 Million 1.27%
2020 5.04 Million 0.89%
2030 5.41 Million 0.57%
2040 5.65 Million 0.31%
2050 5.77 Million 0.08%
2060 5.76 Million -0.1%
2070 5.66 Million -0.26%
2080 5.47 Million -0.39%
2090 5.24 Million -0.44%
2100 5.02 Million -0.41%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 4.54 Million 0.06%
2020 5.04 Million 0.06%
2030 5.41 Million 0.06%
2040 5.65 Million 0.06%
2050 5.77 Million 0.05%
2060 5.76 Million 0.05%
2070 5.66 Million 0.05%
2080 5.47 Million 0.05%
2090 5.24 Million 0.04%
2100 5.02 Million 0.04%

Costa-Rica Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • Costa Rica population density is 116.38 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • Costa Rica Ranks in range of 60th-68th in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of Costa Rica. 

Costa Rica
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 90.05 58th
2020 101.89 60th
2030 111.83 62nd
2040 119.17 64th
2050 123.7 66th
2060 125.33 68th
2070 123.84 70th
2080 119.33 72nd
2090 112.12 74th
2100 102.72 76th

Costa-Rica Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in Costa Rica is 80.614 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • Costa Rica ranks 38th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

Costa Rica
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 78.75 35th
2020 80.61 38th
2030 82.47 37th
2040 84.14 36th
2050 85.47 36th
2060 86.66 36th
2070 87.8 37th
2080 88.9 39th
2090 89.99 39th
2100 0

Costa-Rica Average Fertility Rate

  • In Costa Rica, Women gives birth to 1.727 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in decreasing trend. 
  • Costa Rica rank is in range of 154th-169th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

Costa Rica
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 1.92 139th
2020 1.72 154th
2030 1.66 167th
2040 1.66 168th
2050 1.69 170th
2060 1.71 169th
2070 1.73 163rd
2080 1.75 156th
2090 1.77 147th
2100 1.78 140th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, Costa Rica population was 959495 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.02%.Currently Costa Rica population is around 4545280 and by year 2030 its expected to be 5417379 .Costa Rica ranks 119th when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of Costa Rica in 2010 was 78.756, in 2020 its 80.614 and by 2050 it will be 85.479.As mentioned in Highlight's Costa Rica population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is decreasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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