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Costa Rica

Costa Rica (UK: , US: (listen); Spanish: [ˈkosta ˈrika]; literally "Rich Coast"), officially the Republic of Costa Rica (Spanish: República de Costa Rica), is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, the Caribbean Sea to the northeast, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around 5 million in a land area of 51,060 square kilometers (19,714 square miles). An estimated 333,980 people live in the capital and largest city, San José, with around 2 million people in the surrounding metropolitan area.The sovereign state is a unitary presidential constitutional republic. It is known for its long-standing and stable democracy, and for its highly educated workforce, most of whom speak English. The country spends roughly 6.9% of its budget (2016) on education, compared to a global average of 4.4%. Its economy, once heavily dependent on agriculture, has diversified to include sectors such as finance, corporate services for foreign companies, pharmaceuticals, and ecotourism. Many foreign manufacturing and services companies operate in Costa Rica's Free Trade Zones (FTZ) where they benefit from investment an... [More]
  • Last : 11,894.55
  • High : 11,894.55
  • Low : 11,894.55
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 11,894.55
  • Time : 02:10:55
  • Yesterday : 11,894.57
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0.02
  • Last : 630
  • High : 632.95
  • Low : 630
  • Max Fluctuation : 2.95
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.47%
  • Open : 630.88
  • Time : 20:30:32
  • Yesterday : 630
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 712.22
  • High : 716.19
  • Low : 711.96
  • Max Fluctuation : 3.85
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.02%
  • Open : 712.72
  • Time : 22:24:09
  • Yesterday : 712.91
  • Change % : 0.1%
  • Change : 0.69
  • Last : 9,466
  • High : 9,504
  • Low : 9,361.75
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 9,403.75
  • Time : 22:31:02
  • Yesterday : 4,000
  • Change % : 136.65%
  • Change : 5,466

Costa Rica Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/CRC Ask 712.22 711.96 711.96 716.19 0.75 0.11% 2021/12/02 Time 22:24
GBP/CRC Ask 837.522 837.459 835.884 842.433 1.01 0.12% 2021/12/02 Time 22:24
USD/CRC Ask 630 - 630 632.95 0.00 0.00% 2021/12/02 Time 20:30
CRC/EUR Ask 0.0014 - 0.0014 0.0014 0.00 0.00% 2021/06/25 Time 6:15
CRC/GBP Ask 0.0012 - 0.0012 0.0012 0.00 0.00% 2021/06/24 Time 6:15

Costa Rica Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Costa Rica Indice Accionario 11894.55 - 11894.55 11894.55 0.02 0.00% 2021/12/02 Time 2:10

Costa Rica Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Florida Ice & Farm 735 - 735 735 0.00 0.00% 2021/12/01 Time 11:21
Holcim De Costa Rica S.A. 15 - 15 15 0.00 0.00% 2021/11/27 Time 11:44
La Nacion S.A. 2.36 - 2.36 2.36 0.00 0.00% 2021/11/24 Time 11:38
Ilg Logistics S.A. 42.5 - 42.5 42.5 0.00 0.00% 2021/10/13 Time 10:56
Grupo Financiero Improsa Pref 1 - 1 1 0.00 0.00% 2021/07/26 Time 11:47

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric
Balance of Trade
-345.00 21 Sep -342 -661 : 140 Monthly Sep/21
CPI Transportation
110.84 21 Sep 110 61.03 : 111 Monthly
Capital Flows
-376.62 21 Jun -359 -2431 : 484 Quarterly
Changes in Inventories
0 21 Jun 269877 -335404 : 330346 Quarterly
Competitiveness Index
0 19 Dec 62.14 4.05 : 62.14 Yearly
Competitiveness Rank
0 19 Dec 55 51 : 68 Yearly
Construction Output
17.60 21 Aug 12.5 -25.7 : 40.6 Monthly
Consumer Price Index Cpi
101.47 21 Sep 101 0.46 : 101 Monthly
Consumer Spending
5633326.70 21 Jun 5571121 1692131 : 5834890 Quarterly
Core Consumer Prices
0 21 Sep 101 62.74 : 101 Monthly
Core Inflation Rate
1.49 21 Sep 0.81 0.32 : 10.01 Monthly
Coronavirus Cases
0 21 Oct 555970 0 : 557165 Daily
Coronavirus Deaths
0 21 Oct 6946 0 : 6983 Daily
Coronavirus Recovered
0 21 Oct 289545 0 : 292078 Daily
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
0 21 Oct 119 0 : 119 Daily
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
0 21 Oct 6124445 55 : 6124445 Daily
Corporate Tax Rate
30.00 21 Dec 30 30 : 36 Yearly
Corruption Index
0 20 Dec 56 41 : 64.5 Yearly
Corruption Rank
0 20 Dec 44 22 : 55 Yearly
Cpi Housing Utilities
99.25 21 Sep 98.92 44.67 : 101 Monthly
Credit Rating
0 21 Oct : Monthly 31
Currency
635.15 21 Oct 632 483 : 635 Daily
Current Account
-778.70 21 Jun -575 -999 : 120 Quarterly
Current Account to GDP
-2.40 20 Dec -2.3 -15.59 : -1.05 Yearly
Deposit Interest Rate
2.58 20 Dec 4.64 1.21 : 27.32 Yearly
Ease of Doing Business
0 19 Dec 67 60 : 121 Yearly
Employed Persons
0 21 Jun 1992354 1745257 : 2208175 Quarterly Jun/21
Employment Rate
0 21 Jun 49.44 43.74 : 57.79 Quarterly Jun/21
Exports
1188.64 21 Aug 1244 189 : 1314 Monthly
External Debt
32333.50 21 Jun 32218 4465 : 32334 Quarterly
Fiscal Expenditure
0 21 Aug 4562891 165441 : 7880404 Monthly Aug/21
Food Inflation
2.70 21 Sep 1.2 -2.3 : 27.74 Monthly
Foreign Direct Investment
648.00 21 Jun 715 82.6 : 1250 Quarterly
Foreign Exchange Reserves
0 21 Sep 7121 -1719 : 8878 Quarterly
GDP
61.52 20 Dec 63.95 0.48 : 63.95 Yearly
GDP Annual Growth Rate
7.90 21 Jun -1.9 -7 : 9.9 Quarterly
GDP Constant Prices
9002572.73 21 Jun 8799920 2590588 : 9053483 Quarterly
GDP From Agriculture
426593.69 21 Jun 404679 183488 : 426594 Quarterly
GDP From Construction
357041.71 21 Jun 329727 113381 : 442316 Quarterly
GDP From Manufacturing
1239898.81 21 Jun 1152493 519629 : 1239899 Quarterly
GDP From Mining
26725.55 21 Jun 24582 15000 : 27734 Quarterly
GDP From Public Administration
366480.53 21 Jun 369041 244915 : 372084 Quarterly
GDP From Services
779857.72 21 Jun 784530 324299 : 808227 Quarterly
GDP From Transport
353034.05 21 Jun 311218 165237 : 399356 Quarterly
GDP From Utilities
233607.33 21 Jun 221069 72681 : 233607 Quarterly
GDP Growth Rate
0.50 21 Mar 4 -7.8 : 4.3 Quarterly
GDP Per Capita Ppp
19679.29 20 Dec 20805 9896 : 20805 Yearly
GDP per capita
9619.72 20 Dec 10170 2840 : 10170 Yearly
Gasoline Prices
1.15 21 Sep 1.17 0.64 : 1.57 Monthly
Gold Reserves
0 20 Dec 0 0 : 0.12 Quarterly
Government Budget
-7.40 20 Dec -5.4 -7.4 : 0.6 Yearly
Government Budget Value
-1322402.66 21 Aug -969205 -2906194 : 166540 Monthly Aug/21
Government Debt to GDP
79.26 20 Dec 73.41 37.08 : 79.26 Yearly Dec/20
Government Revenues
0 21 Aug 3593686 117112 : 5356148 Monthly Aug/21
Government Spending
1451763.89 21 Jun 1569447 709738 : 1569447 Quarterly Jun/21
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
1395115.20 21 Mar 1432914 343050 : 1641452 Quarterly
Hospital Beds
0 17 Dec 1.16 1.13 : 3.01 Yearly
IP Addresses
0 17 Mar 514721 107033 : 536472 Quarterly
Imports
1526.73 21 Aug 1513 280 : 1739 Monthly
Industrial Production
7.90 21 May 7.3 -7 : 10.9 Monthly
Industrial Production Mom
-0.30 21 Feb -1.1 -6.8 : 7 Monthly
Inflation Expectations
1.12 21 Sep 0.65 0.65 : 12.92 Monthly
Inflation Rate
2.09 21 Sep 1.72 -1.2 : 109 Monthly
Inflation Rate Mom
0.63 21 Sep 0.28 -1.7 : 10.73 Monthly
Interest Rate
0.75 21 Oct 0.75 0.75 : 10 Daily
Internet Speed
0 17 Mar 3879 696 : 4092 Quarterly
Labor Force Participation Rate
59.50 21 Jun 60.8 56.8 : 63.7 Quarterly
Leading Economic Index
13.14 21 Aug 16.3 -10.44 : 17.27 Monthly
Living Wage Family
0 18 Dec 331800 331800 : 331800 yearly
Living Wage Individual
0 18 Dec 209000 209000 : 209000 yearly
Manufacturing Production
16.60 21 Aug 17.7 -7 : 18.6 Monthly
Minimum Wages
5399.18 21 Sep 5399 7.53 : 5399 Monthly Sep/21
Mining Production
9.00 21 Aug 8.3 -28.8 : 17.6 Monthly
Money Supply M2
0 21 Sep 12870488 79182 : 13136797 Monthly
Personal Income Tax Rate
25.00 21 Dec 25 15 : 25 Yearly
Population
5.16 20 Dec 5.06 1.33 : 5.16 Yearly
Producer Prices
129.80 21 Sep 129 56.31 : 374 Monthly
Remittances
0 21 Jun 127 29.45 : 173 Quarterly
Sales Tax Rate
9.00 21 Dec 13 9 : 13 Yearly
Social Security Rate
37.00 21 Dec 37 23.75 : 37 Yearly
Social Security Rate For Companies
26.50 21 Dec 26.5 14.5 : 26.5 Yearly
Social Security Rate For Employees
10.50 21 Dec 10.5 9 : 10.5 Yearly
Stock Market
11893.38 21 Oct 11894 6000 : 32600 Daily
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 0 0 : 1.07 Yearly
Unemployed Persons
434201.00 21 Jun 457999 38708 : 551373 Quarterly Jun/21
Unemployment Rate
18.10 21 Jun 18.5 8.3 : 24 Quarterly
Wages
723244.00 21 Jul 693822 357554 : 792836 Monthly Jul/21
Wages High Skilled
0 18 Dec 762500 728400 : 762500 yearly
Wages Low Skilled
0 18 Dec 298000 296600 : 339500 yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -345.00 -370 -370 -370 -370 -390 Sep/21
CPI Transportation 110.84 111 111 111 111 112
Capital Flows -376.62 -425 -425 -425 -425 -642
Construction Output 17.60 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1
Consumer Price Index Cpi 101.47 102 102 103 102 103
Consumer Spending 5633326.70 5704828 5791060 5745993 5659177 5840271
Core Inflation Rate 1.49 2.2 2.4 2.1 2 1.8
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Cpi Housing Utilities 99.25 101 101 100 102 103
Currency 635.15 632 634 636 630 640
Current Account -778.70 -249 -465 -465 -795 -603
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.7
Deposit Interest Rate 2.58 3.08 3.33 3.58 2.83 3.58
Exports 1188.64 900 900 900 900 900
External Debt 32333.50 29000 29000 29000 29000 29000
Food Inflation 2.70 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Foreign Direct Investment 648.00 490 490 490 490 650
GDP 61.52 60 60 60 60 61.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.90 2.4 2.8 2 3 3.2
GDP Constant Prices 9002572.73 9011118 9254645 9182624 8916117 9201433
GDP From Agriculture 426593.69 414392 438538 435126 416037 429351
GDP From Construction 357041.71 337641 367039 364183 340518 351415
GDP From Manufacturing 1239898.81 1180152 1274616 1264697 1172304 1209818
GDP From Mining 26725.55 25171 27474 27260 24373 25152
GDP From Public Administration 366480.53 377898 376742 373810 380449 392624
GDP From Services 779857.72 762819 803359 806497 744519 787230
GDP From Transport 353034.05 318688 362919 360095 304948 314706
GDP From Utilities 233607.33 222273 226375 227259 194937 229385
GDP Growth Rate 0.50 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.5
GDP Per Capita Ppp 19679.29 19850 19850 19850 19750 19850
GDP per capita 9619.72 9900 9900 9900 9750 9900
Gasoline Prices 1.15 1.04 0.99 0.94 1.09 0.89
Government Budget -7.40 -7 -7 -7 -8 -7
Government Budget Value -1322402.66 -953287 -953287 -953287 -953287 -953287 Aug/21
Government Debt to GDP 79.26 75 75 75 76.3 75 Dec/20
Government Spending 1451763.89 1607114 1492413 1480799 1579346 1629885 Jun/21
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1395115.20 1475902 1428598 1434178 1430507 1523130
Imports 1526.73 1270 1270 1270 1270 1290
Industrial Production 7.90 3 3 3 3 2.9
Industrial Production Mom -0.30 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7
Inflation Expectations 1.12 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.5
Inflation Rate 2.09 1.8 1.4 1.2 2 1
Inflation Rate Mom 0.63 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
Interest Rate 0.75 1.25 1.5 1.75 1 1.75
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.50 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.9 62.7
Leading Economic Index 13.14 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.4
Manufacturing Production 16.60 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.1
Minimum Wages 5399.18 5600 5600 5600 5600 5600 Sep/21
Mining Production 9.00 6 6 6 6 3.5
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 15 15 15 15 15
Population 5.16 5.15 5.15 5.15 5.15 5.2
Producer Prices 129.80 133 134 134 132 135
Sales Tax Rate 9.00 13 13 13 13 13
Social Security Rate 37.00 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67
Social Security Rate For Companies 26.50 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33
Social Security Rate For Employees 10.50 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34
Stock Market 11893.38 25500 5726 5006 25500 3564
Unemployed Persons 434201.00 280000 280000 280000 280000 280000 Jun/21
Unemployment Rate 18.10 15.1 15.1 15.1 16 13.8
Wages 723244.00 708000 708000 708000 708000 708000 Jul/21