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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 : 7,391.84
  • High : 7,391.84
  • Low : 7,391.84
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  • Time : 03:02:13
  • Yesterday : 7,391.84
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  • Last : 617.79
  • High : 621
  • Low : 615.45
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  • Time : 23:38:10
  • Yesterday : 617.79
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  • Last : 751.48
  • High : 751.91
  • Low : 751.48
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  • Time : 01:42:37
  • Yesterday : 751.48
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  • Last : 10,410.75
  • High : 10,437.75
  • Low : 10,100.75
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  • Time : 22:31:23
  • Yesterday : 199,078
  • Change % : 1812.23%
  • Change : 188,667.25

Costa Rica Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/CRC Ask 751.48 - 751.48 751.91 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/08 Time 1:42
GBP/CRC Ask 863.856 - 863.856 865.153 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/08 Time 1:42
USD/CRC Ask 617.79 - 615.45 621 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/07 Time 23:38
CRC/EUR Ask 0.0013 - 0.0013 0.0013 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/02 Time 6:14
CRC/GBP Ask 0.0012 - 0.0012 0.0012 0.00 0.00% 2020/12/14 Time 6:14

Costa Rica Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Costa Rica Indice Accionario 7391.84 - 7391.84 7391.84 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/08 Time 3:02

Costa Rica Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Banco Lafise Pref 99 - 99 99 1.00 1.02% 2021/05/09 Time 11:42
Florida Ice & Farm 515 - 515 515 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/07 Time 11:39
Holcim De Costa Rica S.A. 13.75 - 13.75 13.75 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/05 Time 11:46
Grupo Financiero Improsa Pref 1 - 1 1 0.00 0.00% 2020/07/08 Time 11:40
Astra Rocket 2.48 - 2.48 2.48 0.00 0.00% 2019/04/26 Time 0:00

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-200.57 21 Mar -95.09 -661 : 140 Monthly Mar/21

CPI Transportation

105.27 21 Mar 103 61.03 : 105 Monthly

Capital Flows

466.72 20 Dec 109 -2431 : 832 Quarterly

Changes in Inventories

0 20 Dec 41639 -322340 : 419526 Quarterly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 62.14 4.05 : 62.14 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 55 51 : 68 Yearly

Construction Output

-8.10 21 Feb -9 -22.9 : 38.8 Monthly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

99.95 21 Mar 99.92 0.46 : 102 Monthly

Consumer Spending

5665057.80 20 Dec 5421374 1696326 : 5845655 Quarterly

Core Consumer Prices

0 20 Dec 107 59.34 : 107 Monthly

Core Inflation Rate

0 20 Dec 0.92 -0.01 : 13.64 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 May 260535 0 : 263094 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 May 3326 0 : 3341 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 May 209335 0 : 211043 Daily May/21

Corporate Tax Rate

30.00 20 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

99.43 21 Mar 99.26 44.67 : 101 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 May : Monthly 31

Currency

615.65 21 May 615 483 : 625 Daily

Current Account

0 20 Dec -409 -999 : 102 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-2.40 20 Dec -2.3 -15.59 : -1.05 Yearly Dec/20

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 Mar 1953151 1745257 : 2208175 Quarterly Mar/21

Employment Rate

0 21 Mar 48.66 43.74 : 57.79 Quarterly Mar/21

Exports

1258.23 21 Mar 1094 189 : 1258 Monthly

External Debt

31823.20 20 Dec 31376 4465 : 31823 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 21 Feb 668606 165441 : 7880404 Monthly

Food Inflation

0.47 21 Mar 2.65 -2.3 : 27.74 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

611.40 20 Dec 290 82.6 : 1187 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 21 Apr 7280 -1719 : 8878 Quarterly

GDP

61.77 19 Dec 60.55 0.48 : 61.77 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-3.70 20 Dec -7 -8.5 : 13.4 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

8864118.79 20 Dec 8168076 2590588 : 9205523 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

388377.16 20 Dec 387956 169963 : 434370 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

315606.79 20 Dec 312537 110213 : 478663 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

1196457.95 20 Dec 1044911 483691 : 1196458 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

23677.64 20 Dec 20899 8193 : 31358 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

370481.50 20 Dec 277741 182414 : 370482 Quarterly

GDP From Services

713204.73 20 Dec 569453 287096 : 713205 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

299780.05 20 Dec 188895 119776 : 299780 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

210041.31 20 Dec 168563 57602 : 210041 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

4.00 20 Dec 2.4 -7.7 : 4.3 Quarterly Dec/20

GDP Per Capita Ppp

19642.42 19 Dec 19427 9514 : 19642 Yearly

GDP per capita

10046.95 19 Dec 9937 2858 : 10047 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

1.12 21 Apr 1.03 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

-451174.50 21 Feb -184341 -2906194 : 166540 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

79.26 20 Dec 73.41 37.08 : 79.26 Yearly Dec/20

Government Revenues

0 21 Feb 484265 117112 : 5356148 Monthly

Government Spending

1524899.00 20 Dec 1501742 711007 : 1524899 Quarterly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

1447166.10 20 Dec 1470063 343252 : 1641098 Quarterly

Hospital Beds

0 17 Dec 1.16 1.13 : 3.01 Yearly Dec/17

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 514721 107033 : 536472 Quarterly

Imports

1458.80 21 Mar 1189 280 : 1568 Monthly

Industrial Production

-4.70 21 Feb -4.8 -6.9 : 10.9 Monthly

Industrial Production Mom

-0.30 21 Feb -1.1 -6.8 : 7 Monthly

Inflation Expectations

2.90 20 Sep 3 2.9 : 12.92 Monthly

Inflation Rate

0.47 21 Mar 0.41 -1.2 : 109 Monthly Mar/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.03 21 Mar -0.26 -1.7 : 10.73 Monthly

Interest Rate

0.75 21 Apr 0.75 0.75 : 10 Daily Apr/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3879 696 : 4092 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

60.80 20 Dec 59.1 56.8 : 63.7 Quarterly Dec/20

Leading Economic Index

-4.70 21 Feb -4.9 -9.9 : 17.1 Monthly

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 331800 331800 : 331800 yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 209000 209000 : 209000 yearly

Manufacturing Production

2.40 21 Feb 2.3 -6.4 : 12.9 Monthly

Minimum Wages

5399.18 21 Mar 5399 7.53 : 5399 Monthly Mar/21

Mining Production

1.10 21 Feb 0.2 -28.9 : 17.7 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 21 Apr 13103290 79182 : 13136797 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

15.00 20 Dec 15 15 : 15 Yearly

Population

5.16 20 Dec 5.06 1.33 : 5.16 Yearly Dec/20

Producer Prices

121.95 21 Mar 121 56.31 : 374 Monthly

Remittances

0 20 Dec 138 29.45 : 173 Quarterly

Sales Tax Rate

13.00 20 Dec 13 13 : 13 Yearly

Social Security Rate

36.67 20 Dec 36.67 23.75 : 36.67 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

26.33 20 Dec 26.33 14.5 : 26.33 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

10.34 20 Dec 10.34 9 : 10.34 Yearly

Stock Market

7335.13 21 May 7335 6000 : 32600 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 0 0 : 1.07 Yearly

Unemployed Persons

457999.00 21 Mar 487675 38708 : 551373 Quarterly Mar/21

Unemployment Rate

18.50 21 Mar 20 8.3 : 24 Quarterly Mar/21

Wages

680532.00 21 Feb 709015 357554 : 792836 Monthly Feb/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 -200.57 -380 -430 -430 -430 -430 Mar/21
CPI Transportation 105.27 102 101 107 98.8 103
Capital Flows 466.72 -425 -425 -425 -180 -642
Construction Output -8.10 -3.7 -1 -1 -4 -1
Consumer Price Index Cpi 99.95 100 101 101 99.67 103
Consumer Spending 5665057.80 4538935 4422993 4397228 4594760 4564529
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Cpi Housing Utilities 99.43 102 101 101 102 103
Currency 615.65 622 625 628 619 633
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.6 -2.6 -2.7 -2.6 -2.7 Dec/20
Deposit Interest Rate 2.58 4.89 5.14 5.39 4.64 5.39
Exports 1258.23 1070 900 900 1070 900
External Debt 31823.20 29000 29000 29000 29000 29000
Food Inflation 0.47 0.9 1.5 1.5 0.6 1.5
Foreign Direct Investment 611.40 490 490 490 590 650
GDP 61.77 60 60 60 60 61.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate -3.70 5.7 3 2.4 7 3.2
GDP Constant Prices 8864118.79 8633656 9130042 9076858 8662039 9422204
GDP From Agriculture 388377.16 410069 400028 397698 428689 412829
GDP From Construction 315606.79 330352 325075 323181 394173 335477
GDP From Manufacturing 1196457.95 1104471 1232352 1225173 999769 1271787
GDP From Mining 23677.64 22090 24388 24246 22439 25168
GDP From Public Administration 370481.50 293572 381596 379373 298091 393807
GDP From Services 713204.73 601911 734601 730322 604365 758108
GDP From Transport 299780.05 199662 308773 306975 204329 318654
GDP From Utilities 210041.31 178171 216343 215082 179851 223266
GDP Growth Rate 4.00 1.1 0.8 0.8 1.3 1 Dec/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 19642.42 19200 19200 19200 19200 19400
GDP per capita 10046.95 9850 9850 9850 9850 9900
Gasoline Prices 1.12 0.83 0.78 0.75 0.87 0.71
Government Budget -7.40 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -6.3
Government Budget Value -451174.50 -953625 -953287 -953287 -953625 -953287
Government Debt to GDP 79.26 88 88 88 88 89 Dec/20
Government Spending 1524899.00 1265993 1233655 1226469 1281564 1273132
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1447166.10 1259306 1227138 1219990 1274794 1266406
Imports 1458.80 1450 1270 1270 1450 1290
Industrial Production -4.70 5 3 3 6.5 2.9
Industrial Production Mom -0.30 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.5 0.7
Inflation Expectations 2.90 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.1 3.5
Inflation Rate 0.47 1 1.3 1.2 0.8 2 Mar/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.03 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Interest Rate 0.75 1 1.25 1.5 0.75 1.75 Apr/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 60.80 63 62.9 62.9 63 62.7 Dec/20
Leading Economic Index -4.70 3.5 3.5 3.5 4 3.4
Manufacturing Production 2.40 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.5 3.1
Minimum Wages 5399.18 5400 5600 5600 5400 5600 Mar/21
Mining Production 1.10 10.5 6 6 13 3.5
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Population 5.16 5.1 5.15 5.15 5.1 5.2 Dec/20
Producer Prices 121.95 115 115 115 115 115
Sales Tax Rate 13.00 13 13 13 13 13
Social Security Rate 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67 36.67
Social Security Rate For Companies 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33 26.33
Social Security Rate For Employees 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34 10.34
Stock Market 7335.13 7114 7006 6899 7224 6687
Unemployed Persons 457999.00 286000 280000 280000 286000 280000 Mar/21
Unemployment Rate 18.50 18 16 15.1 22.5 13.8 Mar/21
Wages 680532.00 708000 708000 708000 708000 708000 Feb/21