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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 maritime border with Ecuador to the south of Cocos Island. It has a population of around five million in a land area of 51,060 km2 (19,710 sq mi). An estimated 333,980 people live in the capital and largest city, San José, with around two 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. 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 and tax incentives.Costa ... [More]
  • Last : 11,894.36
  • High : 11,894.36
  • Low : 11,894.36
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 03:13:55
  • Yesterday : 11,894.36
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 667.75
  • High : 674.32
  • Low : 667.75
  • Max Fluctuation : 6.57
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 667.75
  • Time : 04:45:27
  • Yesterday : 674.32
  • Change % : 0.98%
  • Change : 6.57
  • Last : 685.45
  • High : 692.12
  • Low : 685.11
  • Max Fluctuation : 6.47
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.05%
  • Open : 691.92
  • Time : 05:23:54
  • Yesterday : 691.99
  • Change % : 0.95%
  • Change : 6.54
  • Last : 8,110
  • High : 8,209.5
  • Low : 8,069
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 21:59:53
  • Yesterday : 5
  • Change % : 162100%
  • Change : 8,105

Costa Rica Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/CRC Ask 685.45 685.38 685.11 692.12 6.54 0.95% 2022/08/15 Time 5:23
GBP/CRC Ask 810.782 810.649 810.114 818.692 7.44 0.92% 2022/08/15 Time 5:23
USD/CRC Ask 667.75 - 667.75 674.32 6.57 0.98% 2022/08/15 Time 4:45
CRO/USD Ask 0.1816 - 0.1794 0.1918 0.01 3.25% 2022/06/01 Time 23:03
CRC/GBP Ask 0.0012 - 0.0012 0.0012 0.00 0.00% 2022/04/30 Time 14:38
CRC/EUR Ask 0.0014 - 0.0014 0.0014 0.00 0.00% 2022/04/30 Time 14:38

Costa Rica Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Costa Rica Indice Accionario 11894.36 - 11894.36 11894.36 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/12 Time 3:13

Costa Rica Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Holcim De Costa Rica S.A. 15.5 - 15.5 15.5 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/12 Time 12:43
Florida Ice & Farm 744.98 - 744.98 744.98 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/12 Time 12:43
Holcim De Costa Rica S.A. 15.5 - 15.5 15.5 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/12 Time 12:43
Florida Ice & Farm 744.98 - 744.98 744.98 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/12 Time 12:43
La Nacion S.A. 2.41 - 2.41 2.41 0.00 0.00% 2022/07/20 Time 13:11
La Nacion S.A. 2.41 - 2.41 2.41 0.00 0.00% 2022/07/20 Time 13:11

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
-404 22 Jun -266 USD Million
CPI Housing Utilities
104 22 Jul 105 points
CPI Transportation
135 22 Jul 137 points
Capital Flows
-720 22 Mar 1.09 USD Million
Changes in Inventories
302548 22 Mar 682597 CRC Million
Competitiveness Index
62.01 19 Dec 62.14 Points
Competitiveness Rank
62 19 Dec 55
Construction Output
17.6 21 Aug 12.5 percent
Consumer Price Index CPI
112 22 Jul 111 points
Consumer Spending
5633327 21 Jun 5571121 CRC Million
Core Consumer Prices
106 22 Jun 105 points
Core Inflation Rate
5.69 22 Jun 5.19 percent
Coronavirus Cases
1057695 22 Aug 1044385 Persons
Coronavirus Deaths
8774 22 Aug 8740 Persons
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
225 22 Aug 223 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
11585211 22 Aug 11504591 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
30 21 Dec 30 percent
Corruption Index
58 21 Dec 57 Points
Corruption Rank
39 21 Dec 42
Credit Rating
30 22 Aug
Currency
666 22 Aug 668
Current Account
-898 22 Mar -1199 USD Million
Current Account to GDP
-2.4 20 Dec -2.3 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate
2.58 20 Dec 4.64 percent
Ease of Doing Business
74 19 Dec 67
Employed Persons
2153988 22 Jun 2102076
Employment Rate
52.62 22 Jun 51.51 percent
Exports
1363 22 Jun 1428 USD Million
External Debt
33849 22 Mar 33024 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure
2268343 22 Mar 1534305 CRC Million
Food Inflation
21.08 22 Jul 15.95 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
854 22 Mar 635 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
6190 22 Jul 6845 USD Million
GDP
64.3 21 Dec 62.2 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
6.9 22 Mar 8.9 percent
GDP Constant Prices
9621435 22 Mar 9622326 CRC Million
GDP From Agriculture
423436 22 Mar 433956 CRC Million
GDP From Construction
368884 22 Mar 380114 CRC Million
GDP From Manufacturing
1263919 22 Mar 1278122 CRC Million
GDP From Mining
26766 22 Mar 25870 CRC Million
GDP From Public Administration
370062 22 Mar 368957 CRC Million
GDP From Services
832086 22 Mar 830513 CRC Million
GDP From Transport
439034 22 Mar 424312 CRC Million
GDP From Utilities
234062 22 Mar 236622 CRC Million
GDP Growth Rate
-0.5 22 Mar 1 percent
GDP per capita
12932 21 Dec 12127 USD
GDP per capita PPP
21261 21 Dec 19937 USD
Gasoline Prices
1.52 22 Jul 1.48 USD/Liter
Government Budget
-5 21 Dec -7.4 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value
-331091 22 Mar -432075 CRC Million
Government Debt to GDP
79.26 20 Dec 73.41 percent of GDP
Government Revenues
1937253 22 Mar 1102230 CRC Million
Government Spending
1583904 22 Mar 1549115 CRC Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation
1701645 22 Mar 1627853 CRC Million
Hospital Beds
1.15 20 Dec 1.1 per 1000 people
IP Addresses
531033 17 Mar 514721 IP
Imports
1767 22 Jun 1695 USD Million
Industrial Production
6.8 22 Mar 7.7 percent
Industrial Production Mom
-0.7 22 Mar -0.1 percent
Inflation Expectations
3.25 22 Jun 2.92 percent
Inflation Rate
11.48 22 Jul 10.06 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
1.09 22 Jul 1.78 percent
Interest Rate
7.5 22 Jul 5.5 percent
Internet Speed
4092 17 Mar 3879 KBps
Labor Force Participation Rate
59.6 22 Mar 59.9 percent
Leading Economic Index
6.28 22 Mar 8.11 percent
Manufacturing Production
6.7 22 Mar 7.4 percent
Minimum Wages
5518 22 Jul 5518 points
Mining Production
-2.3 22 Mar -2.3 percent
Money Supply M2
12166221 22 Jul 12283574 CRC Million
Personal Income Tax Rate
25 21 Dec 25 percent
Population
5.21 21 Dec 5.16 Million
Producer Prices
150 22 Jul 149 points
Remittances
141 22 Mar 143 USD Million
Stock Market
11894 22 Aug 11894 points
Terrorism Index
1.07 19 Dec 0
Unemployed Persons
284800 22 Jun 330227
Unemployment Rate
14 22 Mar 15.6 percent
Wages
755889 22 Mar 699452 CRC/Month
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade -404 -536 -627 -392 -457 USD Million
CPI Housing Utilities 104 108 108 111 109 points
CPI Transportation 135 136 136 136 137 points
Capital Flows -720 250 -642 -640 USD Million USD Million
Construction Output 17.6 -1 -1 -1 -1 percent
Consumer Price Index CPI 112 111 112 113 115 points
Consumer Spending 5633327 5926260 5813593 5791060 5791060 CRC Million
Core Inflation Rate 5.69 4.81 3.95 3.19 1.21 percent
Corporate Tax Rate 30 30 30 30 percent
Currency 666 671 676 680 685
Current Account -898 -561 -949 -279 -437 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -2.4 -2.7 -3 -3 percent of GDP
Deposit Interest Rate 2.58 1.83 2.08 2.08 2.08 percent
Exports 1363 1390 1313 1561 1510 USD Million
External Debt 33849 29000 29000 31016 USD Million USD Million
Food Inflation 21.08 8 6 4.5 3.7 percent
Foreign Direct Investment 854 490 490 490 490 USD Million
GDP 64.3 64.4 66 66.5 USD Billion USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.9 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.5 percent
GDP Constant Prices 9621435 9891752 10198396 10514546 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Agriculture 423436 446106 459936 474194 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Construction 368884 390757 402871 415360 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Manufacturing 1263919 1313909 1354641 1396634 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Mining 26766 26594 27419 28269 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Public Administration 370062 379288 391046 403168 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Services 832086 853768 880235 907522 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Transport 439034 436193 449715 463656 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP From Utilities 234062 243247 250788 258562 CRC Million CRC Million
GDP Growth Rate -0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 percent
GDP per capita 12932 13359 13773 14214 USD USD
GDP per capita PPP 21261 19850 20000 20000 USD USD
Gasoline Prices 1.52 1.58 1.64 1.7 1.76 USD/Liter
Government Budget -5 -4.5 -4.5 -3.5 -3.5 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value -331091 -953287 -953287 -953287 -953287 CRC Million
Government Debt to GDP 79.26 75 73 73 percent of GDP
Government Spending 1583904 1527256 1557427 1592490 1628253 CRC Million
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1701645 1673433 1725309 1778794 CRC Million CRC Million
Imports 1767 1926 1940 1953 1967 USD Million
Industrial Production 6.8 3 2.9 2.9 2.9 percent
Industrial Production Mom -0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 percent
Inflation Expectations 3.25 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5 percent
Inflation Rate 11.48 9.06 8.17 6.71 3.95 percent
Inflation Rate Mom 1.09 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.2 percent
Interest Rate 7.5 4.75 5 5 5 percent
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.6 62.9 62.7 62.7 62.7 percent
Leading Economic Index 6.28 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 percent
Manufacturing Production 6.7 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.1 percent
Minimum Wages 5518 5600 5600 5600 points points
Mining Production -2.3 6 3.5 3.5 3.5 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 15 15 15 percent
Population 5.21 5.27 5.33 5.39 Million Million
Producer Prices 150 134 135 135 135 points
Stock Market 11894 25500 25500 5726 5006 points
Unemployed Persons 284800 280000 280000 280000 280000
Unemployment Rate 14 13.9 13.5 12.9 12.7 percent
Wages 755889 708000 708000 708000 708000 CRC/Month