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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 : 7,495.49
  • High : 7,495.49
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  • Time : 03:01:30
  • Yesterday : 7,495.49
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  • Last : 615.27
  • High : 616
  • Low : 614.11
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  • Time : 21:35:12
  • Yesterday : 615.27
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  • Last : 746.83
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  • Low : 741.54
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  • Time : 11:35:17
  • Yesterday : 746.83
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  • Last : 8,972.75
  • High : 9,017.5
  • Low : 8,675.25
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  • Time : 21:48:34
  • Yesterday : 2.4
  • Change % : 373764.58%
  • Change : 8,970.35

Costa Rica Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/CRC Ask 615.27 - 614.11 616 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/05 Time 21:35
GBP/CRC Ask 852.16 - 852.16 852.16 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/02 Time 6:21
EUR/CRC Ask 746.83 - 741.54 746.83 0.00 0.00% 2021/02/27 Time 11:35
CRC/EUR Ask 0.0013 - 0.0013 0.0013 0.00 0.00% 2021/02/11 Time 8:21
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 7495.49 - 7495.49 7495.49 0.00 0.00% 2021/03/02 Time 3:01

Costa Rica Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Banco Lafise Pref 99 - 99 99 0.00 0.00% 2021/02/28 Time 10:36
Florida Ice & Farm 525 - 525 525 0.00 0.00% 2021/02/25 Time 10:36
Holcim De Costa Rica S.A. 13.8 - 13.8 13.8 0.00 0.00% 2021/02/18 Time 10:37
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

-346.90 21 Jan -270 -661 : 140 Monthly Jan/21

CPI Transportation

103.27 21 Feb 101 61.03 : 103 Monthly

Capital Flows

-154.37 20 Sep -555 -2431 : 832 Quarterly

Changes in Inventories

0 20 Sep -70489 -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

-13.50 20 Aug -7.9 -20.3 : 34.2 Monthly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

99.92 21 Feb 100 0.46 : 102 Monthly

Consumer Spending

4294167.90 20 Jun 4871154 1503812 : 4871154 Quarterly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 Mar 205514 0 : 205890 Daily Mar/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 Mar 2820 0 : 2824 Daily Mar/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 Mar 185045 0 : 186093 Daily Mar/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

99.27 21 Feb 98.97 44.67 : 101 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 Mar : Monthly 31

Currency

609.30 21 Mar 609 483 : 625 Daily

Current Account

0 20 Sep -304 -999 : 102 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

-2.50 19 Dec -3.3 -15.59 : -1.05 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

4.64 19 Dec 4.02 1.21 : 27.32 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 67 60 : 121 Yearly

Employed Persons

0 20 Dec 1846109 1745257 : 2208175 Quarterly Dec/20

Employment Rate

0 20 Dec 46.12 43.74 : 57.79 Quarterly Dec/20

Exports

958.90 21 Jan 1054 189 : 1141 Monthly

External Debt

31376.40 20 Sep 30667 4465 : 31376 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 20 Dec 6802045 165441 : 7880404 Monthly

Food Inflation

5.23 21 Jan 3.76 -2.3 : 27.74 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

256.90 20 Jun 504 82.6 : 1187 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 21 Mar 7235 -1719 : 8878 Quarterly

GDP

61.77 19 Dec 60.55 0.48 : 61.77 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-6.70 20 Sep -8.4 -8.4 : 10.1 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

6813119.08 20 Sep 6624771 2181553 : 7363141 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

338639.69 20 Sep 339466 155256 : 347517 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

254603.02 20 Sep 281652 83500 : 330234 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

840760.22 20 Sep 772716 432879 : 880211 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

15612.64 20 Sep 14683 12471 : 22805 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

277741.04 20 Sep 278590 182414 : 279427 Quarterly

GDP From Services

569452.60 20 Sep 564827 287096 : 683050 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

188895.23 20 Sep 190962 119776 : 279947 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

168562.96 20 Sep 168085 57602 : 179191 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

-8.30 20 Jun -1.9 -8.3 : 4.3 Quarterly Jun/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

0.97 21 Feb 0.92 0.64 : 1.57 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 20 Jun 0 0 : 0.12 Quarterly

Government Budget

-5.70 19 Dec -4.7 -5.7 : 0.6 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-2906193.83 20 Dec -2687450 -2906194 : 166540 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

77.47 19 Dec 65.79 37.08 : 77.47 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

0 20 Dec 4114595 117112 : 5356148 Monthly

Government Spending

1197723.20 20 Jun 1198341 579426 : 1208347 Quarterly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

1191396.10 20 Jun 1193975 318880 : 1363882 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

1305.80 21 Jan 1324 280 : 1568 Monthly

Industrial Production

-7.70 20 Aug -7.7 -7.7 : 9.3 Monthly

Industrial Production Mom

1.40 20 Aug -1.1 -5.7 : 5.8 Monthly

Inflation Expectations

2.90 20 Sep 3 2.9 : 12.92 Monthly

Inflation Rate

0.41 21 Feb 0.96 -1.2 : 109 Monthly Feb/21

Inflation Rate Mom

-0.26 21 Feb 0.18 -1.7 : 10.73 Monthly

Interest Rate

0.75 21 Jan 0.75 0.75 : 10 Daily Jan/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3879 696 : 4092 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

57.60 20 Jun 63.4 56.8 : 63.7 Quarterly Jun/20

Leading Economic Index

-7.90 20 Aug -9.2 -10.3 : 14.8 Monthly

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 331800 331800 : 331800 yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 209000 209000 : 209000 yearly

Manufacturing Production

-4.10 20 Aug -4.4 -7 : 10.2 Monthly

Minimum Wages

5399.18 21 Jan 5376 7.53 : 5399 Monthly Jan/21

Mining Production

-15.50 20 Aug -16.6 -38.4 : 26 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 21 Jan 13136797 79182 : 13136797 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

15.00 20 Dec 15 15 : 15 Yearly

Population

5.06 19 Dec 5 1.33 : 5.06 Yearly Dec/19

Producer Prices

119.78 21 Jan 119 56.31 : 374 Monthly

Remittances

0 20 Sep 119 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

7495.49 21 Mar 7495 6000 : 32600 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 0 0 : 1.07 Yearly

Unemployed Persons

487675.00 20 Dec 520237 38708 : 551373 Quarterly Dec/20

Unemployment Rate

20.00 20 Dec 22 8.3 : 24 Quarterly Dec/20

Wages

672054.00 20 Nov 678579 357554 : 792836 Monthly Nov/20

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 -346.90 -380 -380 -430 -430 -430 Jan/21
CPI Transportation 103.27 105 109 108 106 110
Capital Flows -154.37 -180 -425 -425 -180 -642
Construction Output -13.50 -5 -5 -1 -7 -1
Consumer Price Index Cpi 99.92 107 107 108 107 111
Consumer Spending 4294167.90 4944222 4594760 5179060 4623841 4739437
Corporate Tax Rate 30.00 30 30 30 30 30
Cpi Housing Utilities 99.27 112 112 111 112 114
Currency 609.30 615 618 621 612 627
Current Account to GDP -2.50 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -3.8 -4 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 4.64 4.64 4.64 2.79 3.04 2.79
Exports 958.90 1070 1070 900 1070 900
External Debt 31376.40 29000 29000 29000 29000 29000
Food Inflation 5.23 0.6 0.9 1.5 0.2 1.5
Foreign Direct Investment 256.90 590 490 490 530 650
GDP 61.77 60 60 60 60 61.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate -6.70 7 5.5 2.5 1.5 2.5
GDP Constant Prices 6813119.08 7336568 7088505 7743895 6994984 7169859
GDP From Agriculture 338639.69 347171 363229 378907 326703 334870
GDP From Construction 254603.02 280918 301368 345977 264264 270871
GDP From Manufacturing 840760.22 893414 826806 917876 824939 845563
GDP From Mining 15612.64 19576 15711 21268 18301 18759
GDP From Public Administration 277741.04 283412 298091 301633 265456 272092
GDP From Services 569452.60 682306 604365 744519 640899 656922
GDP From Transport 188895.23 280207 204329 300783 265950 272599
GDP From Utilities 168562.96 180970 179851 194937 169023 173249
GDP Growth Rate -8.30 1.3 1.1 0.8 1.7 1 Jun/20
GDP Per Capita Ppp 19642.42 19200 19200 19200 19200 19400
GDP per capita 10046.95 9850 9850 9850 9850 9900
Gasoline Prices 0.97 0.83 0.79 0.75 0.87 0.71
Government Budget -5.70 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -6.3
Government Budget Value -2906193.83 -953625 -953625 -953287 -953625 -953287
Government Debt to GDP 77.47 88 88 88 88 89 Dec/19
Government Spending 1197723.20 1216316 1281564 1221292 1140278 1168785
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 1191396.10 1211885 1274794 1430507 1146948 1175622
Imports 1305.80 1450 1450 1270 1450 1290
Industrial Production -7.70 6.5 5 3 2.3 2.9
Industrial Production Mom 1.40 0.5 0.5 0.8 0.3 0.7
Inflation Expectations 2.90 3.1 3.2 3.3 3 3.5
Inflation Rate 0.41 0.8 1 1.3 0.6 2 Feb/21
Inflation Rate Mom -0.26 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2
Interest Rate 0.75 0.75 1 1.25 0.75 1.75 Jan/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 57.60 63 63 62.9 63 62.7 Jun/20
Leading Economic Index -7.90 4 3.5 3.5 0.5 3.4
Manufacturing Production -4.10 3.5 3.7 3.3 2.1 3.1
Minimum Wages 5399.18 5400 5400 5600 5400 5600 Jan/21
Mining Production -15.50 13 10.5 6 -5.8 3.5
Personal Income Tax Rate 15.00 15 15 15 15 15
Population 5.06 5.1 5.1 5.15 5.1 5.2 Dec/19
Producer Prices 119.78 115 115 115 115 115
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 7495.49 7269 7159 7050 7382 6833
Unemployed Persons 487675.00 286000 286000 280000 286000 280000 Dec/20
Unemployment Rate 20.00 19 18 16 21 13.8 Dec/20
Wages 672054.00 708000 708000 708000 708000 708000 Nov/20