Costa Rica · Population

On this page you can find past, current and future population statistics for Costa Rica (from 1950-2100), population map, demographics, live population counter etc. . Question: What is the population of Costa Rica? Answer: Current population of Costa Rica is: 4 945 865*[1], area 51100 km², population density 96.79 p/km². Capital of Costa Rica is San Jose. Continent: Latin America, Caribbean.

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Costa Rica · Population 1950-2100

Costa Rica · historical and predicted populations (both sexes) for the period 1950-2100 (millions) De facto population in Costa Rica as of 1 July of the year indicated. Source United Nations Population Division [1].

What was the Costa Rica population at your birthday?*

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Current Costa Rica population

4 945 865

Today This year
Population growth Today
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Changes every 640.544 sec.
Population growth This year
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Births Today
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Changes every 425.637 sec.
Births This year
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Deaths Today
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Changes every 1268.633 sec.
Deaths This year
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Sources: [1]
Today's statistic since midnight 00:00.
This year, statistic changes since 1st January
Population = Births** - Deaths

Costa Rica population map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)
• Population Growth rate: 135 / day = 5.62 / hour = 0.094 / minute = 0.0016 / seconds
• Births Growth rate**: 203 / day = 8.44 / hour = 0.137 / minute = 0.0028 / seconds
• Deaths Growth rate: 68 / day = 2.84 / hour = 0.047 / minute = 0.0008 / seconds.

Current Costa Rica population by age and sex for 2018-04-19*

  Male % Female
0-4 172 504 ⇐+4.8% 164 656
5-9 184 769 ⇐+4.7% 176 422
10-14 181 668 ⇐+4.7% 173 579
15-19 194 153 ⇐+4.4% 185 927
20-24 208 317 ⇐+3.9% 200 413
25-29 213 094 ⇐+3.2% 206 466
30-34 207 391 ⇐+2.3% 202 637
35-39 188 136 ⇐+1.4% 185 496
40-44 157 828 +0.9%⇒ 159 315
45-49 151 007 +3.1%⇒ 155 714
50-54 153 415 +3.4%⇒ 158 624
55-59 135 798 +3.8%⇒ 140 963
60-64 101 645 +5.5%⇒ 107 191
65-69 80 734 +6.6%⇒ 86 088
70-74 59 924 +8.9%⇒ 65 236
75-79 39 014 +15.3%⇒ 44 969
80-84 24 139 +25.2%⇒ 30 216
85-89 12 884 +38.4%⇒ 17 827
90-94 5 395 +52.7%⇒ 8 240
95-99 1 282 +76.4%⇒ 2 261
100+ 163 +124.5%⇒ 366

Sources: [1]

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Filter by starting letters of the city (94 cities):
A (4) | B (2) | C (12) | D (4) | E (2) | F (1) | G (7) | H (3) | I (1) | L (4) | M (3) | N (2) | O (1) | P (6) | Q (2) | R (2) | S (32) | T (3) | U (2) | Z (1) |

Population for cities or regions in Costa Rica (94)

City population => Distrito
This is not full list. Only 50 largest cities in alphabetical order. You can click on start letter of the city ↑ :
Aguacaliente (San Francisco) Cartago
Alajuela Alajuela
Aserrí San José
Barranca Puntarenas
Buenos Aires Puntarenas
Cañas Canas Guanacaste
Cariari Limón
Curridabat San José
Daniel Flores San José
Desamparados San José
Desamparados Alajuela
Guácima Alajuela
Guadalupe San José
Guápiles Limón
Hatillo San José
Ipís San José
La Trinidad San José
Liberia Guanacaste
Limón Puerto Limón Limón
Mercedes Heredia
Nicoya Guanacaste
Paraíso Cartago
Patalillo San José
Pavas San José
Purral San José
Quepos Puntarenas
Quesada Alajuela
San Antonio Alajuela
San Antonio San José
San Diego Cartago
San Felipe San José
San Francisco Heredia
San Francisco de Dos Ríos San José
San Isidro de El General San José
San José Alajuela
San Juan San José
San Miguel San José
San Nicolás Cartago
San Pedro San José
San Rafael Cartago
San Rafael Abajo San José
San Rafael Alajuela
San Rafael San José
San Sebastián San José
San Vicente San José
Siquirres Limón
Tejar Cartago
Turrialba Cartago
Ulloa Heredia
Uruca San José

Sources, Notices

* Value is calculated with linear interpolation from 2 nearest estimated (date->population) data (unofficial).
** Net migration is included in Births with this calculation: Births = Population[1] + Deaths[1].
*** For years before 1950 we dont have population data. Value is approximate calculation using function: 1900 population = 70% of 1950 population.
[1] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2015). World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision. Data are estimates and projections according to a medium-fertility variant. Reused with the permission of the United Nations. Downloaded: 2015-11-15 (un.org)
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).