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: 4 966 421*[1], area 51100 km², population density 97.19 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

4 966 421

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 2018-09-18*

  Male % Female
0-4 171 496 ⇐+4.8% 163 703
5-9 184 822 ⇐+4.7% 176 475
10-14 181 175 ⇐+4.7% 173 104
15-19 192 857 ⇐+4.4% 184 676
20-24 208 031 ⇐+4% 200 103
25-29 213 542 ⇐+3.2% 206 843
30-34 208 917 ⇐+2.4% 204 049
35-39 190 271 ⇐+1.5% 187 422
40-44 158 836 +0.8%⇒ 160 118
45-49 150 595 +3.2%⇒ 155 349
50-54 154 395 +3.5%⇒ 159 746
55-59 137 996 +3.8%⇒ 143 280
60-64 103 312 +5.5%⇒ 109 004
65-69 81 588 +6.8%⇒ 87 117
70-74 61 138 +8.8%⇒ 66 526
75-79 39 607 +15.1%⇒ 45 584
80-84 24 553 +24.8%⇒ 30 644
85-89 13 150 +38%⇒ 18 143
90-94 5 576 +52.2%⇒ 8 487
95-99 1 321 +75.9%⇒ 2 324
100+ 167 +125.1%⇒ 376

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).