San Juan · Population

Question: What is the population of San Juan? Answer: San Juan, Costa Rica (Administrative unit: Alajuela) - last known population is ≈ 11 600 (year 2011). This was 0.253% of total Costa Rica population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2000-2011 (+3.32%/year), San Juan population in 2020 would be: 15 628*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1984-2000] +6.54 %/year
[2000-2011] +3.32 %/year


GPS coordinates: 10.392, -84.438

Local time in San Juan: 22:26 Wednesday GMT-6.

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San Juan on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1984c, 2000c, 2011c. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
Instituto nacional de estadística y censos, Censos 2000, resultados xls, Censos 2011, resultados xls
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by 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 Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).