Selected indicators for Costa Rica

Population

Population, Million persons, 2001-2021
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2021

5.2 million

Growth rate: 1.0%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2018
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2018
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2018

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

1.4 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2021
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2024

22 700 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 3.7%

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2021

Tax on personal income:
1.6 % of GDP