Costa Rica Population 2023

 Costa Rica Population 2023

As of Monday, November 7, 2022, the current population of Costa Rica is estimated to be 5,203,100, according to the latest United Nations data. As of mid-2020, the estimated population of Costa Rica was 5,094,118 people, according to UN data. This figure represents 0.07% of the total world population and places Costa Rica at 122nd in the list of countries and dependencies by population.

The population density in Costa Rica is calculated to be 100 people per km² (258 people per mi²), with a total land area of 51,060 km² (19,714 sq. miles). 80.0% of the population is urban, with an estimated 4,074,214 people residing in urban areas in 2020.

The median age in Costa Rica is 33.5 years, offering insight into the country’s demographic profile.

Area Code:

  • San José: +506
  • Limón: +506
  • Puntarenas: +506

The population of Costa Rica (2020 And It’s historical)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Costa Rica
Global Rank
2020 5,094,118 0.92 % 46,557 4,200 33.5 1.76 100 80.0 % 4,074,214 0.07 % 7,794,798,739 122
2019 5,047,561 0.96 % 48,120 4,200 31.7 1.83 99 79.3 % 4,003,302 0.07 % 7,713,468,100 120
2018 4,999,441 1.00 % 49,487 4,200 31.7 1.83 98 78.6 % 3,929,845 0.07 % 7,631,091,040 120
2017 4,949,954 1.03 % 50,609 4,200 31.7 1.83 97 77.9 % 3,853,956 0.07 % 7,547,858,925 120
2016 4,899,345 1.06 % 51,541 4,200 31.7 1.83 96 77.1 % 3,775,780 0.07 % 7,464,022,049 120
2015 4,847,804 1.15 % 54,085 3,932 31.2 1.85 95 76.2 % 3,695,430 0.07 % 7,379,797,139 120
2010 4,577,378 1.33 % 58,375 6,068 29.1 1.94 90 71.2 % 3,260,590 0.07 % 6,956,823,603 119
2005 4,285,502 1.58 % 64,626 8,358 27.2 2.15 84 65.1 % 2,789,638 0.07 % 6,541,907,027 119
2000 3,962,372 2.25 % 83,368 17,905 25.3 2.61 78 58.5 % 2,318,040 0.06 % 6,143,493,823 120
1995 3,545,534 2.59 % 85,220 13,840 24.1 3.07 69 54.0 % 1,915,604 0.06 % 5,744,212,979 124
1990 3,119,433 2.65 % 76,544 3,483 23.0 3.41 61 49.6 % 1,548,102 0.06 % 5,327,231,061 126
1985 2,736,712 2.75 % 69,347 3,775 21.9 3.50 54 45.3 % 1,240,768 0.06 % 4,870,921,740 127
1980 2,389,977 2.68 % 59,158 3,485 20.5 3.70 47 43.1 % 1,029,757 0.05 % 4,458,003,514 129
1975 2,094,188 2.54 % 49,359 2,528 19.1 4.06 41 41.4 % 867,261 0.05 % 4,079,480,606 129
1970 1,847,394 3.01 % 50,911 1,565 17.8 5.26 36 38.9 % 717,853 0.05 % 3,700,437,046 130
1965 1,592,841 3.66 % 52,412 1,581 17.2 6.50 31 35.7 % 568,941 0.05 % 3,339,583,597 134
1960 1,330,782 3.69 % 44,139 1,427 17.4 6.65 26 34.3 % 456,615 0.04 % 3,034,949,748 133
1955 1,110,087 3.26 % 32,878 982 18.1 6.12 22 34.2 % 379,324 0.04 % 2,773,019,936 134

Source: The estimation of Costa Rica’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

Costa Rica Population Future Forecast

1,200

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Migrants (net) Median Age Fertility Rate Density (P/Km²) Urban
Pop %
Urban Population Country’s Share of
World Pop
World Population Costa Rica
Global Rank
2020 5,094,118 1.00 % 49,263 4,200 33.5 1.76 100 80.0 % 4,074,214 0.07 % 7,794,798,739 122
2025 5,302,111 0.80 % 41,599 3,800 35.8 1.76 104 82.8 % 4,390,911 0.06 % 8,184,437,460 123
2030 5,468,038 0.62 % 33,185 3,200 38.1 1.76 107 85.0 % 4,647,468 0.06 % 8,548,487,400 124
2035 5,598,031 0.47 % 25,999 2,600 40.4 1.76 110 86.6 % 4,846,325 0.06 % 8,887,524,213 124
2040 5,691,983 0.33 % 18,790 2,000 42.4 1.76 111 87.8 % 4,996,908 0.06 % 9,198,847,240 123
2045 5,749,468 0.20 % 11,497 1,400 44.3 1.76 113 89.0 % 5,116,679 0.06 % 9,481,803,274 122
2050 5,772,699 0.08 % 4,646   45.8 1.76 113 90.2 % 5,204,720 0.06 % 9,735,033,990 124

Source: The estimation of Costa Rica’s population is from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. ( World Population Prospects: The 2019 Revision).

Costa Rica Demographics

LIFE EXPECTANCY INFANT MORTALITY DEATHS UNDER AGE 5

80.94 years

(life expectancy at birth, both sexes)

6.3

(infant deaths per 1,000 live births)

7.9

(per 1,000 live births)

Main Cities by Population in Costa Rica

(includes boroughs, districts, urban agglomerations, etc.)

# CITY NAME POPULATION
1 San Jose 335,007
2 Limon 63,081
3 San Francisco 55,923
4 Alajuela 47,494
5 Liberia 45,380
6 Paraiso 39,702
7 Puntarenas 35,650
8 San Isidro 34,877
9 Curridabat 34,586
10 San Vicente 34,447
10 San Vicente de Moravia 34,447
11 San Jose 31,430
12 Purral 30,034
13 Turrialba 28,955
14 San Miguel 28,827
15 San Pedro 27,477
16 San Rafael Abajo 27,419
17 Quesada 27,310
18 Ipis 26,669
19 Cartago 26,594
20 Chacarita 26,354
21 San Juan 26,047
22 Mercedes 26,007
23 Guadalupe 26,005
24 Aserri 25,874
25 San Rafael 25,410
26 San Felipe 24,985
27 Patarra 23,983
28 Tejar 22,433
29 Heredia 21,947
30 San Pablo 21,662
31 Calle Blancos 20,710
32 Canas 20,306
33 Guapiles 19,092
34 Siquirres 18,231
35 San Diego 16,991
36 Colima 15,875
37 Esparza 15,575
38 San Juan de Dios 15,469
39 Nicoya 15,313
40 San Rafael Arriba 15,051

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