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International Rankings of Costa Rica - 2013
SOURCE: CIA World Factbook 2013

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This table lists the international rankings of Costa Rica in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Costa Rica can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Value Rank Date of Info
Internet hosts147,258782012
Internet users1,485,000822009
Telephones - main lines in use1,234,000682011
Telephones - mobile cellular4,358,0001142011
Budget expenditures$8,937,000,000952012 est.
Budget revenues$6,949,000,000972012 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) % of GDP-4.401412012 est.
Central bank discount rate(%)21.5431 Dec 2010 est.
Commercial bank prime lending rate(%)16.153331 Dec 2011 est.
Current account balance-$2,556,000,0001452012 est.
Debt - external$12,040,000,0008831 Dec 2012 est.
Distribution of family income - Gini index50.3222009
Exports$11,470,000,000882012 est.
GDP - composition by sector - agriculture(%)6.201172012 est.
GDP - composition by sector - industry(%)21.101492012 est.
GDP - composition by sector - services(%)72.70482012 est.
GDP - official exchange rate$44,880,000,000842012 est.
GDP - per capita (PPP)$12,600992012 est.
GDP - purchasing power parity$58,600,000,000892012 est.
GDP - real growth rate(%)4.80642012 est.
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10%39.50222009 est.
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10%(%)1.201342009 est.
Imports$16,790,000,000832012 est.
Industrial production growth rate(%)2.801092011 est.
Inflation rate(consumer prices)(%)4.50962012 est.
Investment (gross fixed)(% of GPD)19.90992012 est.
Labor force2,196,0001182012 est.
Labor force - by occupation - agriculture(%)14.001142006 est.
Labor force - by occupation - industry(%)22.00682006 est.
Labor force - by occupation - services(%)64.00672006 est.
Market value of publicly traded shares$ 1,445,000,00010131 Dec 2010
Population below poverty line(%)24.20892010 est.
Public debt(% of GPD)47.40702012 est.
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold$5,461,000,0008631 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of broad money$ 20,090,000,0008631 Dec 2011 est.
Stock of direct foreign investment - abroad$729,300,0007731 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of direct foreign investment - at home$18,590,000,0007131 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of domestic credit$23,330,000,0007731 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of money$4,209,000,0007431 Dec 2008
Stock of narrow money$ 4,209,000,00010631 Dec 2012 est.
Stock of quasi money$3,143,000,0009731 Dec 2008
Taxes and other revenues15.51862012 est.
Unemployment rate(%)7.901112012 est.
Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy6,411,0001182010 est.
Crude Oil - exports01332009 est.
Crude Oil - imports7,361792009 est.
Crude Oil - production01492011 est.
Crude Oil - proved reserves01491 Jan 2012 est.
Electricity - consumption per capita (kWh)*1,756.561072009 est.
Electricity - consumption(kWh)8,144,000,000952009 est.
Electricity - exports(kWh)38,000,000812010 est.
Electricity - from fossil fuels24.81842009 est.
Electricity - from hydroelectric plants61.5292009 est.
Electricity - from nuclear fuels0.01122009 est.
Electricity - from other renewable sources13.7142009 est.
Electricity - imports(kWh)62,000,000992010 est.
Electricity - installed generating capacity2,490,000952009 est.
Electricity - production(kWh)9,113,000,000962009 est.
Natural gas - consumption(cu m)01552010 est.
Natural gas - exports(cu m)01152010 est.
Natural gas - imports(cu m)01362010 est.
Natural gas - production(cu m)01462010 est.
Natural gas - proved reserves(cu m)01511 Jan 2012 est.
Refined petroleum products - consumption50,2001002011 est.
Refined petroleum products - exports7371142008 est.
Refined petroleum products - imports39,200772008 est.
Refined petroleum products - production12,0901032008 est.
Elevation extremes - highest point(m)381048NA
Elevation extremes - lowest point(m)0121NA
Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural) - per capita (cu km/yr)61947NA
Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural) - total (cu km/yr)2.6879NA
Irrigated land(sq km)1,080922003
Land Area - sq km51,060.00129NA
Land boundaries - km639132NA
Land use - arable land(%)4.401602005
Land use - other(%)89.731082005
Land use - permanent crops(%)5.87502005
Population density - Persons per sq km*90.80112Jul 2012 est.
Total Area - sq km51,100.00130NA
Total renewable water resources(cu km)112.40612000
Water Area - sq km40146NA
Manpower available for military service - female1,230,2021052010 est.
Manpower available for military service - male1,255,7981132010 est.
Manpower fit for military service - female1,037,0531122010 est.
Manpower fit for military service - male1,058,4191122010 est.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - female40,4441122010 est.
Manpower reaching militarily significant age annually - male42,2011122010 est.
Military expenditures - percent of GDP0.601552009
Age structure 0-14 years - female547,4581162012 est.
Age structure 0-14 years - male572,6651162012 est.
Age structure 0-14 years(%)24.201322012 est.
Age structure 15-24 years18.21082012 est.
Age structure 15-24 years - female414,0591162012 est.
Age structure 15-24 years - male429,8851172012 est.
Age structure 25-54 years43.3682012 est.
Age structure 25-54 years - female1,001,0531172012 est.
Age structure 25-54 years - male1,008,7941192012 est.
Age structure 55-64 years7.71102012 est.
Age structure 55-64 years - female181,8981172012 est.
Age structure 55-64 years - male175,8161112012 est.
Age structure 65 years and over - female163,6451212012 est.
Age structure 65 years and over - male141,0751142012 est.
Age structure 65 years and over(%)6.601112012 est.
Birth Rate(births/1,000 population)16.401232012 est.
Death Rate(deaths/1,000 population)4.38202Jul 2012 est.
Education expenditures - percent of GDP6.30242009
Health expenditures10.50252009
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate(%)0.30832009 est.
HIV/AIDS - deaths500882009 est.
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS9,800982009 est.
Hospital bed density1.201352008
Infant mortality rate - female(deaths/1,000 live births)8.321492012 est.
Infant mortality rate - male(deaths/1,000 live births)10.031532012 est.
Infant mortality rate - total(deaths/1,000 live births)9.201512012 est.
Life expectancy at birth - female(years)80.65612012 est.
Life expectancy at birth - male(years)75.26602012 est.
Life expectancy at birth - total(years)77.89592012 est.
Literacy - female(%)95.10832000 census
Literacy - male(%)94.701032000 census
Literacy - total(%)94.90932000 census
Maternal mortality rate40.001152010
Median age - female(years)29.601072012 est.
Median age - male(years)28.701092012 est.
Median age - total(years)29.201092012 est.
Net migration rate(migrant(s)/1,000 population)0.86572012 est.
Physicians density1.32862000
Population4,636,348121Jul 2012 est.
Population growth rate(%)1.29912012 est.
Sanitation facility access - Rural Improved (% of population)9658NA
Sanitation facility access - Rural UnImproved (% of population)4137NA
Sanitation facility access - Total Improved (% of population)9569NA
Sanitation facility access - Total UnImproved (% of population)5122NA
Sanitation facility access - Urban Improved (% of population)9583NA
Sanitation facility access - Urban UnImproved (% of population)5111NA
School life expectancy - female (years)121172005
School life expectancy - male (years)121122005
School life expectancy - total (years)121112005
Sex ratio - 65 years and over(male(s)/female)0.86632011 est
Sex ratio - at birth(male(s)/female)1.051192011 est
Sex ratio - total population(male(s)/female)1.01662011 est
Sex ratio - under 15 years(male(s)/female)1.05852011 est
Sex ratio 15-64 years(male(s)/female)1.01892011 est
Total fertility rate(children born/woman)1.921382012 est.
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - female (%)13852008
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - male(%)101012008
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24 - total (%)11972008
Urbanization - rate of urbanization(%)2.1872010
Urbanization - urban population(%)64952010
Airports - with paved runways - total41492012
Airports - with unpaved runways - total112332012
Merchant marine(ships)11522010

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

NOTE: The information regarding the international rankings of Costa Rica on this page is derived from the CIA World Factbook 2013. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of international rankings of Costa Rica contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about international rankings of Costa Rica should be addressed to the CIA.

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