Costa Rica Economy

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Costa Rica is an Upper middle-income country comes under the Latin America and the Caribbean region, according to the classification made by the World Bank on the basis of Region and Income for the year 2005.

The country has a total surface area of 51,100.0 square kilometer as of the year 2004 with a forest area of 23,760.0 square kilometer in 2000.

Costa Rica Economy - Demography and Social Indicators

The total population of the country as of the year 2004 has reached at 4.3 millions with an annual percentage growth rate of 1.8. The following graph gives a clear picture upon the annual percentage growth rate of the population of the country.

Demography And Social Indicators

The life expectancy at birth years in the country as of 2004 is calculated at 78.7. Infant mortality rate per one thousand life births is 11.3 in the same year.

Under the age of 5, the mortality rate per one thousand is 12.6. The literacy rate (adult total that is the percentage of peoples ages 15 and above) has reached at 94.9 as in 2004.

Key Economic Indicators of Costa Rica Economy

Key Economic Indicators

The Gross National Income, Atlas method of the country as in 2004 has reached at 19.0 billions in current US $ with a per capita GNI of 4,470.0 in current US $.

The Gross Domestic product of the country as in 2004 is 18.5 billions in current US $ with an annual percentage growth rate of 4.2. The following table gives a clear picture upon the growth rate of GDP in the country.