Population of Costa Rica (2020)

Costa Rica population

4,851,901

Births this year: 0 Births today 0
Deaths this year 20,642 Deaths today 6

Costa Rica Population by Religions

Region Name Percents Number
Roman Catholic 76.3% 3,717,750 people
Evangelical 13.7% 667,538 people
other 10% 487,254 people

Costa Rica Population by Ethnic groups (2011 est)

Ethnic groups Name Percents Number
white or mestizo 83.6% 4,073,446 people
mulato 6.7% 326,460 people
indigenous 2.4% 116,941 people
black of African descent 1.1% 53,598 people
other 1.1% 53,598 people
none 2.9% 141,304 people
unspecified 2.2% 107,196 people

Costa Rica population by Age group

Age Both Sexes Population Male Population Female Population Both Sexes (%) Male (%) Female (%) Sex ratio (female/male)
Total 5,043,683 2,521,414 2,522,269 100 100 100 100
00-04 340,617 174,281 166,336 6.8 6.9 6.6 104.8
05-09 350,026 179,003 171,023 6.9 7.1 6.8 104.7
10-14 361,250 184,785 176,465 7.2 7.3 7 104.7
15-19 362,897 185,471 177,426 7.2 7.4 7 104.5
20-24 398,094 203,027 195,067 7.9 8.1 7.7 104.1
25-29 413,439 210,153 203,286 8.2 8.3 8.1 103.4
30-34 414,358 209,782 204,576 8.2 8.3 8.1 102.5
35-39 390,059 196,563 193,496 7.7 7.8 7.7 101.6
40-44 345,413 172,879 172,534 6.8 6.9 6.8 100.2
45-49 303,079 149,651 153,428 6 5.9 6.1 97.5
50-54 308,168 151,302 156,866 6.1 6 6.2 96.5
55-59 291,918 143,102 148,816 5.8 5.7 5.9 96.2
60-64 238,495 116,265 122,230 4.7 4.6 4.8 95.1
65-69 175,941 84,854 91,087 3.5 3.4 3.6 93.2
70-74 141,684 67,765 73,919 2.8 2.7 2.9 91.7
75-79 94,473 43,982 50,491 1.9 1.7 2 87.1
80-84 60,586 26,975 33,611 1.2 1.1 1.3 80.3
85-89 33,711 14,135 19,576 0.7 0.6 0.8 72.2
90-94 14,751 5,770 8,981 0.3 0.2 0.4 64.2
95-99 4,095 1,473 2,622 0.1 0.1 0.1 56.2
100+ 629 196 433 0 0 0 45.3

Costa Rica Age structure and Population pyramid

Costa Rica Age structure and Population pyramid

Costa Rica Sex ratio

Costa Rica Sex ratio

Costa Rica Dependency ratios

Chart working age in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Population (1950 - 2020)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/KmĀ²)
2019 4,999,018 0.93 46,064 100.00 97.90
2018 4,952,954 0.96 47,328 100.03 97.00
2017 4,905,626 1.00 48,408 100.06 96.08
2016 4,857,218 1.03 49,368 100.10 95.13
2015 4,807,850 1.06 50,244 100.13 94.16
2014 4,757,606 1.09 51,173 100.18 93.18
2013 4,706,433 1.12 52,285 100.23 92.17
2012 4,654,148 1.17 53,661 100.28 91.15
2011 4,600,487 1.21 55,214 100.32 90.10
2010 4,545,273 1.27 57,012 100.37 89.02
2005 4,247,843 8.21 322,393 100.56 83.19
2000 3,925,450 11.81 414,525 100.78 76.88
1995 3,510,925 13.40 414,931 101.20 68.76
1990 3,095,994 13.40 365,763 101.62 60.63
1985 2,730,231 14.27 340,922 101.92 53.47
1980 2,389,309 13.92 291,899 102.32 46.79
1975 2,097,410 13.44 248,537 102.69 41.08
1970 1,848,873 16.31 259,248 103.01 36.21
1965 1,589,625 19.25 256,583 103.29 31.13
1960 1,333,042 19.06 213,423 103.48 26.11
1955 1,119,619 16.69 160,130 103.79 21.93
1950 959,489 104.16 18.79
Chart population Costa Rica Population (1950 - 2020)