Population of Costa Rica (2018)

Costa Rica population

4,861,518

Births this year: 0 Births today 0
Deaths this year 11,025 Deaths today 0

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 4,807,850 2,405,545 2,402,305 100 100 100 100.1
00-04 350,327 179,275 171,052 7.3 7.5 7.1 104.8
05-09 360,487 184,420 176,067 7.5 7.7 7.3 104.7
10-14 361,753 184,981 176,772 7.5 7.7 7.4 104.6
15-19 397,175 202,853 194,322 8.3 8.4 8.1 104.4
20-24 412,728 210,238 202,490 8.6 8.7 8.4 103.8
25-29 414,016 210,086 203,930 8.6 8.7 8.5 103
30-34 390,299 197,142 193,157 8.1 8.2 8 102.1
35-39 346,360 173,797 172,563 7.2 7.2 7.2 100.7
40-44 304,982 151,057 153,925 6.3 6.3 6.4 98.1
45-49 311,932 153,772 158,160 6.5 6.4 6.6 97.2
50-54 297,927 146,834 151,093 6.2 6.1 6.3 97.2
55-59 246,448 121,040 125,408 5.1 5 5.2 96.5
60-64 185,467 90,451 95,016 3.9 3.8 4 95.2
65-69 154,183 75,003 79,180 3.2 3.1 3.3 94.7
70-74 108,341 51,769 56,572 2.3 2.2 2.4 91.5
75-79 75,876 35,036 40,840 1.6 1.5 1.7 85.8
80-84 48,699 21,363 27,336 1 0.9 1.1 78.1
85-89 26,800 11,098 15,702 0.6 0.5 0.7 70.7
90-94 10,755 4,176 6,579 0.2 0.2 0.3 63.5
95-99 2,861 1,022 1,839 0.1 0 0.1 55.6
100+ 434 132 302 0 0 0 43.7

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 - 2018)

Year Population Yearly %
Change
Yearly
Change
Sex ratio Density
(P/Km²)
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 - 2018)