Republic of Costa Rica

(Costa Rica)

  • Republic of Costa Rica
  • Republic of Costa Rica
  • Republic of Costa Rica
  • Republic of Costa Rica

System of governmentpresidential republic
Country codeCR, CRI
FlagRepublic of Costa Rica
Capital citySan José
CurrencyCosta Rican colón (CRC)
Predominant religionCatholic Christianity
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
Population4 667 096 people
(117. place in the world)
Area51 100 km2
(127. place in the world)
Density91 people per km2
(90. place in the world)
GDP per capita17 109 USD per capita
(74. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 1,706
(33. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 56
(44. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,794
(62. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 65,3
(57. place in the world)
Life expectancy80 years
(30. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 48,3
(143. place in the world)
CO2 emissions8,138 Mt CO2/year
(109. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km2159 t CO2/km2/year
(91. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita1,7 t CO2/per capita/year
(112. place in the world)
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