Population: Costa Rica

Yearly Population of Costa Rica

Costa Rica Yearly Population: Female, Male, Density, Fertility Rate, Median Age
Year Total Female Male Growth % Growth Total Fertility Median Age Density (p/km2)
1950 945,683 463,764 481,919 None 6.1 18.3 18.5
1951 972,151 476,946 495,205 2.80 26,468 6.1 18.3 19.0
1952 1,002,444 491,979 510,465 3.12 30,293 6.1 18.3 19.6
1953 1,035,862 508,536 527,326 3.33 33,418 6.1 18.3 20.3
1954 1,071,875 526,369 545,506 3.48 36,013 6.1 18.3 21.0
1955 1,110,088 545,281 564,807 3.57 38,213 6.7 18.1 21.7
1956 1,150,271 565,172 585,099 3.62 40,183 6.7 18.1 22.5
1957 1,192,362 586,010 606,352 3.66 42,091 6.7 18.1 23.4
1958 1,236,387 607,807 628,580 3.69 44,025 6.7 18.1 24.2
1959 1,282,503 630,639 651,864 3.73 46,116 6.7 18.1 25.1
1960 1,330,787 654,550 676,237 3.76 48,284 6.5 17.4 26.1
1961 1,381,187 679,512 701,675 3.79 50,400 6.5 17.4 27.1
1962 1,433,346 705,347 727,999 3.78 52,159 6.5 17.4 28.1
1963 1,486,555 731,721 754,834 3.71 53,209 6.5 17.4 29.1
1964 1,539,942 758,216 781,726 3.59 53,387 6.5 17.4 30.2
1965 1,592,834 784,500 808,334 3.43 52,892 5.3 17.2 31.2
1966 1,645,076 810,510 834,566 3.28 52,242 5.3 17.2 32.2
1967 1,696,742 836,268 860,474 3.14 51,666 5.3 17.2 33.2
1968 1,747,690 861,708 885,982 3.00 50,948 5.3 17.2 34.2
1969 1,797,891 886,811 911,080 2.87 50,201 5.3 17.2 35.2
1970 1,847,394 911,586 935,808 2.75 49,503 4.1 17.8 36.2
1971 1,896,074 935,993 960,081 2.64 48,680 4.1 17.8 37.1
1972 1,944,170 960,128 984,042 2.54 48,096 4.1 17.8 38.1
1973 1,992,522 984,399 1,008,123 2.49 48,352 4.1 17.8 39.0
1974 2,042,242 1,009,326 1,032,916 2.50 49,720 4.1 17.8 40.0
1975 2,094,186 1,035,322 1,058,864 2.54 51,944 3.7 19.1 41.0
1976 2,148,681 1,062,543 1,086,138 2.60 54,495 3.7 19.1 42.1
1977 2,205,618 1,090,931 1,114,687 2.65 56,937 3.7 19.1 43.2
1978 2,264,942 1,120,491 1,144,451 2.69 59,324 3.7 19.1 44.4
1979 2,326,460 1,151,170 1,175,290 2.72 61,518 3.7 19.1 45.6
1980 2,389,973 1,182,886 1,207,087 2.73 63,513 3.5 20.5 46.8
1981 2,455,593 1,215,710 1,239,883 2.75 65,620 3.5 20.5 48.1
1982 2,523,358 1,249,659 1,273,699 2.76 67,765 3.5 20.5 49.4
1983 2,593,015 1,284,575 1,308,440 2.76 69,657 3.5 20.5 50.8
1984 2,664,220 1,320,251 1,343,969 2.75 71,205 3.5 20.5 52.2
1985 2,736,719 1,356,543 1,380,176 2.72 72,499 3.4 21.9 53.6
1986 2,810,245 1,393,303 1,416,942 2.69 73,526 3.4 21.9 55.0
1987 2,884,856 1,430,576 1,454,280 2.65 74,611 3.4 21.9 56.5
1988 2,960,932 1,468,592 1,492,340 2.64 76,076 3.4 21.9 58.0
1989 3,039,015 1,507,652 1,531,363 2.64 78,083 3.4 21.9 59.5
1990 3,119,436 1,547,967 1,571,469 2.65 80,421 3.1 23.0 61.1
1991 3,202,083 1,589,484 1,612,599 2.65 82,647 3.1 23.0 62.7
1992 3,286,525 1,631,974 1,654,551 2.64 84,442 3.1 23.0 64.4
1993 3,372,298 1,675,203 1,697,095 2.61 85,773 3.1 23.0 66.0
1994 3,458,829 1,718,865 1,739,964 2.57 86,531 3.1 23.0 67.7
1995 3,545,524 1,762,669 1,782,855 2.51 86,695 2.6 24.1 69.4
1996 3,632,361 1,806,590 1,825,771 2.45 86,837 2.6 24.1 71.1
1997 3,718,952 1,850,436 1,868,516 2.38 86,591 2.6 24.1 72.8
1998 3,803,893 1,893,469 1,910,424 2.28 84,941 2.6 24.1 74.5
1999 3,885,428 1,934,770 1,950,658 2.14 81,535 2.6 24.1 76.1
2000 3,962,369 1,973,722 1,988,647 1.98 76,941 2.2 25.3 77.6
2001 4,034,074 2,009,976 2,024,098 1.81 71,705 2.2 25.3 79.0
2002 4,100,922 2,043,743 2,057,179 1.66 66,848 2.2 25.3 80.3
2003 4,164,053 2,075,608 2,088,445 1.54 63,131 2.2 25.3 81.6
2004 4,225,156 2,106,442 2,118,714 1.47 61,103 2.2 25.3 82.7
2005 4,285,504 2,136,918 2,148,586 1.43 60,348 1.9 27.2 83.9
2006 4,345,421 2,167,187 2,178,234 1.40 59,917 1.9 27.2 85.1
2007 4,404,626 2,197,124 2,207,502 1.36 59,205 1.9 27.2 86.3
2008 4,463,123 2,226,713 2,236,410 1.33 58,497 1.9 27.2 87.4
2009 4,520,739 2,255,890 2,264,849 1.29 57,616 1.9 27.2 88.5
2010 4,577,371 2,284,596 2,292,775 1.25 56,632 1.9 29.1 89.6
2011 4,633,086 2,312,869 2,320,217 1.22 55,715 1.9 29.1 90.7
2012 4,688,003 2,340,768 2,347,235 1.19 54,917 1.9 29.1 91.8
2013 4,742,111 2,368,302 2,373,809 1.15 54,108 1.9 29.1 92.9
2014 4,795,390 2,395,474 2,399,916 1.12 53,279 1.9 29.1 93.9
2015 4,847,805 2,422,275 2,425,530 1.09 52,415 1.8 31.2 94.9
2016 4,899,336 2,448,697 2,450,639 1.06 51,531 1.8 31.2 96.0
2017 4,949,955 2,474,720 2,475,235 1.03 50,619 1.8 31.2 96.9
2018 4,999,443 2,500,214 2,499,229 1.00 49,488 1.8 31.2 97.9
2019 5,047,561 2,525,022 2,522,539 0.96 48,118 1.8 31.2 98.9
2020 5,094,114 2,549,038 2,545,076 0.92 46,553 1.7 33.5 99.8
2021 5,139,000 2,572,000 2,567,000 0.88 44,886 1.7 33.5 100.6
Year Total Female Male Change % Change Fertility Rate Median Age Density (p/km2)

Costa Rica Population Future Projection

Source: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, World Population Projection, 2019 (retrieved in September 2020)