Population of Costa Rica

Source UN (World Population Prospects 2022)
Date24 Jun 2024

The current population of Costa Rica is 5,248,112 as of July 16, 2024, based on interpolation of the latest United Nations data. The population of Costa Rica is projected at 39,107,046, or 39.11 million, as of July 1, 2024. The total population in Costa Rica is projected at 38,781,291, or 38.78 million people, for the year 2023.

Costa Rica ranks 123rd in the world by population on the 237 countries and territories list. Costa Rica is ranked 11th among 41 countries and territories in North America.

  • Population
  • Growth rate
  • Net change

Costa Rica population projections

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
20225,167,0635,180,82927,5320.5310.065
20235,194,5955,212,17335,1560.6750.065
20245,229,7515,246,71433,9260.6470.065
20255,263,6775,280,19933,0450.6260.064
20265,296,7225,312,69931,9540.6010.064
20275,328,6765,344,13730,9230.5790.064
20285,359,5995,374,60030,0030.5580.064
20295,389,6025,404,01128,8190.5330.064
20305,418,4215,432,24327,6450.5090.064
20315,446,0665,459,30226,4730.4850.063
20325,472,5395,485,09925,1190.4580.063
20335,497,6585,509,60923,9010.4340.063
20345,521,5595,532,92322,7280.4110.063
20355,544,2875,554,92821,2830.3830.063
20365,565,5705,575,48519,8310.3560.062
20375,585,4015,594,60718,4120.3290.062
20385,603,8135,612,27416,9210.3020.062
20395,620,7345,628,34315,2190.2700.062
20405,635,9535,642,84713,7890.2440.061
20415,649,7425,655,69311,9020.2100.061
20425,661,6445,666,91610,5430.1860.061
20435,672,1875,676,7059,0360.1590.061
20445,681,2235,684,9607,4740.1310.060
20455,688,6975,691,6585,9230.1040.060
20465,694,6205,696,8694,4990.0790.060
20475,699,1195,700,5652,8920.0510.060
20485,702,0115,702,6941,3660.0240.059
20495,703,3775,703,325-104-0.0020.059
20505,703,2735,702,525-1,497-0.0260.059
20515,701,7765,700,313-2,926-0.0510.058
20525,698,8505,696,703-4,293-0.0750.058
20535,694,5575,691,823-5,469-0.0960.058
20545,689,0885,685,689-6,799-0.1200.058
20555,682,2895,678,350-7,878-0.1390.057
20565,674,4115,669,889-9,044-0.1600.057
20575,665,3675,660,388-9,958-0.1760.057
20585,655,4095,649,895-11,029-0.1950.056
20595,644,3805,638,287-12,187-0.2160.056
20605,632,1935,625,591-13,205-0.2350.056
20615,618,9885,611,905-14,166-0.2520.056
20625,604,8225,597,251-15,142-0.2710.055
20635,589,6805,581,708-15,943-0.2860.055
20645,573,7375,565,354-16,767-0.3010.055
20655,556,9705,548,158-17,625-0.3180.054
20665,539,3455,530,112-18,466-0.3340.054
20675,520,8795,511,074-19,609-0.3560.054
20685,501,2705,490,939-20,663-0.3760.054
20695,480,6075,469,788-21,637-0.3960.053
20705,458,9705,447,614-22,713-0.4170.053
20715,436,2575,424,412-23,691-0.4370.053
20725,412,5665,400,141-24,849-0.4600.052
20735,387,7175,374,819-25,795-0.4800.052
20745,361,9225,348,508-26,828-0.5020.052
20755,335,0945,321,240-27,707-0.5210.051
20765,307,3875,293,053-28,668-0.5420.051
20775,278,7195,263,994-29,450-0.5590.051
20785,249,2695,234,228-30,082-0.5750.050
20795,219,1875,203,843-30,688-0.5900.050
20805,188,4995,172,878-31,241-0.6040.050
20815,157,2585,141,346-31,823-0.6190.049
20825,125,4355,109,313-32,244-0.6310.049
20835,093,1915,076,950-32,481-0.6400.049
20845,060,7105,044,432-32,555-0.6450.048
20855,028,1555,011,764-32,783-0.6540.048
20864,995,3724,978,896-32,952-0.6620.048
20874,962,4204,945,975-32,891-0.6650.047
20884,929,5294,913,114-32,829-0.6680.047
20894,896,7004,880,387-32,625-0.6680.047
20904,864,0754,847,843-32,463-0.6700.047
20914,831,6124,815,492-32,241-0.6700.046
20924,799,3714,783,244-32,253-0.6740.046
20934,767,1184,751,182-31,872-0.6710.046
20944,735,2464,719,364-31,764-0.6730.045
20954,703,4824,687,681-31,601-0.6740.045
20964,671,8814,656,267-31,227-0.6710.045
20974,640,6544,625,115-31,078-0.6720.045
20984,609,5764,594,203-30,746-0.6690.044
20994,578,8304,563,480-30,700-0.6730.044
21004,548,1304,533,000-30,260-0.6680.044

Costa Rica population estimates

Year Population Growth Share (%)
1 Jan1 JulyNet Changerate (%)to World
1950933,321948,48730,3333.1980.038
1951963,654979,74932,1893.2860.039
1952995,8431,012,94734,2073.3770.039
19531,030,0501,048,05536,0113.4360.040
19541,066,0611,085,09938,0753.5090.040
19551,104,1361,123,98239,6913.5320.041
19561,143,8271,164,56241,4703.5610.042
19571,185,2971,207,05643,5183.6060.042
19581,228,8151,251,60545,5813.6420.043
19591,274,3961,298,05447,3173.6460.044
19601,321,7131,346,30249,1783.6530.045
19611,370,8911,396,13850,4933.6170.046
19621,421,3841,447,03751,3073.5460.046
19631,472,6911,498,64751,9113.4640.047
19641,524,6021,550,66152,1193.3610.047
19651,576,7211,602,73652,0313.2470.048
19661,628,7521,654,61951,7343.1270.049
19671,680,4861,706,06251,1512.9980.049
19681,731,6371,756,33349,3922.8120.050
19691,781,0291,805,96849,8792.7620.050
19701,830,9081,855,69749,5792.6720.050
19711,880,4871,905,48649,9982.6240.051
19721,930,4851,955,54750,1252.5630.051
19731,980,6102,006,24751,2752.5560.051
19742,031,8852,058,23552,7012.5610.052
19752,084,5862,111,85054,5282.5820.052
19762,139,1142,167,54456,8612.6230.052
19772,195,9752,225,63059,3092.6650.053
19782,255,2842,286,21061,8522.7060.053
19792,317,1362,349,25864,2442.7350.054
19802,381,3802,414,30365,8462.7270.054
19812,447,2262,481,33468,2172.7490.055
19822,515,4432,550,78070,6742.7710.055
19832,586,1172,622,53272,8312.7770.056
19842,658,9482,696,20074,5042.7630.056
19852,733,4522,771,46376,0222.7430.057
19862,809,4742,847,84976,7492.6950.058
19872,886,2232,924,59576,7442.6240.058
19882,962,9673,001,46176,9892.5650.058
19893,039,9563,079,00178,0902.5360.059
19903,118,0463,158,25380,4152.5460.059
19913,198,4613,239,41481,9072.5290.060
19923,280,3683,321,93983,1432.5030.060
19933,363,5113,405,37283,7222.4590.061
19943,447,2333,489,15283,8382.4030.062
19953,531,0713,572,85683,5702.3390.062
19963,614,6413,656,23483,1862.2750.063
19973,697,8273,739,42183,1892.2250.063
19983,781,0163,821,42180,8112.1150.064
19993,861,8273,901,43079,2062.0300.064
20003,941,0333,979,19376,3191.9180.065
20014,017,3524,053,22271,7411.7700.065
20024,089,0934,122,62367,0601.6270.065
20034,156,1534,188,61064,9151.5500.066
20044,221,0684,252,80063,4631.4920.066
20054,284,5314,315,88762,7121.4530.066
20064,347,2434,378,17261,8571.4130.066
20074,409,1004,440,01961,8381.3930.066
20084,470,9384,501,92161,9661.3760.066
20094,532,9044,563,12760,4471.3250.066
20104,593,3514,622,25257,8011.2510.066
20114,651,1524,679,92657,5491.2300.066
20124,708,7014,736,59355,7851.1780.066
20134,764,4864,791,53554,0981.1290.066
20144,818,5844,844,28851,4091.0610.066
20154,869,9934,895,24250,4981.0320.066
20164,920,4914,945,20549,4281.0000.066
20174,969,9194,993,84247,8450.9580.066
20185,017,7645,040,73445,9400.9110.066
20195,063,7045,084,53241,6550.8190.065
20205,105,3595,123,10535,4920.6930.065
20215,140,8515,153,95726,2120.5090.065