Costa Rica Population 2022

Population Costa Rica 2022 is 4 953 263 people. Costa Rica ranks 120 in terms of population in the world - 0.064% of all inhabitants of the Earth. The capital of Costa Rica is San José, the official currency is the Costa Rican Colon (CRC). has used information from reliable sources. Find out the population of a country, city, district at

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Population of Costa Rica

4 953 263 people Flag of  Costa Rica Flag of Costa Rica Data in August 2022

Population rank, Life expectancy, age and total area Costa Rica

Population rank Costa Rica 4 953 263 people
Male population 50.8%
Female population 49.2%
Life expectancy Costa Rica
Life expectancy Male 75.1
Life expectancy Female 80.5
Median age Costa Rica 31.4 age
<15 years 24.6%
15 - 65 years 69.1%
>65 years 6.4%
Total area
Total area Costa Rica 51100 km2 (#126 in world)
Population density 96.93 per km2
The site uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.


⚡ When was the population counted?

The population count in Costa Rica was carried out in 2022.

⚡ What place does Costa Rica occupy in terms of population on Earth?

Costa Rica takes 120st place in the ranking of the population of countries on Earth.

⚡ Which city is the capital of Costa Rica?

The capital of Costa Rica is the city of San José with a population of 159 535 people.