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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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General information

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Region:Central AmericaCaribbean
Area:51,100 km²8,870 km²
Official language:SpanishSpanish
Government form:Presidential republicPresidential democracy (unincorporated territory of the US)
Capital:San JoséSan Juan

Population

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Population:5,048,0003,194,000
Inhabitants/km²:98.8360.1
Life expectancy males:Ø 78 yearsØ 77 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 83 yearsØ 83 years
Birthrate:13.69 ‰6.40 ‰
Deathrate:5.15 ‰9.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.78 ‰-13.00 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Political stability:6356
Civil rights:6865
Health:6589
Climate:4366
Cost of Living:4319
Popularity:379

Economy

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Currency: Colón
(1 CRC = 100 Céntimos)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:17.1 %11.2 %
Cost of Living:69.10 %115.59 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:58.30 %64.40 %
Average income:11,700 US$21,970 US$
Corruption index:57 (moderate)63 (moderate)


 CRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
PRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:61,801 M US$12.24 M US$104,989 M US$32.87 M US$
Gross national product:59,049 M US$11.70 M US$70,178 M US$21.97 M US$
Exported goods:21,203 M US$4.20 M US$73,170 M US$22.91 M US$
Imported goods:19,386 M US$3.84 M US$49,010 M US$15.35 M US$

Infrastructure

 CRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
PRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:5,035 km1.00 km26,862 km8.41 km
Airports:1610.032290.009

Energy balance

 CRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
PRI:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:9.81 bn kWh1.94 m kWh19.48 bn kWh6.10 m kWh
Energy production:10.79 bn kWh2.14 m kWh20.95 bn kWh6.56 m kWh
Energy export:643.00 m kWh127,388.26 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
Energy imports:807.00 m kWh159,879.20 kWh0.00 kWh0.00 kWh
CO2 emissions:8.02 m t1,589.56 t19.85 m t6,215.37 t

Telecommunication

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
International dialing:+506+1809
Internet domain:.cr.pr

 CRI
total
CRI
per 1000
inh.
PRI
total
PRI
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:630,843125686,901215
Mobile phones:8,171,21016193,371,9701056
Internet server:147,258294690
Internet users:4,098,7518122,263,508709

Healthcare system

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.203.32
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.151.75
Diabetes:9.1 %13.7 %
Tuberculosis:0.1 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:88.0 %72.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Costa Rica and Puerto Rico

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Daytime temperatures:28.9 °C30.4 °C
Nighttime temperatures:19.8 °C24.0 °C
Water temperature:27.4 °C27.1 °C
Rel. humidity:85 %75 %
Rain days:13.413.7
Sunshine hours per day:4.98.1

Native languages

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Spanish:97.5 %51.3 %
English:n/a47.4 %
Creole-English:2.0 %n/a
Chibcha:0.3 %n/a
Chinese:0.2 %n/a
other:0.0 %1.3 %

Religions

 Costa RicaPuerto Rico
Christianity:92.0 %85.0 %
nondenominational:3.2 %n/a
other:4.8 %15.0 %