Costa Rica - GDP per capita (current US$)
1960 - 2022

Costa Rica's gdp per capita (current us$) is currently $13,198.82 USD (United States dollar) according to the most recent World Bank data for the country (2022).

Definition

GDP per capita is determined by dividing the gross domestic product by the population at midyear. GDP represents the total value generated by resident producers within the economy, inclusive of product taxes and excluding subsidies not factored into product value. This calculation does not consider deductions for asset depreciation, depletion, or degradation of natural resources. The data is presented in current U.S. dollars.

  • Costa Rica's gdp per capita (current us$) for 2022 was $13,198.82, a 5.28% increase from 2021, with a +$661 difference.
  • In 2021 it was $12,537.26, a 2.94% increase from 2020, with a +$358 difference.
  • In 2020 it was $12,179.26, a -3.87% increase from 2019.
  • In 2019 it was $12,669.34, a 2.31% increase from 2018.
  • In 2018 it was $12,383.15, a 2.19% increase from 2017.
Measure: Estimated Value

Average, Lowest, and Highest Recorded Values

The average gdp per capita (current us$), value for Costa Rica is currently $4,040.15 (average of years with recorded data) with a lowest recorded value of $331.15 in 1962 and a highest value of $13,198.82 in 2022.

For comparison, the world wide [World Bank] aggregate for 1962 was $495.97 and in 2022 it was $12,647.48. Essentially, in 1962, Costa Rica contributed 66.77% to the world wide aggregate. While in 2022 it contributed 104.36% to the aggregate, recording a 56.30% increase in amounts contributed within the 60-year period. Nonetheless, the country recorded a 3,885.80% increase in gdp per capita (current us$) within the same period.

$13.20K
Recent Data (2022)
$12.54K
2021 Data
$12.18K
2020 Data
$13.20K
Most Recent Data (2022)
$12.54K
2021 Data
All Time Costa Rica GDP per capita (current US$) Data
Costa Rica's GDP per capita (current US$) - Historical Data
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Comparison with Countries in the Latin America & Caribbean Region.

Among countries in the same World Bank Latin America & Caribbean (LAC) region, Costa Rica comes in 20th with $13,198.80 gdp per capita (current us$).

GDP per capita (current US$), Top 10 Countries in the Latin America & Caribbean Region.

Top 10 Countries in the Latin America & Caribbean Region.
# Country GDP per capita (current US$) Year
1 Cayman Islands $88,475.60 2021
2 Virgin Islands (U.S.) $39,552.20 2020
3 Sint Maarten (Dutch part) $36,220.30 2022
4 Puerto Rico $35,208.60 2022
5 Bahamas, The $31,458.30 2022
6 Aruba $29,342.10 2021
7 Turks and Caicos Islands $24,917.60 2022
8 St. Martin (French part) $21,920.00 2014
9 Uruguay $20,795.00 2022
10 St. Kitts and Nevis $20,176.70 2022

Comparison with Countries in the Upper middle income Group.

Among countries in the same World Bank Upper middle income (UMI) group, Costa Rica comes in 5th with $13,198.80 gdp per capita (current us$).

  • Within the same income group, Venezuela, RB comes in 1st with $15,975.70, gdp per capita (current us$).
  • Russian Federation comes in 2nd with $15,345.10.
  • Bulgaria comes in 3rd with $13,772.50.
  • Argentina comes in 4th with $13,686.00.
  • China comes in 6th with $12,720.20.
  • Palau comes in 7th with $12,083.90.
  • Malaysia comes in 8th with $11,971.90.
  • Maldives comes in 9th with $11,817.50.
  • St. Lucia comes in 10th with $11,481.50.
  • Kazakhstan comes in 11th with $11,243.70.
  • Mexico comes in 12th with $11,091.30.
  • Turkiye comes in 13th with $10,616.10.
  • Mauritius comes in 14th with $10,216.30.
  • And Dominican Republic comes in 15th with $10,120.60, gdp per capita (current us$).

GDP per capita (current US$), Top 14 Countries in the Upper middle income Group.

Top 14 Countries in the Upper middle income Group.
# Country GDP per capita (current US$) Year
1 Venezuela, RB $15,975.70 2014
2 Russian Federation $15,345.10 2022
3 Bulgaria $13,772.50 2022
4 Argentina $13,686.00 2022
5 Costa Rica $13,198.80 2022
6 China $12,720.20 2022
7 Palau $12,083.90 2021
8 Malaysia $11,971.90 2022
9 Maldives $11,817.50 2022
10 St. Lucia $11,481.50 2022
11 Kazakhstan $11,243.70 2022
12 Mexico $11,091.30 2022
13 Turkiye $10,616.10 2022
14 Mauritius $10,216.30 2022
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