World Economic Outlook Database, April 2020

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CountrySubject DescriptorUnitsScaleCountry/Series-specific Notes20142015201620172018201920202021
Costa RicaGross domestic product, constant pricesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2012
Chain-weighted: No3.5153.6324.2463.8602.6602.084-3.2922.971
Costa RicaGross domestic product, current pricesPurchasing power parity; international dollarsBillionsSource: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2012
Chain-weighted: No72.22475.62779.65484.28788.63792.06289.59794.058
Costa RicaGross domestic product per capita, constant pricesPurchasing power parity; percent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2012
Chain-weighted: No2.2292.3863.0072.6661.5181.017-4.3031.895
Costa RicaInflation, average consumer pricesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2019
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2015. Index Base (June 2015=100)4.5190.801-0.0181.6282.2202.0971.5372.252
Costa RicaInflation, end of period consumer pricesPercent change Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2019
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2015. Index Base (June 2015=100)5.124-0.8010.7572.5832.0201.5212.0002.500
Costa RicaUnemployment ratePercent of total labor force Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2018. Data as of July for each year
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colon
Data last updated: 04/20209.6589.6049.5419.29311.95112.41712.50010.500
Costa RicaGeneral government net lending/borrowingPercent of GDP Source: Ministry of Finance and Central Bank.
Latest actual data: 2018
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Desk is working on the transition to GFS2001.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Instruments included in gross and net debt: Securities Other than Shares; Loans-5.897-5.646-5.280-6.178-5.905-7.008-7.846-7.085
Costa RicaCurrent account balancePercent of GDP Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)-4.793-3.467-2.174-3.326-3.282-2.487-4.455-3.082
Notes
  Country/Series-specific Notes  
  Costa Rica: Gross domestic product, constant prices (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2012
Chain-weighted: No


Costa Rica: Gross domestic product, current prices (Purchasing power parity; international dollars)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2012
Chain-weighted: No


Costa Rica: Gross domestic product per capita, constant prices (Purchasing power parity; percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
National accounts manual used: System of National Accounts (SNA) 2008
GDP valuation: Market prices
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
Base year: 2012
Chain-weighted: No


Costa Rica: Inflation, average consumer prices (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2019
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2015. Index Base (June 2015=100)


Costa Rica: Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2019
Harmonized prices: No
Frequency of source data: Monthly
Base year: 2015. Index Base (June 2015=100)


Costa Rica: Unemployment rate (Percent of total labor force)
Source: National Statistics Office
Latest actual data: 2018. Data as of July for each year
Employment type: National definition
Primary domestic currency: Costa Rican colon
Data last updated: 04/2020


Costa Rica: General government net lending/borrowing (Percent of GDP)
Source: Ministry of Finance and Central Bank.
Latest actual data: 2018
Start/end months of reporting year: January/December
GFS Manual used: Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM) 1986. Desk is working on the transition to GFS2001.
Basis of recording: Cash
General government includes: Central Government;
Valuation of public debt: Nominal value
Instruments included in gross and net debt: Securities Other than Shares; Loans


Costa Rica: Current account balance (Percent of GDP)
Source: Central Bank
Latest actual data: 2018
BOP Manual used: Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6)


 
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