Costa Rica: Statistics

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People  Source: The World Bank
Population 4,757,606 (2014)
Population Growth Rate 1.081 annual % (2014)
Age Dependency Ratio 45.558 % of working-age population (2014)
Urban Population 75.915 % of total (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate 8.5 per 1,000 live births (2015)
Life Expectancy at Birth 79.403 years (2014)
Age distribution - % of total population (2014);
Energy Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration
    Production 10,053,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Consumption 8,987,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Exports 402,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Imports 419,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Renewable Electricity Generation 9,273,000,000 kWh (2012)
    Production 290.68 bbl/day (2013)
    Consumption 54,170 bbl/day (2013)
    Exports (Refined) 1,897.75 bbl/day (2010)
    Imports (Refined) 40,286.9 bbl/day (2010)
    Proved Reserves (Crude) 0 bbl (2015)
    Production (Gross) 0 cu ft (2012)
    Consumption (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Exports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Imports (Dry) 0 cu ft (2013)
    Proved Reserves 0 cu ft (2015)
Technology & Infrastructure  Source: CIA World Factbook
Airports 153 (2012 )
Cellular Telephones 4,358,000 (2011 )
Highways 38,049 km (2008 )
Internet Hosts 147,258 (2012 )
Internet Users 1,485,000 (2009 )
Railways 278 km (2010 )
Telephones 1,234,000 (2011 )
Geography & Environment Source: CIA World Factbook
LocationCentral America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama
Total Area51,100 sq. km
Land Area51,060 sq. km
Water Area40 sq. km
Coastline1,290 km
Climatetropical and subtropical; dry season (December to April); rainy season (May to November); cooler in highlands
Terraincoastal plains separated by rugged mountains including over 100 volcanic cones, of which several are major volcanoes
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point Cerro Chirripo 3,810 m

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