Costa Rica


Costa Rica
This map is an approximation of actual country borders.


Total population (2015) 4,808,000
Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, 2013) 13
Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, 2015) 77/82
Probability of dying under five (per 1 000 live births, 0) not available
Probability of dying between 15 and 60 years m/f (per 1 000 population, 2015) 124/66
Total expenditure on health per capita (Intl $, 2014) 1,389
Total expenditure on health as % of GDP (2014) 9.3
Latest data available from the Global Health Observatory

Contact information

Señora Representante de la OPS/OMS
Reneau-Vernon, Dr Lilian Ninett

Apartado 3745-1000 San José, Costa Rica

Telephone: +506 2521 7045
Facsimile: +506 2258 5830

Country Office web site
Regional Office web site

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