Costa Rica Birth Rate 1950-2020

Chart and table of the Costa Rica birth rate from 1950 to 2020. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Costa Rica in 2020 is 13.545 births per 1000 people, a 2.05% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for Costa Rica in 2019 was 13.828 births per 1000 people, a 2.01% decline from 2018.
  • The birth rate for Costa Rica in 2018 was 14.111 births per 1000 people, a 1.7% decline from 2017.
  • The birth rate for Costa Rica in 2017 was 14.355 births per 1000 people, a 1.67% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2020 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 32.617
Gabon 30.510
Iraq 28.467
Namibia 27.869
Samoa 24.079
Guatemala 24.039
Tonga 23.982
Botswana 23.977
Algeria 22.998
Turkmenistan 22.701
Jordan 21.502
Fiji 20.747
Belize 20.383
Paraguay 20.193
South Africa 19.995
Kazakhstan 19.959
Guyana 19.568
Ecuador 19.303
Dominican Republic 19.007
Suriname 18.187
Libya 18.090
Iran 17.997
Peru 17.635
Venezuela 17.542
Mexico 17.173
Lebanon 17.132
Malaysia 16.451
Grenada 15.982
Azerbaijan 15.828
Jamaica 15.780
Turkey 15.665
Colombia 14.526
Brazil 13.566
Costa Rica 13.545
Maldives 13.476
Armenia 13.424
Russia 12.194
Montenegro 11.614
Albania 11.472
Belarus 11.461
China 11.416
North Macedonia 10.545
Mauritius 10.099
Thailand 10.090
Cuba 9.894
Romania 9.587
Serbia 9.354
Bulgaria 8.835
Costa Rica - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2020 13.545 -2.050%
2019 13.828 -2.010%
2018 14.111 -1.700%
2017 14.355 -1.670%
2016 14.599 -1.640%
2015 14.842 -1.620%
2014 15.086 -1.590%
2013 15.330 -1.080%
2012 15.498 -1.070%
2011 15.665 -1.060%
2010 15.833 -1.040%
2009 16.000 -1.040%
2008 16.168 -1.860%
2007 16.475 -1.830%
2006 16.782 -1.800%
2005 17.089 -1.760%
2004 17.396 -1.730%
2003 17.703 -3.960%
2002 18.432 -3.800%
2001 19.161 -3.670%
2000 19.890 -3.540%
1999 20.619 -3.410%
1998 21.348 -3.610%
1997 22.148 -3.490%
1996 22.948 -3.370%
1995 23.748 -3.260%
1994 24.548 -3.160%
1993 25.348 -2.770%
1992 26.071 -2.700%
1991 26.794 -2.620%
1990 27.516 -2.560%
1989 28.239 -2.500%
1988 28.962 -0.620%
1987 29.143 -0.620%
1986 29.324 -0.610%
1985 29.505 -0.610%
1984 29.686 -0.610%
1983 29.867 -0.010%
1982 29.869 -0.010%
1981 29.871 0.000%
1980 29.872 -0.010%
1979 29.874 -0.010%
1978 29.876 0.000%
1977 29.875 0.000%
1976 29.874 0.010%
1975 29.872 0.000%
1974 29.871 0.000%
1973 29.870 -4.040%
1972 31.129 -3.890%
1971 32.388 -3.740%
1970 33.647 -3.610%
1969 34.906 -3.480%
1968 36.165 -4.190%
1967 37.746 -4.020%
1966 39.327 -3.860%
1965 40.907 -3.720%
1964 42.488 -3.590%
1963 44.069 -0.900%
1962 44.470 -0.890%
1961 44.870 -0.890%
1960 45.271 -0.880%
1959 45.671 -0.870%
1958 46.072 1.190%
1957 45.531 1.200%
1956 44.990 1.220%
1955 44.449 1.230%
1954 43.908 1.250%
1953 43.367 1.260%
1952 42.826 1.280%
1951 42.285 1.300%
1950 41.744 0.000%