Costa Rica Birth Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the Costa Rica birth rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Costa Rica in 2021 is 13.262 births per 1000 people, a 2.09% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for Costa Rica in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Country Name 2021 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 32.198
Gabon 29.767
Iraq 28.134
Namibia 27.385
Samoa 23.849
Tonga 23.745
Guatemala 23.677
Botswana 23.410
Algeria 22.153
Turkmenistan 22.060
Jordan 21.228
Fiji 20.383
Belize 20.130
Paraguay 19.931
South Africa 19.662
Guyana 19.318
Kazakhstan 19.250
Ecuador 19.027
Dominican Republic 18.667
Suriname 17.948
Libya 17.633
Iran 17.447
Peru 17.404
Venezuela 17.298
Lebanon 16.915
Mexico 16.892
Malaysia 16.258
Grenada 15.675
Jamaica 15.556
Turkey 15.408
Azerbaijan 15.201
Colombia 14.275
Brazil 13.313
Costa Rica 13.262
Armenia 13.055
Maldives 13.014
Russia 11.905
Montenegro 11.511
Albania 11.310
Belarus 11.272
China 11.159
North Macedonia 10.375
Mauritius 10.026
Thailand 9.904
Cuba 9.732
Romania 9.489
Serbia 9.254
Bulgaria 8.775
Costa Rica - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2021 13.262 -2.090%
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%