Population Density rose 1.42 % to 94.1 km per capita in Costa Rica in 2015

Population Density (km per capita)
Agriculture | Costa Rica | July 15, 2018
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Population density reached 94.1 km per capita in 2015 in Costa Rica, according to Faostat. This is 1.42 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population density in Costa Rica reached an all time high of 95.4 km per capita in 2013 and an all time low of 27.1 km per capita in 1961. When compared to Costa Rica's main peers, population density in Guatemala amounted to 141 km per capita, 70.9 km per capita in Honduras, 49.8 km per capita in Nicaragua and 51.1 km per capita in Panama in 2015.

Costa Rica has been ranked 73rd within the group of 179 countries we follow in terms of population density, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Population Density Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Belize km per capita 13.2 13.5 13.9 14.2 14.6
Colombia km per capita 41.3 41.9 42.4 43.0 43.6
Costa Rica km per capita 90.1 91.5 92.8 94.1 95.4
El Salvador km per capita 298 300 302 304 306
Guatemala km per capita 131 134 137 141 144
Honduras km per capita 66.8 68.1 69.5 70.9 72.4
Mexico km per capita 59.9 60.6 61.4 62.2 62.9
Nicaragua km per capita 47.7 48.4 49.1 49.8 50.5
Panama km per capita 48.6 49.5 50.3 51.1 52.0
USA km per capita 33.5 33.8 34.1 34.3 34.6