Costa Rica Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the Costa Rica birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for Costa Rica in 2022 is 12.979 births per 1000 people, a 2.13% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for Costa Rica in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 31.780
Gabon 29.024
Iraq 27.802
Namibia 26.902
Samoa 23.620
Tonga 23.509
Guatemala 23.316
Botswana 22.842
Turkmenistan 21.418
Algeria 21.307
Jordan 20.955
Fiji 20.020
Belize 19.878
Paraguay 19.670
South Africa 19.328
Guyana 19.069
Ecuador 18.750
Kazakhstan 18.541
Dominican Republic 18.328
Suriname 17.708
Libya 17.175
Peru 17.172
Venezuela 17.055
Iran 16.897
Lebanon 16.697
Mexico 16.610
Malaysia 16.066
Grenada 15.368
Jamaica 15.331
Turkey 15.151
Azerbaijan 14.573
Colombia 14.023
Brazil 13.059
Costa Rica 12.979
Armenia 12.685
Maldives 12.551
Russia 11.617
Montenegro 11.407
Albania 11.149
Belarus 11.082
China 10.902
North Macedonia 10.204
Mauritius 9.954
Thailand 9.718
Cuba 9.571
Romania 9.390
Serbia 9.155
Bulgaria 8.714
Costa Rica - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 12.979 -2.130%
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%