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What does "Population density" mean?Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Costa Rica's Population density

Costa Rica's "Population density" is 97.91[People/k㎡].(2018's Research)

Costa Rica's Population density(2018)
CountryPopulation density
Costa Rica97.91[People/k㎡]

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The newest updated about survey by for 2018.
(Confirmed on March 20, 2021, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2020 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Costa Rica's Population density(1961 - current year)

So how has the current "97.91[People/k㎡]" Population density in Costa Rica changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Population density" in Costa Rica from 1961 to 2018.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1961 to 2018 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Population density" with over 270 statistics for Costa Rica.

Changes in the global ranking of Costa Rica's "Population density" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Costa Rica's "Population density".

The entire history of Costa Rica's world ranking from 1961 to 2018 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Costa Rica is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Costa Rica's "Population density" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Costa Rica' Population density graph above.

Transition Chart Of Costa Rica's Population density(1961 - 2018)

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Population density

Also below is a list of "Costa Rica's Population density" from 1961 to 2018. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Costa Rica's Population density(1961 to 2018) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Population density[People/k㎡]27.0528.0729.1130.1631.2032.2233.2334.2335.2136.1837.1338.0839.0240.0041.0142.0843.2044.3645.5646.8148.0949.4250.7852.1853.6055.0456.5057.9959.5261.0962.7164.3766.0567.7469.4471.1472.8374.5076.1077.6079.0180.3281.5582.7583.9385.1086.2687.4188.5489.6590.7491.8192.8793.9294.9495.9596.9497.91

Looking at the above graph of "Costa Rica's Population density", we can see that the data for 2018, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 0.96919310615 more than the previous year, 2017, which means "Population density" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1961, the year with the lowest data "Population density", there is a 3.62-fold difference, showing how "Population density" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Population density, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Costa Rica (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Costa Rica vs USA )

How high or low is "Costa Rica's Population density"?

Comparing Population density in Costa Rica, Norway and New Zealand

First, let's compare "Population density" in Norway and New Zealand, which have the world's closest populations to Costa Rica.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Population density(Costa Rica vs Norway vs New Zealand )

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A chart comparing Population density in Norway and New Zealand, which have similar populations to Costa Rica.
CountryPopulationPopulation density
Costa Rica5,047,56197.91[People/k㎡]
New Zealand4,979,30018.39[People/k㎡]

Looking at the table above comparing Population density, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Costa Ricaand Norway are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Population density".

Costa Rica VS USA vs China vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Population density" in Costa Rica with that in USA and China and Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Population density(Costa Rica vs USA vs China vs Japan)

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A chart comparing "Population density" in USA and China and Japan and Costa Rica.
CountryPopulationPopulation density
United States of America328,329,95335.71[People/k㎡]
Costa Rica5,047,56197.91[People/k㎡]

From the above bar graph, we can see that "Costa Rica's Population density" data is lower than that of Japan and China.

In addition, when compared to Japan, the difference is only 3.5 times that of Costa Rica, indicating that Japan and Costa Rica are very close countries in terms of "Population density" data.

Compare Costa Rica more with other countries

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Where does Costa Rica rank in the world in terms of the "Population density"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Costa Rica ranks in the world's "Population density".

Costa Rica ranks 98th in the world in "Population density"

First, let's take a look at "Costa Rica's Population density" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Population density" ranking chart.

The world Population density ranking chart:Costa Rica ranks 98th
RankCountryPopulation density
98Costa Rica97.91
101Moldova, Republic of94.26
103Syrian Arab Republic92.07

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In this ranking table of the world's highest "Population density", Costa Rica ranks 98th out of 208 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Costa Rica is one of the countries in the world with a standard level of "Population density".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Population density" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 World ranking of "Population density"

World Average vs Costa Rica vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Population density" with Costa Rica.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Population density(World Average vs Costa Rica vs Global Median)

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Chart comparing Population density in Costa Rica with the world median (89) and average (359)
CountryPopulation density
Costa Rica97.91[People/k㎡]

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From the table here, we can see that "Costa Rica's Population density" is 261 lower than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 89, we can see that Costa Rica's Population density "97.913063063063[People/k㎡]" is slightly higher (1.1 times) than the median.

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Title"Costa Rica's Population density"
Period1961 to 2018
LicenseCC BY 4.0 - Food and Agriculture Organization and World Bank population estimates.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Costa Rica's Population density"

What is the latest data on "Population density" in Costa Rica?The latest "Population density" in Costa Rica that we can find in 2021 is 97.91[People/k㎡]. This data is from the 2018 survey and is in unit of People/k㎡. More details.
By what percentage did "Population density" in Costa Rica increase from the previous year?It has increased by 1% from the previous year (2017). And "Population density" in the previous year is 96.94[People/k㎡] Show the trend graph from 1961 to 2018.
When was the last year that Costa Rica's "Population density" was at its highest?The year 2018 was the highest year. (97.91[People/k㎡])
When was the last year that Costa Rica's "Population density" was at its lowest?The year 1961 was the lowest year. (27.05[People/k㎡])
How many times higher is "Costa Rica's Population density" than in Japan?"Costa Rica's Population density" is 0.28 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is Costa Rica's ranking in the world for "Population density"?Costa Rica is ranked 98th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Population density".
Which countries have a similar "Population density" to Costa Rica?Egypt (99[People/k㎡]) and Malaysia (96[People/k㎡]) have very similar data.
How many times is "Population density" in Costa Rica compared to the world average?It is 0.27 times lower than the world average.Find out more.
Is Costa Rica's Population density higher than the world median? It is 1.1 times higher than the world median.