Costa Rica



Costa Rica: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
IndicatorDataYearSource
Total population4.81 million2015WDI
Urban population (% of total)76.82% of total2015WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)52,898 USD (millions)2015WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)15,482.34 USD 2015WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)-.8%2015WEO
Average bank deposit rate2.37%2015IFS
Lending rate14.23%2015IFS
Owner-occupied units33.1% of total2010Instituto Nacional de Estadistica Costa Rica
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:8,425.92 USD (millions)2015Banco Central de Costa Rica
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)15.93%2015Banco Central de Costa Rica
Typical LTV at origination902015Various Sources
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2015Inter-American Development Bank
Funding through mortgage bonds secondary2015Inter-American Development Bank
Other tertiary2015Inter-American Development Bank
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title192015WDI