Costa Rica


The Housing Finance Sector data for Costa Rica extends back to 2000. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

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