Costa Rica: Listed companies

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 Costa Rica

Number of companies listed on the stock exchange

 Latest value 10
 Year 2020
 Measure companies
 Data availability 1983 - 2020
 Average 17
 Min - Max 9 - 31
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1983 to 2020. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 17 companies with a minimum of 9 companies in 2009 and a maximum of 31 companies in 1994. The latest value from 2020 is 10 companies. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 68 countries is 563 companies. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Costa Rica - Listed companies - recent values

Historical chart
Costa Rica - Listed companies - historical chart - 1983-2020




The number of listed companies on the stock exchange in Costa Rica is an indicator of the development of the stock market. A higher number means that more companies use equity financing in their business. Of course, the number of listed companies in Costa Rica and other countries also reflects the size of the economy: larger economies have more firms.
Definition: Listed domestic companies, including foreign companies which are exclusively listed, are those which have shares listed on an exchange at the end of the year. Investment funds, unit trusts, and companies whose only business goal is to hold shares of other listed companies, such as holding companies and investment companies, regardless of their legal status, are excluded. A company with several classes of shares is counted once. Only companies admitted to listing on the exchange are included.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Stock market capitalization, percent of GDP 3.05 2020 percent
 Stock market capitalization, in dollars 1.90 2020 billion U.S. dollars
 Stock market turnover ratio 1.59 2020 percent
 Listed companies 10 2020 companies
 Stock market value traded 0.05 2020 percent
 Mutual fund assets 5.16 2020 percent
 Life insurance volume 0.19 2020 percent
 Non-life insurance premium volume 1.58 2020 percent
 Pension fund assets to GDP 36.75 2020 percent
 Insurance company assets 7.10 2020 percent
 Nonbank financial institutions assets to GDP 20.38 2021 percent
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