Costa Rica: Percent urban population: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2016. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 51.54 percent with a minumum of 34.25 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 77.68 percent in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Costa Rica and other countries.
Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.