Costa Rica: Share of manufacturing

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 Costa Rica

Value added by the manufacturing sector as percent of GDP

 Latest value 14.08
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2022
 Average 17.54
 Min - Max 11.61 - 22.49
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1970 to 2022. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 17.54 percent with a minimum of 11.61 percent in 2015 and a maximum of 22.49 percent in 1984. The latest value from 2022 is 14.08 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 150 countries is 12.87 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Costa Rica - Share of manufacturing - Recent values chart

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Costa Rica - Share of manufacturing - historical chart - 1970-2022

The importance of manufacturing in the economy of Costa Rica and other countries is measured as the value added of manufacturing as percent of GDP. Manufacturing is part of the industrial sector of the economy.
Definition: Manufacturing refers to industries belonging to ISIC divisions 15-37. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Note: For VAB countries, gross value added at factor cost is used as the denominator.

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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Share of industry 20.65 2022 percent
 Share of manufacturing 14.08 2022 percent
 Share of services 67.28 2022 percent
 Industry value added 17.70 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Manufacturing value added 11.78 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Services value added 58.81 2023 billion U.S. dollars
 Savings, percent of GDP 13.16 2022 percent
 Savings, in dollars 10.93 2023 billion U.S. dollars
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