The index measures the cost of housing and utilities in Costa Rica compared to other countries.
Higher values mean more expensive housing, gas, electricity and other heating fuels.
The data are from the 2017 edition of the International Comparison Program of the World Bank which updates the series every seven years.
The housing and utilities price information for Costa Rica and other countries remains valid for a few years as relative prices change slowly over time.
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The value of that indicator for 2017 is 85.381 index points.
Definition: The index reflects the cost of housing, gas, electricity and other fuels. The world average price level is set at 100. Higher values indicate more expensive housing and utilities prices relative to the world average and other countries.