(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Costa Rica: Female population, percent of total
For that indicator, we provide data for Costa Rica from 1960 to 2019. The average value for Costa Rica during that period was 49.63 percent with a minimum of 49.19 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 50.02 percent in 2019.
The latest value from 2019 is 50.02 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 187
countries is 49.86 percent.
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Definition: Female population is the percentage of the population that is female. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.