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Costa Rica Unemployment Rises to 10.3%

The unemployed population with respect to the labor force increased 1.2%, going from 9.1% in the first quarter of 2017, to 10.3% in the first quarter of 2018. The employment rate was 51.8%, while in the same period last year it was 54%. The...

90% of Companies in Costa Rica Employ 30 Or Less

According to a directory published by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC) - National Institute of Statistics and Census,  in 2017, there were some 37,000 companies in the country The majority of them are small and have few employees, according to the results...

Costa Rica’s Population Growth Slows

QCOSTARICA - Currently, in Costa Rica there are 15 births per 1,000 inhabitants, while two decades ago, the number of births was 24 . That is a drop of 9 births per 1,000 inhabitants compared to 20 years ago. The decline was confirmed by the...