COSTA RICA

historical demographical data of the administrative division


PROVINCIAcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic2000e2000me1999me1998u1997u1996u1995u1995m1994u1993u1993m1992u1991u1990ue1989u1988u1987u1986u1985u1984uc19841983u1979mc1973m1973ja1972ja1971ja1970m1967m196319631960u1955m1950e1946c1945ue1944e193919371931c1927e1925192119161914191218921883?18641844184418241801codecodecodecodecodepos.
source:AEGSEW,SYTBAE,CAAEAEAE,EWBBAE,CGAELBAEAEAE,ODAE,GLAEAEAEAEAEGL,LB,SYAELBSYDVDVCYSY,WGSYDV/perc.GLSYSYDV/perc.GLSYEBEBEBBEEBAGAGAGAGAGDV/perc.GLAGDVAGDVDVJaLaGLTBISOFIPS
AlajuelaAlajuela975397583669716,3655,9644,0638,2626,3614,2601,7595,2589,1576,4570,0564,2551,9539,4526,3512,9499,6487,0473,8460,5428,0424,5378,6326,0335,9326,0317,7308,9282,7241,1241,0223,1161,0149,0162,1157,1152,7134,4124,0107,397,6121,6113,0101,8100,091,757,353,127,212,610,88,83,8ALALALAACS01nm
Bocas del Toro1,61,5BT
CartagoCartago312531251004432,4408,6402,0398,7391,9385,1378,2374,7371,1363,8359,8356,2348,6340,3332,4324,3316,4308,5300,3292,2271,7266,5238,2204,7214,4209,0203,8198,0182,2155,5155,0148,6109,3100,9114,7111,5108,496,789,077,670,279,273,664,664,060,036,935,623,021,619,914,815,3CTCACARCCS02cm
GuanacasteLiberia10141101414015264,2285,4281,3279,3275,1270,6266,2263,8261,6257,0256,7252,4247,7242,7237,6232,4227,3221,9216,2210,1197,6233,4209,9133,8207,4200,0194,8189,0171,7143,7143,0140,498,692,193,490,187,174,568,057,051,152,645,140,838,033,819,917,210,48,25,05,5GCGUGUAGCS03nw
HerediaHeredia265626571120354,7293,9288,7286,1280,8275,5270,1267,8264,7259,5254,5254,1248,9243,7238,4233,2228,0223,0217,7212,3195,2176,4155,6178,7116,4111,1108,3105,397,285,985,073,955,453,356,655,254,049,346,041,738,450,647,746,245,042,731,931,117,816,717,212,310,5HRHEHERHCS04nm
LimónLimón918991893591339,3286,2279,1275,8269,0262,2255,2251,5248,2241,0237,2233,6226,3219,5213,1206,7200,6194,6188,1181,6168,1159,1137,9218,297,393,990,487,179,364,968,060,545,041,641,140,139,436,635,033,432,323,923,923,824,018,97,53,41,51,3LMLILIMLCS06e
PuntarenasPuntarenas11277112664358357,5406,4399,4396,1389,6382,8375,6371,7368,2360,8357,1353,6346,2338,4330,5321,9313,5305,2296,0286,7265,9294,2260,1115,1230,6224,0217,1209,9189,7156,8157,0141,296,785,152,650,047,840,237,031,328,725,423,822,221,020,012,28,14,82,80,91,6PAPUPUNPCS07se
San JoséSan José4960496618961345,81315,31294,61284,51263,71242,31220,41209,01198,31175,71163,91152,81129,61105,81080,91055,61031,11006,7982,1957,0890,4913,2812,2695,2665,0647,3630,3611,8563,8488,4488,0411,3302,7278,9251,0242,6235,6207,8193,0167,7153,2153,8141,3131,3128,0121,277,565,337,228,925,919,613,9SJSJSJOSJCS08cm
TOTAL:San José5110051100196533810,23651,83589,23558,73496,43432,73367,53333,73301,23234,13199,23167,03099,13029,72959,22887,02816,62746,92674,22600,32416,82467,32192,51871,71867,01811,31762,51710,11566,61336,31337,01199,0868,7800,9771,5746,6725,1639,5592,0516,0471,5507,1468,4430,7420,0388,3243,2213,8120,493,979,765,443,5
CANTÓN:prov.
AbangaresGC17,617,417,116,916,616,416,115,815,515,214,914,514,213,913,514,8
AcostaSJ21,120,820,520,219,919,519,218,918,518,017,617,216,816,416,018,2
AguirrePA20,219,919,519,118,718,317,917,517,016,616,115,715,314,814,418,7
AlajuelaAL185,0181,7178,5175,1171,8168,5165,2161,7158,3154,7151,0147,4144,0140,5137,0123,5
AlajuelitaSJ50,148,847,646,345,043,742,641,540,239,037,836,735,834,833,831,8
Alfaro RuízAL10,19,99,89,69,49,39,18,98,78,58,38,17,97,77,57,8
AlvaradoCT11,811,611,511,311,110,910,710,510,310,09,89,69,49,19,09,2
AserríSJ44,143,442,641,941,140,339,538,738,037,236,435,534,733,832,927,7
AtenasAL20,220,019,719,419,118,918,618,318,017,717,417,016,816,416,115,2
BagacesGC14,414,113,913,713,413,212,912,712,412,111,911,711,411,210,812,4
BarvaHR27,927,527,026,526,025,525,024,523,923,422,922,221,721,120,417,6
BelénHR17,016,716,416,115,815,515,214,914,614,213,913,713,413,212,911,0
Buenos AiresPA45,044,143,242,341,440,439,438,337,236,235,033,732,531,230,028,9
CañasGC25,224,824,323,923,523,122,622,121,621,120,720,219,719,218,617,7
CarrilloGC26,225,825,424,924,424,023,623,122,722,221,721,320,920,419,919,1
CartagoCT127,0124,8122,6120,4118,2115,9113,6111,3109,0106,5103,9101,498,996,293,785,1
CorredoresPA43,442,741,941,040,239,338,537,636,635,634,733,832,831,730,628,5
Coto BrusPA50,449,348,447,446,345,444,443,442,341,239,838,336,935,634,230,2
CurridabatSJ47,146,245,244,343,342,341,440,539,538,537,636,836,035,134,321,3
DesamparadosSJ162,1159,1156,1153,0149,9146,6143,4140,2137,0133,6130,1126,7123,4120,1117,1100,8
DotaSJ6,96,86,76,66,56,36,26,16,05,95,85,65,55,45,35,2
El GuarcoCT31,430,830,229,629,028,327,626,926,225,624,924,323,623,022,419,4
EscazúSJ47,146,445,544,743,943,142,341,540,739,738,838,037,136,335,533,0
EsparzaPA21,320,920,620,219,819,419,118,718,418,017,617,216,916,516,115,3
FloresHR12,812,612,412,212,011,811,511,311,110,910,710,410,210,09,78,5
GarabitoPA5,45,25,14,94,74,54,44,24,14,03,93,73,63,53,43,7
GoicoecheaSJ112,4110,8109,2107,5105,6103,9102,1100,298,496,394,192,089,987,885,978,9
GolfitoPA42,541,941,240,539,939,238,437,636,936,135,234,333,432,431,331,0
GreciaAL56,155,154,052,851,750,649,648,647,546,345,344,243,242,241,240,1
GuácimoLM26,726,025,324,623,823,122,421,821,120,520,019,418,918,417,815,3
GuatusoAL11,311,110,910,610,310,09,79,49,18,78,48,17,87,67,36,8
HerediaHR79,678,076,474,973,371,870,468,967,465,864,462,961,660,358,948,9
HojanchaGC8,18,07,97,87,77,67,57,37,27,06,96,76,66,56,39,5
JimenezCT16,816,616,316,115,915,615,415,114,814,514,113,813,513,112,714,4
La CruzGC17,917,517,116,716,215,715,415,014,614,213,713,212,712,311,713,6
La UniónCT61,260,058,857,656,455,153,952,751,450,248,947,846,545,344,131,7
León CortésSJ12,211,911,711,511,311,110,810,610,310,09,79,59,29,08,79,2
LiberiaGC43,742,941,941,040,039,238,337,436,435,434,333,432,531,430,330,9
LimónLM82,380,778,977,275,473,571,869,767,866,164,462,660,858,856,855,4
Los ChilesAL18,718,217,817,316,916,516,015,615,214,714,213,713,312,812,49,2
MatinaLM25,224,423,722,922,221,420,619,819,118,517,917,416,916,415,914,4
Montes de OcaSJ53,953,252,451,751,050,249,448,547,746,745,844,943,942,941,944,1
Montes de OroPA10,410,210,19,99,79,59,49,29,08,88,78,58,48,28,08,7
MoraSJ18,117,817,517,216,916,516,215,815,515,114,814,514,213,813,513,3
MoraviaSJ44,343,743,142,641,941,340,740,039,438,838,037,436,736,135,426,0
NandayureGC13,012,812,712,612,412,212,011,911,711,511,211,010,810,610,314,9
NaranjoAL34,433,833,232,632,031,430,730,229,528,828,227,426,826,125,424,8
NicoyaGC49,849,348,648,047,346,646,045,244,443,742,942,141,340,439,447,0
OreamunoCT35,334,734,133,432,832,131,430,730,029,328,728,127,426,726,023,1
OrotinaAL14,314,113,913,713,513,313,112,912,712,512,212,011,811,511,310,0
OsaPA36,335,935,534,934,433,833,332,832,331,731,130,529,929,228,432,1
PalmaresAL25,324,924,524,123,623,222,822,321,921,421,020,620,119,619,118,0
ParaísoCT42,741,941,040,139,238,237,236,235,234,333,432,531,630,829,928,8
ParritaPA13,713,613,313,212,912,812,512,312,111,811,511,311,010,810,514,9
Perez ZeledonSJ126,8124,5122,1119,6117,1114,6111,9109,1106,4103,5100,497,794,992,089,090,0
PoasAL20,420,019,619,318,818,518,117,817,417,116,616,215,815,415,012,8
PocociLM74,772,770,868,766,764,662,360,358,556,754,953,251,649,747,840,9
PuntarenasPA107,5105,9104,1102,3100,398,296,494,492,490,488,386,484,482,179,882,1
PuriscalSJ32,932,532,031,631,130,630,129,528,928,227,526,826,225,524,929,6
San CarlosAL120,2117,6114,9112,2109,4106,5103,9101,298,695,993,090,387,584,681,675,5
San IsidroHR12,212,011,811,611,411,211,010,710,510,310,19,89,69,49,27,6
San JoséSJ339,1334,3329,2324,0318,8313,4308,0302,6296,6290,6284,6278,6272,4266,2259,1277,8
San MateoAL4,84,84,74,74,64,64,54,54,44,44,34,34,24,14,13,4
San PabloHR16,316,015,815,515,315,014,714,514,213,913,613,413,112,812,68,4
San RafaelHR32,431,931,430,830,329,729,128,528,027,526,926,325,825,224,620,5
San RamónAL59,358,157,055,954,753,652,551,450,248,947,646,445,244,042,941,7
Santa AnaSJ28,428,027,527,026,526,025,625,024,523,923,322,722,221,621,019,1
Santa BárbaraHR24,123,723,322,922,522,021,621,120,720,219,819,318,818,417,914,1
Santa CruzGC41,941,440,840,339,739,138,638,037,436,836,335,735,034,233,537,0
Santo DomingoHR32,231,831,431,030,630,229,729,228,728,327,827,426,926,325,722,4
SarapiquiHR31,630,629,728,727,726,826,025,224,523,923,222,521,821,220,417,4
SiquirresLM46,245,244,243,242,141,039,938,737,536,435,334,333,332,431,424,4
TalamancaLM20,720,019,318,718,017,316,716,015,414,814,213,613,112,511,98,7
TarrazuSJ13,313,012,712,512,211,911,611,311,010,810,510,310,09,89,59,6
TibasSJ81,380,179,077,876,675,474,072,771,369,868,266,665,163,562,050,3
TilaránGC21,321,020,720,420,119,819,519,218,918,417,917,416,816,215,716,6
TurrialbaCT72,471,570,669,668,667,666,565,263,462,160,559,057,656,154,454,7
TurrubaresSJ6,26,26,16,05,95,85,75,65,55,45,35,25,14,94,85,9
UpalaAL42,441,540,539,538,437,336,435,534,533,532,631,430,429,328,224,7
Valle de CoronadoSJ37,136,235,534,733,832,932,131,430,630,029,228,527,827,126,421,5
Valverde VegaAL15,715,515,214,914,614,314,013,813,513,212,812,512,211,911,511,0
TOTAL:San José3558,73496,43432,73367,53301,23234,13167,03099,13029,72959,22887,02816,62746,92674,22600,32467,3

Particulars:
Source "AE" means "Anuario estadístico Costa Rica".
Source "CY" means "Caribbean year book".
The population data of 1892, 1950 and 1963 marked with "perc.[entage]" are recalculated from absolute total figures of the country [source DV].
In this file also the subdivision in cantons is stated, with the population figures from 1983 - 1997 ultimo. The surface area of these cantons differs slightly.
File created on 1997-07-18; revised on 2000-06-10; and last modified on 2004-05-07 by Jan Lahmeyer

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