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Facts and Stats for Costa Rica*

  • Pollution Statistics in Costa Rica

    Know the pollution level of Costa Rica before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Costa Rica: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Costa Rica for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Costa Rica.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.67 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 66.67 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 79.17 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.67 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 83.33 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 79.17 (High)
    • Attacks 66.67 (High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 79.17 (High)
  • Living in Costa Rica - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 25.78 (Low)
    • Climate Index 70.43 (High)
    • Pollution Index 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 15 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 34.9 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.99 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 55.47 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Costa Rica

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Costa Rica

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.05 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.49 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29.57 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 57.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.58 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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