Costa Rica

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Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle income
Regional Group The Americas
Population (Total) 5,094,114
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 22,244

Performance Overview

ISO3

CRI

Country

Costa Rica

Score

53.34

Rank

56

Technology

50.26

People

42.11

Governance

60.45

Impact

60.54

Pillar: Technology 50.26
SCORERANK

Access

69.74 50

1. Mobile tariffs

69.1648

2. Handset prices

70.3136

3. FTTH/building Internet subscriptions

20.1468

4. Population covered by at least a 3G mobile network

97.9795

5. International Internet bandwidth

74.5743

6. Internet access in schools

86.2936

Content

36.81 65

1. GitHub commits

13.3145

2. Internet domain registrations

8.2248

3. Mobile apps development

81.7657

4. AI scientific publications

43.9361

Future technologies

44.24 37

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

57.7643

2. Investment in emerging technologies

48.2548

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

26.7138
Pillar: People 42.11
SCORERANK

Individuals

54.16 38

1. Active Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Count

4.1283

2. ICT skills in the education system

56.2145

3. Use of virtual social networks

75.0743

4. Tertiary enrollment

38.1155

5. Adult literacy rate

97.2830

6. AI talent concentration

n/an/a

Businesses

33.36 91

1. Firms with website

51.4162

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

2.7989

3. Knowledge intensive employment

32.0668

4. Annual investment in telecommunication services

76.7365

5. GERD performed by business enterprise

3.7958

Governments

38.83 81

1. Government online services

67.2870

2. Publication and use of open data

33.8249

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

34.2674

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

19.9473
Pillar: Governance 60.45
SCORERANK

Trust

45.10 65

1. Secure internet servers

57.3462

2. Cybersecurity

66.8882

3. Online access to financial account

29.4763

4. Internet shopping

26.7057

Regulation

74.66 36

1. Regulatory quality

53.0750

2. ICT regulatory environment

88.2438

3. Regulation of emerging technologies

56.5843

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

75.4439

Inclusion

61.60 76

1. E-Participation

64.2075

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

55.9285

3. Availability of local online content

60.3465

4. Gender gap in Internet use

75.0120

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

52.5287
Pillar: Impact 60.54
SCORERANK

Economy

36.74 55

1. High-tech and medium-high-tech manufacturing

16.0775

2. High-tech exports

49.4233

3. PCT patent applications

1.7877

4. Domestic market size

45.9780

5. Prevalence of gig economy

45.6452

6. ICT services exports

61.588

Quality of life

70.66 58

1. Happiness

75.3236

2. Freedom to make life choices

86.7228

3. Income inequality

34.42107

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

86.2031

SDG Contribution

74.23 42

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

81.7838

2. SDG 4: Quality Education

35.3857

3. SDG 5: Women's economic opportunity

80.7049

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

93.409

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

79.8638

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