Costa Rica

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Key Indicators
Income Group Upper middle-income
Regional Group The Americas
Population (Total) 5,094,114
GDP (current US$, millions) 99,037
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $) 19,309

Performance Overview

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CRI

Country

Costa Rica

Score

53.81

Rank

56

Technology

48.56

People

45.05

Governance

59.72

Impact

61.89

Strength / Weakness

Pillar: Technology 48.56
SCORERANK

Access

64.85 69

1. Mobile tariffs

68.3348

2. Handset prices

58.7857

3. Households with internet access

84.8245

4. SMS sent by population 15-69

75.6675

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

99.4473

6. International internet bandwidth

7.6927

7. Internet access in schools

59.2438

Content

35.74 66

1. GitHub commits

9.3347

2. Wikipedia edits

51.0664

3. Internet domain registrations

6.4752

4. Mobile apps development

80.1253

5. AI scientific publications

31.7480

Future technologies

45.10 35

1. Adoption of emerging technologies

57.7643

2. Investment in emerging technologies

48.3848

3. Robot density

n/an/a

4. Computer software spending

29.1631
Pillar: People 45.05
SCORERANK

Individuals

62.71 66

1. Active mobile broadband subscriptions

72.4885

2. ICT skills

27.4451

3. Use of virtual social networks

76.3041

4. Tertiary enrollment

40.0351

5. Adult literacy rate

97.2831

Business

35.76 72

1. Firms with website

51.4961

2. GERD financed by business enterprise

1.5293

3. Professionals

25.5365

4. Technicians and associate professionals

55.1134

5. Annual investment in telecommunication services

77.7863

6. GERD performed by business enterprise

3.1357

Governments

36.68 85

1. Government online services

67.2870

2. Publication and use of open data

19.6570

3. Government promotion of investment in emerging tech

34.3873

4. R&D expenditure by governments and higher education

25.4065
Pillar: Governance 59.72
SCORERANK

Trust

44.20 66

1. Secure internet servers

57.3362

2. Cybersecurity

66.8881

3. Online access to financial account

29.4762

4. Internet shopping

23.1354

Regulation

72.70 42

1. Regulatory quality

54.6949

2. ICT regulatory environment

88.2438

3. Legal framework's adaptability to emerging technologies

43.3460

4. E-commerce legislation

100.001

5. Privacy protection by law content

77.2539

Inclusion

62.26 64

1. E-Participation

64.2075

2. Socioeconomic gap in use of digital payments

64.6257

3. Availability of local online content

60.1967

4. Gender gap in Internet use

69.7615

5. Rural gap in uses of digital payments

52.5294
Pillar: Impact 61.89
SCORERANK

Economy

46.32 43

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

14.7080

2. High-tech exports

51.3731

3. PCT patent applications

35.0163

4. Growth rate of GDP per person engaged

68.5730

5. Prevalence of gig economy

48.0551

6. ICT services exports

60.197

Quality of life

74.87 40

1. Happiness

81.1517

2. Freedom to make life choices

93.6118

3. Income inequality

38.54104

4. Healthy life expectancy at birth

86.2031

SDG Contribution

64.49 58

1. SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being

80.3334

2. SDG 4: Quality Eduucation

32.9557

3. Females employed with advanced degrees

40.1760

4. SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

89.3813

4. SDDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities

79.6567

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