• Costa Rica Real Estate
Costa Rica poverty hits young people the hardest, says new survey
Health
3730 views
Health
3730 views

Costa Rica poverty hits young people the hardest, says new survey

The Tico Times - October 29, 2015

More than 65 percent of poor Costa Ricans are under 35 years old, according to a new multi-dimensional poverty index Casa Presidencial rolled out Thursday. Children under…

More than 1.1 million Costa Ricans live in poverty
Business
13019 views
Business
13019 views

More than 1.1 million Costa Ricans live in poverty

The Tico Times - October 23, 2015

More than 1.1 million Costa Ricans live in poverty, according to the latest household survey from the National Statistics and Census Institute (INEC), released Thursday. Extreme poverty…

Costa Rica to reach population of 5 million by 2018
Health
5172 views
Health
5172 views

Costa Rica to reach population of 5 million by 2018

The Tico Times - July 11, 2015

Costa Rica is poised to reach its next big population milestone in just a few years. Costa Rica will reach a population of 5 million by 2018, according…

Costa Rican government launches new anti-poverty plan aimed at helping 54,600 families
Economy
6348 views
Economy
6348 views

Costa Rican government launches new anti-poverty plan aimed at helping 54,600 families

L. Arias - March 27, 2015

The administration of President Luis Guillermo Solís launched a targeted poverty-reduction plan on Thursday, aimed at pulling at least 54,600 families out of extreme poverty. The plan, called “Puente al Desarrollo” (Bridge to Development),…

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds
Expat Living
6241 views
Expat Living
6241 views

Costa Rica has the highest percentage of migrant population in Latin America, study finds

L. Arias - November 23, 2014

Costa Rica is the Latin American country with the highest percentage of immigrants living in its territory, making up 9 percent of the total population, according to…

Health
4487 views

Costa Rica reports the lowest fertility rate in its history

AFP - March 25, 2014

The fertility rate of Costa Rican women was 1.76 children in 2013, the lowest rate in the country’s history and the fifth consecutive year below the replacement…

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!