COSTA RICA

Costa Rica

THE OFFICIAL SALARY IN COSTA RICA IN 2020:

Average salary – 512,550–626,450 Costa Rican Colons per month ($875-1,070)

Minimum wage – 316,964–680,565 Costa Rican Colons per month ($540-1,165)

Source: Government of Costa Rica and international recruitment agencies

Costa Rica is a country in Central America. It borders Nicaragua to the north and the Republic of Panama to the south-east. It is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and west and the Caribbean Sea to the east.

INFORMATION ABOUT COSTA RICA (2020) 
Population 5.1 million
Average life expectancy  80 years
Unemployment rate 11%
Inflation  1.9%
Square 51 100 km²
Form of government Presidential constitutional republic
Income tax 0–25%
Capital San José
Currency Costa Rican Colon
Official Language Spanish
Doing Business rank 74
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