Costa Rica has a population of 4.6 million people, and a land mass of 51 000 km2. Life expectancy is 79 years, and with a per capita GDP of USD 11824, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2016 with 4.3%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 57.4 billion.
Costa Rica is ranked at place 62 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 189 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Costa Rica is ranked at place 40, out of 167 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Costa Rica in 2016 were NOK 89 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Costa Rica at a value of 398 million.