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 11630, the country is classified as a higher middle income country. The country's GDP grew in 2017 with 3.2%, and totaled a nominal value of USD 57 billion.
Costa Rica is ranked at place 67 in the World Bank Doing Business Index, out of 190 countries in total. On Transparency International's corruption perception index, Costa Rica is ranked at place 38, out of 180 countries in total.
Norwegian exports to Costa Rica in 2017 were NOK 50 million. The same year, Norway imported goods from Costa Rica at a value of 435 million.