Maritime profile: Costa Rica

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2020
Population
GDP
Merchandise trade¹
5.094 Millions
59 546 Millions current US$
27 115 Millions current US$
Land area²
GDP growth
Transport services trade³
(j) 51 060 Km²
-4.50 %
(e) 10 268 Millions current US$
MARITIME KEY FIGURES FOR 2020
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Coast/area ratio²
Ship building
Ship recycling
40.5 m/km²
..
..
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - National flag
Fleet - Ownership
3 Thousands DWT
11 ships
65 Thousands DWT
Container port throughput
Number of seafarers
Number of port calls
1 530 500 TEU
166
2 350
WORLD SHARES FOR 2020
0.07 %0.13 %0.07 %0.07 %0.08 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.19 %0.30 %0.03 %0.08 %0.07 %0.08 %Not available or not separately reported0.07 %0.13 %0.07 %0.07 %0.08 % Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World total Less than 0.01% of the World totalNot available or not separately reportedNot available or not separately reported Less than 0.01% of the World total0.01 %0.19 %0.30 %0.03 %0.08 %0.07 %0.08 %Not available or not separately reported
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+3.9 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2020
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Merchandise exports
7 026
9 448
9 422
12 174
Merchandise imports
9 824
13 570
16 273
14 942
Merchandise trade balance
-2 798
-4 122
-6 852
-2 768
Export structure by product group in 2020
(as % of total exports)
3 %3 %56 %56 %40 %40 %
Top 5 partners in 2020
(exports, millions of US$)
5 1779176286114975 177917628611497
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN TRANSPORT SERVICES
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-42.4 %
Transport services exports growth rate in 2020
Services exports by main category¹⁰
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport
8.8
8.1
6.4
(e) 4.2
Travel
58.5
44.7
42.5
(e) 19.7
Other services
19.9
37.4
48.1
(e) 73.2
Total trade in transport services¹⁰
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Transport services exports
280
408
496
(e) 285
Transport services imports
600
779
1 009
(e) 1 074
Transport services trade balance
-319
-371
-513
(e) -789
NATIONAL FLEET
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0 %
Fleet growth rate in2020
Carrying capacity by type of ship
(Thousands DWT)
2005
2010
2015
2020
Total fleet
1.0
0.4
2.4
2.6
Oil tankers
..
..
0.0
0.0
Bulk carriers
..
..
0.0
0.0
General cargo
..
..
1.4
0.0
Container ships
..
..
0.0
0.0
Other types of ships
1.0
0.4
1.0
2.6
Fleet by type of ship
(Number of ships)
11000011000010000011000080200
LINER SHIPPING CONNECTIVITY
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Bilateral connectivity index - Top 10 partners in 2020¹¹
Can only take values between 0 (minimum) and 1 (maximum)
0.2760.2700.2660.2650.2590.2540.2520.2510.2470.2430.2760.2700.2660.2650.2590.2540.2520.2510.2470.243
Liner shipping connectivity index¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China
24.524.624.124.124.324.218.018.018.318.318.316.917.617.316.916.818.619.017.417.717.817.717.517.719.620.319.918.418.418.618.218.218.518.018.218.217.117.117.521.620.020.219.317.516.818.119.519.217.216.416.816.616.418.218.118.217.916.316.316.0
PORT CALLS AND PERFORMANCE
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Port calls, time spent in ports, vessel age and size in 2020
 
Number of arrivals
Median time
in port (days)
Avg age
of vessels
Avg size (GT)
of vessels
Avg cargo
carrying
capacity (DWT)
per vessel
Avg container
carrying
capacity (TEU)
per container ship
Maximum size (GT) of vessels
All ships
2 350
0.63
14
26 259
23 450
2 429
167 725
Liquid bulk carriers
169
1.30
7
18 593
30 353
..
31 433
Liquefied petroleum gas carriers
44
1.25
9
7 619
8 261
..
8 359
Liquefied natural gas carriers
..
..
..
..
..
..
..
Dry bulk carriers
192
1.79
8
26 778
44 804
..
36 449
Dry breakbulk carriers
315
0.86
20
10 592
12 013
..
37 447
Roll-on/ roll-off ships
125
..
19
41 508
15 483
..
71 177
Container ships
1 375
0.55
13
27 347
..
2 429
71 112
Passenger ships
130
..
20
53 557
..
..
167 725
Port liner shipping connectivity index - Top 5 ports in 2020¹¹
Maximum 2006=100 for China, Hong Kong SAR
8.18.38.28.28.68.48.48.48.58.56.66.66.66.64.34.37.57.57.57.06.76.76.77.27.27.24.74.74.75.45.65.66.97.57.47.47.46.85.011.410.110.58.17.56.38.19.79.98.68.79.18.88.58.98.88.28.28.28.06.914.913.613.613.614.115.214.514.415.315.212.412.712.512.813.014.215.416.414.616.116.116.416.115.216.217.117.516.516.616.416.216.216.016.115.916.616.016.116.716.617.617.917.716.715.916.716.015.312.611.812.214.113.613.413.615.715.814.013.914.020.120.019.119.318.817.99.59.58.88.811.910.511.511.011.09.79.49.28.57.77.87.27.17.97.97.97.57.47.47.47.46.97.06.96.57.04.44.61.61.64.34.36.15.55.55.55.55.56.96.86.86.36.37.97.2
Source: Detailed data sources are available in the documentation of the corresponding tables in the Data Center (http://stats.unctad.org/data_center). A link to these tables is provided in each section of the profile.
Notes:
1
Sum of exports and imports.
2
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
Coastline length based on data calculated in 2000 from the World Vector Shoreline database at 1:250,000 scale.
3
Sum of exports and imports. Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
4
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
5
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 100 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
6
Propelled seagoing merchant vessels of 1000 GT and above, on 1 January. Source: Clarksons Research (https://www.clarksons.com/services/research/).
7
UNCTAD Secretariat, derived from various sources including Dynamar B.V. Publications, terminal operators and port authorities.
8
Refers to year 2015. Source: BIMCO-ICS Manpower Report 2015.
9
UNCTAD Secretariat, based on data provided by MarineTraffic (http://marinetraffic.com). Ships of 1000 GT and above.
10
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, 2009 (BPM6, 2009).
11
UNCTAD Secretariat, generated from data provided by MDS Transmodal (https://www.mdst.co.uk).
e
Estimated.
j
Estimated. Data refers to 2016.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
LNG:
Liquefied natural gas
LPG:
Liquefied petroleum gas
GDP:
Gross domestic product
GT:
Gross tons
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
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Generation date: 22 July 2021