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los suenos costa ricaCosta Rica is famed for its bio-diversity. Its population, however, proves just as dynamic.

Travelers arriving to the Central Pacific will be greeted by a vast collection of cultures and nationalities. According to the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (more commonly called DESA), the demographics of Costa Rica are:

  • Castizo (pure Hispanic): 65.80%
  • Mestizo (European or Amerindian descent): 13.65%
  • Mulato (African or Native American descent): 6.72%
  • African-Caribbean: 1.03%
  • Amerindian: 2.41%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Immigrant (specifically reflecting North America, Colombia, Panama or Nicaragua): 9.03%
  • Other: 1.15%

Costa Rica is a cultural mecca, with individuals from across the globe flocking to its Pacific coast and thrilling landscapes. Discover a population that is ever-changing and ever-important.
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