Ease of Doing Business in

Costa Rica

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Region Latin America & Caribbean
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 4,857,274
GNI Per Capita (US$) 10,840
City Covered San José
DB 2018 Distance to Frontier (DTF)

Note: The distance to frontier (DTF) measure shows the distance of each economy to the “frontier,” which represents the best performance observed on each of the indicators across all economies in the Doing Business sample since 2005. An economy’s distance to frontier is reflected on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 represents the lowest performance and 100 represents the frontier. The ease of doing business ranking ranges from 1 to 190.

Rankings on Doing Business topics - Costa Rica


Distance to Frontier (DTF) on Doing Business topics - Costa Rica


Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.