Costa Rica Education Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"Costa Rica has a literacy rate of 97.98% (2019)."

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"In 2019, Costa Rica invested 7.22% of its GDP in education."

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"As of 2021, there are 507 private and 4,558 public schools in Costa Rica."

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"The average number of years of schooling among the adult population in Costa Rica is 8.5 years."

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"Costa Rica ranks 73rd out of 162 countries in Education Index with a score of 0.649 (2020)."

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"Costa Rica’s mean years of schooling for the population aged 15 years and older increased from 5.6 years in 1990 to 8.3 years in 2020."

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"Costa Rica’s rank in the World Bank’s Human Capital Index is 29 out of 174 countries (2020)."

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"In 2020, Costa Rica ranked 47th out of 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index."

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"The numeracy proficiency rate among 15-year-old students in Costa Rica was 50.3% in 2018."

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