According to the X Censo Nacional de Poblaci Vivienda 2011, the disability prevalence rate in Costa Rica is 10%.

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Inclusion in education

Primary School completion rates

People with disabilities
81%
People without disabilities
93%

Secondary School completion rates

People with disabilities
43%
People without disabilities
50%

Participation rate in organised learning (one year before the official primary entry age), by sex

People with disabilities
78%
People without disabilities
74%

Participation rate of youth in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex

People with disabilities
53%
People without disabilities
55%

Participation rate of adults in formal and non-formal education and training in the previous 12 months, by sex

People with disabilities
5.9%
People without disabilities
9%

University completion rates or university access rates as proxy (25-54 years)

People with disabilities
15%
People without disabilities
21%

University completion rates or university access rates as proxy (55 years and above)

People with disabilities
6%
People without disabilities
13%

Proportion of population in a given age group achieving at least a fixed level of proficiency in functional literacy skills, by sex (below 25 years)

People with disabilities
84%
People without disabilities
90%

Proportion of population in a given age group achieving at least a fixed level of proficiency in functional literacy skills, by sex (25 years and above)

People with disabilities
91%
People without disabilities
98%

Proportion of population in a given age group achieving at least a fixed level of proficiency in functional literacy skills, by sex (15 years and above)

People with disabilities
91%
People without disabilities
98%

Stigma and discrimination

Proportion of women in managerial positions

People with disabilities
1.2%
People without disabilities
1.5%

Economic empowerment

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities (15-24)

People with disabilities
18%
People without disabilities
16%

Unemployment rate, by sex, age and persons with disabilities (25-64)

People with disabilities
15%
People without disabilities
11%

Proportion of youth (aged 15-24 years) not in education, employment or training

People with disabilities
32%
People without disabilities
24%

Proportion of people employed who are in informal sectors

People with disabilities
34%
People without disabilities
26%

Technology and innovation

In the data sources used on this portal, we were unable to find information relating to these indicators and this country.

We will update the portal with new sources of data when they are identified or generated.

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