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Basic Indicators 2008: Health Situation in Costa Rica


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Indicadores Básicos 2008: Situación de la Salud en Costa Rica
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2008
Series or system 
Costa Rica Basic Indicators of Health
Data type
  • Epi surveillance
  • Financial
  • Subnationally representative

The Basic Indicator: Health Situation in Costa Rica 2008 report provides statistics on population demographics, socioeconomics, morbidity, mortality, health resources, heath care access, and health care coverage to inform analysis and policy decision making. The sources of information used to create this report include the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Planning, the Ministry of Public Education, the Central Bank of Costa Rica, and other government ministries and organizations.