1892 Costa Rican census

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Historical population
Census Pop.
1864120,499
1883182,07351.1%
1892243,20533.6%
1927471,52493.9%
1950800,87569.8%
19631,336,27466.9%
19731,871,78040.1%
19842,416,80929.1%
20003,810,17957.7%
20114,301,71212.9%

Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos[1]
Centro Centroamericano de Población[2]

The Costa Rica 1892 Census was elaborated by then Dirección General de Estadística y Censos, predecessor of current National Institute of Statistics and Census. The total population was at the moment 243,205.

Results by cantonEdit

Province Canton Population as of
1892 census
Population as of
1883 census
Change Percent
change
San José San José 39,112 30,123 8,989   29.84%  
San José Escazú 6,522 5,550 972   17.51%  
San José Desamparados 6,471 5,408 1,063   19.66%  
San José Puriscal 6,845 1,942 4,903   252.47%  
San José Tarrazú 2,583 1,378 1,205   87.45%  
San José Aserrí 6,030 4,785 1,245   26.02%  
San José Mora 5,814 6,976 −1,162   -16.66%  
San José Goicoechea 3,341 - - -
Alajuela Alajuela 19,300 15,247 4,053   26.58%  
Alajuela San Ramón 9,928 10,111 −183   -1.81%  
Alajuela Grecia 8,797 7,178 1,619   22.56%  
Alajuela San Mateo 3,353 2,525 828   32.79%  
Alajuela Atenas 6,208 5,551 657   11.84%  
Alajuela Naranjo 6,847 4,593 2,254   49.07%  
Alajuela Palmares 2,770 - - -
Cartago Cartago 25,898 20,398 5,500   26.96%  
Cartago Paraíso 7,819 7,114 705   9.91%  
Cartago La Unión 4,256 2,916 1,340   45.95%  
Heredia Heredia 16,480 16,452 28   0.17%  
Heredia Barva 2,964 2,663 301   11.30%  
Heredia Santo Domingo 5,118 4,254 864   20.31%  
Heredia Santa Bárbara 2,845 2,449 396   16.17%  
Heredia San Rafael 4,204 - - -
Guanacaste Liberia 5,883 4,744 1,139   24.01%  
Guanacaste Nicoya 4,577 3,824 753   19.69%  
Guanacaste Santa Cruz 5,948 4,748 1,200   25.27%  
Guanacaste Bagaces 1,476 991 485   48.94%  
Guanacaste Cañas 2,165 595 1,570   263.87%  
Puntarenas Puntarenas 8,869 4,018 4,851   120.73%  
Puntarenas Esparza 3,298 2,441 857   35.11%  
Limón Limón 7,484 1,858 5,626   302.80%  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos" (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "Sistema de Consulta de a Bases de Datos Estadísticas". Centro Centroamericano de Población (in Spanish).