1927 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 1927 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 471,524.

Results by cantonEdit

Province Cantón Population as of
1927 census
Population as of
1892 census
Change Percent
change
San José San José 62,053 39,112 22,941   58.65%  
San José Escazú 5,113 6,522 −1,409   -21.60%  
San José Desamparados 9,463 6,471 2,992   46.24%  
San José Puriscal 13,329 6,845 6,484   94.73%  
San José Tarrazú 5,734 2,583 3,151   121.99%  
San José Aserrí 6,592 6,030 562   9.32%  
San José Mora 7,925 5,814 2,111   36.31%  
San José Goicoechea 6,496 3,341 3,155   94.43%  
San José Santa Ana 3,785 - - -
San José Alajuelita 2,571 - - -
San José Vázquez de Coronado 4,161 - - -
San José Acosta 7,474 - - -
San José Tibás 4,579 - - -
San José Moravia 2,778 - - -
San José Montes de Oca 3,676 - - -
San José Turrubares 2,742 - - -
San José Dota 4,712 - - -
Alajuela Alajuela 25,656 19,300 6,356   32.93%  
Alajuela San Ramón 13,805 9,928 3,877   39.05%  
Alajuela Grecia 16,130 8,797 7,333   83.36%  
Alajuela San Mateo 3,234 3,353 −119   -3.55%  
Alajuela Atenas 7,631 6,208 1,423   22.92%  
Alajuela Naranjo 7,910 6,847 1,063   15.53%  
Alajuela Palmares 6,683 2,770 3,913   141.26%  
Alajuela Poás 3,570 - - -
Alajuela Orotina 4,151 - - -
Alajuela San Carlos 5,719 - - -
Alajuela Zarcero 3,088 - - -
Cartago Cartago 26,909 25,898 1,011   3.90%  
Cartago Paraíso 7,900 7,819 81   1.04%  
Cartago La Unión 4,972 4,256 716   16.82%  
Cartago Jiménez 5,892 - - -
Cartago Turrialba 15,814 - - -
Cartago Alvarado 3,568 - - -
Cartago Oreamuno 5,143 - - -
Heredia Heredia 12,667 16,480 −3,813   -23.14%  
Heredia Barva 3,482 2,964 518   17.48%  
Heredia Santo Domingo 6,089 5,118 971   18.97%  
Heredia Santa Bárbara 3,997 2,845 1,152   40.49%  
Heredia San Rafael 4,163 4,204 −41   -0.98%  
Heredia San Isidro 2,744 - - -
Heredia Belén 2,782 - - -
Heredia Flores 2,483 - - -
Guanacaste Liberia 7,322 5,883 1,439   24.46%  
Guanacaste Nicoya 11,005 4,577 6,428   140.44%  
Guanacaste Santa Cruz 10,390 5,948 4,442   74.68%  
Guanacaste Bagaces 1,890 1,476 414   28.05%  
Guanacaste Carrillo 5,364 - - -
Guanacaste Cañas 3,500 2,165 1,335   61.66%  
Guanacaste Abangares 5,540 - - -
Guanacaste Tilarán 6,131 - - -
Puntarenas Puntarenas 14,746 8,869 5,877   66.26%  
Puntarenas Esparza 5,314 3,298 2,016   61.13%  
Puntarenas Montes de Oro 4,312 - - -
Puntarenas Osa 4,367 - - -
Limón Limón 22,424 7,484 14,940   199.63%  
Limón Pococí 2,974 - - -
Limón Siquirres 6,880 - - -

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).