1950 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 1950 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 800,875.

Results by cantonEdit

Province Cantón Population as of
1950 census
Population as of
1927 census
Change Percent
change
San José San José 111,820 62,053 49,767   80.20%  
San José Escazú 7,141 5,113 2,028   39.66%  
San José Desamparados 15,614 9,463 6,151   65.00%  
San José Puriscal 16,743 13,329 3,414   25.61%  
San José Tarrazú 7,435 5,734 1,701   29.67%  
San José Aserrí 9,122 6,592 2,530   38.38%  
San José Mora 7,736 7,925 −189   -2.38%  
San José Goicoechea 21,093 6,496 14,597   224.71%  
San José Santa Ana 5,812 3,785 2,027   53.55%  
San José Alajuelita 3,920 2,571 1,349   52.47%  
San José Vázquez de Coronado 6,124 4,161 1,963   47.18%  
San José Acosta 10,160 7,474 2,686   35.94%  
San José Tibás 10,594 4,579 6,015   131.36%  
San José Moravia 5,727 2,778 2,949   106.16%  
San José Montes de Oca 9,916 3,676 6,240   169.75%  
San José Turrubares 5,937 2,742 3,195   116.52%  
San José Dota 2,801 4,712 −1,911   -40.56%  
San José Curridabat 4,497 - - -
San José Pérez Zeledón 19,630 - - -
Alajuela Alajuela 37,376 25,656 11,720   45.68%  
Alajuela San Ramón 19,951 13,805 6,146   44.52%  
Alajuela Grecia 23,571 16,130 7,441   46.13%  
Alajuela San Mateo 3,611 3,234 377   11.66%  
Alajuela Atenas 9,313 7,631 1,682   22.04%  
Alajuela Naranjo 10,839 7,910 2,929   37.03%  
Alajuela Palmares 7,934 6,683 1,251   18.72%  
Alajuela Poás 5,135 3,570 1,565   43.84%  
Alajuela Orotina 5,951 4,151 1,800   43.36%  
Alajuela San Carlos 16,180 5,719 10,461   182.92%  
Alajuela Zarcero 4,676 3,088 1,588   51.42%  
Alajuela Sarchí 4,313 - - -
Cartago Cartago 30,763 26,909 3,854   14.32%  
Cartago Paraíso 11,426 7,900 3,526   44.63%  
Cartago La Unión 7,789 4,972 2,817   56.66%  
Cartago Jiménez 7,731 5,892 1,839   31.21%  
Cartago Turrialba 24,466 15,814 8,652   54.71%  
Cartago Alvarado 4,597 3,568 1,029   28.84%  
Cartago Oreamuno 7,568 5,143 2,425   47.15%  
Cartago El Guarco 6,385 - - -
Heredia Heredia 19,898 12,667 7,231   57.09%  
Heredia Barva 5,263 3,482 1,781   51.15%  
Heredia Santo Domingo 7,346 6,089 1,257   20.64%  
Heredia Santa Bárbara 5,044 3,997 1,047   26.19%  
Heredia San Rafael 5,254 4,163 1,091   26.21%  
Heredia San Isidro 2,849 2,744 105   3.83%  
Heredia Belén 3,226 2,782 444   15.96%  
Heredia Flores 2,880 2,483 397   15.99%  
Guanacaste Liberia 10,246 7,322 2,924   39.93%  
Guanacaste Nicoya 29,918 11,005 18,913   171.86%  
Guanacaste Santa Cruz 13,615 10,390 3,225   31.04%  
Guanacaste Bagaces 4,079 1,890 2,189   115.82%  
Guanacaste Carrillo 7,002 5,364 1,638   30.54%  
Guanacaste Cañas 5,929 3,500 2,429   69.40%  
Guanacaste Abangares 8,344 5,540 2,804   50.61%  
Guanacaste Tilarán 9,057 6,131 2,926   47.72%  
Puntarenas Puntarenas 31,074 14,746 16,328   110.73%  
Puntarenas Esparza 6,902 5,314 1,588   29.88%  
Puntarenas Buenos Aires 7,392 - - -
Puntarenas Montes de Oro 5,595 4,312 1,283   29.75%  
Puntarenas Osa 11,518 4,367 7,151   163.75%  
Puntarenas Quepos 15,291 - - -
Puntarenas Golfito 10,396 - - -
Limón Limón 23,337 22,424 913   4.07%  
Limón Pococí 10,482 2,974 7,508   252.45%  
Limón Siquirres 7,541 6,880 661   9.61%  

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).