National Institute of Statistics and Census of Costa Rica

Costa Rica's principal government institution in charge of statistics and census data

The National Institute of Statistics and Census of Costa Rica (Spanish: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos de Costa Rica, or INEC) is the government institution in charge of censuses and official surveys in the country. The main office is located in San José.

HistoryEdit

INEC was first called Oficina Central de Estadística in 1861. Later, in 1951, it was called Dirección General de Estadística y Censos, until 1998, when INEC was its legal name. INEC ran its first census in 1864, and the last one was the 10th population and the 6th dwellings census, held in June 2011.

Censuses in Costa RicaEdit

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