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Language taught to speak, Costa Rica

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LANGCR indicates the language the person was taught to speak as a child. The question was only asked of persons living in indigenous territories.

Comparability — Index

Costa Rica

Comparability — General

Non-indigenous languages are specified as Spanish or non-Spanish in 2000, but are not distinguished in 2011.

The universe differs between samples: persons living in an indigenous territory in 2000 versus persons who self-identify as indigenous in 2011.

Comparability — Costa Rica [top]


  • Costa Rica 2000: Persons residing in an indigenous territory
  • Costa Rica 2011: Persons self-identified as indigenous


  • Costa Rica: 2000, 2011