Key Market Indicators
By 2026, Costa Rican pig production is expected to reach around 134,000 heads, up 1% annually since 2021. This growth has been consistent since 1966, with an average annual rate of 1.3%. Consumption of pork in Costa Rica is forecast to reach 71,000 metric tons in 2026, up 1.5% annually since 2021. This growth has been steady since 2017, with an average annual rate of 1.6%. In 2021, Costa Rica ranked 69th overall in pork consumption, with Madagascar ahead of them at 65,000 metric tons. The United States, Russia, and Vietnam were ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively.