Playa del Coco Demographics

The population of Playas del Coco is not taken into account as a separate region. The entire District of Sardinal counts 10,000 inhabitants of which about half live in the Playas del Coco-Ocotal area.
The greater part of the population is made up of Costa Ricans. Next in quantity are the Nicaraguans who came to settle and work because of unstable conditions in that neighboring country.

There are foreign residents from many nations—Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Italy, Paraguay. Peru, Rumania, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, and Venezuela. The most numerous populations are from the United States and Canada.