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Guatemala

 

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 Guatemala
All information: Guatemala
 
  United States
All information: United States
 
Area: 108,890 km²   9,831,510 km²
Population: 16,582,000   323,128,000
Official language:Spanish English

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Politik

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1821 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Guatemala City Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:152.3 32.9
Life expectancy males:70.2 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:76.6 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:25.27 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:4.83 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.90 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:51 74
Civil rights:24 99
Health:35 70
Security:54 67
Climate:53 65
Cost of Living:46 33
Popularity:25 92


Economy

Currency: Quetzal (1 GTQ = 100 Centavos) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.7 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:4.45 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:63.90 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:35.20 % 43.80 %
Average income:3,355 € 50,323 €
corruption index:28 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
  total per 1000 people   total per 1000 people
Gross domestic product: 60,869 Mio € 3.67 M €   16,486,213 M € 51.02 M €
Gross national product: 55,631 Mio € 3.35 M €   16,260,820 M € 50.32 M €
Exported goods: 11,831 M € 0.71 M €   1,954,564 M € 6.05 M €
Imported goods: 16,636 M € 1.00 M €   2,401,403 M € 7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:17,332 km1.05 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:800 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Waterways:990 km0.06 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:90.001 3930.001
Airports:2910.018 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption: 9.83 bn kWh 592,975.63 kWh   3,911.00 bn kWh 12.10 m kWh
Energy production: 10.88 bn kWh 656,114.60 kWh   4,088.00 bn kWh 12.65 m kWh
Energy export: 1.34 bn kWh 80,506.71 kWh   9.70 bn kWh 30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports: 746.90 m kWh 45,041.54 kWh   80.66 bn kWh 249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions: 18.33 m t 1,105.24 t   5.25 bn t 16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing: +502   +1
Internet domain: .gt   .us
 
  total per 1000 people   total per 1000 people
Landlines: 1,675,000 101   121,530,000 376
Mobile phones: 19,208,673 1,158   416,684,000 1,290
Internet server: 357,552 22   505,000,000 1,563
Internet users: 5,722,498 345   246,147,996 762



Climate

Detailed info for: Guatemala and United States

Daytime temperatures:27.2 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:17.0 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:79 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:13 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:133.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.0 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:64.7 % 10.7 %
Quiché:10.1 % n/a
Cakchiquel:8.9 % n/a
Kekchí:4.9 % n/a
Mam:2.7 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:8.7 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:87.0 % 78.5 %
Mayan:9.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:4.0 % 18.4 %