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Guatemala

 

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 Guatemala
All information: Guatemala
 
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All information: United States
 
Area:108,890 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:16,604,000 328,240,000
Official language:Spanish English

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Government

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


Population

Inhabitants per km²:152.5 33.4
Life expectancy males:71.1 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:76.9 years 81.1 years
Average age:19.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:24.56 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:4.74 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.70 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:47 73
Civil rights:29 83
Health:44 74
Climate:50 64
Cost of Living:74 23
Popularity:28 85


Economy

Currency: Quetzal (1 GTQ = 100 Centavos) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.5 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:3.70 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:65.00 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:35.20 % 36.60 %
Average income:4,118 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:26 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:68,522 Mio €4.13 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:68,336 Mio €4.12 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:12,133 M €0.73 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:19,296 M €1.16 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:17,621 km1.06 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:800 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:990 km0.06 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:90.001 3,6730.011
Airports:2910.018 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:10.10 bn kWh608,286.21 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:12.12 bn kWh729,943.45 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:1.86 bn kWh111,900.57 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:747.00 m kWh44,989.09 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:16.78 m t1,010.39 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+502 +1
Internet domain:.gt .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:1,974,006119 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:20,874,1301,257 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:357,55222 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:6,758,345407 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:0.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.36 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:10.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.12 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.3 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:88.0 % 79.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:31.1 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:20.7 °C 7.3 °C
Relative humidity:75 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:18 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:127.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.9 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
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:8.7 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:87.0 % 78.5 %
Mayan:9.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:4.0 % 15.3 %