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 Guatemala
All information: Guatemala
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:108,890 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:16,914,000 325,719,000
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 km²:155.3 33.1
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)
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Political stability:51 73
Civil rights:24 99
Health:35 70
Security:54 63
Climate:53 65
Cost of Living:47 33
Popularity:25 94


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:3,594 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:28 (very bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:66,938 Mio €3.96 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:60,721 Mio €3.59 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:12,352 M €0.73 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:18,042 M €1.07 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:17,332 km1.02 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Railways:800 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:990 km0.06 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:90.001 3930.001
Airports:2910.017 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:9.83 bn kWh581,369.81 kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:10.88 bn kWh643,273.01 kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:1.34 bn kWh78,931.02 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:746.90 m kWh44,159.98 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:18.33 m t1,083.61 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+502 +1
Internet domain:.gt .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:2,454,778145 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:18,264,5201,080 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:357,55221 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:5,722,498338 246,147,996756



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 %