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Summary statistics
Region Central America  
Surface area (sq km) 108889  
Population (est., 000) 15860  
Pop. density (per sq km) 145.7  
Capital city Guatemala City  
Capital city pop. (000) 2847  
Currency Quetzal (GTQ)  
UN membership date 21 November 1945  
Economic indicators
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2013 53797  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2010 41338  
GDP: Gross domestic product (million current US$) 2005 27211  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2013 3.7  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2010 2.9  
GDP: Growth rate at constant 2005 prices (annual %) 2005 3.3  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2013 3477.9  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2010 2882.4  
GDP per capita (current US$) 2005 2146.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2013 3388.2  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2010 2797.7  
GNI: Gross national income per capita (current US$) 2005 2119.7  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2013 14.3  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2010 14.8  
Gross fixed capital formation (% of GDP) 2005 18.3  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2013 7.85 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2010 8.02 Market rate.  
Exchange rates (national currency per US$) 2005 7.61 Market rate.  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2013 -1465  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2010 -563  
Balance of payments, current account (million US$) 2005 -1241  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2013 222  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2010 193  
CPI: Consumer price index (2000=100) 2005 144  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2013 111 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2010 100 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Index of industrial production (2010=100) 2005 89 ISIC Rev.3 (CDE).  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 147  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 128  
Agricultural production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2013 150  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2010 131  
Food production index (2004-2006=100) 2005 98  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2013 2.8  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2010 3.7  
Unemployment (% of labour force) 2005 2.5  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2013 19.5 ISIC Rev.3. Break in series. 2012.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2010 21.8 ISIC Rev.3. Break in series.  
Employment in industrial sector (% of employed) 2005 22.8 ISIC Rev.3. 2006. Population aged 10 and over.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2013 32.3 ISIC Rev.3. Break in series. 2012.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2010 33.5 ISIC Rev.3. Break in series.  
Employment in agricultural sector (% of employed) 2005 33.2 ISIC Rev.3. 2006. Population aged 10 and over.  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2013 49.3  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2010 48.8  
Labour force participation, adult female pop. (%) 2005 44.9  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2013 88.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2010 88.2  
Labour force participation, adult male pop. (%) 2005 87.4  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2013 2000 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2010 1876 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Tourist arrivals at national borders (000) 2005 1316 Arrivals of non-resident visitors at national borders.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2013 345 2012.  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2010 314  
Energy production, primary (Petajoules) 2005 256  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2013 140.4  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2010 126.0  
Mobile-cellular subscriptions (per 100 inhabitants) 2005 35.6  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2013 19.7 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2010 10.5 ITU estimate.  
Individuals using the Internet (%) 2005 5.7  
Exports (million US$) 2013 10065.3  
Imports (million US$) 2013 17504.0  
Balance (million US$) 2013 -7438.7  
Major trading partners (% of exports) 2013 United States (38.4), El Salvador (11.0), Honduras (7.9)  
Major trading partners (% of imports) 2013 United States (37.2), Mexico (10.6), China (8.2)  
Social indicators
Population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 2.5  
Urban population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 3.4  
Rural population growth rate (average annual %) 2010-2015 1.6  
Urban population (%) 2014 51.1  
Population aged 0-14 years (%) 2014 40.1  
Population aged 60+ years (females and males, % of total) 2014 6.9/6.4  
Sex ratio (males per 100 females) 2014 95.3  
Life expectancy at birth (females and males, years) 2010-2015 75.5/68.4  
Infant mortality rate (per 1 000 live births) 2010-2015 23.5  
Fertility rate, total (live births per woman) 2010-2015 3.8  
Contraceptive prevalence (ages 15-49, %) 2007-2013 54.1  
International migrant stock (000 and % of total population) mid-2013 72.8/0.5 Including refugees.  
Refugees and others of concern to UNHCR mid-2014 222  
Education: Government expenditure (% of GDP) 2007-2013 2.9  
Education: Primary-secondary gross enrolment ratio (f/m per 100) 2007-2013 87.4/92.2  
Education: Female third-level students (% of total) 2007-2013 51.3  
Intentional homicide rate (per 100,000 population) 2008-2012 39.9  
Seats held by women in national parliaments (%) 2015 13.3  
Environment
Threatened species 2014 271  
Forested area (% of land area) 2012 33.1  
Proportion of terrestrial and marine areas protected (%) 2014 15.7  
Population using improved drinking water sources (%) 2012 94.0  
Population using improved sanitation facilities (%) 2012 80.0  
CO2 emission estimates (000 metric tons and metric tons per capita) 2011 11258/0.8  
Energy supply per capita (Gigajoules) 2012 31.0  
Trade Profile
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