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Guatemala


    • Population:
      10,998,602 (July 1995 est.)

    • Age structure:

        0-14 years:
        43% (female 2,324,041; male 2,424,686)

        15-64 years:
        53% (female 2,939,170; male 2,934,334)

        65 years and over:
        4% (female 198,807; male 177,564) (July 1995 est.)

    • Population growth rate:
      2.53% (1995 est.)

    • Birth rate:
      34.65 births/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Death rate:
      7.33 deaths/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Net migration rate:
      -2.04 migrant(s)/1,000 population (1995 est.)

    • Infant mortality rate:
      52.2 deaths/1,000 live births (1995 est.)

    • Life expectancy at birth:

        total population:
        64.85 years

        male:
        62.27 years

        female:
        67.56 years (1995 est.)

    • Total fertility rate:
      4.63 children born/woman (1995 est.)

    • Nationality:

        noun:
        Guatemalan(s)

        adjective:
        Guatemalan

    • Ethnic divisions:
      Mestizo - mixed Amerindian-Spanish ancestry (in local Spanish called Ladino) 56%, Amerindian or predominently Amerindian 44%

    • Religions:
      Roman Catholic, Protestant, traditional Mayan

    • Languages:
      Spanish 60%, Indian language 40% (23 Indian dialects, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi)

    • Literacy:
      age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

        total population:
        55%

        male:
        63%

        female:
        47%

    • Labor force:
      3.2 million (1994 est.)

        by occupation:
        agriculture 60%, services 13%, manufacturing 12%, commerce 7%, construction 4%, transport 3%, utilities 0.7%, mining 0.3% (1985)






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