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    Guatemala People - 1991
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    SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Population: 9,266,018 (July 1991), growth rate 2.5% (1991)

      Birth rate: 35 births/1,000 population (1991)

      Death rate: 8 deaths/1,000 population (1991)

      Net migration rate: - 2 migrants/1,000 population (1991)

      Infant mortality rate: 58 deaths/1,000 live births (1991)

      Life expectancy at birth: 61 years male, 66 years female (1991)

      Total fertility rate: 4.8 children born/woman (1991)

      Nationality: noun--Guatemalan(s); adjective--Guatemalan

      Ethnic divisions: Ladino (mestizo--mixed Indian and European ancestry) 56%, Indian 44%

      Religion: predominantly Roman Catholic; also Protestant, traditional Mayan

      Language: Spanish, but over 40% of the population speaks an Indian language as a primary tongue (18 Indian dialects, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi)

      Literacy: 55% (male 63%, female 47%) age 15 and over can read and write (1990 est.)

      Labor force: 2,500,000; agriculture 60%, services 13%, manufacturing 12%, commerce 7%, construction 4%, transport 3%, utilities 0.8%, mining 0.4% (1985)

      Organized labor: 8% of labor force (1988 est.)

      NOTE: The information regarding Guatemala on this page is re-published from the 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guatemala People 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Guatemala People 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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