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International Rankings of Guyana - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Guyana, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Guyana, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 42 12 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 129 95000 2020
Internet users - percent of population 23 85 % 2021
Internet users - total 159 680000 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 43 16 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 130 125000 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 50 110 2021
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 165 860000 2021
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 59 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Average household expenditures - on food 95 N/A % of household expenditures 2024
Budget - expenditures 163 1.467 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget - revenues 157 1.333 billion US Dollars 2019
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 72 4.5 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 156 2.087 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 159 1.690 billion US Dollars 2017
Exports 135 4.640 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 173 3.561 billion US Dollars 2017
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 65 47.8 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 62 18.2 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 63 71.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 141 63 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 44 25.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 56 0 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 58 15.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 142 15.3 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 63 69.3 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 25 44.6 % 2007
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 37 33.8 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 1999
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 38 1.3 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 130 6.611 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 2 33.52 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 66 5.03 % 2021
Labor force 167 299300 US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 51 35 % 2006
Public debt 96 52.2 % of GDP 2017
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 157 17.640 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 5 20.06 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 81 21900 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 46 8.01 2020
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 154 790.785 million US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 32 28.1 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 27 16.42 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 44 39.64 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 48 23.5 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 36 29.9 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 128 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 124 0 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 145 2.743 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 122 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 112 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 163 905.400 million kWh 2019
Electricity - exports 98 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - imports 117 0 kWh 2019
Electricity - installed generating capacity 155 380000 kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 141 247.000 million kWh 2019
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 26 91.1 2021
Electricity access - electrification - total population 21 92.8 2021
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 14 97.5 2021
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 49 0.9 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 14 97.4 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 132 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 34 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 53 1.6 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 73 0 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 102 48.608 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 121 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 88 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 82 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 143 18100 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 42 110200 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 128 0 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - imports 141 13720 bbl/day 2015
Refined petroleum products - production 112 0 bbl/day 2015
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 140 2.38 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 151 1.81 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 137 11.11 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 175 8.4 2018
Land use - arable land 142 2.1 2018
Land use - forest 7 77.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 84 0.1 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 125 6.2 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 13 4.56 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 37 271.000 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 78 1.360 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 94 20.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 107 60.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 109 1.01 2025
Urbanization - urban population 162 27.2 2023
Geography
Area - land 87 196849 sq km 0
Area - total 87 214969 sq km 0
Area - water 41 1.812 million sq km 0
Coastline 110 459 km 0
Elevation - highest point 71 2775 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 35 0 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 123 207 meters 0
Irrigated land 84 1430 sq km 2012
Land boundaries - total 66 2933 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 175 8.4 2018
Land use - arable land 142 2.1 2018
Land use - forest 7 77.4 2018
Land use - permanent crops 84 0.1 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 125 6.2 2018
Military
Military expenditures 43 0.6 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 61 2.75 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 61 0.02 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 43 2.3 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 76 5.11 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 92 0.04 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 81 16.7 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 46 9.4 % 2019
Contraceptive prevalence rate 96 29.9 % 1920
Current health expenditure 62 5.5 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 47 62.6 % 2023
Death rate 58 7 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 109 9.5 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 66 10.6 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 98 53.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 79 44.1 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 86 4.4 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 73 3.2 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 41 4.5 % of GDP 2018
Gross reproduction rate 70 1 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 89 18.775 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 71 24.5 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 72 21.6 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 176 74.1159 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 92 70.3 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 95 72.2 years 2023
Literacy - definition 2 15 0
Literacy - female 63 88.4 % 2021
Literacy - male 50 89.3 % 0
Literacy - total population 55 88.8 % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 63 112 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 8 28149 years 0
Median age - male 105 27.8 years 0
Median age - total 100 27.9 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 69 20.8 2009
Net migration rate 107 7 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 79 20.2 % 2016
Physicians density 94 1.42 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 166 791739 2023
Population growth rate 131 0.28 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 18 97.8 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 94 4.6 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 94 4 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 77 2.2 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 12 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 15 1.08 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 35 0.78 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 15 1.04 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 86 2.06 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 109 1.01 2025
Urbanization - urban population 162 27.2 2023
Transportation
Airports 81 51 2024
Heliports 66 N/A 2024
Merchant marine - total 94 80 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 139 N/A 2024
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 158 N/A 2024
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 102 N/A 2024
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 28 N/A 2024
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 99 799 km 2019
Roadways - total 99 3995 km 2019
Waterways 92 330 km 2012

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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