Guatemala

World Rank 88 1.98 Guatemala flag svg
Capital
Area
Currency
Guatemala City
108,889 km 2
Quetzal (GTQ)

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Introduction

Located in the central region of America, the Republic of Guatemala is a country bordered by Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. Due to its relatively large population, it is the most populous country in Central America. Interestingly, in terms of the largest population in the Americas, they are placed 11th.

The total size of the nation is 108,889 square kilometers. According to the data from 2018, there are approximately 17.3 million people in this region. It gives them a density of 129 people per square kilometer. In terms of GDP (PPP), their total value is at around $145.2 billion. It provides them with a very low GDP per capita, namely $8,413.

Gross domestic product (GDP, GDP PPP)

Gross domestic product (GDP)

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Gross domestic product growth rate

Gross domestic product per capita

Gross domestic product (PPP)

Gross domestic product (PPP) per capita

International trade (Export, Import)

External balance on goods and services

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External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

Exports of goods and services (current US$)

Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Imports of goods and services (current US$)

Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)

Employment by sector, Unemployment

Unemployment (% of total labor force)

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Employment in agriculture (% of total employment)

Employment in industry (% of total employment)

Employment in services (% of total employment)

Vulnerable employment (% of total employment)