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Guatemala"s population profile

Melvin J. Frost

Guatemala"s population profile

by Melvin J. Frost

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Published by Center for Latin American Studies, Arizona State University in Tempe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala
    • Subjects:
    • Guatemala -- Population.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Melvin J. Frost.
      SeriesSpecial study - Center for Latin American Studies, Arizona State University ; no. 5, Special study (Arizona State University. Center for Latin American Studies) ;, no. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3539.A3 F76
      The Physical Object
      Pagination9 leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4605779M
      LC Control Number77369025

        Last updated on March 19th, Facts about the culture of Guatemala. On a trip to the country, a traveler learns about the strong cultural heritage of Guatemalans which blends indigenous European, Mayan and Caribbean influences. Additionally, the contrast between the poor Mayan villagers living in the rural highlands and the modern and wealthy mestizos population (known as ladinos in.   More than 60% of the population of Guatemala lives in poverty, and the country has one of the highest rates of childhood malnutrition in the world. Menkos fears that the current crisis will only.

        million. Population growth rate % pa. People per sq km (UK ). Health: Infant mortality 25 per 1, live births (El Salva US 7). HIV prevalence rate %. Lifetime risk of maternal death 1 in (US 1 in 2,). Some 20% of Guatemala’s population lacks healthcare – mostly in rural indigenous areas.   It is the most populous state in South America with a population of approximately million with an area coverage of 42, square miles. Christianity remains a strong and vital in Guatemalan society as it is the main religion in the country. Religious Beliefs In Guatemala.

      According to the CIA World Fact Book, about 59% of the population is Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and Spanish). Amerindian populations include the K'iche' %, Kaqchikel %, Mam % and Q'eqchi 6. More than half of the population is below the national poverty line and 15% lives in extreme poverty. Poverty among indigenous groups, which make up 38% of the population, averages 76% and extreme poverty rises to 28%. 43% of children under five are chronically malnourished, one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world.


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Demographic profile: This entry describes a country’s key demographic features and trends and how they vary among regional, ethnic, and socioeconomic sub-populations. Some of the topics addressed are population age structure, fertility, health, mortality, poverty, education, and migration.

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Poverty among indigenous groups, which make up more than 40% of the population, averages 79%, with 40% of the indigenous population living in extreme poverty. Nearly one-half of Guatemala's children under age five are chronically malnourished, one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world.

Demographic profile: urban population: % of total population () NOTE: 1) The information regarding Guatemala on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guatemala People information contained here. Median age of the Asian population New Zealand Median age of urban residents in the U.S., by neighborhood type Median age of.

Guatemala Area and Population Density. The small Central American country of Guatemala spans the narrow strip of land between North and South America, touching both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Its border also touches Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, and on the population of 17, the population density of Guatemala is people per square mile (.

Guatemala - Guatemala - Climate: Located within the tropics and with elevations ranging between sea level and more t feet (4, metres), Guatemala experiences a diversity of climates. Below 3, feet ( metres) in elevation, average monthly temperatures range between 70 and 80 °F (21 and 27 °C) throughout the year; between 3, and 5, feet ( and 1, metres.

Population 15 million. Major languages Spanish, more than 20 indigenous languages. Major religions Christianity, indigenous Mayan beliefs. Life expectancy 68. Chart and table of Guatemala population from to United Nations projections are also included through the year The current population of Guatemala in is 17, a % increase from ; The population of Guatemala ina % increase from ; The population of Guatemala ina % increase from Guatemala ranks low for: 2nd last for Environment > Marine fish catch 4th last for Military > Air force > Combat aircraft 6th last for People > Marriage, divorce and children > Total divorces per thousand people 7th last for Military > Budget 10th last for Travel > Inbound tourism > Arrivals 10th last for Crime > Fear of crime > Feels safe walking alone > At night 11th last for Transport.

Population Pyramids: Guatemala - Other indicators visualized on maps: (In English only, for now) Adolescent fertility rate (births per 1, women ages ). The CIA World Fact Book considers % of the population of Guatemala to be living in poverty in [] [] Inthe Guatemalan economy grew by 3%, recovering gradually from the crisis, as a result of the falling demands from the United States and others Central American markets and the slowdown in foreign investment in the.

The Population Council’s activities in Guatemala began in with the USAID-funded operations research and technical assistance project in Latin America and the Caribbean (INOPAL). The Council opened an office in Guatemala inwith the aim of improving the health and well-being of the most vulnerable and marginalized populations.

Populat, Total A Square MilesSquare Kilometers Location Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize Language. Spanish is the official language. As a first and second language, Spanish is spoken by 93% of the population.

Twenty-one Mayan languages are spoken, especially in rural areas, as well as two non-Mayan Amerindian languages, Xinca, an indigenous language, and Garifuna, an Arawakan language spoken on the Caribbean coast.

According to the Language Law ofthe languages of Mayas. Largest Hispanic population groups in U.S. counties, by country of origin Forecast of population with western foreign background in the Netherlands Total population in Denmark Guatemala from The World Bank: Data.

The Human Capital Index (HCI) database provides data at the country level for each of the components of the Human Capital Index as well as for the overall index, disaggregated by gender.

Countdown country profile (UNICEF/WHO and partners) Trends in Maternal Mortality (WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank and the United Nations Population Division) Noncommunicable diseases.

Noncommunicable diseases country profile; Nutrition. Nutrition Landscape Information System (NLIS) indicator summary; WHO Global Database on Iodine deficiency.

Guatemala population density is people per square kilometer (/mi 2) as of August Density of population is calculated as permanently settled population of Guatemala divided by total area of the country.

Total area is the sum of land and water areas within international boundaries and coastlines of Guatemala. Population ( est.) 17, Population rank () 66 Population projection 21, Total area (sq mi) 42, Total area (sq km)Density: persons per sq mi () Density: persons per sq km () Urban-rural population Urban: () % Rural: () % Life expectancy at birth Male: () years.

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Guatemala. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Guatemala's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture, religion and languages.

If that's not enough, click over to our collection of world maps and flags.Total population () 16, Gross national income per capita (PPP international $, ) 7, Life expectancy at birth m/f (years, ) 70/  At the country level, Guatemala’s land area cov square miles (, square kilometers).

The national population count was million inhabitants at July 6, Population density is concentrated within the Guatemala City land mass via an aver residents per square mile (6, per square kilometer).