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Guatemala:
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Population
Definition - World rank and map
13,002,206 (July 2008 est.)
Population density
Definition - World rank and map
119.9 people per sq. km (July 2008 est.)
Age structure
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0-14 years: 40.1% (male 2,653,915/female 2,565,841)
15-64 years: 56.2% (male 3,539,874/female 3,762,471)
65 years and over: 3.7% (male 222,303/female 257,802) (2008 est.)
Median Age
Definition - World rank and map
total: 19.2 years
male: 18.6 years
female: 19.7 years (2008 est.)
Population growth rate
Definition - World rank and map
2.11% (2008 est.)
Birth rate
Definition - World rank and map
28.55 births/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Death rate
Definition - World rank and map
5.19 deaths/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Net migration rate
Definition - World rank and map
-2.26 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2008 est.)
Sex ratio
Definition
at birth: 1.05 male(s)/female
under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
15-64 years: 0.94 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.86 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2008 est.)
Infant mortality rate
Definition - World rank and map
total: 28.79 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 31.21 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 26.24 deaths/1,000 live births (2008 est.)
Life expectancy at birth
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total population: 69.99 years
male: 68.22 years
female: 71.86 years (2008 est.)
Total fertility rate
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3.59 children born/woman (2008 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate
Definition - World rank and map
1.1% (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS
Definition - World rank and map
78,000 (2003 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths
Definition
5,800 (2003 est.)
Major infectious diseases
Definition
degree of risk: intermediate
food or waterborne diseases: bacterial diarrhea, hepatitis A, and typhoid fever
vectorborne disease: dengue fever and malaria (2008)
Nationality
Definition
noun: Guatemalan(s)
adjective: Guatemalan
Ethnic groups
Definition
Mestizo (mixed Amerindian-Spanish - in local Spanish called Ladino) and European 59.4%, K'iche 9.1%, Kaqchikel 8.4%, Mam 7.9%, Q'eqchi 6.3%, other Mayan 8.6%, indigenous non-Mayan 0.2%, other 0.1% (2001 census)
Religions
Definition
Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs
Languages
Definition
Spanish 60%, Amerindian languages 40% (23 officially recognized Amerindian languages, including Quiche, Cakchiquel, Kekchi, Mam, Garifuna, and Xinca)
Literacy
Definition
definition: age 15 and over can read and write
total population: 69.1%
male: 75.4%
female: 63.3% (2002 census)


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