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Guatemala

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Guatemala review: 44 facts and highlights

Guatemala
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Guatemala

How does Guatemala compare to the average?

  • Unemployment rate
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    2.3%vs9.52%
  • Forests
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    33.6%vs30.84%
  • Electrification rate
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    91.8%vs81.77%
  • Youth unemployment rate
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    5%vs17.15%
  • Population with access to improved water sources
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    92.8%vs88.7%
  • Agricultural land
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    41.2%vs39.7%
  • Public debt
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    24.7% of GDPvs54.66% of GDP
  • Death rate
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    5/1000vs7.73/1000

Geography

1.forests
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The percentage of land covered by forests. Forests have a key role in removing pollutants and cleansing the air.

Best

Suriname

94.6%

33.6%

2.total land area
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The country’s total land area (excluding inland and sea waters). To get a better idea of how large the country is, you can compare it with a soccer field, which has 0.007km².

Best

Russia

16 377 742 km²

107 159 km²

3.total water area
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The country’s total water area, summing up all inland waters: lakes, rivers, reservoirs, wetlands, etc.

Best

Canada

891 163 km²

1 730 km²

4.total surface
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It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Russia

17 098 242 km²

108 889 km²

5.coastline
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The total length of the border between the land area and the sea, including the country’s islands.

Best

Canada

202 080 km

400 km

6.agricultural land
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The percentage of land dedicated to agricultural use, including arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture.

Best

Sudan

100%

41.2%

Demographics

1.overall life expectancy at birth
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The average life expectancy at birth is the number of years that the population of a country is expected to live. This metric reflects the overall quality of life.

Best

Principality of Monaco

89.4 years

71.8 years

2.life expectancy at birth for males
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The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.

Best

Principality of Monaco

85.5 years

69.8 years

3.life expectancy at birth for females
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The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s female population.

Best

Principality of Monaco

93.4 years

73.9 years

4.death rate
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The death rate, also called crude death rate, represents the number of annual deaths per 1,000 people at midyear.

Best

Qatar

1.6/1000

5/1000

5.median age of female population
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Generally, a lower median age is considered better because a younger population is healthier. However, countries with an extremely low median age are often facing socio-economic problems, especially poverty.

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Niger

15.7 years

23.1 years

6.population
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Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

China

1398.719 million

17.68 million

Economy

1.GDP per capita
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The GDP per capita is calculated by dividing the total GDP by the number of people living in the country. A higher GDP per capita indicates a superior standard of living.

Best

Principality of Monaco

168 000$

8 413$

2.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Cambodia

0.3%

2.3%

3.youth unemployment rate
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The number of young people with ages between 15-24 who are unemployed during a specific year. The youth unemployment rate is calculated as a percent of the total labor force.

Best

Central African Republic

0%

5%

4.public debt
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Also known as government debt or national debt, public debt refers to the sum of all government borrowings owed to lenders within the country.

Best

Brunei

2.8% of GDP

24.7% of GDP

5.education expenditures
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The total amount of public expenditure on education. Public spending on education includes direct expenditure on schools, universities, and other types of educational institutions, as well as educational-related public subsidies.

Best

Cuba

12.8% of GDP

2.8% of GDP

6.youth unemployment rate for females
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The percent of the total labor force comprised of young females (ages 15-24) who are unemployed during a specific year.

Best

Niger

0.4%

8%

Infrastructure

1.percentage of internet users
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The percentage of the country’s population using the internet.

Best

Iceland

98.2%

34.5%

2.electrification rate
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The share of the population with access to electricity, in both rural and urban environments.

Best

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

100%

91.8%

3.roadways
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The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.

Best

United States

6 586 610 km

17 621 km

4.railway network
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The total length of the country’s railway network.

Best

United States

293 564km

800km

5.number of airports
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The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

United States

13513

291

6.inland waterways
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The total length of the navigable inland bodies of water.

Best

China

110 000 km

990 km

Quality of living

1.population below poverty line
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The percentage of the country’s population living below the poverty line, as reported by official statistics.

Best

Turkmenistan

0.2%

59.3%

2.physicians per 1,000 people
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The number of physicians (generalist and specialist medical doctors) per 1,000 people. According to the World Health Organization, there should be more than 2.3 health workers per 1,000 people in order to cover the primary healthcare needs.

Best

Cuba

8.19/1000

0.36/1000

3.population with access to improved water sources
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The percentage of the country’s population with access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped water or protected wells.

Best

Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

100%

92.8%

4.school life expectancy
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School life expectancy (SLE) represents the number of years of schooling that children are expected to complete. SLE includes primary to tertiary education.

Best

Australia

23 years

11 years

5.adult obesity rate
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The percentage of adults considered obese. An obese adult has a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30. Obesity is a public health problem and increases the risk of chronic diseases.

Best

Vietnam

2.1%

21.2%

6.hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants
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Countries or cities with a higher number of hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants usually have well-developed health care systems. Source: , 2019

Best

Principality of Monaco

13.8

0.6

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