Area

108,889 sq km

Currency

Quetzal (Q)

GDP

US$68.76 billion

If Guatemala Were 100 People

  • 59 would be ladino (person of mixed ancestry)
  • 40 would be Maya
  • 1 would be other

Inflation

4.4%

Language Spoken

Spanish (official), Maya languages (K'iche', Kaqchiquel and Mam most widespread), Garifuna

Percentage: Guatemalan Diaspora (% of migrating population)

  • 84 USA
  • 10 Mexico
  • 2 Canada
  • 4 other

Population

17,303,000

Population per Sq Km

  • Guatemala: 155
  • Mexico: 66
  • USA: 35

Time

Central Standard Time (GMT/UTC minus six hours)