General profile: Guatemala

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR 2017
Population
Population
Exchange rates
Exchange rate
GDP
GDP
16.914 Millions
7.348 GTQ/US$
76 712 Millions current US$
Land area
Land area ¹
CPI growth (%)
CPI growth
GDP growth
GDP growth
(m) 107 160 km²
4.42 %
2.80 %
INTERNATIONAL MERCHANDISE TRADE
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+5.1 %
Merchandise exports growth rate in 2017
Total merchandise trade
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchandise exports
5 381
8 463
10 677
11 002
Merchandise imports
10 499
13 838
17 640
18 389
Merchandise trade balance
-5 118
-5 376
-6 963
-7 387
Export structure by product group in 2017
(as % of total exports)
8 %8 %40 %40 %5 %5 %47 %47 %
Top 5 partners in 2017
(exports, millions of US$)
3 7911 2389845725213 7911 238984572521
INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SERVICES
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Total trade in services ²
(millions of US$)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Services exports
1 308
2 268
2 823
2 836
Services imports
1 450
2 407
3 162
3 272
Services trade balance
-142
-139
-339
-437
Services exports by main category ²
(as % of total services)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Transport
11.8
12.7
15.2
14.0
Travel
60.5
60.8
56.0
55.2
Other services
27.7
26.5
28.9
30.3
TRADE INDICES
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228228231231216216195195190190198198181181168168160160160160151151145145148148143143137137100100100100106106103103106106106106108108115115115115115115106106108108111111112112114114115115118118898910010022823121619519019818116816016015114514814313710010010610310610610811511511510610811111211411511889100
ECONOMIC TRENDS
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+2.8 %
Gross domestic product growth rate in 2017
Economic indicators
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
GDP, current
27 211
41 338
63 767
76 712
GDP per capita, current US$
2 078
2 825
3 924
4 536
Real GDP growth, y-on-y, %
3.26
2.87
4.14
2.80
Current account balance, % of GDP
-4.56
-1.36
-0.15
..
Exchange rate (/US$)
7.634
8.058
7.655
7.348
GDP by expenditure in 2016
(as % of total GDP)
85.19.812.919.527.385.19.812.919.527.3
FDI AND EXTERNAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES
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+0.2 %
FDI outflows as % of GDP in 2017
Financial flows
(millions of US$ unless otherwise specified)
2005
2010
2015
2017
FDI inflows
508.30
805.90
1 220.80
1 146.70
FDI outflows
38.30
23.50
116.70
180.10
Personal remittances, % of GDP
11.27
10.24
10.30
..
Financial flows trends
(millions of US$)
7 427.27 427.26 572.86 572.85 838.05 838.05 379.15 379.15 030.65 030.64 523.84 523.84 231.84 231.84 019.44 019.44 459.84 459.84 236.24 236.23 700.13 700.13 066.63 066.62 631.52 631.52 150.52 150.51 600.81 600.8633.4633.4595.8595.81 1471 1471 1851 1851 2211 2211 3891 3891 2961 2961 2451 2451 0261 0268068066006007547547457455925925085082962962632632052054994992302307 427.26 572.85 838.05 379.15 030.64 523.84 231.84 019.44 459.84 236.23 700.13 066.62 631.52 150.51 600.8633.4595.81 1471 1851 2211 3891 2961 2451 026806600754745592508296263205499230FDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsFDI Inwards flowsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receiptsMigrant's remittances receipts
TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES
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Trade balance indicators ²
(as % and index)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Balance, % of GDP
-15.92
-10.67
-9.25
-8.38
Balance, % of imports
-39.03
-28.99
-30.17
-31.54
Normalized balance
-0.242
-0.170
-0.178
-0.187
Trade openness ²
(sum of imports and exports as % of GDP)
45475258596165635965686766
LABOUR FORCE
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Labour force by gender in 2017
(as % of total labour force, all sectors)
Male
61%Male 61%Female
39%Female 39%
OTHER INDICATORS
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0 %
Share of the total world merchant fleet in 2017
Maritime transport indicators
 
2005
2010
2015
2017
Merchant fleet, national flag (thousands of DWT)
5
3
1
1
Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum 2004 = 100 for China)
13.85
13.33
20.27
18.36
Container port throughput (TEU)
..
1 172 712
1 470 200
1 390 000
Information economy indicators
(as % of)
2005
2010
2015
2017
Share of ICT goods, % of total exports
0.28
0.88
0.27
..
Share of ICT goods, % of total imports
6.03
6.81
6.16
..
Share of workforce involved in the ICT sector
..
..
..
..
Source: UNCTADstat (http://unctadstat.unctad.org)
Notes:
1
Land area refers to the total area of a country excluding area under inland water bodies. It differs from the country area, that includes area under inland water bodies, but excludes offshore territorial waters.
2
Statistics presented correspond to the 6th edition of the IMF Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6, 2009).
m
Estimated. Data refers to 2013.
Symbols for missing values:
0
Zero means that the amount is nil or negligible
..
Not available or not separately reported
_
Not applicable
...
Not available, including no quotation
#
Non-relevant calculation
-
Not publishable
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Negative accumulation of flows; Value included in regional and global totals
Abbreviations & acronyms:
DWT:
Dead weight tons
FDI:
Foreign direct investment
GDP:
Gross domestic product
ICT:
Information and communication technology
TEU:
Twenty foot equivalent unit
US$:
United States dollar
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Generation date: 14 August 2018