Standard of living in Guatemala

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Standard of living in Guatemala


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Poverty in Guatemala


Poverty gap - $3.10/day

8,11 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 47 in the world of 80 (42,50%); 16 place in America 18 (16,67%)
19,93 % (3,99 % annual) ↗
min: 8,11; max: 39,01; max-min: 30,90 (79,21%); mid: 23,56;
-15,45 (-190,51%)

Poverty gap - $1.90/day

2,72 %[?] (2014)
(ascending): 44 in the world of 78 (44,87%); 15 place in America 18 (22,22%)
46,54 % (9,31 % annual) ↗
min: 2,72; max: 24,99; max-min: 22,27 (89,12%); mid: 13,86;
-11,14 (-409,38%)

Internally displaced persons

10 421 number of people[?] (2014)
(ascending): 57 in the world of 89 (37,08%); 9 place in America 15 (46,67%)
1 461 % (292,14 % annual) ↗
min: 73; max: 250 000; max-min: 249 927 (99,97%); mid: 125 037;
-114 616 (-1 100%)

GINI index

48,66 [?] (2014)
(ascending): 93 in the world of 113 (18,58%); 9 place in America 20 (60%)
8,63 % (1,73 % annual) ↗
min: 48,66; max: 59,60; max-min: 10,94 (18,36%); mid: 54,13;
-5,47 (-11,24%)

Access to resources in Guatemala


Access to electricity

78,50 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 123 in the world of 191 (36,13%); 32 place in America 34 (8,82%)
0,255 % (0,051 % annual) ↘
min: 71,99; max: 78,50; max-min: 6,51 (8,29%); mid: 75,25;
3,25 (4,14%)
84,84 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 150 in the world of 184 (19,02%); 34 place in America 34 (2,94%)
4,76 % (0,953 % annual) ↗
min: 84,84; max: 91,25; max-min: 6,41 (7,03%); mid: 88,05;
-3,21 (-3,78%)
72,10 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 125 in the world of 200 (38%); 35 place in America 39 (12,82%)
5,69 % (1,14 % annual) ↘
min: 61,27; max: 72,10; max-min: 10,83 (15,02%); mid: 66,68;
5,42 (7,51%)

Access to non-solid fuel

36,66 {% of population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 127 in the world of 174 (27,59%); 29 place in America 30 (6,67%)
1,72 % (0,344 % annual) ↗
min: 36,66; max: 39,87; max-min: 3,21 (8,05%); mid: 38,27;
-1,61 (-4,38%)
63,13 {% of urban population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 132 in the world of 176 (25,57%); 29 place in America 30 (6,67%)
1,62 % (0,323 % annual) ↗
min: 63,13; max: 64,15; max-min: 1,02 (1,59%); mid: 63,64;
-0,510 (-0,808%)
9,94 {% of rural population[?]}
(2012)
(descending): 134 in the world of 175 (24%); 31 place in America 32 (6,25%)
12,11 % (2,42 % annual) ↗
min: 9,94; max: 11,14; max-min: 1,20 (10,80%); mid: 10,54;
-0,602 (-6,05%)

Improved sanitation facilities

(descending): 134 in the world of 197 (32,49%); 35 place in America 37 (8,11%)
3,60 % (0,720 % annual) ↘
min: 47,20; max: 63,90; max-min: 16,70 (26,13%); mid: 55,55;
8,35 (13,07%)
(descending): 138 in the world of 197 (30,46%); 34 place in America 37 (10,81%)
1,16 % (0,232 % annual) ↘
min: 70,40; max: 77,50; max-min: 7,10 (9,16%); mid: 73,95;
3,55 (4,58%)
(descending): 137 in the world of 193 (29,53%); 34 place in America 36 (8,33%)
4,87 % (0,974 % annual) ↘
min: 31,10; max: 49,30; max-min: 18,20 (36,92%); mid: 40,20;
9,10 (18,46%)

Improved water source

(descending): 120 in the world of 197 (39,59%); 29 place in America 37 (24,32%)
2,26 % (0,453 % annual) ↘
min: 76,70; max: 92,80; max-min: 16,10 (17,35%); mid: 84,75;
8,05 (8,67%)
(descending): 93 in the world of 198 (53,54%); 15 place in America 38 (63,16%)
1,12 % (0,224 % annual) ↘
min: 89,80; max: 98,40; max-min: 8,60 (8,74%); mid: 94,10;
4,30 (4,37%)
(descending): 118 in the world of 193 (39,38%); 26 place in America 36 (30,56%)
2,88 % (0,576 % annual) ↘
min: 67,50; max: 86,80; max-min: 19,30 (22,24%); mid: 77,15;
9,65 (11,12%)

Poor people in Guatemala


Prevalence of undernourishment

15,60 % of population[?] (2015)
(ascending): 79 in the world of 115 (32,17%); 24 place in America 27 (14,81%)
5,13 % (1,03 % annual) ↘
min: 14,80; max: 22,30; max-min: 7,50 (33,63%); mid: 18,55;
-2,95 (-18,91%)

Prevalence of wasting

0,700 % of children under 5[?] (2015)
(ascending): 9 in the world of 97 (91,75%); 6 place in America 19 (73,68%)
47,62 % (9,52 % annual) ↗
min: 0,700; max: 3,80; max-min: 3,10 (81,58%); mid: 2,25;
-1,55 (-221,43%)

34,50 % of urban population[?] (2014)
(ascending): 29 in the world of 83 (66,27%); 12 place in America 16 (31,25%)
9,74 % (1,95 % annual) ↗
min: 34,50; max: 58,60; max-min: 24,10 (41,13%); mid: 46,55;
-12,05 (-34,93%)

Gasoline prices in Guatemala


Pump price for diesel fuel

0,900 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 33 in the world of 177 (81,92%); 5 place in America 29 (86,21%)
5,56 % (1,11 % annual) ↘
min: 0,250; max: 1,04; max-min: 0,790 (75,96%); mid: 0,645;
0,255 (28,33%)

Pump price for gasoline

1,01 US$ per liter[?] (2014)
(ascending): 36 in the world of 179 (80,45%); 7 place in America 31 (80,65%)
5,94 % (1,19 % annual) ↘
min: 0,320; max: 1,14; max-min: 0,820 (71,93%); mid: 0,730;
0,280 (27,72%)

Child Labour in Guatemala


Child employment in agriculture

64,88 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 19 in the world of 35 (48,57%); 12 place in America 15 (26,67%)
1,63 % (0,327 % annual) ↗
min: 63,66; max: 67,08; max-min: 3,42 (5,10%); mid: 65,37;
-0,490 (-0,755%)
75,20 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 21 in the world of 35 (42,86%); 13 place in America 15 (20%)
2,85 % (0,570 % annual) ↗
min: 74,20; max: 79,20; max-min: 5 (6,31%); mid: 76,70;
-1,50 (-1,99%)
39,47 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 12 in the world of 35 (68,57%); 10 place in America 15 (40%)
1,24 % (0,248 % annual) ↘
min: 36,64; max: 43; max-min: 6,36 (14,79%); mid: 39,82;
-0,350 (-0,887%)

Child employment in manufacturing

9,64 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 28 in the world of 35 (22,86%); 12 place in America 15 (26,67%)
18,78 % (3,76 % annual) ↘
min: 6,91; max: 9,67; max-min: 2,76 (28,54%); mid: 8,29;
1,35 (14,00%)
8,05 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 24 in the world of 34 (32,35%); 9 place in America 14 (42,86%)
25,63 % (5,13 % annual) ↘
min: 3,70; max: 8,05; max-min: 4,35 (54,04%); mid: 5,88;
2,18 (27,02%)
13,56 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 29 in the world of 35 (20%); 13 place in America 15 (20%)
10,28 % (2,06 % annual) ↘
min: 10,77; max: 21,10; max-min: 10,33 (48,96%); mid: 15,94;
-2,38 (-17,51%)

Child employment in services

25,48 {% of total[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 16 in the world of 34 (55,88%); 3 place in America 15 (86,67%)
3,53 % (0,706 % annual) ↘
min: 24,51; max: 25,48; max-min: 0,970 (3,81%); mid: 25,00;
0,485 (1,90%)
16,75 {% of male[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 14 in the world of 33 (60,61%); 3 place in America 15 (86,67%)
14,09 % (2,82 % annual) ↘
min: 13,91; max: 16,75; max-min: 2,84 (16,96%); mid: 15,33;
1,42 (8,48%)
46,97 {% of female[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 20 in the world of 34 (44,12%); 5 place in America 15 (73,33%)
3,68 % (0,735 % annual) ↗
min: 36,90; max: 48,84; max-min: 11,94 (24,45%); mid: 42,87;
4,10 (8,73%)

Distribution of income in Guatemala


Income share held by highest 10%

38,36 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 19 in the world of 113 (84,07%); 11 place in America 20 (50%)
9,95 % (1,99 % annual) ↗
min: 38,36; max: 46,78; max-min: 8,42 (18,00%); mid: 42,57;
-4,21 (-10,97%)

Income share held by highest 20%

53,91 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 22 in the world of 113 (81,42%); 12 place in America 20 (45%)
6,88 % (1,38 % annual) ↗
min: 53,91; max: 62,87; max-min: 8,96 (14,25%); mid: 58,39;
-4,48 (-8,31%)

Income share held by second 20%

8,50 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 94 in the world of 113 (17,70%); 10 place in America 20 (55%)
10,42 % (2,08 % annual) ↘
min: 5,68; max: 8,50; max-min: 2,82 (33,18%); mid: 7,09;
1,41 (16,59%)

Income share held by third 20%

13,08 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 93 in the world of 113 (18,58%); 10 place in America 20 (55%)
9,01 % (1,80 % annual) ↘
min: 10,53; max: 13,08; max-min: 2,55 (19,50%); mid: 11,81;
1,28 (9,75%)

Income share held by fourth 20%

20,06 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 94 in the world of 113 (17,70%); 12 place in America 20 (45%)
4,56 % (0,911 % annual) ↘
min: 18,35; max: 20,06; max-min: 1,71 (8,52%); mid: 19,21;
0,855 (4,26%)

Income share held by lowest 20%

4,44 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 94 in the world of 113 (17,70%); 12 place in America 20 (45%)
16,17 % (3,23 % annual) ↘
min: 2,15; max: 4,44; max-min: 2,29 (51,58%); mid: 3,30;
1,15 (25,79%)

Income share held by lowest 10%

1,64 %[?] (2014)
(descending): 87 in the world of 113 (23,89%); 10 place in America 20 (55%)
21,59 % (4,32 % annual) ↘
min: 0,680; max: 1,64; max-min: 0,960 (58,54%); mid: 1,16;
0,480 (29,27%)