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Guatemala

Guatemala ( (listen) GWAH-tə-MAH-lə; Spanish: [ɡwateˈmala] (listen)), officially the Republic of Guatemala (Spanish: República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, Belize and the Caribbean to the northeast, Honduras to the east, El Salvador to the southeast and the Pacific Ocean to the south. With an estimated population of around 17.2 million, it is the most populous country in Central America and has the 11th largest national population in the Americas. Guatemala is a representative democracy; its capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City. The core of the Maya civilization, which extended across Mesoamerica, was historically based in the territory of modern Guatemala. In the 16th century, most of this area was conquered by the Spanish and claimed as part of the viceroyalty of New Spain. Guatemala attained independence in 1821 as part of the Federal Republic of Central America, which dissolved by 1841. From the mid- to late 19th century, Guatemala suffered chronic instability and civil strife. Beginning in the early 20th century, it was ruled by a series of dictators backed by the United Fruit Company and th... [More]
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Guatemala Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
GTQ/USD Ask 0.1296 0.1295 0.1295 0.1296 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/09 Time 15:43
EUR/GTQ Ask 9.3967 - 9.3967 9.4021 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/08 Time 1:42
GBP/GTQ Ask 10.8019 - 10.8019 10.8173 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/08 Time 1:42
USD/GTQ Ask 7.725 - 7.714 7.745 0.00 0.00% 2021/05/07 Time 23:42
GTQ/GBP Ask 0.0933 - 0.0933 0.0933 0.00 0.00% 2021/04/27 Time 8:14

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-678.50 21 Feb -618 -993 : 68.2 Monthly Feb/21

CPI Transportation

0 21 Mar 127 97.68 : 130 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 20 Jun 89.6 -1423 : 627 Quarterly

Changes in Inventories

0 20 Dec 1038 -4013 : 4097 Yearly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 53.36 3.71 : 53.52 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 96 78 : 98 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

150.00 21 Apr 150 1.71 : 150 Monthly

Consumer Spending

450778.20 20 Dec 454844 122599 : 454844 Yearly

Core Consumer Prices

0 21 Mar 138 60.75 : 139 Monthly

Core Inflation Rate

2.80 21 Mar 2.7 0.85 : 9.44 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 21 May 231289 0 : 232439 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Deaths

0 21 May 7642 0 : 7677 Daily May/21

Coronavirus Recovered

0 21 May 209096 0 : 210369 Daily May/21

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 31 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 20 Dec 26 22 : 34 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 20 Dec 146 59 : 149 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

117.61 21 Mar 117 102 : 118 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 21 May : Monthly 43

Crude Oil Production

0 20 Dec 7 4 : 28 Monthly

Currency

7.71 21 May 7.71 7.26 : 8.37 Daily

Current Account

1041.73 20 Dec 1534 -881 : 1534 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

5.50 20 Dec 2.3 -8.4 : 5.5 Yearly Dec/20

Deposit Interest Rate

4.63 20 Dec 5 4.19 : 24.41 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 98 79 : 117 Yearly

Exports

1089.60 21 Feb 1085 146 : 1299 Monthly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 21 Mar 5546 229 : 12500 Monthly

Food Inflation

8.76 21 Mar 10.25 -3.13 : 19.4 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

236.30 20 Jun 268 66.1 : 444 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 21 Apr 18700 585 : 18812 Monthly

GDP

85.30 19 Dec 78.46 1.04 : 85.3 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

2.95 20 Dec -1.45 -8.89 : 7.7 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

135610.60 20 Dec 124609 35350 : 135611 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

12755.95 20 Dec 12007 4494 : 14110 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

5907.01 20 Dec 5565 1248 : 6024 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

19202.93 20 Dec 17972 6782 : 19203 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

1071.86 20 Dec 1068 227 : 2381 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

5203.19 20 Dec 5094 1444 : 5203 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

3461.18 20 Dec 2853 1932 : 5962 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

4052.47 20 Dec 3411 933 : 4052 Quarterly

GDP Per Capita Ppp

8637.56 19 Dec 8448 5560 : 8638 Yearly

GDP per capita

3413.27 19 Dec 3339 1491 : 3413 Yearly

Gasoline Prices

0.91 21 Apr 0.9 0.32 : 1.16 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 20 Dec 6.89 6.67 : 7.07 Quarterly

Government Budget

-2.30 19 Dec -1.8 -3.3 : 0.24 Yearly

Government Budget Value

348.10 21 Mar -528 -6932 : 1705 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

27.88 19 Dec 26.04 20.04 : 50.45 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

0 21 Mar 5018 451 : 7882 Monthly

Government Spending

55259.20 20 Dec 52932 13587 : 55259 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

67823.30 20 Dec 72283 26906 : 72283 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 196423 45931 : 270933 Quarterly

Imports

1768.10 21 Feb 1703 214 : 1881 Monthly

Inflation Expectations

3.81 20 Sep 3.61 2.94 : 6.85 Monthly

Inflation Rate

5.20 21 Apr 5.8 -11.94 : 60.71 Monthly Apr/21

Inflation Rate Mom

0.33 21 Mar 0.32 -2.96 : 8.33 Monthly

Interest Rate

1.75 21 Apr 1.75 1.75 : 7.25 Daily Apr/21

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3018 515 : 3655 Quarterly

Labor Force Participation Rate

59.10 19 Sep 59.3 59.1 : 68.2 Quarterly Sep/19

Leading Economic Index

2.40 21 Feb 2.2 -10.1 : 8.8 Monthly

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 4850 4850 : 4850 yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 2500 2500 : 2500 yearly

Military Expenditure

338.00 19 Dec 273 110 : 663 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 21 Apr 94751 7013 : 103291 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 21 Apr 131888 7108 : 132969 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 21 Mar 335300 17216 : 337736 Monthly

Personal Income Tax Rate

7.00 20 Dec 7 7 : 31 Yearly

Population

17.69 19 Dec 17.31 4.16 : 17.69 Yearly Dec/19

Private Sector Credit

0 21 Apr 155260 9836 : 156468 Monthly

Remittances

0 19 Dec 5391 96.5 : 5650 Yearly

Sales Tax Rate

12.00 20 Dec 12 12 : 12 Yearly

Social Security Rate

17.50 20 Dec 17.5 17.5 : 17.5 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Companies

12.67 20 Dec 12.67 12.67 : 12.67 Yearly

Social Security Rate For Employees

4.83 20 Dec 4.83 4.83 : 4.83 Yearly

Steel Production

0 20 Dec 20 0 : 46 Monthly

Terrorism Index

0 19 Dec 1.33 0 : 2.64 Yearly

Tourist Arrivals

0.00 20 Jun 538832 0 : 667205 Quarterly

Unemployment Rate

2.00 19 Sep 2.5 2 : 4.13 Quarterly Sep/19

Wages High Skilled

0 18 Dec 7870 7760 : 8230 yearly

Wages Low Skilled

0 18 Dec 3670 3080 : 3670 yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -678.50 -720 -1200 -1200 -810 -1050 Feb/21
Consumer Price Index Cpi 150.00 155 155 155 151 160
Consumer Spending 450778.20 465305 468809 457991 486683 486624
Core Inflation Rate 2.80 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Cpi Housing Utilities 117.61 119 128 120 121 124
Currency 7.71 7.71 7.71 7.71 7.71 7.71
Current Account 1041.73 -300 -300 -300 -300 -300
Current Account to GDP 5.50 2.4 2.4 1.6 2.4 1.6 Dec/20
Deposit Interest Rate 4.63 5 5 5 5 5
Exports 1089.60 1080 940 940 1080 910
Food Inflation 8.76 4.8 4.5 3 5 3.7
Foreign Direct Investment 236.30 187 335 335 187 325
GDP 85.30 84.5 84.5 84.5 84.5 87
GDP Annual Growth Rate 2.95 2.3 4 1.6 7 3.8
GDP Constant Prices 135610.60 127475 141035 137780 124408 146394
GDP From Agriculture 12755.95 12283 13266 12960 13214 13770
GDP From Construction 5907.01 5693 6143 6002 5569 6377
GDP From Manufacturing 19202.93 18385 19971 19510 17802 20730
GDP From Mining 1071.86 1092 1115 1089 953 1157
GDP From Public Administration 5203.19 5211 5411 5286 5434 5617
GDP From Transport 3461.18 2919 3600 3517 2461 3736
GDP From Utilities 4052.47 3489 4215 4117 3309 4375
GDP Per Capita Ppp 8637.56 8380 8380 8380 8380 8600
GDP per capita 3413.27 3400 3400 3400 3400 3490
Gasoline Prices 0.91 0.7 0.66 0.63 0.73 0.6
Government Budget -2.30 -4 -4 -4 -4 -3.6
Government Budget Value 348.10 -4680 -4680 -4680 -4680 -4680
Government Debt to GDP 27.88 31 31 31 31 32 Dec/19
Government Spending 55259.20 54150 57470 56143 56638 59653
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 67823.30 73946 70536 68908 77343 73217
Imports 1768.10 18200 1990 1990 18200 1980
Inflation Expectations 3.81 4 4.3 4.3 4 4.5
Inflation Rate 5.20 5.6 4.4 3.6 7 3.2 Apr/21
Inflation Rate Mom 0.33 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.4
Interest Rate 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 1.75 2 Apr/21
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.10 59.7 60 60 59.5 60.3 Sep/19
Leading Economic Index 2.40 1 3.3 3.3 0.8 3.4
Military Expenditure 338.00 250 250 280 250 280
Personal Income Tax Rate 7.00 7 7 7 7 7
Population 17.69 18.07 18.45 18.45 18.07 18.83 Dec/19
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 12 12 12 12 12
Social Security Rate 17.50 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Social Security Rate For Companies 12.67 12.67 12.67 12.67 12.67 12.67
Social Security Rate For Employees 4.83 4.83 4.83 4.83 4.83 4.83
Tourist Arrivals 0.00 123000 187000 187000 85000 350000
Unemployment Rate 2.00 5 5 4 5 4 Sep/19