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Guatemala

Guatemala ( (listen) GWAH-tə-MAH-lə; Spanish: [gwateˈmala] (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. 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 the United States government. In 1944, the authoritarian leader... [More]
  • Last : 18,792.4
  • High : 19,329.3
  • Low : 18,347
  • Max Fluctuation : 114.3
  • Max Fluctuation % : 1.63%
  • Open : 18,914.6
  • Time : 19:36:52
  • Yesterday : 18,886.7
  • Change % : 0.5%
  • Change : 94.3
  • Last : 1,827.02
  • High : 1,832.33
  • Low : 1,807.6
  • Max Fluctuation : 3.48
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.29%
  • Open : 1,814.69
  • Time : 19:37:01
  • Yesterday : 1,814.51
  • Change % : 0.69%
  • Change : 12.51
  • Last : 45.24
  • High : 45.24
  • Low : 43.92
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.22
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.05%
  • Open : 44.55
  • Time : 19:37:02
  • Yesterday : 44.55
  • Change % : 1.55%
  • Change : 0.69
  • Last : 0.8277
  • High : 0.8306
  • Low : 0.8261
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8295
  • Time : 19:36:12
  • Yesterday : 0.8295
  • Change % : 0.22%
  • Change : 0.0018

Guatemala Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
GBP/GTQ Ask 10.409 - 10.409 10.5227 0.06 0.54% 2020/12/02 Time 19:35
EUR/GTQ Ask 9.346 - 9.346 9.4774 0.02 0.18% 2020/12/02 Time 19:35
USD/GTQ Ask 7.83 7.816 7.805 7.833 0.00 0.00% 2020/12/02 Time 17:51
GTQ/USD Ask 0.1278 - 0.1278 0.1278 0.00 0.08% 2020/12/02 Time 15:51
GTQ/GBP Ask 0.0961 - 0.0961 0.0961 0.00 0.73% 2020/12/02 Time 10:07

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-597.50 20 Sep -511 -993 : 68.2 Monthly Sep/20

CPI Transportation

0 20 Sep 109 97.68 : 114 Monthly

Capital Flows

0 20 Jun 89.6 -1423 : 627 Quarterly

Changes in Inventories

0 19 Dec 869 -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

147.83 20 Oct 146 1.71 : 148 Monthly

Consumer Spending

454843.60 19 Dec 232000 122599 : 454844 Yearly

Core Consumer Prices

0 20 Aug 136 60.75 : 137 Monthly

Core Inflation Rate

2.30 20 Aug 2.16 0.85 : 9.44 Monthly

Coronavirus Cases

0 20 Nov 121798 0 : 121971 Daily Dec/20

Coronavirus Deaths

0 20 Nov 4161 0 : 4171 Daily Nov/20

Coronavirus Recovered

0 20 Nov 109306 0 : 109619 Daily Nov/20

Corporate Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 31 Yearly

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 27 22 : 34 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 144 59 : 146 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

114.40 20 Oct 111 102 : 114 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Nov : Monthly 43

Crude Oil Production

0 20 Jul 9 7.5 : 28 Monthly

Currency

7.80 20 Nov 7.81 7.26 : 8.37 Daily

Current Account

1048.77 20 Jun 628 -881 : 1049 Quarterly

Current Account to GDP

2.40 19 Dec 0.8 -8.4 : 2.4 Yearly Dec/19

Deposit Interest Rate

5.00 19 Dec 5.17 4.19 : 24.41 Yearly

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 98 79 : 117 Yearly

Exports

896.90 20 Sep 933 146 : 1087 Monthly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 20 Sep 8490 229 : 9915 Monthly

Food Inflation

11.05 20 Sep 9.9 -3.13 : 19.4 Monthly

Foreign Direct Investment

236.30 20 Jun 268 66.1 : 444 Quarterly

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 20 Oct 17611 585 : 18315 Monthly

GDP

85.30 19 Dec 78.46 1.04 : 85.3 Yearly

GDP Annual Growth Rate

-9.64 20 Jun 0.92 -9.64 : 7.7 Quarterly

GDP Constant Prices

115161.80 20 Jun 128933 35350 : 131558 Quarterly

GDP From Agriculture

12396.27 20 Jun 14069 4494 : 14069 Quarterly

GDP From Construction

5007.97 20 Jun 4681 1248 : 6030 Quarterly

GDP From Manufacturing

16677.29 20 Jun 18440 6782 : 18492 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

935.86 20 Jun 991 227 : 2383 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

5111.48 20 Jun 5145 1444 : 5145 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

2360.88 20 Jun 3278 1932 : 5962 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

3081.43 20 Jun 3725 933 : 3886 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

0.67 20 Oct 0.68 0.32 : 1.16 Monthly

Gold Reserves

0 20 Sep 6.9 6.66 : 7.06 Quarterly

Government Budget

-2.30 19 Dec -1.8 -3.3 : 0.24 Yearly

Government Budget Value

-4132.10 20 Sep -4435 -5318 : 1705 Monthly

Government Debt to GDP

27.88 19 Dec 26.04 20.04 : 50.45 Yearly Dec/19

Government Revenues

0 20 Sep 4055 451 : 7490 Monthly

Government Spending

52932.50 19 Dec 27370 13587 : 52932 Yearly

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

72283.30 19 Dec 39015 26906 : 72283 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 196423 45931 : 270933 Quarterly

Imports

1494.40 20 Sep 1444 214 : 1881 Monthly

Inflation Expectations

3.81 20 Sep 3.61 2.94 : 6.85 Monthly

Inflation Rate

4.97 20 Sep 4.19 -11.94 : 60.71 Monthly Sep/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0.16 20 Sep 0.4 -2.96 : 8.33 Monthly

Interest Rate

1.75 20 Sep 1.75 1.75 : 7.25 Daily Sep/20

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

-0.30 20 Sep -1.5 -10.9 : 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

0 18 Dec 275 109 : 654 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 20 Oct 89160 7013 : 89160 Monthly

Money Supply M1

0 20 Oct 122245 7108 : 123763 Monthly

Money Supply M2

0 20 Oct 314321 17216 : 318373 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 20 Oct 145770 9836 : 149301 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 Oct 20 0 : 46 Monthly

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0.21 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 -597.50 -720 -17120 -17120 -810 -1050 Sep/20
Consumer Price Index Cpi 147.83 145 145 148 149 155
Consumer Spending 454843.60 436195 457118 486683 247565 255982
Core Inflation Rate 2.30 2.2 2.3 2.3 2 2.3
Corporate Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25
Cpi Housing Utilities 114.40 117 116 114 122 128
Currency 7.80 7.81 7.81 7.81 7.81 7.81
Current Account 1048.77 -300 -300 -300 -300 -300
Current Account to GDP 2.40 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.3 Dec/19
Deposit Interest Rate 5.00 4.75 4.75 4.75 5.15 5.15
Exports 896.90 1080 1080 1080 920 940
Food Inflation 11.05 5.5 5 4.8 6 4.5
Foreign Direct Investment 236.30 187 187 187 330 335
GDP 85.30 84.5 84.5 84.5 82 84.5
GDP Annual Growth Rate -9.64 0.5 7 4.9 -4.1 3.6
GDP Constant Prices 115161.80 126164 129298 137660 69995 72374
GDP From Agriculture 12396.27 11808 13863 14760 8801 9100
GDP From Construction 5007.97 5783 4704 5008 2007 2075
GDP From Manufacturing 16677.29 17734 18423 19615 12335 12754
GDP From Mining 935.86 1004 998 1063 228 236
GDP From Public Administration 5111.48 4934 5185 5521 3261 3372
GDP From Transport 2360.88 3429 3294 3507 7050 7289
GDP From Utilities 3081.43 3727 3744 3986 2230 2306
GDP Per Capita Ppp 8637.56 8380 8380 8380 8000 8380
GDP per capita 3413.27 3400 3400 3400 3340 3400
Gasoline Prices 0.67 0.56 0.53 0.51 0.7 0.66
Government Budget -2.30 -4 -4 -4 -4.5 -4
Government Budget Value -4132.10 -4680 -4680 -4680 -4680 -4680
Government Debt to GDP 27.88 31 31 31 30 31 Dec/19
Government Spending 52932.50 50762 53197 56638 29206 30199
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 72283.30 69320 72645 77343 41633 43048
Imports 1494.40 1800 18200 18200 1730 1990
Inflation Expectations 3.81 3.8 4 4 3.6 4.3
Inflation Rate 4.97 2.1 2 2.3 2.3 2.4 Sep/20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.16 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.5
Interest Rate 1.75 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 Sep/20
Labor Force Participation Rate 59.10 59.3 59.5 59.7 59.1 60 Sep/19
Leading Economic Index -0.30 0.5 0.8 1 -0.3 3.3
Personal Income Tax Rate 7.00 7 7 7 7 7
Population 17.69 18.07 18.07 18.07 18.07 18.45 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 50000 85000 123000 20000 187000
Unemployment Rate 2.00 5 5 5 6 5 Sep/19