Guyana - Daten & Fakten

Daten & Fakten
Flagge: Guyana Guyana
Hauptstadt
name: Georgetown geographic coordinates: 6 48 N, 58 09 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time) etymology: when the British took possession of the town from the Dutch in 1812, they renamed it Georgetown in honor of King George III
Staatsbürgerschaft
citizenship by birth: yes citizenship by descent only: yes dual citizenship recognized: no residency requirement for naturalization: na
Regierungstyp
parliamentary republic
Rechtsordnung
common law system, based on the English model, with some Roman-Dutch civil law influence
Wahlrecht
18 years of age; universal
Country Comparison :: Unemployment, youth ages 15-24
21.6
est.
Country Comparison :: GDP - per capita (PPP)
$8,100
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Labor force
313,800
2013 est.
Country Comparison :: Unemployment rate
11.10
2013
Labor force
313,800
Population below poverty line
35%(2006 est.)
Unemployment rate   (%)
11.1%(2013)11.3%(2012)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24   (%)
total:21.6%male:17.3%female:28%(2017 est.)
Age structure
0-14 years:25.38%(male 95,740 /female 92,282)15-24 years:21.55%(male 81,676 /female 77,942)25-54 years:38.52%(male 149,199 /female 136,129)55-64 years:8.15%(male 27,684 /female 32,678)65 years and over:6.39%(male 19,336 /female 28,019)(2018 est.)
Birth rate   (births/1,000 population)
15.4 births/1,000 population(2018 est.)
Death rate   (deaths/1,000 population)
7.40
Languages
English (official), Guyanese Creole, Amerindian languages (including Caribbean and Arawak languages), Indian languages (including Caribbean Hindustani, a dialect of Hindi), Chinese (2014 est.)
Life expectancy at birth   (years)
68.90
Major urban areas - population
110,000 GEORGETOWN (capital) (2018)
Median age   (years)
total:26.7 yearsmale:26.3 yearsfemale:27 years(2018 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth
20.8 years (2009 est.)
Net migration rate
-3.2 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2018 est.)
Population distribution
population is heavily concentrated in the northeast in and around Georgetown, with noteable concentrations along the Berbice River to the east; the remainder of the country is sparsely populated
Population growth rate   (%)
0.48%(2018 est.)
Total fertility rate   (children born/woman)
1.97 children born/woman(2018 est.)
Urbanization
rate of urbanization: 0.83% annual rate of change (2015-20 est.)
Education expenditures   (% of GDP)
6.30
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)
female: 12 years (2012)
Country Comparison :: Central bank discount rate
5.50
31 December 2011
Central bank discount rate   (%)
5.50
Country Comparison :: Exports
$1,439,000,000
2017 est.
Exports
$1,439,000,000
Exports - partners
Canada 24.9%, US 16.5%, Panama 9.6%, UK 7.7%, Jamaica 5.1%, Trinidad and Tobago 5% (2017)
Area   (sq km)
total:214,969 sq kmland:196,849 sq kmwater:18,120 sq km
Land use
agricultural land:8.4%(2011 est.)arable land:2.1%(2011 est.) / permanent crops:0.1%(2011 est.) / permanent pasture:6.2%(2011 est.)forest:77.4%(2011 est.)other:14.2%(2011 est.)
Location
Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela
Country Comparison :: Imports
$1,626,000,000
2017 est.
Imports
$1,626,000,000
Imports - partners
Trinidad and Tobago 27.5%, US 26.5%, China 8.9%, Suriname 6.1% (2017)
Country Comparison :: Inflation rate (consumer prices)
2.00
2017 est.
Inflation rate (consumer prices)   (%)
2.00
Country Comparison :: Electricity - production
1,010,000,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - consumption
790,100,000
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - exports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Electricity - imports
2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - exports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Crude oil - imports
2015 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - production
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - exports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Natural gas - imports
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - fixed lines
135,795
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Telephones - mobile cellular
643,210
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Internet users
262,425
July 2016 est.
Country Comparison :: Broadband - fixed subscriptions
64,889
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Airports
117
2013
Country Comparison :: Waterways
330
2012
Airports
117
Broadband - fixed subscriptions
total:64,889(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:9(2017 est.)
Crude oil - exports   (bbl/day)
0
Crude oil - imports   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2015 est.)
Crude oil - production   (bbl/day)
0 bbl/day(2017 est.)
Electricity - consumption   (kWh)
790,100,000
Electricity - exports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - imports   (kWh)
0
Electricity - production   (kWh)
1,010,000,000
Internet users
total: 262,425 (July 2016 est.)
Natural gas - exports   (cu m)
0
Natural gas - imports   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Natural gas - production   (cu m)
0 cu m(2017 est.)
Roadways

Telephones - fixed lines
total subscriptions:135,795(2017 est.)subscriptions per 100 inhabitants:18(2017 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellular
643,210
Waterways   (km)
330
Disputes - international
all of the area west of the Essequibo River is claimed by Venezuela preventing any discussion of a maritime boundary; Guyana has expressed its intention to join Barbados in asserting claims before UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) that Trinidad and Tobago's maritime boundary with Venezuela extends into their waters; Suriname claims a triangle of land between the New and Kutari/Koetari Rivers in a historic dispute over the headwaters of the Courantyne
Country Comparison :: Public debt
52.20
2017 est.
Public debt   (% of GDP)
52.20
Country Comparison :: GDP - real growth rate
2.10
2017 est.
Country Comparison :: Gross national saving
10.50
2017 est.
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)   (% (of GDP))
-4.5% (of GDP)(2017 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)
$6,301,000,000
Industrial production growth rate   (%)
-5.00

Länderstatistik

Branche
Land
Unterschied in %
gesamt
Guyana
11 005 000 EUR
9 636 000 EUR
-12.44 %
Bekleidung
Guyana
5 000 EUR
14 000 EUR
180.00 %
Chemische Erzeugnisse
Guyana
615 000 EUR
877 000 EUR
42.60 %
Datenverarbeitungsgeräte, elektr. u. opt. Erzeugn.
Guyana
375 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Elektrische Ausrüstungen
Guyana
357 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Energieversorgung
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erdöl und Erdgas
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erze
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Erzeugnisse der Landwirtschaft und Jagd
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Fische und Fischereierzeugnisse
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Forstwirtschaftliche Erzeugnisse
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Getränke
Guyana
1 238 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Glas und -waren, Keramik, Steine und Erden
Guyana
502 000 EUR
447 000 EUR
-10.96 %
Gummi- und Kunststoffwaren
Guyana
173 000 EUR
386 000 EUR
123.12 %
Holz und Holz- Kork- Korb- Flechtwaren ohne Möbel
Guyana
1 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kohle
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kokereierzeugnisse und Mineralölerzeugnisse
Guyana
208 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Kraftwagen und Kraftwagenteile
Guyana
405 000 EUR
189 000 EUR
-53.33 %
Leder und Lederwaren
Guyana
3 000 EUR
0 EUR
-100.00 %
Maschinen
Guyana
3 155 000 EUR
4 320 000 EUR
36.93 %
Metalle
Guyana
1 471 000 EUR
1 257 000 EUR
-14.55 %
Metallerzeugnisse
Guyana
932 000 EUR
149 000 EUR
-84.01 %
Möbel
Guyana
61 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Nahrungsmittel und Futtermittel
Guyana
908 000 EUR
1 330 000 EUR
46.48 %
Papier, Pappe und Waren daraus
Guyana
98 000 EUR
255 000 EUR
160.20 %
Pharmazeutische und ähnliche Erzeugnisse
Guyana
28 000 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Sonstige Fahrzeuge
Guyana
43 000 EUR
7 000 EUR
-83.72 %
Sonstige Waren
Guyana
368 000 EUR
377 000 EUR
2.45 %
Steine und Erden, sonstige Bergbauerzeugnisse
Guyana
14 000 EUR
5 000 EUR
-64.29 %
Tabakerzeugnisse
Guyana
0 EUR
0 EUR
0.00 %
Textilien
Guyana
45 000 EUR
23 000 EUR
-48.89 %