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Guyana

GUYANA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AREA

 214,969 sq.km. (85th)

POPULATION

 735,554 (July 2014) (165th)

 

 PLATFORM DATA
National

Demography

 

0 – 24yrs:           50 %

25 – 64yrs:         44.7 %

65yrs and over: 5.3 %

 

Life

Expectancy

 

67.81 yrs

 

Youth Development Index  

31/170 (High)

 

National

G.D.P

 

$5.498 billion (2014 est.) (174th)

 

Per Capital

Income

 

$6,900 (2014 est.) (154th)

 

 

Currency

 

Guyanese dollars (GYD)

 

Economic

Drivers

 

sugar, gold, bauxite, alumina, rice, shrimp, molasses, rum, timber, textiles

Official

Languages

 

English

 

Other Local

Languages

 

Guyanese Creole, Amerindian languages (including Caribbean and Arawak languages), Indian languages (including Caribbean Hindustani, a dialect of Hindi), Chinese (2014 est.)

 

Climatic

Zone

 

tropical; hot, humid, moderated by northeast trade winds; two rainy seasons (May to August, November to January)

 

Religious

Expression

 

Protestant 30.5% (Pentecostal 16.9%, Anglican 6.9%, Seventh Day Adventist 5%, Methodist 1.7%), Hindu 28.4%, Roman Catholic 8.1%, Muslim 7.2%, Jehovah’s Witnesses 1.1%, other Christian 17.7%, other 1.9%, none 4.3%, unspecified 0.9% (2002 est.)

Christian Umbrella

Organization(s)

 

N/A

 

 

Airports

 

 

Aishalton Airport

Awaruwaunau Airport

Cheddi Jagan International Airport

Ogle Airport

Kaieteur International Airport

Karanambo Airport

Kurukabaru Airport

Linden Airport

 

Others See Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_airports_in_Guyana

 

 

 

Airstrips

 

Barima-Waini Airstrips
Cuyuni-Mazaruni Airstrips
Demerara-Berbice Airstrips

East Berbice-Corentyne Airstrips
Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Airstrips
Mahaica-Berbice Airstrips

Pomeroon-Supenaam Airstrips
Potaro-Siparuni Airstrips
Upper Demerara-Berbice Airstrips

Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Airstrips

 

Road Network

 

 

7,970 km

Rail Network No data
Corruption

Rating

136/177
Security

Rating

15% (Elevated risk)

 

 

 

 

 


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