Belize

Belize is located in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico.

Population (2014 est) – 340,844
Area – 14,270miCapital – Belmopan

Ethnic Background

  • Creole – 25%
  • Mulatto & Mestizo – 49%
  • Maya – 11%
  • Garifuna – 6%
  • Other -  10%

Exports - sugar, bananas, citrus, clothing, fish products, molasses, wood, crude oil
Imports - machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods; fuels, chemicals, pharmaceuticals; food, beverages, tobacco

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 67 years, F 70 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 20.31 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 23.1%

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