Guyana

Guyana is located in Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela.

Population (2014 est) – 735,554
Area – 133,600mi
Capital – Georgetown

Ethnic Background 

  • East Indian – 43% 
  • Black – 30%
  • Mixed – 17%
  • Amerindian – 9%
  • Other - <1%

Exports - sugar, gold, bauxite, alumina, rice, shrimp, molasses, rum, timber
Imports - manufactures, machinery, petroleum, food

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 65 years, F 71 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 33.56 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 8.2%

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