Belize

Partners Belize Council of Churches Integrating Development, Environment and Sustainability (Formerly BEST - Belize Enterprise for Sustained Technology)

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

              

Population (2014 est) – 340,844

Area – 14,270mi

Capital – 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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