Guyana

Partners Guyana Congregational Union

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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