The current population of the Republic of Guatemala is estimated to be about 15.44 million people, which is a 4.6% increase from the last record of population. The population is much greater than the population of both Honduras and El Salvador and has been historically as well.Why is Guatemala poor?
So, the answer to “why is Guatemala poor?” turns out to be a very complicated one. Many people are of the opinion that the solution to many of Guatemala’s poverty problems is more rapid economic growth along with public investment, as the country has already proved that it has the capacity to accumulate wealth.What ethnicity are Guatemalans?
Guatemalans are mainly of Mestizos (mixed European and Amerindian heritage), indigenous people or Amerindians and descendants from European people. Guatemalans are also nicknamed chapines by other mainly Spanish-speaking countries of the Latin America.