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Country fact sheet: Guatemala

Population

- Total population: 16 918 000
- Female population: 8 582 000
- Male population: 8 336 000
The World Bank (2020)

Health Expenditure

- Total per capita (US$): 259.6
- Out-of-pocket (% of total expenditure on health): 57.5
World Health Organization (2018)

Human Development Index

- HDI: 0.663
- Category: Medium
UNDP Human Development Report (2020)

Geography

Life Expectancy at Birth

- Total population (years): 72.0
- Female population (years): 75.0
- Male population (years): 69.0
World Health Organization (2019)

Cancer Burden

- Overall cancer incidence (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 123.1
- Overall cancer mortality (rate per 100 000 persons per year): 70.7
- Most common cancer site by incidence for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Breast (29.8)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for females (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Liver (14.0)
- Most common cancer site by incidence for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Prostate (49.0)
- Most common cancer site by mortality for males (rate per 100 000 persons per year): Liver (15.9)
- GLOBOCAN 2020 population fact sheet
GLOBOCAN (2020)

Check also the following factsheets: Breast, Cervical, Colorectal