Catholicism remains the main religion. However, since the 80s, Protestant sects have made their appearance. 75% of them are Pentecosts. They enjoy great popularity and in some villages, they have managed to split the Indian community. The Maya religion, based on nature, is resisting as much as possible to this invasion. Thus, the Maximón is still venerated in Santiago Atitlán and San Simón in Zunil.
Local Time:It is %T:%M %A In Guatemala
Exchange Rate on :National Currency: Guatemala Quetzal (GTQ)
Economy based on agriculture; manufactured goods and construction.
Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.
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Foreign Trade in Figures
|Foreign Trade Indicators||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016|
|Imports of Goods (million USD)||16,994||17,515||18,276||17,636||16,997|
|Exports of Goods (million USD)||9,979||10,028||10,834||10,752||10,465|
|Imports of Services (million USD)||2,525||2,739||3,006||3,011||2,996|
|Exports of Services (million USD)||2,318||2,417||2,687||2,644||2,694|
Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017
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