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UIS STATISTICS IN BRIEF
 
General profile - Guyana
Reference year 2011. Please see 'Interpreting the Country Profiles' for more information.
  General information
Total population (000)
  756
Annual population growth rate (%) ^
  0.2
Life expectancy at birth (years) ^
  70
Infant mortality rate (0/00) ^
  29
National currency  
  Guyana Dollar
GDP per capita (PPP) US$  ^
 (2010) 3 438
 
  Culture & Communication
Films and cinema :
      Screen per capita (per 100 000 inhabitants)
  0.7
      National film production  
  11
      Attendance frequency per capita 
  ...
Daily Newspapers: Total Avg Circulation per 1 000 inhabitants 
 (2000) 77.27
National libraries: registered users 
  ...
 
  Science & Technology
Researchers per 1 000 000 inhabitants (FTE)
  ...
Expenditure on R&D as a % of GDP
  ...
 
  Education
Participation in education
 
Literacy Rates - 15 years and older - 2009
 
Literacy Rates - 15 to 24 years old - 2009
 
Education Indicators
Pupil / teacher ratio (primary)
  25
Percentage of repeaters, primary (%)
 (2010) 1
Primary to secondary transition rate (%)
 (2009) 95
Public expenditure on education : 
      as % of GDP 
  3.6
      as % of total government expenditure 
  11.7
Symbols used:
Footnotes:
** UIS estimation
^ World Bank World Development Indicators