UNFPA Guatemala

Active in Guatemala since 1969, UNFPA works to strengthen national capacities to ensure access to sexual and reproductive rights, and prevent maternal mortality and adolescent pregnancy. Programmes support the country to integrate family planning, comprehensive sexuality education, and the prevention of gender-based violence, especially sexual violence, at the highest levels in the Specific Cabinets of Women and Youth. UNFPA also supports national efforts to improve investments for indigenous adolescent girls to plan their future and achieve their full potential.

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Population

  • Population aged 0-14

  • Population aged 15-64

  • Population aged 65+

Maternal and newborn health

  • Births attended by skilled health personnel

Sexual and reproductive health

  • CPR any method

  • Unmet need

Education

Fertility

Total fertility rate, per woman, 2010-2015

Life expectancy

Life expectancy at birth (years), 2010-2015

Harmful Practices

Child marriage by age 18, per cent, 2006-2017

  • Child marriage by age 18

Demographic Dividend: Guatemala View more

Population Pyramid

Population in thousands

Life Expectancy

Total fertility rate

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Year: 2018
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Source: United Nations, Population Division, World Population Prospects: 2017 Revision
Key results of Guatemala in 2018 View more

Census disaggregation

Census results disaggregated by age and sex were available and publically accessible online

Disability in census

Censuses in place included questions on disability

Migration in census

Censuses in place included questions on migration

Life skills programmes for girls

1145 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

15 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

85019 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package

Census disaggregation

Census results disaggregated by age and sex were available and publically accessible online

Disability in census

Censuses in place included questions on disability

Migration in census

Censuses in place included questions on migration

Life skills programmes for girls

1145 Marginalized girls were reached with health, social and economic asset-building programmes

Advocacy platforms against harmful social norms

15 Communities developed advocacy platforms to eliminate discriminatory gender and sociocultural norms which affect women and girls

Essential services for gender-based violence survivors

85019 Women and girls who were subjected to violence have accessed the essential services package
Expenditure View more

Programme activities

  • All resources
  • Core
  • Non - core

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