Guatemala Find a Bible

Population: 17,422,821

Official Language: Spanish

Language Count: 30

Primary Religion: Christianity

National Bible Society:
Bible Society of Guatemala

Factbook Summary:

Language Summary: Spanish (official) 69.9%, Maya languages 29.7% (Qeqchi 8.3%, Kiche 7.8%, Mam 4.4%, Kaqchikel 3%, Qanjobal 1.2%, Poqomchi 1%, other 4%), other 0.4% (includes Xinca and Garifuna) (2018 est.) note: the 2003 Law of National Languages officially recognized 23 indigenous languages, including 21 Maya languages, Xinca, and Garifuna

Ethnic Summary: Mestizo (mixed Amerindian-Spanish - in local Spanish called Ladino) 56%, Maya 41.7%, Xinca (Indigenous, non-Maya) 1.8%, African descent .2%, Garifuna (mixed West and Central African, Island Carib, and Arawak) .1%, foreign .2% (2018 est.)

Religious Summary: Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Maya

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