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Guyana is located on the northern coast of South America. It is a former colony of the Dutch and the British, and English is the official language.

Religion

  • 28% Hindu
  • 17% Pentecostal
  • 8% Roman Catholic
  • 7% Anglican
  • 7% Muslim
  • 5% Seventh-day Adventist
  • 2% other
  • 4% no religion
  • 20% other Christian groups

Statistics

If Guyana were your home instead of the United States you would…

  • be 4.2 times more likely to have HIV/AIDS
  • have 6.2 times higher chance of dying in infancy
  • use 92.86% less electricity
  • make 91.81% less money
  • consume 76.62% less oil
  • die 11.5 years sooner
  • spend 97.86% less money on health care
  • have 27.33% more babies
  • have 18.28% more chance of being unemployed
  • experience 4% less of a class divide