Belize

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PROFILE
  • Area: 22,966 sq. km (8,867 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 353,858 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.84% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 68.7 years (2016)
  • Languages: English 62.9% (official), Spanish 56.6%, Creole 44.6%, Maya 10.5%, German 3.2%, Garifuna 2.9% (note: some respondents gave multiple answers)
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 40.1%, Protestant 31.5% (includes Pentecostal 8.4%, Seventh Day Adventist 5.4%, Anglican 4.7%, Mennonite 3.7%, Baptist 3.6%), Jehovah's Witness 1.7%, other 10.5%, unknown 0.6%, none 15.5%
  • Alternate names: Balize, Belice, British Honduras
  • Government type: parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm
  • Leaders: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II; head of government: Prime Minister Dean Oliver BARROW
  • Capital: Belmopan
  • Administrative divisions: 6 districts
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $8,400 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: sugar, bananas, citrus, clothing, fish products, molasses, wood, crude oil
  • Imports: machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods; fuels, chemicals, pharmaceuticals; food, beverages, tobacco
  • Currency: Belizean dollar (BZD)
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