Guatemala Census Data

Guatemala census offerings from East View address a wide range of topics at the highest level of detail possible and offer a premier source of demographic data for academic research.

GIS census data is available as an easy-to-use geodatabase, complete with a comprehensive East View-produced Census Guide, full metadata, and original census documentation. In addition to GIS data, East View also offers related publications such as official results, questionnaires, enumerator testimonies and other ephemera – please inquire for details and availability.

East View offers the following census data for Guatemala (see below for details):

  • 2014 Census (GIS Edition)
  • 2018 Census (GIS Edition)

Note: Guatemala is part of the Latin America Census Collection. Learn more.

Guatemala 2014 Census

The Guatemala 2014 Census (GIS Edition) has 42.1% population coverage and nearly 3.5 million data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 5 (Barrios level) for 15,263 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 229 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation and Database: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Guatemala 2018 Census

The Guatemala 2018 Census (GIS Edition) has 86% population coverage and nearly 100,000 data points. The product consists of:

  • Geodatabase: Intuitive organization of census data; administrative boundary vector data at ADM 3 (Municipios level) for 340 census units
  • Shapefiles: All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide: Detailed descriptions for 294 census variables
  • Original Census Documentation and Database: Delivered in native format; census questionnaires
  • Metadata: Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Census Questions

Below is a representative sample of census questions included in the Guatemala censuses.

Demographic: Relationship / Sex / Marital status / Fertility

Migration: Place of birth / Place of previous residence

Social: Literacy / Educational attainment / Location of school / Language / Ethnicity and indigenous peoples / Disability

Economic: Activity status / Occupation / Industry

Housing: Living quarters / Rooms / Water supply system / Drinking water / Toilet / Sewage disposal / Bathing facilities / Kitchen / Fuel used for cooking / Lighting and/or electricity / Solid waste disposal / Heating / Hot water / Piped gas / Use of housing unit / Occupancy by one or more households / Number of occupants / Building type / Year or period of construction / Dwellings in the building / Construction material of outer walls / Construction material of floor, roof / Farm building / State of repair

Transportation: Vehicles owned by the household

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