Guyana Military

Guyana 1997

Guyana is a country located in South America. According to AbbreviationFinder, GY is the two-letter ISO code of Guyana, and GUY is the three-letter country abbreviation for Guyana.

Yearbook 1997

Guyana. According to Countryaah, the national day of Guyana is May 26. 78-year-old President Cheddi Jagan died in March and was succeeded by Prime Minister Samuel Hinds. Jagan’s wife Janet Jagan (Guyana’s first female prime minister) was appointed new Prime Minister. At the December presidential election, Janet Jagan won by a clear majority over Hinds’ main competitor. The election victory made the 77-year-old Jagan the country’s first female president. She appointed Hinds as prime minister.

Indians from three countries in the Amazon – Brazil, Venezuela and Guyana. – gathered during the year for a meeting in the state of Roraima in Brazil. It was the first meeting ever between representatives of the Indians in the area. The reason for the meeting was the fear that future cross-border projects in the area could destroy their land areas.

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Economy

Inflation rate 2.00%
Unemployment rate 11.1%
Gross domestic product (GDP) 6,301,000,000 USD
GDP growth rate 2.10%
GDP per capita $ 8,100
GDP by sector
Agriculture 15.40%
Industry 15.30%
Service 69.30%
State budget
Revenue 399 million
Expenditure 506.5 million
Proportion of the population below the national poverty line 35%
Distribution of household income
Top 10% 33.8
Lower 10% 1.3
Industrial production growth rate 12.00%
Investment volume 30.6% of GDP
National debt 52.20% of GDP
Foreign exchange reserves $ 607,700,000
Tourism 2014
Visitors 206,000
Revenue $ 79,000,000