Remittance Recipients in Guatemala: A Socioeconomic Profile

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Sep 2016
This analytic brief presents the results of a quantitative analysis of the socioeconomic characteristics of the beneficiaries of international remittances in Guatemala. The analysis is based on household survey data from the 2014 Encuesta de Condiciones de Vida (ENCOVI, for its Spanish acronym), which was carried out by the National Institute of Statistics of the Republic of Guatemala. The survey has a sample size of 11,536 households (54,822 individuals) and is representative at the country, urban and rural level as well as for all departments of Guatemala.