|• Mayor||Pedro René Escobar|
|Population (census 2002)|
|• Religions||Roman Catholicism, Evangelicalism|
In 2003 the city had a population of about 68,000 people. It is on the border of the central highlands and the Pacific coastal plain.
The city is among the more industrialized areas of the country. One of the most important agricultural products of the region is sugar cane. Other products are tobacco, seafood, and cattle. Escuintla is bathed by the waters of the Pacific, and produces about 43 percent of gross domestic product of Guatemala, is statistically the department, province or region in Mesoamerica with lower unemployment and extreme poverty, this contrasts with the economic and social reality of Guatemala
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- "XI Censo Nacional de Poblacion y VI de Habitación (Censo 2002)". Insituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). 2002.