Graphic: Guatemala’s Young Politicians

By AQ Editors

AQ looks at indicators measuring youth participation in politics—and profiles leading politicians age 40 and under.

This article is adapted from AQ's special report on millennials in politics. Click here for the full list of countries. Guatemala’s population is young even by regional standards, and many in the younger generation have expressed their frustration with the current political class and the administration of President Alejandro Giammattei. Ahead of the June 2023 general elections, domestic and international scrutiny over government corruption has been heightened. 22.4 Median age of population 47 Average age in Congress 18 Minimum age to run for...

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