The people of Guatemala are called Guatemalans. The population has a larger proportion of Amerindians (native people) than any other country in Central America. Amerindians are estimated to be more than 50 percent of the total. Persons of mixed Amerindian and white ancestry, called mestizos, constitute about 42 percent. Blacks and mulattoes (mixed race) make up another 4 percent. The white population is estimated at about 1 percent.