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Afghanistan

 

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 Afghanistan
All information: Afghanistan
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:652,860 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:37,172,000 326,688,000
Official language:Pashto English

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Government

Government form:Presidential islamic republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1919 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Kabul Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:56.9 33.2
Life expectancy males:63.0 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:66.0 years 81.1 years
Average age:16.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:32.49 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.42 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.10 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:17 75
Civil rights:4 96
Health:8 68
Security:29 63
Climate:62 64
Cost of Living:60 36
Popularity:55 92


Economy

Currency: Afghani (1 AFN = 100 Puls) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:11.1 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:4.98 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:37.00 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:71.40 % 36.60 %
Average income:491 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:16 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:17,296 Mio €0.47 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:18,148 Mio €0.49 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:1,438 M €0.04 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:7,132 M €0.19 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:34,903 km0.94 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Waterways:1,200 km0.03 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Airports:430.001 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:5.53 bn kWh148,658.74 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:1.21 bn kWh32,577.95 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:4.40 bn kWh118,367.44 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:9.81 m t263.88 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+93 +1
Internet domain:.af .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:127,7943 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:21,976,355591 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:2230 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:4,255,379114 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:0.50 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.28 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:9.2 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:1.9 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:91.0 % 77.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Afghanistan and United States

Daytime temperatures:24.4 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:10.6 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:51 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:7 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:42 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:8.6 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Pashto:52.4 % n/a
Dari:32.1 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Uzbek:8.8 % n/a
Turkmen:1.9 % n/a
Balochi:0.9 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:3.9 % 3.0 %


Religions

Islam:99.0 % 0.6 %
Christianity:n/a 78.5 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:1.0 % 18.4 %