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Australia

 

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 Australia
All information: Australia
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:7,741,220 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:24,599,000 325,719,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1901 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Canberra Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:3.2 33.1
Life expectancy males:80.5 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:84.6 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:12.50 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.50 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:5.50 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:88 73
Civil rights:100 99
Health:88 70
Security:96 67
Climate:90 65
Cost of Living:25 33
Popularity:66 94


Economy

Currency:Australian Dollar (1 AUD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.7 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:1.28 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:125.60 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:47.50 % 43.80 %
Average income:45,463 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:77 (good) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:1,171,480 Mio €47.62 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:1,118,429 Mio €45.47 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:263,141 M €10.70 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:255,356 M €10.38 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:823,217 km33.47 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Railways:36,968 km1.50 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:2,000 km0.08 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:410.002 3930.001
Airports:4800.020 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:223.60 bn kWh9.09 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:237.90 bn kWh9.67 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:361.26 m t14,686.08 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+61 +1
Internet domain:.au .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:8,180,000333 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:26,551,0001,079 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:17,081,000694 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:21,363,293868 246,147,996756



Climate

Detailed info for: Australia and United States

Daytime temperatures:24.3 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:12.7 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:26.3 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:67 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:13 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:72 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.9 7.2


Native languages

English:76.8 % 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:2.8 % 0.6 %
Italian:1.4 % 0.6 %
Arabic:1.3 % n/a
Vietnamese:1.1 % 0.2 %
Greek:1.1 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:15.5 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:61.1 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:22.3 % n/a
Buddhism:2.5 % 0.7 %
Islam:2.2 % 0.6 %
Jewry:0.5 % 1.8 %
Hinduism:1.3 % n/a
other:10.1 % 18.4 %