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Australia

 

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 Australia
All information: Australia
 
 United States
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Area:7,741,220 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:24,983,000 326,688,000
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 33.2
Life expectancy males:80.7 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:84.9 years 81.1 years
Average age:37.2 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:12.60 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.30 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:8.10 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:87 75
Civil rights:100 96
Health:87 68
Security:97 63
Climate:90 64
Cost of Living:24 36
Popularity:67 92


Economy

Currency:Australian Dollar (1 AUD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.3 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:1.61 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:117.80 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:47.40 % 36.60 %
Average income:47,566 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:77 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:1,280,844 Mio €51.27 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:1,188,421 Mio €47.57 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:292,371 M €11.70 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:277,110 M €11.09 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:873,573 km34.97 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:33,343 km1.33 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:2,000 km0.08 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:5790.023 3,6730.011
Airports:4800.019 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:229.40 bn kWh9.18 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:243.00 bn kWh9.73 m 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:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:361.26 m t14,460.49 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+61 +1
Internet domain:.au .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:8,090,000324 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:28,279,0001,132 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:17,081,000684 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:21,621,280865 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.59 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.6 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:82.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:14.7 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Australia and United States

Daytime temperatures:24.5 °C 18.7 °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:8.0 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 %