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General information

 BelgiumUnited States
Region:Western EuropeNorth America
Area:30,530 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:DutchEnglish
Government form:Federal parliamentary republic (under constitutional monarchy)Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1830 n.Chr.1776 n.Chr.
Capital:BrusselsWashington, D.C.

Population

 BelgiumUnited States
Population:11,484,000328,240,000
Inhabitants/km²:376.233.4
Life expectancy males:Ø 79 yearsØ 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 84 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 41.6 yearsØ 37.4 years
Birthrate:10.30 ‰11.60 ‰
Deathrate:10.70 ‰8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:4.58 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)

 BelgiumUnited States
Political stability:7172
Civil rights:8883
Health:9274
Climate:2164
Cost of Living:3134
Popularity:5086

Economy

 BelgiumUnited States
Currency: Euro
(1 EUR = 100 Cent)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:6.0 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:1.44 %1.81 %
Cost of Living:107.27 %118.33 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:55.40 %36.60 %
Average income:48,030 US$65,850 US$
Corruption index:76 (good)67 (moderate)


 BEL:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:533,097 M US$46.42 M US$21,433,226 M US$65.30 M US$
Gross national product:551,596 M US$48.03 M US$21,615,818 M US$65.85 M US$
Exported goods:436,298 M US$37.99 M US$2,528,267 M US$7.70 M US$
Imported goods:433,045 M US$37.71 M US$3,105,132 M US$9.46 M US$

Infrastructure

 BEL:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:118,414 km10.31 km6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:3,592 km0.31 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:2,043 km0.18 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:2010.0183,6730.011
Airports:410.00413,5130.041

Energy balance

 BEL:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:82.16 bn kWh7.15 m kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:79.83 bn kWh6.95 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:8.47 bn kWh737,108.97 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:14.65 bn kWh1.28 m kWh72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:96.89 m t8,436.87 t5.01 bn t15,251.98 t

Telecommunication

 BelgiumUnited States
International dialing:+32+1
Internet domain:.be.us

 BEL
total
BEL
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:3,930,410342107,281,000327
Mobile phones:11,509,6001002404,577,0001233
Internet server:5,192,000452505,000,0001539
Internet users:10,378,198904286,441,830873

Healthcare system

 BelgiumUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:6.202.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.322.59
Diabetes:4.6 %10.8 %
Tuberculosis:0.1 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:82.0 %79.0 %
Smokers:25.0 %25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Belgium and United States

 BelgiumUnited States
Daytime temperatures:14.9 °C18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:7.2 °C7.3 °C
Rel. humidity:82 %67 %
Rain days:10.77.1
Sunshine hours per day:4.67.2

Native languages

 BelgiumUnited States
English:n/a82.1 %
Dutch:54.2 %n/a
French:41.1 %0.7 %
Spanish:n/a10.7 %
Italian:2.1 %0.6 %
Chinese:n/a0.9 %
German:0.7 %0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
other:1.9 %2.6 %

Religions

 BelgiumUnited States
Christianity:75.0 %78.5 %
Jewry:0.3 %1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Islam:n/a1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:24.7 %15.3 %