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Belize

 

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 Belize
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 United States
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Area:22,970 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:390,400 328,240,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1981 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Belmopan Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:17.0 33.4
Life expectancy males:71.6 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:77.7 years 81.1 years
Average age:23.0 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:20.79 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:4.72 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.00 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:60 77
Civil rights:42 85
Health:51 74
Climate:44 64
Cost of Living:53 38
Popularity:31 85


Economy

Currency:Belize Dollar (1 BZD = 100 Cents) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:6.4 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:1.15 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:74.60 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:31.10 % 36.60 %
Average income:3,975 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:29 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:1,679 Mio €4.30 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:1,551 Mio €3.97 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:962 M €2.47 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:1,007 M €2.58 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:3,281 km8.41 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Waterways:825 km2.11 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:7862.014 3,6730.011
Airports:470.120 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:453.00 m kWh1.16 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:280.00 m kWh717,299.47 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:243.00 m kWh622,513.47 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:568,385.00 t1,456.08 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+501 +1
Internet domain:.bz .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:18,50047 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:254,919653 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:3,3929 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:183,788471 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.30 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.13 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:17.1 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:1.30 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.3 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:71.0 % 77.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Belize and United States

Daytime temperatures:32.7 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.9 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:28.5 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:90 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:26 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:96 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:6.7 7.2


Native languages

English:3.9 % 82.1 %
Spanish:46.0 % 10.7 %
Creole:32.9 % n/a
Mayan languages:8.9 % n/a
Garifuna:3.4 % n/a
German:3.3 % 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.6 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:73.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:15.5 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:11.2 % 15.3 %