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General information

 BelizeUnited States
Region:Central AmericaNorth America
Area:22,970 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:EnglishEnglish
Government form:Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy)Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1981 AD1776 AD
Capital:BelmopanWashington, D.C.

Population

 BelizeUnited States
Population:397,621331,501,000
Inhabitants/km²:17.333.7
Life expectancy males:Ø 72 yearsØ 75 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 78 yearsØ 80 years
Average age:Ø 23.9 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:20.25 ‰10.90 ‰
Deathrate:4.80 ‰10.30 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.98 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 BelizeUnited States
Political stability:6263
Civil rights:4481
Health:5071
Climate:5466
Cost of Living:4838
Popularity:3067

Economy

 BelizeUnited States
Currency:Belize Dollar
(1 BZD = 100 Cents)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.2 %5.5 %
Inflation rate:1.15 %4.70 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
73.28 %100.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:31.10 %36.60 %
Average income:4,110 US$64,140 US$
Corruption index:29 (very bad)67 (moderate)


 BLZ:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:1,636 M US$4.12 M US$20,953,030 M US$63.21 M US$
Gross national product:1,632 M US$4.11 M US$21,261,523 M US$64.14 M US$
Exported goods:715 M US$1.80 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.44 M US$
Imported goods:902 M US$2.27 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.48 M US$

Infrastructure

 BLZ:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:3,281 km8.25 km6,586,610 km19.87 km
Waterways:825 km2.07 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:8132.0453,6270.011
Airports:470.11813,5130.041

Energy balance

 BLZ:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:453.00 m kWh1.14 m kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.77 m kWh
Energy production:280.00 m kWh704,188.16 kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.35 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,245.76 kWh
Energy imports:243.00 m kWh611,134.72 kWh72.72 bn kWh219,365.80 kWh
CO2 emissions:680,000.00 t1,710.17 t4.98 bn t15,026.50 t

Telecommunication

 BelizeUnited States
International dialing:+501+1
Internet domain:.bz.us

 BLZ
total
BLZ
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:18,50047103,052,000311
Mobile cellulars:254,919641442,457,0001335
Internet server:3,3929505,000,0001523
Internet users:187,210471294,658,590889
Broadband Internet:36,00091121,176,000366

Healthcare system

 BelizeUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.042.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.132.59
Diabetes:17.1 %10.8 %
HIV:0.87 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:0.2 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:66.0 %75.0 %
Smokers:8.5 %23.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Belize and United States

 BelizeUnited States
Daytime temperatures:31.1 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:23.4 °C7.2 °C
Water temperature:28.5 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:90 %67 %
Rain days:9.87.1
Sunshine hours per day:6.97.2

Native languages

 BelizeUnited States
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/a0.9 %
French:n/a0.7 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:1.6 %2.6 %

Religions

 BelizeUnited States
Christianity:73.3 %78.5 %
Nondenominational:15.5 %n/a
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Islam:n/a1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:11.2 %15.3 %