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 Botswana
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 United States
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Area:581,730 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:2,304,000 328,240,000
Official language:English English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1966 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Gaborone Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:4.0 33.4
Life expectancy males:66.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:72.0 years 81.1 years
Average age:22.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:24.82 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.74 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:2.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:72 75
Civil rights:69 96
Health:25 68
Security:77 65
Climate:87 64
Cost of Living:59 36
Popularity:44 92


Economy

Currency: Pula (1 BWP = 100 Thebe) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:18.2 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.77 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:59.50 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:25.10 % 36.60 %
Average income:6,842 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:61 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:16,383 Mio €7.11 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:15,761 Mio €6.84 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:6,558 M €2.85 M € 2,231,382 M €6.80 M €
Imported goods:6,532 M €2.84 M € 2,782,006 M €8.48 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:31,747 km13.78 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:888 km0.39 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Airports:740.032 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:3.64 bn kWh1.58 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:2.53 bn kWh1.10 m 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:1.67 bn kWh726,223.98 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:6.34 m t2,752.20 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+267 +1
Internet domain:.bw .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:142,48162 109,961,000335
Mobile phones:3,381,2281,468 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:1,8061 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:1,082,738470 286,441,872873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.37 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.8 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:8.23 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:2.8 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:78.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:20.0 % 21.8 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:28.9 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:13.1 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:49 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:10 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:44.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:9.3 7.2


Native languages

English:2.1 % 82.1 %
Tswana:78.2 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Kalanga:7.9 % n/a
San:3.5 % n/a
Sekgalagadi:2.8 % n/a
Khoekhoe:2.5 % n/a
Ndebele:1.3 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.7 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:71.6 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:20.6 % n/a
Badimo:6.0 % 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:1.8 % 15.3 %