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General information

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Region:Western EuropeNorth America
Area:41,290 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:GermanEnglish
Government form:Federal republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1499 AD1776 AD
Capital:BernWashington, D.C.

Population

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Population:8,637,000331,501,000
Inhabitants/km²:209.233.7
Life expectancy males:Ø 81 yearsØ 75 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 85 yearsØ 80 years
Average age:Ø 42.7 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:9.90 ‰10.90 ‰
Deathrate:8.80 ‰10.30 ‰
Migrationrate:4.55 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Political stability:9360
Civil rights:9981
Health:9371
Climate:3466
Cost of Living:123
Popularity:4667

Economy

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Currency:Swiss Franc
(1 CHF = 100 Rappen)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:5.3 %5.5 %
Inflation rate:0.58 %4.70 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
144.71 %100.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:28.80 %36.60 %
Average income:82,620 US$64,140 US$
Corruption index:84 (good)67 (moderate)


 CHE:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:752,248 M US$87.10 M US$20,953,030 M US$63.21 M US$
Gross national product:713,590 M US$82.62 M US$21,261,523 M US$64.14 M US$
Exported goods:468,683 M US$54.27 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.44 M US$
Imported goods:416,573 M US$48.23 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.48 M US$

Infrastructure

 CHE:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:71,557 km8.29 km6,586,610 km19.87 km
Railways:3,236 km0.37 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,292 km0.15 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:280.0033,6270.011
Airports:630.00713,5130.041

Energy balance

 CHE:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:58.46 bn kWh6.77 m kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.77 m kWh
Energy production:59.01 bn kWh6.83 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.35 m kWh
Energy export:30.17 bn kWh3.49 m kWh9.70 bn kWh29,245.76 kWh
Energy imports:34.10 bn kWh3.95 m kWh72.72 bn kWh219,365.80 kWh
CO2 emissions:37.48 m t4,339.69 t4.98 bn t15,026.50 t

Telecommunication

 SwitzerlandUnited States
International dialing:+41+1
Internet domain:.ch.us

 CHE
total
CHE
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:2,952,000342103,052,000311
Mobile cellulars:10,900,0001262442,457,0001335
Internet server:5,301,000614505,000,0001523
Internet users:8,044,931931294,658,590889
Broadband Internet:4,028,238466121,176,000366

Healthcare system

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:4.632.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.242.59
Diabetes:5.7 %10.8 %
HIV:0.05 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:0.0 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:68.0 %75.0 %
Smokers:25.5 %23.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Switzerland and United States

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Daytime temperatures:15.1 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:6.3 °C7.1 °C
Water temperature:10.8 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:76 %67 %
Rain days:9.57.1
Sunshine hours per day:5.27.2

Native languages

 SwitzerlandUnited States
English:n/a82.1 %
German:62.5 %0.6 %
French:21.3 %0.7 %
Spanish:1.1 %10.7 %
Italian:8.3 %0.6 %
Croatian:1.4 %n/a
Albanian:1.3 %n/a
Portuguese:1.2 %0.2 %
Chinese:n/a0.9 %
Romansh:0.5 %n/a
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:2.4 %2.6 %

Religions

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Christianity:70.8 %78.5 %
Nondenominational:21.4 %n/a
Islam:4.9 %1.1 %
Jewry:0.2 %1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:2.7 %15.3 %