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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 n.Chr.1776 n.Chr.
Capital:BernWashington, D.C.

Population

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Population:8,637,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:209.233.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 82 yearsØ 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 86 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 42.0 yearsØ 37.4 years
Birthrate:10.00 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:7.90 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:4.55 ‰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)

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Political stability:9273
Civil rights:9983
Health:9374
Climate:2664
Cost of Living:4235
Popularity:4072

Economy

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Currency:Swiss Franc
(1 CHF = 100 Rappen)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.9 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:-0.73 %1.23 %
Cost of Living:158.00 %110.53 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:28.80 %36.60 %
Average income:87,950 US$65,910 US$
Corruption index:85 (good)67 (moderate)


 CHE:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:747,969 M US$86.60 M US$20,936,600 M US$63.54 M US$
Gross national product:754,231 M US$87.33 M US$21,640,511 M US$65.68 M US$
Exported goods:470,914 M US$54.52 M US$2,127,248 M US$6.46 M US$
Imported goods:401,912 M US$46.53 M US$2,808,955 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 CHE:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:71,557 km8.29 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Railways:5,690 km0.66 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,292 km0.15 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:320.0043,6730.011
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 kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:59.01 bn kWh6.83 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:30.17 bn kWh3.49 m kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:34.10 bn kWh3.95 m kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:37.48 m t4,339.52 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 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:3,100,000359107,281,000326
Mobile phones:10,927,3001265404,577,0001228
Internet server:5,301,000614505,000,0001533
Internet users:7,987,122925286,441,830869

Healthcare system

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:4.702.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.242.59
Diabetes:5.7 %10.8 %
HIV:0.05 %0.22 %
Tuberculosis:0.1 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:82.0 %79.0 %
Smokers:25.1 %25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Switzerland and United States

 SwitzerlandUnited States
Daytime temperatures:13.8 °C18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:5.3 °C7.3 °C
Water temperature:10.8 °C17.7 °C
Rel. humidity:76 %67 %
Rain days:10.17.1
Sunshine hours per day:5.17.2

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 %
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 %