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China

 

India

 China
All information: China
 
 India
All information: India
 
Area:9,562,910 km² 3,287,259 km²
Population:1,386,395,000 1,339,180,000
Official language:Chinese Hindi

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Government

Government form:People's republic (communist one-party system) Federal parliamentary republic
Independent since:1523 v.Chr. 1947 n.Chr.
Capital:Beijing New Delhi


Population

Inhabitants per km²:145.0 407.4
Life expectancy males:74.9 years 67.3 years
Life expectancy females:78.0 years 70.4 years
Birthrate:12.43 ‰ 18.78 ‰
Deathrate:7.11 ‰ 7.33 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.40 ‰ 0.00 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:62 50
Civil rights:29 45
Health:64 23
Security:68 39
Climate:54 66
Cost of Living:78 100
Popularity:77 69


Economy

Currency:Renminbi Yuan (1 CNY = 100 Fen) Indian Rupee (1 INR =100 Paise)
Unemployment rate:4.4 % 2.6 %
Inflation rate:1.59 % 2.49 %
Cost of Living:60.00 % 34.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:64.90 % 52.10 %
Average income:7,358 € 1,516 €
Corruption index:39 (bad) 41 (bad)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:10,362,151 Mio €7.47 M € 2,244,475 M €1.68 M €
Gross national product:10,197,211 Mio €7.36 M € 2,029,072 M €1.52 M €
Exported goods:2,051,576 M €1.48 M € 414,395 M €0.31 M €
Imported goods:1,873,144 M €1.35 M € 475,540 M €0.36 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:4,773,500 km3.44 km 4,699,024 km3.51 km
Railways:131,000 km0.09 km 68,525 km0.05 km
Waterways:110,000 km0.08 km 14,500 km0.01 km
Harbours:4,6100.003 1,7190.001
Airports:5070.000 3460.000


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:5,564.00 bn kWh4.01 m kWh 1,137.00 bn kWh849,026.94 kWh
Energy production:5,883.00 bn kWh4.24 m kWh 1,386.00 bn kWh1.03 m kWh
Energy export:18.91 bn kWh13,639.69 kWh 5.15 bn kWh3,845.64 kWh
Energy imports:6.19 bn kWh4,461.21 kWh 5.62 bn kWh4,194.36 kWh
CO2 emissions:10.29 bn t7,423.52 t 2.24 bn t1,671.45 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+86 +91
Internet domain:.cn .in
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:193,762,000140 23,234,68717
Mobile phones:1,474,097,0001,063 1,168,902,277873
Internet server:20,602,00015 6,746,0005
Internet users:752,812,485543 395,689,733295



Climate

Detailed info for: China and India

Daytime temperatures:19.3 °C 29.9 °C
Nighttime temperatures:9.7 °C 19.3 °C
Water temperature:18.0 °C 27.3 °C
Relative humidity:67 % 65 %
Absolute humidity:11 g/m³ 17 g/m³
Rain days per year:73.2 91.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.7 6.2


Native languages

Chinese:92.0 % n/a
Hindi:n/a 41.0 %
Bengali:n/a 8.1 %
Telugu:n/a 7.2 %
Marathi:n/a 7.0 %
Tamil:n/a 5.9 %
Urdu:n/a 5.0 %
Gujarati:n/a 4.5 %
Kannada:n/a 3.7 %
Oriya:n/a 3.2 %
Malayalam:n/a 3.2 %
Punjabi:n/a 2.8 %
Zhuang:1.4 % n/a
Assamese:n/a 1.3 %
Maithili:n/a 1.2 %
Mantšu:0.9 % n/a
Hui:0.8 % n/a
Uighur:0.6 % n/a
Yi:0.6 % n/a
Tujia:0.5 % n/a
Mongolian:0.4 % n/a
Tibetan:0.4 % n/a
Dong:0.2 % n/a
Puyi:0.2 % n/a
other:2.0 % 5.9 %


Religions

Hinduism:0.1 % 79.8 %
nondenominational:58.5 % n/a
Local chinese beliefs:17.5 % n/a
Islam:1.7 % 13.0 %
Buddhism:6.2 % 0.7 %
Taoism:4.4 % n/a
Christianity:2.3 % 2.3 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.7 %
Jainism:n/a 0.4 %
Bahaism:n/a 0.2 %
other:9.3 % 1.9 %