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China

 

India

 China
All information: China
 
 India
All information: India
 
Area:9,562,910 km² 3,287,259 km²
Population:1,392,730,000 1,352,617,000
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 km²:145.6 411.5
Life expectancy males:74.5 years 68.2 years
Life expectancy females:79.1 years 70.7 years
Average age:37.4 years 26.4 years
Birthrate:10.90 ‰ 17.86 ‰
Deathrate:7.10 ‰ 7.23 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.40 ‰ 0.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:58 32
Civil rights:29 46
Health:64 24
Security:68 39
Climate:54 66
Cost of Living:48 46
Popularity:76 68


Economy

Currency:Renminbi Yuan (1 CNY = 100 Fen) Indian Rupee (1 INR =100 Paise)
Unemployment rate:4.3 % 5.4 %
Inflation rate:2.90 % 7.66 %
Cost of Living:61.10 % 37.70 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:59.20 % 49.70 %
Average income:8,450 € 1,804 €
Corruption index:41 (bad) 41 (bad)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:12,155,562 Mio €8.73 M € 2,428,524 M €1.80 M €
Gross national product:11,774,339 Mio €8.45 M € 2,436,707 M €1.80 M €
Exported goods:2,368,030 M €1.70 M € 479,716 M €0.35 M €
Imported goods:2,276,095 M €1.63 M € 574,328 M €0.42 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:4,960,600 km3.56 km 4,699,024 km3.47 km
Railways:131,000 km0.09 km 68,525 km0.05 km
Waterways:110,000 km0.08 km 14,500 km0.01 km
Harbours:5,5940.004 1,7310.001
Airports:5070.000 3460.000


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:5,564.00 bn kWh4.00 m kWh 1,137.00 bn kWh840,592.51 kWh
Energy production:5,883.00 bn kWh4.22 m kWh 1,386.00 bn kWh1.02 m kWh
Energy export:18.91 bn kWh13,577.65 kWh 5.15 bn kWh3,807.43 kWh
Energy imports:6.19 bn kWh4,440.92 kWh 5.62 bn kWh4,152.69 kWh
CO2 emissions:10.29 bn t7,389.75 t 2.24 bn t1,654.85 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+86 +91
Internet domain:.cn .in
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:192,085,000138 21,868,19216
Mobile phones:1,649,301,7001,184 1,176,021,869869
Internet server:20,602,00015 6,746,0005
Internet users:756,252,390543 465,976,669344



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:4.20 0.70
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.79 0.78
Diabetes sufferers:9.2 % 10.4 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.6 % 2.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:93.0 % 81.0 %
Smokers:25.6 % 11.5 %

Climate

Detailed info for: China and India

Daytime temperatures:19.4 °C 29.9 °C
Nighttime temperatures:9.8 °C 19.4 °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 %
Hakka:1.8 % n/a
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
Puyi:0.2 % n/a
Dong:0.2 % n/a
other:0.2 % 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 %