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 China
All information: China
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:9,562,910 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:1,397,715,000 328,240,000
Official language:Chinese English

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Government

Government form:People's republic (communist one-party system) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1523 v.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Beijing Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:146.2 33.4
Life expectancy males:74.5 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:79.1 years 81.1 years
Average age:37.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:10.90 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:7.10 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.40 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:61 73
Civil rights:33 83
Health:66 74
Climate:54 64
Cost of Living:78 23
Popularity:67 85


Economy

Currency:Renminbi Yuan (1 CNY = 100 Fen) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.4 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:2.90 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:61.10 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:59.20 % 36.60 %
Average income:9,299 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:41 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:12,811,883 Mio €9.17 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:13,001,735 Mio €9.30 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:2,361,212 M €1.69 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:2,214,609 M €1.58 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:4,960,600 km3.55 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:131,000 km0.09 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:110,000 km0.08 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:5,5940.004 3,6730.011
Airports:5070.000 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:5,564.00 bn kWh3.98 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:5,883.00 bn kWh4.21 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:18.91 bn kWh13,529.22 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:6.19 bn kWh4,425.08 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:9.89 bn t7,078.01 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+86 +1
Internet domain:.cn .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:191,033,000137 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:1,725,695,0001,235 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:20,602,00015 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:758,959,245543 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:4.20 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.79 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:9.2 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.6 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:94.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:24.7 % 25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: China and United States

Daytime temperatures:19.5 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:9.9 °C 7.3 °C
Water temperature:18.0 °C 17.7 °C
Relative humidity:68 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:11 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:74.4 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.7 7.2


Native languages

Chinese:92.0 % 0.9 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Hakka:1.8 % n/a
Zhuang:1.4 % n/a
Mantšu:0.9 % n/a
Hui:0.8 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
Uighur:0.6 % n/a
German:n/a 0.6 %
Yi:0.6 % n/a
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tujia:0.5 % n/a
Tibetan:0.4 % n/a
Mongolian:0.4 % n/a
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Puyi:0.2 % n/a
Dong:0.2 % n/a
other:0.2 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:2.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:58.5 % n/a
Local chinese beliefs:17.5 % n/a
Buddhism:6.2 % 0.7 %
Taoism:4.4 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Islam:1.7 % 1.1 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:0.1 % 1.0 %
other:9.3 % 15.3 %