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Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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 Democratic Republic of the Congo
All information: Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:2,344,860 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:84,068,000 326,688,000

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Government

Government form:Semi-presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Kinshasa Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:35.9 33.2
Life expectancy males:58.9 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:61.9 years 81.1 years
Average age:17.4 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:41.18 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:9.48 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:28 75
Civil rights:0 96
Health:0 68
Security:13 63
Climate:49 64
Cost of Living:37 36
Popularity:22 92


Economy

Currency:Congolais Franc (1 CDF = 100 Centimes) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.2 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:2.89 % 1.81 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:50.70 % 36.60 %
Average income:438 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:18 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:42,186 Mio €0.50 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:37,105 Mio €0.44 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:14,365 M €0.17 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:15,877 M €0.19 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:152,373 km1.81 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:4,007 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:15,000 km0.18 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:210.000 3,6730.011
Airports:1980.002 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:7.43 bn kWh88,380.74 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:9.05 bn kWh107,603.25 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:422.00 m kWh5,019.74 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:20.00 m kWh237.90 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:4.67 m t55.57 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+242 +1
Internet domain:.cd .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Mobile phones:36,470,600434 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:2,5150 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:7,246,59086 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:0.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.09 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.0 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:3.2 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:90.0 % 77.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:30.0 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:19.6 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:82 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:20 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:106.8 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.5 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Luba:18.0 % n/a
Kongo:16.0 % n/a
Mongo:13.5 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Kinyarwanda:10.3 % n/a
Zande:6.1 % n/a
Ngala and Bangi:5.8 % n/a
Rundi:3.8 % n/a
Teke:2.7 % n/a
Boa:2.3 % n/a
Chokwe:1.8 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:19.7 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:80.0 % 78.5 %
Islam:10.0 % 0.6 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:10.0 % 18.4 %