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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:86,791,000 328,240,000
Official language:French English

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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 km²:37.0 33.4
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:31 74
Civil rights:6 83
Health:5 74
Climate:49 64
Cost of Living:46 38
Popularity:26 85


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:464 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:18 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:42,269 Mio €0.49 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:40,458 Mio €0.47 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:13,554 M €0.16 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:15,089 M €0.17 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:152,373 km1.76 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:4,007 km0.05 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:15,000 km0.17 km 41,009 km0.12 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 kWh85,608.38 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:9.05 bn kWh104,227.92 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:422.00 m kWh4,862.28 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:20.00 m kWh230.44 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.02 m t23.28 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+242 +1
Internet domain:.cd .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Mobile phones:37,123,208428 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:2,5150 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:7,481,26486 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:0.80 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.09 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.31 % 0.22 %
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
French:4.3 % 0.7 %
Rundi:3.8 % n/a
Teke:2.7 % n/a
Boa:2.3 % n/a
Chokwe:1.8 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:15.4 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:80.0 % 78.5 %
Islam:10.0 % 1.1 %
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:10.0 % 15.3 %