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Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Democratic Republic of the Congo
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General information

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Region:Central AfricaNorth America
Area:2,344,860 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:FrenchEnglish
Government form:Semi-presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 AD1776 AD
Capital:KinshasaWashington, D.C.

Population

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Population:89,561,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:38.233.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 59 yearsØ 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 62 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 16.7 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:40.64 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:9.29 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.78 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
See also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Political stability:3167
Civil rights:781
Health:673
Climate:4962
Cost of Living:5935
Popularity:3672

Economy

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Currency:Congolais Franc
(1 CDF = 100 Centimes)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.6 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:2.89 %1.23 %
Cost of Living:37.62 %110.53 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:50.70 %36.60 %
Average income:550 US$64,550 US$
Corruption index:18 (very bad)67 (moderate)


 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:48,717 M US$0.54 M US$20,893,746 M US$63.41 M US$
Gross national product:49,306 M US$0.55 M US$21,266,806 M US$64.55 M US$
Exported goods:13,932 M US$0.16 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.48 M US$
Imported goods:14,557 M US$0.16 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:152,373 km1.70 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Railways:3,641 km0.04 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:15,000 km0.17 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:210.0003,6520.011
Airports:1980.00213,5130.041

Energy balance

 COD:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:7.43 bn kWh82,959.84 kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:9.05 bn kWh101,003.33 kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:422.00 m kWh4,711.85 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:20.00 m kWh223.31 kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.20 m t24.56 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 t

Telecommunication

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
International dialing:+242+1
Internet domain:.cd.us

 COD
total
COD
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Mobile cellulars:40,798,396456442,457,0001343
Internet server:2,5150505,000,0001533
Internet users:11,195,176125294,658,590894
Broadband Internet:11,9000120,531,000366

Healthcare system

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:0.802.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.092.59
Diabetes:6.0 %10.8 %
HIV:0.21 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:3.2 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:92.0 %75.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Congo (Dem. Republic) and United States

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Daytime temperatures:30.2 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:20.0 °C7.2 °C
Rel. humidity:80 %67 %
Rain days:8.87.1
Sunshine hours per day:5.67.2

Native languages

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
English:n/a82.1 %
Luba:18.0 %n/a
Kongo:16.0 %n/a
Mongo:13.5 %n/a
Spanish:n/a10.7 %
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/a0.9 %
German:n/a0.6 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:15.4 %2.6 %

Religions

 Congo (Dem. Republic)United States
Christianity:80.0 %78.5 %
Islam:10.0 %1.1 %
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:10.0 %15.3 %