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Republic of the Congo

 

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 Republic of the Congo
All information: Republic of the Congo
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:342,000 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:5,381,000 328,240,000
Official language:French English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Brazzaville Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:15.7 33.4
Life expectancy males:62.8 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:65.7 years 81.1 years
Average age:18.8 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:32.86 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.71 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.90 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:41 74
Civil rights:13 83
Health:25 74
Climate:43 64
Cost of Living:44 38
Popularity:30 85


Economy

Currency:Congolais Franc (1 CDF = 100 Centimes) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:9.3 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:2.21 % 1.81 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:54.30 % 36.60 %
Average income:1,536 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:19 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:10,958 Mio €2.04 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:8,261 Mio €1.54 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:4,106 M €0.76 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:6,508 M €1.21 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:23,324 km4.33 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:510 km0.09 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,120 km0.21 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:110.002 3,6730.011
Airports:270.005 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:912.00 m kWh169,500.72 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:1.70 bn kWh315,211.87 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:22.00 m kWh4,088.83 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:18.00 m kWh3,345.41 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:3.28 m t609.97 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+242 +1
Internet domain:.cg .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:17,0003 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:5,000,000929 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:450 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:465,41487 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.12 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:2.50 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:3.7 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:62.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:16.1 % 25.1 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:30.6 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:21.0 °C 7.3 °C
Relative humidity:83 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:22 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:99.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.0 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Kongo:51.5 % n/a
Teke:17.3 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
French:4.6 % 0.7 %
Punu:2.9 % n/a
Sango:2.6 % n/a
Mboshi:2.4 % 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:18.7 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:79.0 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:11.3 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:1.6 % 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:8.1 % 15.3 %