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Republic of the Congo

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Republic of the Congo
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General information

 CongoUnited States
Region:Central AfricaNorth America
Area:342,000 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:FrenchEnglish
Government form:Presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 n.Chr.1776 n.Chr.
Capital:BrazzavilleWashington, D.C.

Population

 CongoUnited States
Population:5,518,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:16.133.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 63 yearsØ 76 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 66 yearsØ 81 years
Average age:Ø 18.8 yearsØ 37.4 years
Birthrate:32.40 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.61 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:-0.90 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 CongoUnited States
Political stability:3767
Civil rights:1281
Health:2574
Climate:4162
Cost of Living:4335
Popularity:3472

Economy

 CongoUnited States
Currency:Congolais Franc
(1 CDF = 100 Centimes)
US Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:10.3 %8.3 %
Inflation rate:1.82 %1.23 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:54.30 %36.60 %
Average income:1,830 US$65,910 US$
Corruption index:19 (very bad)67 (moderate)


 COG:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:10,885 M US$1.97 M US$20,936,600 M US$63.54 M US$
Gross national product:10,112 M US$1.83 M US$21,640,511 M US$65.68 M US$
Exported goods:4,596 M US$0.83 M US$2,127,248 M US$6.46 M US$
Imported goods:7,286 M US$1.32 M US$2,808,955 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 COG:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:23,324 km4.23 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Railways:510 km0.09 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,120 km0.20 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:110.0023,6520.011
Airports:270.00513,5130.041

Energy balance

 COG:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:912.00 m kWh165,274.52 kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:1.70 bn kWh307,352.61 kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:22.00 m kWh3,986.89 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:18.00 m kWh3,262.00 kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:3.22 m t583.54 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 t

Telecommunication

 CongoUnited States
International dialing:+242+1
Internet domain:.cg.us

 COG
total
COG
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:17,0003107,568,000326
Mobile cellulars:5,000,000906442,457,0001343
Internet server:450505,000,0001533
Internet users:477,31587287,527,944873
Broadband Internet:5000120,531,000366

Healthcare system

 CongoUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:1.602.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.122.59
Diabetes:6.0 %10.8 %
HIV:3.03 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:3.7 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:62.0 %79.0 %
Smokers:16.1 %25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Congo and United States

 CongoUnited States
Daytime temperatures:30.6 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:21.0 °C7.2 °C
Rel. humidity:83 %67 %
Rain days:8.37.1
Sunshine hours per day:5.07.2

Native languages

 CongoUnited States
English:n/a82.1 %
Kongo:51.5 %n/a
Teke:17.3 %n/a
Spanish:n/a10.7 %
French:4.6 %0.7 %
Punu:2.9 %n/a
Sango:2.6 %n/a
Mboshi:2.4 %n/a
Chinese:n/a0.9 %
Italian:n/a0.6 %
German:n/a0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a0.4 %
Korean:n/a0.3 %
Polish:n/a0.3 %
Japanese:n/a0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a0.2 %
Russian:n/a0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a0.2 %
Eskimo:n/a0.0 %
other:18.7 %2.6 %

Religions

 CongoUnited States
Christianity:79.0 %78.5 %
nondenominational:11.3 %n/a
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Islam:1.6 %1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
other:8.1 %15.3 %