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Germany

 

Latvia

 Germany
All information: Germany
 
 Latvia
All information: Latvia
 
Area:357,580 km² 64,490 km²
Population:83,133,000 1,913,000
Official language:German Latvian

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Government

Government form:Federal parliamentary republic Parliamentary republic
Independent since:1955 n.Chr. 1991 n.Chr.
Capital:Berlin Riga


Population

Inhabitants per km²:232.5 29.7
Life expectancy males:78.6 years 70.1 years
Life expectancy females:83.3 years 79.7 years
Average age:45.5 years 41.5 years
Birthrate:9.50 ‰ 10.00 ‰
Deathrate:11.50 ‰ 15.00 ‰
Migrationrate:1.50 ‰ -5.90 ‰


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:84 73
Civil rights:96 70
Health:96 78
Climate:22 19
Cost of Living:45 58
Popularity:62 21


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent)  Euro (1 EUR =100 Cent)
Unemployment rate:3.0 % 6.5 %
Inflation rate:1.45 % 2.81 %
Cost of Living:100.00 % 72.60 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:48.80 % 38.10 %
Average income:43,341 € 15,837 €
Corruption index:80 (good) 56 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:3,435,132 Mio €41.32 M € 30,475 M €15.93 M €
Gross national product:3,602,989 Mio €43.34 M € 30,295 M €15.84 M €
Exported goods:1,617,627 M €19.46 M € 18,253 M €9.54 M €
Imported goods:1,416,681 M €17.04 M € 18,235 M €9.53 M €
Gross debt:2,063,172 M €24.82 M € 10,608 M €5.55 M €
Budget surplus:58,012 M €0.70 M € -295 M €-0.15 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:625,000 km7.52 km 70,244 km36.72 km
Railways:33,590 km0.40 km 1,860 km0.97 km
Waterways:7,467 km0.09 km 300 km0.16 km
Harbours:6090.007 580.030
Airports:5390.006 420.022


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:536.50 bn kWh6.45 m kWh 6.80 bn kWh3.55 m kWh
Energy production:612.80 bn kWh7.37 m kWh 6.24 bn kWh3.26 m kWh
Energy export:78.86 bn kWh948,602.73 kWh 3.80 bn kWh1.98 m kWh
Energy imports:28.34 bn kWh340,900.35 kWh 4.83 bn kWh2.52 m kWh
CO2 emissions:727.97 m t8,756.75 t 7.00 m t3,661.65 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+49 +371
Internet domain:.de .lv
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:40,400,000486 227,616119
Mobile phones:107,200,0001,290 2,071,8141,083
Internet server:20,043,000241 359,604188
Internet users:73,268,691881 1,647,590861



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:8.30 5.80
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.21 3.19
Diabetes sufferers:10.4 % 5.0 %
HIV sufferers:0.06 % 0.38 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.3 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:71.0 % 85.0 %
Smokers:30.6 % 37.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Germany and Latvia

Daytime temperatures:13.7 °C 10.9 °C
Nighttime temperatures:5.6 °C 4.2 °C
Relative humidity:79 % 79 %
Absolute humidity:8 g/m³ 7 g/m³
Rain days per year:118.8 123.6
Sunshine hours per day:4.6 5.2


Native languages

German:90.1 % n/a
Latvian:n/a 56.3 %
Russian:3.6 % 33.8 %
Turkish:2.6 % n/a
Ukrainian:n/a 2.2 %
Polish:0.3 % 1.8 %
South Slavic languages:1.4 % n/a
Lithuanian:n/a 1.1 %
Italian:0.7 % n/a
Greek:0.4 % n/a
other:0.9 % 4.8 %


Religions

Christianity:58.5 % 35.9 %
nondenominational:31.0 % n/a
Islam:4.7 % n/a
Buddhism:0.3 % n/a
Yazidism:0.3 % n/a
Hinduism:0.1 % n/a
Jewry:0.1 % n/a
other:5.1 % 64.1 %