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Finland

 

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 Finland
All information: Finland
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:338,420 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:5,495,000 323,128,000
Official language:Finnish English

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Politik

Government form:Parliamentary republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1917 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Helsinki Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:16.2 32.9
Life expectancy males:79.0 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:84.7 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:9.60 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:9.80 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:2.90 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
Visit also: Explanations and country ranking on quality of life (in german only)
 
Political stability:87 74
Civil rights:100 99
Health:92 70
Security:97 67
Climate:15 65
Cost of Living:44 33
Popularity:57 92


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.7 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:0.36 % 1.26 %
Cost of Living:116.60 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:38.40 % 43.80 %
Average income:39,869 € 50,323 €
corruption index:85 (good) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:211,275 Mio €38.45 M € 16,486,213 M €51.02 M €
Gross national product:219,102 Mio €39.87 M € 16,260,820 M €50.32 M €
Exported goods:74,118 M €13.49 M € 1,954,564 M €6.05 M €
Imported goods:76,150 M €13.86 M € 2,401,403 M €7.43 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:454,000 km82.62 km 6,586,610 km20.38 km
Railways:5,923 km1.08 km 293,564 km0.91 km
Waterways:8,000 km1.46 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:1050.019 3930.001
Airports:1480.027 13,5130.042


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:79.07 bn kWh14.39 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.10 m kWh
Energy production:65.17 bn kWh11.86 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.65 m kWh
Energy export:3.16 bn kWh574,854.56 kWh 9.70 bn kWh30,003.64 kWh
Energy imports:22.11 bn kWh4.02 m kWh 80.66 bn kWh249,622.82 kWh
CO2 emissions:47.30 m t8,607.47 t 5.25 bn t16,260.70 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+358 +1
Internet domain:.fi .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:457,30083 121,530,000376
Mobile phones:7,366,1001,340 416,684,0001,290
Internet server:4,763,000867 505,000,0001,563
Internet users:4,819,400877 246,147,996762



Climate

Detailed info for: Finland and United States

Daytime temperatures:8.1 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:0.2 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:6.8 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:81 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:6 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:114 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:4.5 7.2


Native languages

Finnish:94.2 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Schwedish:5.5 % n/a
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.3 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:80.6 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:19.2 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.7 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:0.2 % 18.5 %