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France

 

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 France
All information: France
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:549,087 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:66,977,000 326,688,000
Official language:French English

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Government

Government form:Semi-presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:843 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Paris Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:122.0 33.2
Life expectancy males:79.6 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:85.6 years 81.1 years
Average age:40.6 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:11.30 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:9.20 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:1.10 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:64 75
Civil rights:95 96
Health:96 68
Security:72 63
Climate:41 64
Cost of Living:14 11
Popularity:75 92


Economy

Currency: Euro (1 EUR = 100 Cent) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:8.4 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:1.11 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:107.80 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:60.70 % 36.60 %
Average income:36,704 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:69 (moderate) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:2,481,050 Mio €37.04 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:2,458,271 Mio €36.70 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:808,655 M €12.07 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:836,110 M €12.48 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:1,053,215 km15.72 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Railways:29,640 km0.44 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Harbours:5520.008 3,6730.011
Airports:4640.007 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:450.80 bn kWh6.73 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:529.10 bn kWh7.90 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:61.41 bn kWh916,880.45 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:19.90 bn kWh297,116.45 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:303.28 m t4,528.05 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+33 +1
Internet domain:.fr .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:38,620,000577 109,961,000337
Mobile phones:70,422,0001,051 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:17,266,000258 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:54,950,153820 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:6.50 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.23 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:4.8 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:24.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:32.7 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: France and United States

Daytime temperatures:16.7 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:7.8 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:15.4 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:78 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:9 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:108 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.4 7.2


Native languages

French:93.6 % 0.7 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:0.4 % 10.7 %
Arabic:2.5 % n/a
Portuguese:1.2 % 0.2 %
German:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:0.4 % 0.6 %
Turkish:0.4 % n/a
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:1.5 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:64.0 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:24.0 % n/a
Islam:8.0 % 0.6 %
Jewry:0.7 % 1.8 %
Buddhism:0.6 % 0.7 %
other:2.7 % 18.4 %