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General information

 GabonUnited States
Region:Central AfricaNorth America
Area:267,670 km²9,831,510 km²
Official language:FrenchEnglish
Government form:Presidential republicFederal presidential republic
Independent since:1960 AD1776 AD
Capital:LibrevilleWashington, D.C.

Population

 GabonUnited States
Population:2,226,000329,484,000
Inhabitants/km²:8.333.5
Life expectancy males:Ø 65 yearsØ 75 years
Life expectancy females:Ø 69 yearsØ 80 years
Average age:Ø 21.0 yearsØ 38.5 years
Birthrate:30.97 ‰11.40 ‰
Deathrate:6.70 ‰8.70 ‰
Migrationrate:3.76 ‰3.03 ‰

Quality of life

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

 GabonUnited States
Political stability:4763
Civil rights:2581
Health:3271
Climate:4466
Cost of Living:4638
Popularity:7467

Economy

 GabonUnited States
Currency:Central African FrancUS Dollar
(1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:22.3 %5.5 %
Inflation rate:1.18 %4.70 %
Cost of Living:
(USA = 100%)
59.20 %100.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:47.10 %36.60 %
Average income:7,030 US$64,140 US$
Corruption index:31 (bad)67 (moderate)


 GAB:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Gross domestic product:15,317 M US$6.88 M US$20,953,030 M US$63.59 M US$
Gross national product:15,646 M US$7.03 M US$21,261,523 M US$64.53 M US$
Exported goods:5,390 M US$2.42 M US$2,134,445 M US$6.48 M US$
Imported goods:5,049 M US$2.27 M US$2,811,124 M US$8.53 M US$

Infrastructure

 GAB:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Roadways:14,300 km6.42 km6,586,610 km19.99 km
Railways:810 km0.36 km293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:1,600 km0.72 km41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:400.0183,6270.011
Airports:440.02013,5130.041

Energy balance

 GAB:
total
per 1000
inh.
USA:
total
per 1000
inh.
Energy consumption:2.07 bn kWh930,482.07 kWh3,902.00 bn kWh11.84 m kWh
Energy production:2.24 bn kWh1.01 m kWh4,095.00 bn kWh12.43 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh9.70 bn kWh29,424.79 kWh
Energy imports:344.00 m kWh154,556.17 kWh72.72 bn kWh220,708.66 kWh
CO2 emissions:4.61 m t2,071.23 t4.98 bn t15,118.48 t

Telecommunication

 GabonUnited States
International dialing:+241+1
Internet domain:.ga.us

 GAB
total
GAB
per 1000
inh.
USA
total
USA
per 1000
inh.
Landlines:25,42811103,052,000313
Mobile cellulars:3,088,7421388442,457,0001343
Internet server:1270505,000,0001533
Internet users:1,357,694610294,658,590894
Broadband Internet:44,60720121,176,000368

Healthcare system

 GabonUnited States
Hospital beds per 1000 pop.:6.302.87
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.362.59
Diabetes:6.0 %10.8 %
HIV:0.67 %0.20 %
Tuberculosis:5.3 %0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:67.0 %75.0 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Gabon and United States

 GabonUnited States
Daytime temperatures:29.8 °C18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.0 °C7.2 °C
Rel. humidity:85 %67 %
Rain days:9.67.1
Sunshine hours per day:4.67.2

Native languages

 GabonUnited States
English:n/a82.1 %
Fang:32.0 %n/a
Punu:17.1 %n/a
Mpongwe:14.6 %n/a
Spanish:n/a10.7 %
French:2.0 %0.7 %
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:34.3 %2.6 %

Religions

 GabonUnited States
Christianity:83.0 %78.5 %
Islam:10.0 %1.1 %
Jewry:n/a1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a1.6 %
Hinduism:n/a1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a0.7 %
Animism:0.6 %n/a
other:6.4 %15.3 %