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Guinea-Bissau

 

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 Guinea-Bissau
All information: Guinea-Bissau
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:36,130 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:1,874,000 326,688,000
Official language:Portuguese English

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Government

Government form:Semi-presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1974 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Bissau Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:51.9 33.2
Life expectancy males:56.0 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:59.9 years 81.1 years
Average age:19.1 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:35.13 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:9.61 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-3.80 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:53 75
Civil rights:6 96
Health:2 68
Security:99 63
Climate:53 64
Cost of Living:39 36
Popularity:12 92


Economy

Currency:West African Franc US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:2.5 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:0.25 % 1.81 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:45.50 % 36.60 %
Average income:670 € 56,427 €
Corruption index:18 (very bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:1,303 Mio €0.69 M € 18,351,356 M €56.17 M €
Gross national product:1,247 Mio €0.67 M € 18,433,513 M €56.43 M €
Exported goods:340 M €0.18 M € 2,234,305 M €6.84 M €
Imported goods:410 M €0.22 M € 2,794,991 M €8.56 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:4,400 km2.35 km 6,586,610 km20.16 km
Harbours:80.004 3,6730.011
Airports:80.004 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:36.27 m kWh19,351.13 kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.94 m kWh
Energy production:39.00 m kWh20,807.67 kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.53 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,676.68 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh222,598.05 kWh
CO2 emissions:271,358.00 t144.78 t 5.25 bn t16,083.50 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+245 +1
Internet domain:.gw .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Mobile phones:1,480,491790 422,000,0001,292
Internet server:900 505,000,0001,546
Internet users:73,67039 285,087,483873



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.00 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:0.20 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:2.4 % 10.8 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:3.6 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:64.0 % 77.0 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:33.0 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:22.1 °C 7.2 °C
Water temperature:25.7 °C 19.1 °C
Relative humidity:69 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:20 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:85.2 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:7.2 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Crioulo:36.4 % n/a
Ful:16.6 % n/a
Balante:14.6 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Portuguese:8.1 % 0.2 %
Malinke:6.9 % n/a
Mandyako:4.9 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
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:12.5 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:22.1 % 78.5 %
Islam:45.1 % 0.6 %
Animism:14.9 % n/a
nondenominational:2.0 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:15.9 % 18.4 %