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Iceland

 

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 Iceland
All information: Iceland
 
 United States
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Area:103,000 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:361,300 328,240,000
Official language:Icelandic English

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Government

Government form:Parliamentary republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1944 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Reykjavík Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:3.5 33.4
Life expectancy males:81.3 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:84.5 years 81.1 years
Average age:35.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:12.00 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:6.40 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:3.30 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:83 73
Civil rights:92 83
Health:88 74
Climate:7 64
Cost of Living:1 23
Popularity:43 85


Economy

Currency:Icelandic Krone (1 ISK = 100 Aurar) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:3.2 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:3.01 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:148.90 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:31.90 % 36.60 %
Average income:65,074 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:78 (good) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:21,606 Mio €59.80 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:23,511 Mio €65.07 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:9,799 M €27.12 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:8,737 M €24.18 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:12,898 km35.70 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Harbours:370.102 3,6730.011
Airports:960.266 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:17.68 bn kWh48.93 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:18.17 bn kWh50.29 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:0.00 kWh0.00 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:2.06 m t5,713.94 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+354 +1
Internet domain:.is .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:125,567348 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:413,4461,144 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:369,9691,024 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:357,739990 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:3.20 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:3.97 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.8 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.10 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.0 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:100.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:13.8 % 25.1 %

Climate

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Daytime temperatures:8.1 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:3.0 °C 7.3 °C
Rain days per year:156 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:3.6 7.2


Native languages

Icelandic:95.7 % n/a
English:n/a 82.1 %
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:4.3 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:83.3 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:5.6 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:11.1 % 15.3 %